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Photos/Videos: BIU Members March On House

Photos/Videos: BIU Members March On House

[Updated with videos] Following a meeting this morning [Mar 5] attended by staff from the Department of Public Transportation and Marine & Ports, Union members marched on the House of Assembly to express their displeasure with Government’s proposal to amend the Labour Relations Act 1975. The proposed aim of the Bill is to include public transportation... Read more of this article

Charts Only: Opposition’s Reply To The Budget

Charts Only: Opposition’s Reply To The Budget

Shadow Finance Minister David Burt delivered the Opposition’s Reply to the Budget in the House of Assembly today [Feb 28], covering alternative budget ideas, including a number of revenue generation ideas for the government to consider. You can read the full Reply to the Budget here, and charts extracted from it below. Related PostsOpposition... Read more of this article

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

The Philippine Embassy team led by Consul Arlene Magno and Labour Attache Luz Padilla has had a very busy and successful consular and labour outreach mission over the weekend. On Friday, February 21st, the team met with Immigration Minister Michael Fahy, Permanent Secretary Randolph Rochester, Chief Immigration Officer Danette Ming, and Deputy Governor... Read more of this article

Charts Only: 2014/2015 Bermuda Budget

Charts Only: 2014/2015 Bermuda Budget

For those seeking a quick visual view of the 2014 Budget delivered in the House of Assembly by Finance Minister Bob Richards this morning [Feb 21], the charts extracted from the Budget are below. For comparison’s sake, charts from the 2013 Budget are here, the 2012 Budget are here, the 2011 Budget are here, and charts from the 2010 Budget are... Read more of this article

Videos & Photos: Lamb Foggo Protest March

Videos & Photos: Lamb Foggo Protest March

Close to 5,000 signatures were on the petition that was presented to Premier Craig Cannonier at the conclusion of yesterday’s [Nov 22] protest march. The march was focused over the future of the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre, a situation that has been in the headlines recently. The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced a few weeks ago they would close... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Host “Family Reunion” Event

Photos: PLP Host “Family Reunion” Event

The Progressive Labour Party hosted their “PLP Family Reunion” on Saturday evening [Nov 9] at the BIU Headquarters, serving to honour and thank the party veterans for their service over the years. A number of MPs and Senators were present including Kim Wilson, Lawrence Scott, Walton Brown, Renee Ming and Opposition Leader Marc Bean. Click to enlarge... Read more of this article

Photo Slideshow: 2013 Convening Of Parliament

Photo Slideshow: 2013 Convening Of Parliament

[Updated with additional photos] Scores of locals and visitors thronged Front Street this morning [Nov 8] to catch a glimpse of the annual Convening of Parliament ceremony. Held on the Cabinet Office grounds, Governor George Fergusson delivered the Throne Speech outlining Government’s legislative agenda to an audience comprised of Parliamentarians... Read more of this article

Banquet Photos & Opposition Leader’s Speech

Banquet Photos & Opposition Leader’s Speech

[Updated with photo gallery] The time the PLP spends in “political exile can be spent aimlessly wandering, senselessly infighting, and foolishly devoid of vision and purpose, or, we can move purposefully back to the values on which we were founded,” said Opposition Leader Marc Bean. The Opposition Leader was speaking at the Fairmont Hamilton... Read more of this article

Photos: Celebration For Dame Jennifer Smith

Photos: Celebration For Dame Jennifer Smith

A celebration for Dame Jennifer Smith was held on Saturday night [July 6] at Fort St. Catherine’s, which was organised by the St George’s branch of the Progressive Labour Party. Dame Jennifer earned her place in Bermuda’s history as the first PLP Premier, the first female Senator and the first female Deputy Speaker. In 1972, Dame Jennifer... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Community Family Fun Day

Photos: PLP Community Family Fun Day

PLP Constituencies 4, 5 and 6 hosted a Community Family Fun Day on Saturday [June 29] at the Shelly Bay Field. The day included face painting, tug of war, bike skills and drills track, performances by majorette and dance groups, music by Lenky Boy Movement. There was also football match between the adults and Hamilton Parish youth team, which saw Opposition... Read more of this article