Hashtag: #Apologies

Jason Hayward Apologizes To Minister Richards

Jason Hayward Apologizes To Minister Richards

People’s Campaign member Jason Hayward has apologized to Finance Minister Bob Richards, saying it was never his “intention to insult the Minister or to cause the public to think less of him as a person.” The Finance Minister launched legal action against Mr Hayward after he made certain statements about the Minister on a TV appearance... Read more of this article

Sylvan Richards Apologizes To MP David Burt

Sylvan Richards Apologizes To MP David Burt

[Updated] Following erroneous statements he made in an opinion column on Bernews earlier this week, MP Sylvan Richards has apologized to MP David Burt and said he withdraws the remarks. Mr Richards said Mr Burt was engaging in “deceptive” use of employment statistics claiming he didn’t use the most recent employment statistics in his... Read more of this article

MP Leah Scott Addresses Plagiarism Accusation

MP Leah Scott Addresses Plagiarism Accusation

[Updated] Following social media talk after similarities were noted between a letter to the editor penned by OBA MP Leah Scott and a 2010 article on an overseas website, Ms Scott said “while it is alleged that I have directly plagiarized, this is untrue,” adding that her “error in submitting the letter without references was inadvertent... Read more of this article

Premier Extends Apology To BTUC Leadership

Premier Extends Apology To BTUC Leadership

[Updated] Acknowledging the delayed start of this afternoon’s joint Government/Union meeting, Premier Michael Dunkley this evening [Jan 26] extended an apology to the leadership of the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC]. Earlier today, BPSU President Jason Hayward said, “Government was supposed to meet us at 3pm, they asked for an extension to... Read more of this article

Tree Removal: BEST Object, Ministry Apologise

Tree Removal: BEST Object, Ministry Apologise

[Updated: Ministry of Public Works issue an apology and explanation concerning the removal of the tree] BEST released the photos below which they said offer confirmation that the “mature poinciana behind the old Magistrates Court building on Reid and Parliament Streets was cut down over the weekend.” Last week, the environmental group issued... Read more of this article

MP Apologises For ‘Unparliamentary Language”

MP Apologises For ‘Unparliamentary Language”

MP Sylvan Richards apologised today [Mar 12] in the House of Assembly for using “unparliamentary language,” which according to the exchange appeared to have been the word “scumbuckets.” It occurred during Monday’s [Mar 10] session, with Mr. Richards appearing to call out something while the Opposition was speaking. Original... Read more of this article

Chamber Suspends MacPhee After BIU Incident

Chamber Suspends MacPhee After BIU Incident

[Updated: The Chamber has suspended Joanne MacPhee without pay] Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Joanne MacPhee has extended a public apology to the members of the Bermuda Industrial Union, and also personally thanked BIU President Chris Furbert. BIU members were marching through Hamilton yesterday [Feb 5] to protest the labour dispute with the... Read more of this article

Minister Apologises: Comments About Teachers

Minister Apologises: Comments About Teachers

Education Minister Nalton Brangman has apologized for comments made at yesterday’s press conference, saying it “has rightly caused upset and anger amongst our educators.” During yesterday’s press conference, Minister Brangman said: “The weakness in our system has been found to be quality of teaching, specifically within the... Read more of this article

Donal Smith: “I Would Like To Offer My Apology”

Donal Smith: “I Would Like To Offer My Apology”

Deputy Mayor Donal Smith has apologised for his recent comments, saying, “To all those persons who were affected in this way, I would like to offer my apologies.” Mr Smith came under fire after his appearance on The Issues television show with host Richard Smith, during which he was reported to have grouped gays with “freaks” and claimed... Read more of this article

Video: Gibbons Apologises For Cricket Incident

Video: Gibbons Apologises For Cricket Incident

[Updated with video] Treadwell Gibbons has apologised to everyone for his recent behaviour at Cup Match, and said it will not happen again. The apology was delivered at a press conference this morning [Aug 13], during which the cricketer was joined by Pastor Joseph Whalen and representatives from the Cleveland County Cricket Club.During the recent... Read more of this article

Video: Mark Pettingill Apologizes For Comments

Video: Mark Pettingill Apologizes For Comments

[Updated with video] Speaking at a press conference held this afternoon [June 20], Attorney General Mark Pettingill apologized for any hurt he caused with his recent comments about religion. Mr Pettingill said he has always advocated equal rights, and opposes discrimination in all forms. He said he believes in the separation of Church and State, something... Read more of this article

OBA’s Qualified Apology To Minister

OBA’s Qualified Apology To Minister

The One Bermuda Alliance issued a qualified apology to Tourism Minister Wayne Furbert today [Nov.24] after the Progressive Labour Party claimed the Opposition “struck below the belt” and called into question his empathy for the victims of violence. Earlier the OBA’s Shadow Board on National Security spokesman Jeff Baron told the Royal... Read more of this article

Carnival Apology For Bermuda Cancellations

Carnival Apology For Bermuda Cancellations

Carnival Cruise Lines has apologised to Government for failing to notify local tourism officials it was planning to reduce its 2012 Bermuda itinerary. In a statement issued by the Florida-based cruise line  Carnival said it had conducted a review to determine why Government was not informed its Bermuda schedule was being cut back from 12 visits to... Read more of this article