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Minister Outlines Job Makers Act Amendments

Minister Outlines Job Makers Act Amendments

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said that the process for applications for concessions under the Incentive for Job Makers Act, will now “require that employers formally notify all current employees of their intent to make such applications.” Speaking in the Senate on Wednesday [Mar 25], Minister Fahy said, “Under the Incentive... Read more of this article

Senator Ming On East End Primary Concerns

Senator Ming On East End Primary Concerns

Following up on her recent column about the matter, Senator Renee Ming has continued to voice her concern over the possible closure of East End Primary School, saying that St. George’s “deserves better.” “The silence of the area representatives is extremely deafening,” Senator Ming said, “We would like to see some... Read more of this article

People Gather To Protest Immigration Policies

People Gather To Protest Immigration Policies

[Updated] People are presently gathering on the Cabinet Grounds today [March 25] with a rally set to take place at 5.30pm to protest the immigration policies, with the flyer for the event saying “Enough is Enough! Put an end to OBA’s immigration policies.” As of this writing [5.24pm] things are just getting underway, however we will... Read more of this article

Holdipp Files Writ On “Behalf Of Bermudians”

Holdipp Files Writ On “Behalf Of Bermudians”

Saying he filed it on “behalf of Bermudians residing in Bermuda,” John Holdipp III has filed a writ in the Supreme Court against Minister of Finance Bob’Richards, Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy, Premier Michael Dunkley, and the “Elected Members of the OBA Government.” Mr Holdipp said, “This writ was activated... Read more of this article

Opinion: Senator Ming On Plans To Close School

Opinion: Senator Ming On Plans To Close School

[Opinion column written by Senator Renee Ming] St George’s is more to me than the place I live. It is the place where I grew up. It is the place where my family is from and it is where I am raising my children. Some have used St George’s as a political football while displaying neither love nor commitment to the people who, like me, call... Read more of this article

Minister On Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Minister On Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy recently offered an update on Bermuda’s local entrepreneurial progress, touching on the island’s efforts to promote and encourage entrepreneurship not only here at home, but around the world, saying, “we are building Bermuda’s entrepreneurial reputation internationally.” Speaking in the Senate,... Read more of this article

Minister: Definition Of “Sponsored Dependant”

Minister: Definition Of “Sponsored Dependant”

The implementation of the new Work Permit Policies saw the inclusion of a definition for a “sponsored dependant”, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said, with a “sponsored dependent” being defined as a spouse of a PRC holder or work permit holder; a partner of a Bermudian, PRC holder or work permit holder and child[ren] of a PRC... Read more of this article

Minister Outlines Immigration Amendment Act

Minister Outlines Immigration Amendment Act

Minister of Home Affairs, Sen. Michael Fahy today [Mar 21] provided clarification regarding the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act Amendment Bill to be debated on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in the Senate. Outlining the intent of the Bill, Minister Fahy noted:‎1. The bill will lower the minimum Annual Rental Value [ARV] from $177k to $153k for... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘I Have Every Confidence In Sen Baron’

Premier: ‘I Have Every Confidence In Sen Baron’

Following the recent Court ruling which saw a defendant acquitted of charges of assaulting Senator Jeff Baron, Premier Michael Dunkley said he has “every confidence in Senator Baron’s abilities to conduct his duties.” In August 2014 there was an incident in the parking lot at the Swizzle Inn in Hamilton parish, with the Senator apparently... Read more of this article

Attorney-General: ‘Diversion From Prosecution’

Attorney-General: ‘Diversion From Prosecution’

The Ministry of Legal Affairs and Ministry of National Security will “look to incorporating a philosophical focus on ‘diversion from prosecution’ to our criminal justice system,” Attorney-General Trevor Moniz said. While delivering the Budget Brief in the House of Assembly, the Attorney-General said, “The Chief Justice discussed... Read more of this article


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