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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

Government House Comment On UK Register Bill

Government House Comment On UK Register Bill

“The UK will continue to seek to work closely with Overseas Territories and to use its best endeavours diplomatically and with international partners,” Government House said “including through multilateral fora [such as the G20, FATF and the OECD] to promote public registers of company beneficial ownership as the global standard.” Background A... Read more of this article

2016 Population & Housing Census Report

2016 Population & Housing Census Report

Today [May 2], Minister of the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo announced the release of the 2016 Population and Housing Census Reportfrom the Department of Statistics. Minister Foggo said, “This report presents the final results of the 2016 Census of Population and Housing which was launched on Census Day Friday,... Read more of this article

International Workers’ Day Celebrations Today

International Workers’ Day Celebrations Today

Today [May 1] Minister of Health Kim Wilson, and her Cabinet colleagues will observe this year’s Bermuda Trade Union Congress’ International Workers’ Day theme: “Affordable and Accessible Healthcare in Bermuda for All” and are scheduled to march with the BTUC in celebration. The BTUC rally and march  in recognition of International Workers’... Read more of this article

‘Digital Citizenship Conference’ On May 7th

‘Digital Citizenship Conference’ On May 7th

The Ministry of National Security announced that it will host the 2018 Digital Citizenship Conference on May 7, 2018. “The Digital Citizenship Conference is the first of its kind, and seeks to share positive resources and techniques with Bermuda’s young people aimed at helping them engage in safe online behavior,” the Ministry said. “Organised... Read more of this article

BECL Southside Testing Facility Re-Opens

BECL Southside Testing Facility Re-Opens

The Transport Control Department has advised that repairs to the Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd. [BECL] Southside Testing Facility have been completed and the testing of vehicles has resumed. A spokesperson said, “The Transport Control Department has advised that repairs to the Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd. Southside Testing Facility have been completed... Read more of this article

Trauma Discussion Sessions On April 20 & 21

Trauma Discussion Sessions On April 20 & 21

The Ministry of National Security is advising that as part of a partnership with the Bermuda Counsellors Association [BCA], they will host a two part lecture series, which will focus on the impact of community violence, trauma and healing from trauma. “The presentations – which take place April 20, from 9.30am – 12.30pm at O’Hara House... Read more of this article

Glasford Appointed: Financial Assistance Director

Glasford Appointed: Financial Assistance Director

The Ministry of Social Development and Sports announced that Pandora Glasford [pictured] has been appointed as Director of the Department of Financial Assistance. Ms Glasford has assumed responsibility for the overall management and operation of the Department of Financial Assistance, including the programme planning, financial, personnel and administrative... Read more of this article