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Minister Michael Fahy’s Labour Day Speech

Minister Michael Fahy’s Labour Day Speech

 ”Despite what many think, that unions and Government and employer groups are always at odds, there are in fact a plethora of success stories resulting from our successful collaboration,” Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said before today’s [Sept 1] Labour Day march. Speaking to the crowds gathered on Union Square, Minister Fahy said,... Read more of this article

PLP Leader Marc Bean’s Labour Day Speech

PLP Leader Marc Bean’s Labour Day Speech

Opposition Leader Marc Bean addressed the crowd before today’s [Sept 1] Labour Day march, calling on people to break their silence and “commit to being courageous in the face of wrongdoing, resolute in the face of injustice and united in the struggle for a Bermuda that works for you.” Mr. Bean said, “2014 is shaping up to be... Read more of this article

Photos: 2014 Labour Day March, Gathering

Photos: 2014 Labour Day March, Gathering

Crowds of union members, family, friends, supporters and politicians from both sides of the aisle turned out to the Labour Day celebrations held at Union Square today [Sept 1] outside the Bermuda Industrial Union Headquarters. Prior to the march taking place at 11.30am, the crowd was addressed by Government and Opposition leaders, along with representatives... Read more of this article

Road Closes Due To Flight Diversion [Now Open]

Road Closes Due To Flight Diversion [Now Open]

[Updated: Road is now open] As of 12.00pm today [Sept 1] Kindley Field Road has been closed as a safety precaution, with a flight due to land in Bermuda after diverting due to reports of smoke in the cockpit. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “A JetBlue flight with 139 people onboard, traveling from JFK in New York to St. Martin, reported... Read more of this article

Video: Catholic Priests’ Ice Bucket Challenge

Video: Catholic Priests’ Ice Bucket Challenge

Following their acceptance of the challenge last week, the Roman Catholic priests of Bermuda undertook the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday [Aug 31] in Victoria Park. The priests took part in the fundraiser in memory of Fr. Jerome Kroetsch, the former Pastor of St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, who died from ALS in September 2012. Fr. Wlodzimierz... Read more of this article

Ah! Tempo After-School Program Returns

Ah! Tempo After-School Program Returns

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, young Bermudian performers were able to take advantage of a celebrated show choir summer performing arts program, where they had their talents stretched and honed by rehearsing and staging an original piece of locally developed musical theatre. After 14 years, the program is now making its return in order to work with... Read more of this article

Jonte Smith Scores Again in Kemi Kings Win

Jonte Smith Scores Again in Kemi Kings Win

Bermuda’s Jonte Smith continues his scoring streak, netting yet another goal for the Kemi Kings in their Finnish League match against TP-47 defeating them 2-0. Smith hit early in the opening minutes of easily breaking through on the right, and opened the scoring tally in the 6th minute. Kemi Kings grabbed another goal, while TP-47 were unable... Read more of this article

Nahki Wells & Huddersfield Fall To Watford

Nahki Wells & Huddersfield Fall To Watford

Nahki Wells and Huddersfield Town met up with Watford on Saturday [Aug 30], playing a tight game that looked to be going in Town’s favour before eventually dropping a 4-2 decision. Wells started the match on the bench, with the team resting him following a recent knock to his ankle, and he came on as a substitute in the 73rd minute. According... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Finishes 20th in ITU Championship

Flora Duffy Finishes 20th in ITU Championship

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy competed in the 2014 ITU World Championship Grand Final in Canada, placing 20th in the world class field in a time of 2:03:09. Some 100,000 spectators are reported to have come out to watch the event, which was won by American Gwen Jorgensen in a time of 2:00:05, while New Zealand took the second and third spots, with Andrea... Read more of this article

100 Years Since Extinction Of Passenger Pigeon

100 Years Since Extinction Of Passenger Pigeon

The Passenger Pigeon was a species of bird that once visited Bermuda. Posting on the Bermuda Audubon Society’s Facebook page, Audubon President Andrew Dobson said, “September 1st marks the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon.   “Martha was the last known living Passenger Pigeon; she was named “Martha”... Read more of this article


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