HSBC Bermuda Warns Of Increase In Scam Attempts

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HSBC Bermuda warned today that there has been an "increase in attempts by scammers to trick the public into surrendering confidential information or transferring funds to unintended recipients". In a statement issued today, a spokesperson said: "We would like to add our voice to recent messages prov... Read more

UN Chief: World Worse Now Due To COVID, Climate, Conflict

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Associated Press: UNITED NATIONS, By Edith M Lederer — As he starts his second term as U.N. secretary-general, Antonio Guterres said Thursday the world is worse in many ways than it was five years ago because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis and geopolitical tensions that have sparked ... Read more

Baby Orangutan Being Bottle-Fed, Which Intrigues Others

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Associated Press: NEW ORLEANS — The endangered Sumatran orangutan infant at New Orleans’ zoo is being bottle-fed because his mother wasn’t producing enough milk.   The still unnamed baby was being tube-fed as well, but the tube was removed Jan. 13, Audubon Zoo spokeswoman Annie Kinler... Read more

DPT Update On Temporary Bus Schedule

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Department of Public Transportation (DPT) advises passengers that all bus public routes will continue to operate next week on an expanded Sunday schedule.  A spokesperson for the Department of Transportation said: “We apologize for the inconvenience caused b... Read more

Minister Of National Security On Paget Shooting

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The following statement was released today (Jan 20) by the Minister of National Security, Renée Ming... The shooting which took place last night in Paget has left a young man in hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the young man and his family.  We must beak... Read more

Former Premier On Online Scam

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The following statement was released today (Jan 20) by former Premier Dr Ewart Brown... Users of Facebook might have recently seen an advertisement bearing my likeness. I can confirm that this is something that I have neither endorsed nor am in any way associated. By all indications, this is a... Read more

Area MP Scott Pearman On Paget Shooting – C22, Paget East

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The following statement was released today (Jan 20) by One Bermuda Alliance MP, Scott Pearman, the representative for C22, Paget East... As the MP for the Fritholme Gardens area, I would like to express my profound sadness to the community and also to the families of those involved in this shooting.... Read more

Police: 26-Year-Old Man Recuperating After Shooting

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A 26-year-old man who was sustained multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting incident in Paget last night, is "recuperating at hospital having undergone surgery for his injuries". Police say the incident occurred at a private residence at Fritholme Gardens in Paget, just before 8pm on Thursday (Jan 20)... Read more

Police: New Roadside Breath Checks On January 21, 22 & 23

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Roadside checkpoints will be set up across the island next weekend to test motorists for riding or driving under the influence of alcohol. The notice was published in the Official Gazette stating that the checkpoints would be in operation on January 21, 22 and 23 in seven of the island’s nine pari... Read more

AXA XL Announces Promotion Of Nigel Williams To VP, Senior Underwriter, Excess Casualty In Bermuda

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - AXA XL announced that Bermudian Nigel Williams has been promoted to the role of Vice President, Senior Underwriter within the Bermuda Excess Casualty Team. Mr Williams has extensive general casualty experience with Fortune 1000 companies. His new responsibilities i... Read more