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Seniors Advisory Council Members Announced

Seniors Advisory Council Members Announced

[Updated with video] Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden announced the members of the Seniors Advisory Council today [March 2], saying that Dr. John Cann has agreed to Chair the Council, and Marian Sherratt will serve as Deputy Chair. “As most of you will appreciate, Bermuda has an ageing population, and seniors’ issues... Read more of this article

Reminder: Permits/Required Online Job Posting

Reminder: Permits/Required Online Job Posting

The Department of Workforce Development said they “would like to remind all employers that, with the implementation of Bermuda’s new Work Permit Policy on March 1st 2015, all employers are now required to advertise all available positions [prior to applying for a Short Term or Standard Work Permit] for a minimum of eight consecutive days on... Read more of this article

HSBC: Investment Tips And Advice To Live By

HSBC: Investment Tips And Advice To Live By

[Advice column by HSBC Bermuda] I can’t afford to see a financial advisor so I have been making investing decisions on my own for about 6 years. Do you have any tips that can help me make better decisions? It is great that you have taken the initiative to develop an investment strategy on your own. However, not all financial advisors charge a fee.... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Shooting & Firearm Charges

Court: Man Denies Shooting & Firearm Charges

Appearing in the Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments Session today [March 2], Princeton Shantoine Burrows, 24, pleaded not guilty to multiple counts related to the shooting outside of Somerset Cricket Club last year that saw four men injured. The charges alleged that on 11 November 2014, Burrows had unlawfully attempted to cause grievous bodily by... Read more of this article

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Teen

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Teen

Appearing in the Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments Session today [March 2], Kiahna Trott-Edwards, 32, pleaded not guilty to the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal on 8th September 2014. Justice Carlyle Greaves extended her bail, and set a trial date in August 2015. [Note: Due to legal reasons there are very specific rules about commenting on court... Read more of this article

Bell Captain Recognized For 58 Years Of Service

Bell Captain Recognized For 58 Years Of Service

Last Friday, Premier Michael Dunkley joined His Royal Highness [HRH] ‎Prince Abdullah bin Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and the management and staff of Elbow Beach Bermuda to recognise the long service of Mr. Shirley Hunt. With 58 years of service under his belt, he is one of the longest serving members of staff at the Elbow Beach where... Read more of this article

Tributes Paid Following Passing Of Colin Smith

Tributes Paid Following Passing Of Colin Smith

[Updated] Following the passing of former Somerset Cricket Club [SCC] president Colin Smith, the community of Somerset and the island at large have taken to expressing their condolences, with current president of the SCC Alfred Maybury calling Mr. Smith’s death “a great loss, not only to me but to all of the Somerset and Bermuda community.” Mr.... Read more of this article

Minister Fahy To Attend ILO Meeting In Bahamas

Minister Fahy To Attend ILO Meeting In Bahamas

This week, the Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy and his Acting Permanent Secretary Dr. Danette Ming will attend the 9th ILO Meeting of the Caribbean Ministers of Labour in Nassau, The Bahamas. The meeting, which takes place March 3rd and 4th, will be hosted by the International Labour Organization Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean in... Read more of this article

PLP ‘Strongly Oppose’ Airport Development Deal

PLP ‘Strongly Oppose’ Airport Development Deal

The PLP “strongly opposes the manner” in which the Government” has approached the airport redevelopment and “find it hugely coincidental that the chairman of a prominent local construction firm sits on the Board of Aecon, the company set to receive a contract with revenues in excess of $1 billion without having to compete,”... Read more of this article

Major Traffic Delays: Traffic Heading From West

Major Traffic Delays: Traffic Heading From West

[Updated] The motoring public is advised to expect delays in the Harbour Road, Paget area near the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, due to roadworks, the police said this morning [March 2]. “Morning commuters are advised to obey the temporary traffic lights in the area and consider taking alternate routes if possible‎,” a police spokesperson... Read more of this article


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