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Photos: PLP “Wakanda Royalty” Gala Event

Photos: PLP “Wakanda Royalty” Gala Event

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] hosted their “Wakanda Royalty” Gala tonight [Nov 10] at the Fairmont Southampton as part of their 2018 Gala Weekend. The evening events began with a cocktail reception followed by the banquet which saw hundreds of attendees fill the room to near capacity. Premier David Burt and Cabinet Ministers were in attendance... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Speech From The Throne 2018

Photo Set #2: Speech From The Throne 2018

Social insurance contribution reform, eliminating most paper forms and single-use plastics by 2022, transforming existing post offices into customer service centres, and establishing a licensing regime to regulate domestic production of medical-grade cannabis products were some of the initiatives unveiled in this morning’s Throne Speech. The Convening... Read more of this article

Photos: Convening Of Parliament Throne Speech

Photos: Convening Of Parliament Throne Speech

[Updated with more photos] The Convening of Parliament took place this morning [Nov 9], with Governor John Rankin delivering the 2018 Throne Speech, which outlines the Government’s Legislative Agenda for the year ahead. Social insurance contribution reform, eliminating most paper forms and single-use plastics by 2022, transforming existing post offices... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: PLP Host Rally & Family Fun Day

Photos & Video: PLP Host Rally & Family Fun Day

[Updated with photos] The PLP is hosting a Family Fun Day and Rally today [June 3] at Paget Primary School, with the event taking place in advance of this week’s by-elections in Paget East and Warwick North East, which are set to take place on Thursday. The 36-minute live video replay is below:The PLP said, “There will be remarks from... Read more of this article

Photos: Government Meet With BIU Officials

Photos: Government Meet With BIU Officials

Members of the Government recently met with the BIU, with the Government posting the photos below online and saying, “Premier David Burt, Minister Walter Roban, Minister David Burch and Attorney-General Kathy Simmons met with Bermuda Industrial Union officials recently.” Related StoriesMinister Foggo Updates On Union Negotiations New... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Hold Black Tie Gala Banquet

Photos: PLP Hold Black Tie Gala Banquet

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] held their Black Tie Gala last night [Nov 18] at the Fairmont Southampton where attendees were treated to performances by a live local band and other local entertainers. The evening events began with a cocktail reception and silent auction at 6:00 pm and the banquet started at approximately 7:30 pm. President and Chairman... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier & Minister Attend CBCF In DC

Photos: Premier & Minister Attend CBCF In DC

Premier David Burt and Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons, are currently in Washington DC attending the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation [CBCF] Annual Legislative Conference Weekend. “The CBCF Annual Legislative Conference [ALC] is the leading policy conference on issues impacting African Americans and the global... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: Convening Of Parliament 2017

Photo Set #3: Convening Of Parliament 2017

The Government’s Legislative Agenda for the year ahead was put forward on Friday morning [Sept 8] when Governor John Rankin delivered the 2017 Throne Speech at the Convening of Parliament ceremony on Cabinet grounds. The first set of photos is here, the second set of photos is here, the full speech is posted here along with some excerpts and... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Convening Of Parliament 2017

Photo Set #2: Convening Of Parliament 2017

The Convening of Parliament took place this morning [Sept 8] on the Cabinet grounds with Governor John Rankin delivering the 2017 Throne Speech, which outlines the Government’s Legislative Agenda for the year ahead. The first set of photos is here, the full speech is posted here along with some excerpts and you can view all our coverage of the... Read more of this article

Photos: Parliament Convenes & Throne Speech

Photos: Parliament Convenes & Throne Speech

Marking the first Throne Speech since the PLP won the election, the Convening of Parliament took place this morning [Sept 8], with Governor John Rankin delivering the 2017 Throne Speech, which outlines the Government’s Legislative Agenda for the year ahead. Some of the initiatives unveiled in this morning included establishing an Economic Diversification... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Celebrate General Election Victory

Photos: PLP Celebrate General Election Victory

There were scenes of celebration outside the Progressive Labour Party headquarters after they recorded a commanding victory on the General Election, winning 24 seats to the OBA’s 12, and claiming 58.89% of the overall vote. It became clear early on that the PLP would be returned to power as their candidates started taking leads early in the vote counting... Read more of this article

Photos: Election Candidates At Polling Stations

Photos: Election Candidates At Polling Stations

With the 2017 General Election taking place today [July 18], people from across Bermuda came out to cast their votes at polling stations around the island. Polling stations opened at 8.00am and will close at 8.00pm, and every voter must show identification to vote. Acceptable forms of ID are a commonwealth passport, a Bermuda driver’s licence, a Special... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: PLP Rally On Kindley Field

Live Video Replay: PLP Rally On Kindley Field

[Updated with photos] The Progressive Labour Party held a rally at Kindley Field in the east end this evening [July 4], with attendees, many wearing green shirts, listening to short speeches from east end candidates as well as Opposition Leader David Burt. 90-minute live video replayThe promo for the rally said, “It’s time to stand up... Read more of this article