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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

Charts Only: 2015-2016 Bermuda Budget

Charts Only: 2015-2016 Bermuda Budget

For those seeking a quick visual view of the 2015 Budget delivered in the House of Assembly by Finance Minister Bob Richards this morning [Feb 20], the charts extracted from the Budget are below. For comparison’s sake, charts from the 2014 Budget are here, charts from the 2013 Budget are here, charts from 2012 Budget are here, charts from the... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Third Day Of BTUC March

Photos & Videos: Third Day Of BTUC March

[Updated with videos] For a third straight day yesterday [Jan 28], members of the Bermuda Trade Union Congress marched on Cabinet, with members of the Electricity Supply Trade Union also joining in on the activities. The day’s events at Cabinet ended with Premier Michael Dunkley speaking along with leaders from the various Unions, with the Premier... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Second Day Of BTUC March

Photos & Videos: Second Day Of BTUC March

Following the second meeting of its membership yesterday [Jan 27], the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] is marching on Cabinet again today, with some people spending the night on the Cabinet grounds after getting tents set up. Marchers played drums and carried signs as they walked through the streets, with large crowds coming together on the Cabinet... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos: BTUC Union Members Gathering

Photos, Videos: BTUC Union Members Gathering

[Updated with videos & more photos] A massive crowd consisting of members from the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] gathered at Union Square this morning [Jan 26] after an emergency meeting was called for public service employees in reference to the furlough day. Quick video just showing the crowds that gathered todayThe meeting began at 10.00am... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP 47th Annual Delegates Banquet

Photos: PLP 47th Annual Delegates Banquet

The Progressive Labour Party held their 47th Annual Delegates Banquet at the Fairmont Southampton on Saturday evening [Nov 22], with the keynote address delivered by guest speaker Frederick Morton Jr., the founder and CEO of Tempo Networks.The ‘whos-who’ of the PLP were in attendance, including Opposition Leader Marc Bean, Deputy Leader... Read more of this article

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