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‘Love Wins’ Supporters Asked To Attend Cabinet

‘Love Wins’ Supporters Asked To Attend Cabinet

Following the announcement from “Preserve Marriage” that they will be hosting a public demonstration on Tuesday [Feb 9] at the Cabinet Grounds, the “Love Wins” movement is asking people who “support human rights for all” to also attend the Cabinet Grounds at the same time. “Preserve Marriage” — the group behind... Read more of this article

Shots Fired At BAA Field, No Reported Injuries

Shots Fired At BAA Field, No Reported Injuries

[Updating: Police confirm that at around 10.50pm tonight, a male shot over the southern end of the wall at BAA however, no one was injured. This happened at the very end of a First Division game.]At approximately 11.00pm this evening [Feb 6] police attended a report of a firearms incident that took place at a football game being played at BAA field... Read more of this article

PLP Call For Comprehensive Immigration Reform

PLP Call For Comprehensive Immigration Reform

This “knee jerk reaction” shows that the “OBA is not a party that learns from their mistakes,” and the PLP “continues to call for joint comprehensive immigration reform rather than this piece meal approach,” Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said. Mr Roban’s statement follows after the Government... Read more of this article

Video: Warrior King Set For Bob Marley Tribute

Video: Warrior King Set For Bob Marley Tribute

Another installment in the Veterans In Action reggae concert series will see a Bob Marley tribute event held tomorrow night [Feb 6], coinciding with the reggae legend’s birthday. The concert will be presented by Veterans In Action Bermuda, in association with Carlsberg, and will be held at the BAA Gymnassium, with gates opening at 8.30pm.The... Read more of this article

CableVision Respond To Channel 82 Situation

CableVision Respond To Channel 82 Situation

Following Channel 82′s public statement that Cablevision wants them to “pay to continue providing local programming,” Cablevision said they will “continue to air Channel 82 for 60 days” while they work with the company to come to an agreement. In a post on social media, the company said, “We have upsetting news for... Read more of this article

MP Walton Brown: “The Time For Direct Action”

MP Walton Brown: “The Time For Direct Action”

“The OBA government has completely lost its mind” and “this is the time for direct action,” said MP Walton Brown today following the Government’s announcement of proposed changes to the island’s immigration laws. The Government announced earlier today that they plan to make changes to the law to provide pathways to... Read more of this article

Correction Made To 2014 Cruise Visitor Data

Correction Made To 2014 Cruise Visitor Data

While compiling the year-end 2015 visitor arrival data, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] discovered a discrepancy in the average cruise visitor spending category and requested its research vendor re-check both the 2014 and 2015 calculations it had supplied, the BTA said today. The BTA said, “This process resulted in the discovery of a calculation... Read more of this article

Changes Planned: Provide Pathways To Status

Changes Planned: Provide Pathways To Status

[Updated with video] The Government plans to make changes to the law to provide pathways to Permanent Residency and Bermuda status for some long-term residents, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy announced today. The Minister said they will amend the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act 1956, with changes to include any person who is ordinarily... Read more of this article

Court: Prisoner Admits Cannabis Possession

Court: Prisoner Admits Cannabis Possession

Already serving a prison sentence for his part in the double murder at the Belvin’s store on Happy Valley Road, LeVeck Roberts was sentenced to sixty days after being convicted of possessing cannabis. In this morning’s [Feb 5] Plea Court, Roberts plead guilty to being in possession of 0.78 grams of cannabis and doing so in the Increased... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: World Cancer Day Marked

Photos & Video: World Cancer Day Marked

In celebration of World Cancer Day 2016, several island groups came together yesterday [Feb 4] in order to unite against the disease, with Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, PALS, Friends of Hospice, and Bermuda Hospitals Board partnering in order to “help reduce the burden of cancer in Bermuda.” That effort included 100 seconds of silence... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘We Completely Reject The Premise’

OBA: ‘We Completely Reject The Premise’

“We completely reject the premise of the Bermuda Industrial Union’s special edition of The Workers’ Voice” as “their presentation of information is twisted, misleading and false,” the OBA said. This follows after the Workers Voice released a special edition focused on the “State of Employment for Bermudians under the... Read more of this article

500 Days To America’s Cup Racing In Bermuda

500 Days To America’s Cup Racing In Bermuda

The defending champion of the America’s Cup, Oracle Team USA, will face the top challenging team in race one of the America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton in 500 days, on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Racing will take place on Bermuda’s Great Sound, a natural amphitheater that offers up varied, challenging, racing conditions.As the clock... Read more of this article

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