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Photos: Convening Of Parliament Gets Underway

Photos: Convening Of Parliament Gets Underway

The Convening of Parliament is taking place this morning [Nov 7] with Acting Governor Ginny Ferson set to deliver the 2016 Throne Speech, which will outline the Government’s Legislative Agenda for the year ahead. The proceedings are just getting underway, and we will have additional photos once the event has concluded. You can watch a live video... Read more of this article

Photos: Farewell Ceremony Held For Governor

Photos: Farewell Ceremony Held For Governor

Governor George Fergusson said goodbye to the island during a farewell ceremony held yesterday afternoon [August 2] in Dockyard, noting that he will treasure the memories of his time in Bermuda even as he steps down from the position.Deputy Governor Mrs Ginny Ferson will assume office as Acting Governor until the appointment of a substantive successor... Read more of this article

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

Photos: Demonstrators At House Of Assembly

Photos: Demonstrators At House Of Assembly

[Updating: A group of demonstrators stationed themselves outside the House of Assembly this morning, with the small group of women – including Ms Enda Matthie  – stationed outside the House with tape over their mouths and displaying various signs. They moved away from the doors at around 10.00am and the session of the House started on... Read more of this article

Photos: Protest Gathering At House of Assembly

Photos: Protest Gathering At House of Assembly

Following the People’s Campaign’s call for an “island-wide withdrawal of labour” as a “show of people power and island-wide solidarity appealing to the Government” to not table the immigration bill, crowds of people gathered on Friday for a day-long protest. The withdrawal of labour resulted in the suspension of bus, ferry... Read more of this article

Charts Only: 2016-2017 Bermuda Budget

Charts Only: 2016-2017 Bermuda Budget

For those seeking a quick visual view of the 2016 Budget delivered in the House of Assembly by Finance Minister Bob Richards this morning [Feb 19], the charts extracted from the Budget are below. For comparison’s sake, charts from the 2015 Budget are here, charts from the 2014 Budget are here, charts from the 2013 Budget are here, charts from... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Diallo Rabain Wins By-Election

Photos & Video: Diallo Rabain Wins By-Election

Voters headed to the polls yesterday [Feb 4] for the Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central by-election, with the PLP’s Diallo Rabain winning with 461 votes, compared to 351 votes for the OBA’s Andrew Simons. Following the final vote count, Mr Rabain said, “First, I’d like to thank the constituents of Devonshire North Central;... Read more of this article

Photos: OBA Community Meet, Greet & Cleanup

Photos: OBA Community Meet, Greet & Cleanup

On Saturday, December 5th, the One Bermuda Alliance held a “meet and greet” and area clean up in Southampton. Twenty volunteers, including Minister Shawn Crockwell, MP Leah Scott and MP Susan Jackson, spent the morning picking up trash and debris in the Jennings’s Bay Road and Whale Bay area. Multiple bags of trash were taken to the... Read more of this article

Photos: Progressive Labour Party Banquet

Photos: Progressive Labour Party Banquet

The Progressive Labour Party hosted their 48th Annual Banquet at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, tonight [Nov 22], with the keynote address delivered by guest speaker Bishop Vernon Lambe. Master of Ceremonies for the evening was MP Lawrence Scott with many other Progressive Labour Party Members of Parliament and Senators joining Opposition... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Youth Parliament Reconvening

Photos & Video: Youth Parliament Reconvening

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Youth Parliament hosted their annual Reconvening of Youth Parliament yesterday [Nov 18], with MPs from both sides of the aisle attending. The reconvening featured the Youth Throne Speech as well as words from guest speaker Tanaya Tucker, a local lawyer who attended Somerset Primary School and Warwick Academy before completing... Read more of this article

Photos: Convening Of Parliament Throne Speech

Photos: Convening Of Parliament Throne Speech

The Convening of Parliament took place on Friday morning [Nov 13], with Government and Opposition MPs gathering to hear Governor George Fergusson deliver the 2015 Throne Speech, which outlines the Government’s Legislative Agenda for the year ahead. The speech revealed a number of initiatives planned for the coming year including news that the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: St. George’s Town Councillors Sworn In

Photos: St. George’s Town Councillors Sworn In

St. George’s mayor Quinell Francis executed one of her first roles as mayor for the town today [May 12] when she swore in the eight Councillors that will sit on the Corporation of St. George’s. Mayor Francis was elected in on May 7 defeating the incumbent Garth Rothwell by 101 votes. Sworn in at the Town Hall were Business Rate Payers Councillors... Read more of this article

Charts Only: Opposition’s 2015 Budget Reply

Charts Only: Opposition’s 2015 Budget Reply

For those seeking a quick visual view of the Progressive Labour Party’s official response to the 2015 Budget, which was delivered in the House of Assembly by Shadow Finance Minister David Burt today [Feb 27], the charts extracted from the Reply are below. You can view the complete Reply to the Budget here, and view all our coverage of the 2015... Read more of this article

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