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Photos: Premier, Minister Tour EEZ Businesses

Photos: Premier, Minister Tour EEZ Businesses

Earlier today [Sept. 19], the Premier and Minister of National Security, Michael Dunkley spent the morning visiting with some of the businesses in the North East Hamilton Economic Empowerment Zone [NEHEEZ]. The Premier was joined by the Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy, Senator Jeff Baron, the Executive Director of the Bermuda Economic Development... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Leader’s Green Carpet Affair

Photos: PLP Leader’s Green Carpet Affair

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] hosted its Leader’s Green Carpet Affair “Progress Over Politics” event on Friday night [Aug 8] at The Berkeley Institute cafetorium.Featuring guest speaker Dr. David Chapman, the night was filled with entertainment including soloist Olivia Hamilton, the Blues Beat Band and United Dance Productions. Nadanja... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: People’s Campaign March

Photos & Videos: People’s Campaign March

[Updated] The People’s Campaign and Bermuda Trade Union Congress marched today [July 25] to the Cabinet Office to “let their voices be heard” on the PRC Bermuda status matter. Earlier this week, Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said that the Ministry is withdrawing the appeal in the PRC status matter and “the avenue to Bermuda status... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier Dunkley Dances With Gombeys

Photos: Premier Dunkley Dances With Gombeys

The Premier traditionally dances with the Gombeys during the Bermuda Day Parade and this year was no exception, with newly sworn-in Premier Michael Dunkley showing off his moves during today’s festivities. The Premier was cheered on by the crowds as he made his way into the street, and at one point the Premier was almost hidden as the Gombeys... Read more of this article

Photos: OBA Holds Emergency Meetings

Photos: OBA Holds Emergency Meetings

Following the ongoing controversy surrounding the JetGate affair, the One Bermuda Alliance held two meetings this past weekend, which saw the OBA MPs, Senators and Executive members huddled inside OBA headquarters on both Saturday and Sunday. The Party has remained tight-lipped about the meetings, which are understood to be about the JetGate matter.... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: “Sit-In” Over Education Grants

Photos & Video: “Sit-In” Over Education Grants

Shadow Minister of Education Lovitta Foggo was joined today [May 6] by Education Minister Dr. Grant Gibbons and crowds of people who attended the “Silent Sit-In” at the Cabinet Grounds today in protest over the cuts to education grants. Ms. Foggo spoke first, and then Dr. Gibbons addressed the crowd, drawing jeers and boos when he said,... Read more of this article

Full Text, Photos & Videos: “People’s Manifesto”

Full Text, Photos & Videos: “People’s Manifesto”

The “People’s Campaign for Equality, Jobs and Justice” March was held yesterday [May 1], with large crowds of people — many dressed in red — gathering at Victoria Park and marching to the House of Assembly. The crowd made their way to the House of Assembly chanting “What do we want, Jobs/Equality/Justice, When do we want it,... Read more of this article

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