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Premier Burt Welcomes High School Leaders

Premier Burt Welcomes High School Leaders

Premier David Burt recently welcomed Bermuda’s high school leaders to the Cabinet Office for a ‘Chat & Chew’ lunch. The Government posted the photo below online, saying, “Premier Burt welcomed Bermuda’s high school leaders to the Cabinet Office for a Chat & Chew lunch. Minister Diallo Rabain joined the Premier. They... Read more of this article

World Environment Day & World Ocean Day

World Environment Day & World Ocean Day

The Ministry of Home Affairs is bringing “awareness to preservation and sustainability” on World Environment Day today [June 5] while planning additional celebrations for World Ocean Day on June 8. A spokesperson said, “Today, 5 June, the Ministry of Home Affairs celebrates World Environment Day 2019 and will celebrate World Ocean... Read more of this article

Seniors Honoured During Heritage Month

Seniors Honoured During Heritage Month

As part of the Heritage Month activities, the Ministry of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports honoured more than two dozen seniors last week during the annual Seniors Awards Ceremony. “The event, which took place at the Bermuda National Gallery also recognized author, historian and former Government MP and Minister, Mr. Dale Butler; social activist,... Read more of this article

Two Dozen Seniors Honoured For Heritage Month

Two Dozen Seniors Honoured For Heritage Month

The Government of Bermuda honoured more than two dozen seniors during the annual Seniors Awards Ceremony. The Government posted the photo online below, and said, “As part of the Heritage Month activities, last evening, we honoured more than two dozen seniors during the annual Seniors Awards Ceremony. Thank you for your lifetime of contributions to... Read more of this article

Lornell Taylor Named ‘Inspiring Woman In ICT’

Lornell Taylor Named ‘Inspiring Woman In ICT’

The Government of Bermuda congratulated Lornell Taylor, this year’s Inspiring Woman in ICT and all the winners and participants in the Girls in ICT competition. The Government posted the photo online below, and said, “Congrats to Lornell Taylor, this year’s Inspiring Woman in ICT & all the winners & participants in the #GirlsinICT... Read more of this article

Cabinet Ministers & Responsibilities Assigned

Cabinet Ministers & Responsibilities Assigned

Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert, who was appointed last month, has responsibility for Human Resources, Statistics Management, Consulting, Human Rights Commission, Communications, Office of Project Management & Procurement, Human Resources, Public Service Commission and the Post Office. This is according to the recently released official... Read more of this article

Standard & Poor’s Affirms Bermuda ‘A+’ Ratings

Standard & Poor’s Affirms Bermuda ‘A+’ Ratings

The Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson, today [May 12] announced that ratings agency Standard & Poor’s [S&P] has “affirmed Bermuda’s A+ long-term sovereign credit and senior unsecured debt ratings as well as its A-1 short-term rating and its AA+ transfer and convertibility assessment on Bermuda. The outlook is positive”. Minister... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Marks Road Safety Week

Photos: Bermuda Marks Road Safety Week

Yesterday, in recognition of the UN Global Road Safety Week, Minister Zane DeSilva, Minister Diallo Rabain, Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling, and Bermuda Road Safety Chair Dennis Lister III spoke at the Bermuda Road Safety Council’s launch of Road Safety Week. The Government posted the photos online below, and said, “Yesterday, in recognition... Read more of this article

Govt Service Fee For Payments Made By Cards

Govt Service Fee For Payments Made By Cards

[Updated] The Government is reminding people that effective May 6, 2019, they will implement a 1.45% service fee for all payments made by debit/credit card at TCD, DPT, Accountant General Cashiers, Registry General, Health, Public Works and Parks. A spokesperson said, “The Government is reminding the public that people who use credit cards to... Read more of this article

Video: BTA Partner With US Open Tennis

Video: BTA Partner With US Open Tennis

[Updated] The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and the Government are holding a press conference this afternoon [April 30] to announce a new tourism marketing partnership. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 9-minute replay is belowUpdate 2.13pm: The... Read more of this article

Please Report Sealed Containers Found On Shore

Please Report Sealed Containers Found On Shore

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is advising the public that “sealed containers of liquid” that are “found washed onto the shore should not be handled or opened.” A Government spokesperson said, “These containers may contain liquids that present a health and safety or environmental risk. A recent container... Read more of this article

Govt & Bermuda College Launch ‘Tree Frog’ App

Govt & Bermuda College Launch ‘Tree Frog’ App

The Government and Bermuda College have officially launched the first app created by their partnership; the new Government Notification Application, which has been named ‘Tree Frog’. Premier David Burt said, “In 2017 this Government made a promise, to put education and workforce development at the top of our agenda, and in our election manifesto,... Read more of this article

Bursary Awards Application Deadline On April 26

Bursary Awards Application Deadline On April 26

The Cabinet Office is reminding that the deadline for the 2019 Public Service Bursary Award Scheme is on Friday [April 26]. A Government spokesperson said, “Interested individuals are encouraged to complete the application process by visiting here. “The Public Service Bursary Award Scheme provides funding to Bermudians pursuing post-secondary academic... Read more of this article