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Thompson: Pursue Interests, Remain Disciplined

Thompson: Pursue Interests, Remain Disciplined

The lack of major problems caused by plant pests and diseases on the island is something most of us probably take for granted, but there is work done behind the scenes to protect Bermuda’s environment by people like Terry-Lynn Thompson, the Senior Plant Protection Officer in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources. Ms. Thompson entered... Read more of this article

Govt Reform, Post Office, Procurement & More

Govt Reform, Post Office, Procurement & More

Government’s strategic plan, post office reform, the planned e-gazette, and the implementation of the Code of Practice for Project Management and Procurement were some of the topics covered as Minister for the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo provided an update on the activity within the Ministry over the past... Read more of this article

Energy Director To Speak In Dominican Republic

Energy Director To Speak In Dominican Republic

The Government of Bermuda’s Department of Energy Director, Jeane Nikolai has been invited, as a guest, to speak on a panel at the 2018 Resilient Infrastructure Forum [RIF]. The RIF takes place June 26 – 28, 2018 in the Dominican Republic. The RIF brings together key stakeholders from the public and private sectors to create a coordinated long-term... Read more of this article

Bermuda Ombudsman’s Annual Report Available

Bermuda Ombudsman’s Annual Report Available

Victoria Pearman, Ombudsman for Bermuda, has submitted her Annual Report for 2017 to the Speaker of the House of Assembly in accordance with her statutory duty under the Ombudsman Act 2004. The Report was tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday, and is available to the public. The Ombudsman’s office said the report is “structured around... Read more of this article

Ministry: Interim Leased TV Channel Policy

Ministry: Interim Leased TV Channel Policy

The Ministry of Regulatory Affairs has issued the Leased Channel Policy consultation document, which states it will “permit independent producers of local content who lease cable channels from Cable Television Service Providers to insert local advertising.” A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that The Ministry of... Read more of this article

EU Release Bermuda’s ‘Commitment Letter’

EU Release Bermuda’s ‘Commitment Letter’

The Council of the European Union has released “commitment letters” from a number of jurisdictions, including Bermuda, with the letter noting Bermuda’s “long standing and constructive relationship with the EU” and committing to address the concerns about “defacto lack of substance for entities doing business in or... Read more of this article

New Director Of Public Transportation Dept

New Director Of Public Transportation Dept

The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs announced that Roger Todd has joined the Department of Public Transportation as Director. “The accomplished Senior Manager and Professional Engineer has over 25 years of experience leading, coaching and developing industrial and professional teams,” the Ministry said. “With a strong... Read more of this article

Premier Joins Call With UK Prime Minister

Premier Joins Call With UK Prime Minister

[Updated] Premier David Burt, this afternoon [May 24] joined other OT leaders on a 35 minute phone conversation with UK Prime Minister Theresa May about the UK Parliament’s vote on imposing a public register of beneficial ownership on Overseas Territories.The Premier said, “During the call, I restated the Government of Bermuda’s position: this... Read more of this article

Govt House Gardens To Open This Summer

Govt House Gardens To Open This Summer

Government House Gardens will be open on Sunday afternoons from Sunday 27 May until Sunday 2 September 2018. This will be the fifth summer that the gardens have been opened to the public. Entry and exit will be via the North Gate on North Shore Road. Visitors are encouraged to come on foot, by pedal bike or use the No 11 bus, which stops near the gate.... Read more of this article

‘Operations May Result In Unpleasant Odors’

‘Operations May Result In Unpleasant Odors’

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that during the week of May 28, 2018, it will conduct its Biannual Septage Disposal Operations which “may result in unpleasant odors being experienced in the residential areas surrounding the Marsh Folly Composting Facility.” “Despite the unpleasant odor, the Ministry assures there are no environmental... Read more of this article

Bermuda Signs MOU With Shyft Network

Bermuda Signs MOU With Shyft Network

Bermuda continued to attract international attention in New York today [May 15], as Premier David Burt announced a $10-million partnership with blockchain network Shyft and addressed more than 100 lawyers at a top global firm. A Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] spokesperson said, “It was Day Two of attendance by a 20-strong Bermuda delegation... Read more of this article

Survey: Satisfaction With Govt Increases To 69%

Survey: Satisfaction With Govt Increases To 69%

According to a recent survey, satisfaction with the Government led by Premier David Burt is on the rise, with 69% of Bermuda residents expressing approval, with satisfaction growing among both black and white residents. 69% of residents expressing satisfaction is an increase of 14 points since December 2017; with approval among white residents now at... Read more of this article

Customs Department To Relocate Office

Customs Department To Relocate Office

The Customs Department’s main Hamilton offices will relocate from Custom House, 40 Front Street to the new location of Maiden House, 131 Front Street. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of National Security is advising that effective May 21st, the Customs Department’s main Hamilton offices will relocate from Custom House, 40 Front Street... Read more of this article