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Photos: ‘Very Successful’ Azores Visit Concludes

Photos: ‘Very Successful’ Azores Visit Concludes

Today [May 5], Premier Michael Dunkley concluded what he termed a “very successful” visit to the Azores and he noted that the trip has “helped foster a greater appreciation and understanding between Bermuda and the Azores.” On the final full day of the Azores trip, Premier Dunkley and the Bermuda delegation continued their extensive... Read more of this article

Generation Next Youth Voters Registration Drive

Generation Next Youth Voters Registration Drive

[Written by Eron Hill] Marcus Mosiah Garvey once said “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” It is incumbent upon us as young people to look back at the struggles that our ancestors endured. We must acknowledge those who have paved the way for us to follow, and laid the foundation... Read more of this article

Premier To Travel To The Azores For Official Visit

Premier To Travel To The Azores For Official Visit

Premier Michael Dunkley will be travelling to the Azores and New York next week. From May 2nd to May 5th, the Premier will be on an official visit to the Azores for the formal signing of a Memorandum of Understanding [MOU] between the Governments of Bermuda and the Azores. The significance of the MOU is to strengthen the historic and cultural ties... Read more of this article

Dr Ewart Brown Attends White House Dinner

Dr Ewart Brown Attends White House Dinner

Those watching the broadcast of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this weekend may have seen a familiar face, as former Premier Dr Ewart Brown was in attendance, and was shown on television as the cameras panned the crowd. The black-tie event brings together journalists, politicians and celebrities, and involves speeches making fun of both... Read more of this article

Sousa & DeSilva On Hearing On Port Royal Costs

Sousa & DeSilva On Hearing On Port Royal Costs

“As a member of the PAC it was extremely disappointing to hear Opposition MP Zane DeSilva show no remorse or sense of wrongdoing in the Port Royal Golf Course redevelopment – a project that broke rules and went millions of dollars over budget,” MP Jeff Sousa said, while Mr DeSilva said he has “waited years to face his detractors”... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley Writes To UK Opposition Leader

Premier Dunkley Writes To UK Opposition Leader

Premier Michael Dunkley wrote to UK Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn to provide information about Bermuda in light of the Leader of the Opposition’s recent comments in Parliament about the Island in the wake of the Panama Papers’ release. Mr Corbyn — who had previously suggested that the UK should consider imposing “direct rule” over... Read more of this article

People’s Campaign Affirm Support For Hayward

People’s Campaign Affirm Support For Hayward

Following Jason Hayward’s apology to Finance Minister Bob Richards in Court yesterday, the People’s Campaign said they “would like to affirm that we stand without reservation in support of our colleague.” The Finance Minister launched legal action against Mr Hayward last year after he made certain statements about the Minister on... Read more of this article

Jason Hayward Apologizes To Minister Richards

Jason Hayward Apologizes To Minister Richards

People’s Campaign member Jason Hayward has apologized to Finance Minister Bob Richards, saying it was never his “intention to insult the Minister or to cause the public to think less of him as a person.” The Finance Minister launched legal action against Mr Hayward after he made certain statements about the Minister on a TV appearance... Read more of this article

Lovitta Foggo: “Education Must Be Top Priority”

Lovitta Foggo: “Education Must Be Top Priority”

“Our students must come first” and “education must be top priority,” Shadow Education Minister Lovitta Foggo said today. Ms Foggo said, “The OBA response to the latest protest from teachers, that they are serious about education and consider it priority, is dubious at best when their actions since 2013 don’t match... Read more of this article

Sylvan Richards Apologizes To MP David Burt

Sylvan Richards Apologizes To MP David Burt

[Updated] Following erroneous statements he made in an opinion column on Bernews earlier this week, MP Sylvan Richards has apologized to MP David Burt and said he withdraws the remarks. Mr Richards said Mr Burt was engaging in “deceptive” use of employment statistics claiming he didn’t use the most recent employment statistics in his... Read more of this article

PAC To Hold Meeting On Port Royal Golf Course

PAC To Hold Meeting On Port Royal Golf Course

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Accounts will conduct a Public Hearing on Wednesday, 27th April, at 2:30pm in the Senate Chamber. The announcement said, “It is expected that the Standing Committee will deliberate on matters relating to the golf course renovations and facilities improvements work during the Port Royal Golf Course... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Outrage Growing’ Over Airport Project

Column: ‘Outrage Growing’ Over Airport Project

[Opinion column written by MP Rolfe Commissiong] Charles Asnavour and Frank Sinatra once wrote a ballad called “Young at Heart” and the opening lyrics to the legendary song say that “…fairytales can come true; they can happen to you…” Certainly the Canadian re-developers of the airport comprised of the Canadian Crown Corporation, [CCC]... Read more of this article

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