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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

Photos & Video: Convening Of Youth Parliament

Photos & Video: Convening Of Youth Parliament

[Updated with video] “We believe that the youth of Bermuda should not go unheard and that it is up to us to take a stand and attempt to propose possible solutions,” Youth Premier Dejanee Hill-Edwards said during yesterday’s [Nov 19] Youth Parliament Throne Speech.“As Youth Parliament, it is crucial that we maintain the means... Read more of this article

Photos & Full Video: 2014 Throne Speech

Photos & Full Video: 2014 Throne Speech

The Convening of Parliament ceremony took place this morning [Nov 7], with Government and Opposition MPs gathering to hear Governor George Fergusson deliver the 2014 Throne Speech, which outlines the Government’s Legislative Agenda for the year ahead. The Speech from the Throne is delivered was held at the Senate Chambers in light of the inclement... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Protesters At SAGE Town Hall

Photos & Video: Protesters At SAGE Town Hall

[Updated with video] The Town Hall Meeting about the SAGE recommendations is underway at Pier 6 in Hamilton this evening [Oct 8], with sign-holding protesters outside the event, which has attracted a good turnout, with all the seats taken prior to the meeting getting underway.The Town Hall is being hosted by Minister of Finance Bob Richards, and the... Read more of this article

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


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