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OBA Leader On New Chief Justice Appointment

OBA Leader On New Chief Justice Appointment

Governor John Rankin today [April 25] announced the appointment of Mr Narinder Hargun as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, from 14 July 2018. Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden tonight said, “I welcome the decision by His Excellency the Governor to accept the recommendation of the Judicial and Legal Services Committee to name Narinder... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: April 25 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 25 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

Premier: “An Affront To Elected Government”

Premier: “An Affront To Elected Government”

“An affront to the elected Government of Bermuda,” Premier David Burt today after the Governor announced Narinder Hargun as the new Chief Justice, with the Premier saying that the Governor is required to consult with the Premier, and the Governor did consult with him and he “shared with him that this Government could not support the recommendation.” The... Read more of this article

Narinder Hargun Appointed New Chief Justice

Narinder Hargun Appointed New Chief Justice

[Updated] Governor John Rankin has announced the appointment of Mr Narinder Hargun as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, from 14 July 2018. He replaces Chief Justice Dr Ian Kawaley who announced last year he would be stepping down in July. Governor Rankin said “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Narinder Hargun as Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Ministry: 92 Bus Runs Cancelled On Wednesday

Ministry: 92 Bus Runs Cancelled On Wednesday

The Ministry released a list of bus cancellations for this afternoon [Apr 25] with ninety-two bus runs cancelled.  Bus route cancellations were happening quite frequently earlier this year, however this is the first time they have announced cancellations since February, and the reasons for the cancellations is unclear, however we are seeking clarification... Read more of this article

Group Urge Govt To Work On Immigration Reform

Group Urge Govt To Work On Immigration Reform

The “Supporting Fair Immigration Reform” group said they “urge the Government to continue to work on completing comprehensive bipartisan immigration reform to correct the injustices and divisions that it has created within families.” A spokesperson said, “The individuals behind the ‘Supporting Fair Immigration Reform’ Facebook... Read more of this article

‘National Day Of Peace’ Event On May 9th

‘National Day Of Peace’ Event On May 9th

The Ministry of National Security in partnership with members of Bermuda’s interfaith community and helping agencies will mark May 9, 2018 as a National Day of Peace. “The aim of the event is to bring the community together to remember those who have been lost through tragic circumstances, and to engage in supportive and healing activities,”... Read more of this article

Dr Evans ‘Remains Committed To The Youth’

Dr Evans ‘Remains Committed To The Youth’

Following the settlement of his legal action against the Government, Dr Freddie Evans said he remains committed to the youth of Bermuda, and plans on utilizing his full energy and expertise to support the Department of Youth Sport and Recreation in every way that he can. The circumstances surrounding Dr. Evans’ removal as Commissioner of Education... Read more of this article

Jeff Baron ‘Stepping Away From Politics’

Jeff Baron ‘Stepping Away From Politics’

[Updated] Jeff Baron — the former National Security Minister and elected OBA MP for Constituency #25 Warwick North East — has announced he is “stepping away from politics – effective today.” Mr Baron tweeted “Dear Bermuda: Thank you. It’s been a privilege to serve you for the last 5+ years of my life. I am stepping... Read more of this article

Ministry Is ‘Robustly Investigating The Matter’

Ministry Is ‘Robustly Investigating The Matter’

Following the circulation of a video showing a W&E truck stuck in a rather unusual position, the Public Works Ministry said it is “robustly investigating the matter.” In response to Bernews queries, a Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is aware of the video circulating. At this stage the Ministry advises... Read more of this article

RA Seek Feedback: Electronic Communications

RA Seek Feedback: Electronic Communications

The moratorium on issuing new Integrated Communications Operating Licences [ICOLs] could be reviewed; new regulations put in place to protect the Island’s internet network if an undersea cable is damaged; and, consumers could be given compensation for outages or failures in service. Those are just some of the topics being examined in a new wave of... Read more of this article

Aming: Likely The Same Shark Being Seen

Aming: Likely The Same Shark Being Seen

Following the recent shark sightings, local expert Choy Aming said he is “almost positive that the same hammerhead is being spotted repeatedly” and explained that hammerheads “are quite docile and are not really a threat to people” and “noted that this may be the only hammerhead you see in Bermuda in your life.” There... Read more of this article

Functional Skills Students Employability Initiative

Functional Skills Students Employability Initiative

[Written by CedarBridge Academy Functional Academics Teacher Tia Kipps] Experience is crucial for special education students. Students with disabilities face significant post-school challenges; finding work, engaging higher education, and being independent in the community and the world of work can all be difficult for students after they leave high... Read more of this article