Posts Tagged "ZBM"

CableVision expresses concern for customers over Bermuda Broadcasting Company request

Posted by on Aug 2, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

CableVision expresses concern for customers over Bermuda Broadcasting Company request

The Bermuda Broadcasting Company has demanded that CableVision pay to include local channels 7 and 9 on its cable system. In response, and out of concern for its customers, CableVision has told the Bermuda Broadcasting Company that, if this is the case, CableVision no longer wants to include its channels. It is now up to the Telecommunications Commission to decide when the two channels should be removed from CableVision’s cable system. This is expected to take place on or around November 1, 2011. Local channels are all free-to-air, meaning that any member of the public can watch them for...

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Teenager not guilty of armed burglary

Posted by on Jul 21, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Teenager not guilty of armed burglary

A JURY today acquitted Leo Burgess, 17, on the charge of aggravated burglary of the Southampton home of Greg Wilson and on the charge of unlawful firearm possession by a minor. ZBM News reports tonight that out of the 12 jurors, nine voted to acquit while three dissented. Burgess, of Cambridge Road, walked from court a free man following the decision. He was in the company of family and friends, some of whom had been crying hysterically in court during the verdicts. The Crown had accused Burgess of holding Mr. Wilson at gunpoint after Burgess and three other young men allegedly broke in. The...

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Editorial: Bermuda Sun hypocrisy

Posted by on Jun 28, 2011 in Opinion | 4 comments

Editorial: Bermuda Sun hypocrisy

By Elin Simmons-Francis THE  Royal Gazette and the Bermuda Sun have today carried two news stories from Magistrates’ Court in which a local media outlet was hit with fines for identifying defendants accused of sexual crimes in two separate incidents.   The Royal Gazette’s story, which is published online, is more fair and straightforward. However, the same cannot be said about the Bermuda Sun’s online article. Sun reporter Mikaela Ian Pearman outright fails to mention how the Sun allegedly breached the same law the other media outlet admitted to, and how the Sun recently...

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BREAKING NEWS: Biker hospitalized with fatal injuries

Posted by on Mar 6, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

BREAKING NEWS: Biker hospitalized with fatal injuries

ZBM News has reported that a serious traffic accident took place tonight shortly before 10, at the junction of Cobbs Hill and Harbour Road, east of Darrell’s Wharf. Apparently, a car was traveling west and a male motorcycle rider heading the opposite direction, when both crash into each other. ZBM states the rider was rushed to King Edward Memorial Hospital with what were believed to be life-threatening injuries. His condition was unknown at last check.

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Devrae Noel-Simmons likely to be UBP candidate for Warwick election

Posted by on Nov 9, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Devrae Noel-Simmons likely to be UBP candidate for Warwick election

OFFICIAL Opposition United Bermuda Party looks set to announce its challenger for Warwick’s by-election: Devrae Noel-Simmons. ZBM broke the story today… although unconfirmed by the UBP. The seat for Warwick South-Central is vacant following last month’s resignation by former Premier Ewart Brown. It’s a seat Dr. Brown comfortably retained by a margin of five to two in the 2007 election. The PLP has selected former Senator Marc Bean to vie for the seat. UBP Chariman Sen. Jeanne Atherden would not confirm or deny the speculation when ZBM contacted her today. She would...

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