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Column: Julian Hall – Politician, Lawyer, Legend

Column: Julian Hall – Politician, Lawyer, Legend

[Opinion column written by Eron Hill] “The issue of disappointing anyone else must take a distant and inferior second place to the goal of pursuing your dreams and making your life choices as you think fit and with the minimum prospect of regret” – Julian Hall Those words said to his daughter have are words that we can all listen to and live... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Dunkley’s Cup Match Message

Video: Premier Dunkley’s Cup Match Message

Premier Michael Dunkley delivered his Cup Match message this evening [July 27] saying that as we enjoy the holiday, we should take a moment to reflect on the meaning of Cup Match, saying “its uniqueness reminds us that we live in a very special place.” The Premier said, “Your Parliamentarians have just finished a busy session in the... Read more of this article

“Pattern Of Secrecy, Lack Of Transparency”

“Pattern Of Secrecy, Lack Of Transparency”

[Updated] “The announcement by WEDCo that two non-Bermudian firms have been awarded contracts that combined are allegedly as much as 50 million dollars without an open tender, follows the OBA pattern of secrecy, lack of transparency and failing to provide equal and fair opportunities to Bermudians,” MP Wayne Furbert said today. Mr Furbert... Read more of this article

Minister Fahy On Air Terminal Fees Amendment

Minister Fahy On Air Terminal Fees Amendment

Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy provided an overview of the Bermuda Air Terminal [Fees] Amendment [No. 2] Regulations 2015 in the Senate today [July 27], saying that the new fee should generate an annual revenue stream of approximately $6.25 million. Minister Fahy said, “In order to recover the purchasing and on-going maintenance costs; and... Read more of this article

Co-Parenting Mediation Council Members

Co-Parenting Mediation Council Members

Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Pat Gordon-Pamplin announced the members of the Co-Parenting Mediation Council today [July 27] saying she is confident they will carry out the purpose of the Council very well and “this will help lead to better outcomes for those children who are affected by parental disputes.” The Minister said,... Read more of this article

Minister Fahy’s Trip To Bahamas Cost $1450

Minister Fahy’s Trip To Bahamas Cost $1450

A trip in June 2015 to the Bahamas by Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy to the US-Caribbean High Level Citizen Security Meetings cost $1450.25, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The web page listing said, “The Minister traveled to Nassau Bahamas to attend the US-Caribbean High Level Citizen Security Meetings... Read more of this article

BEST Appeal Of South Basin Proposal Dismissed

BEST Appeal Of South Basin Proposal Dismissed

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said that their appeal for the South Basin landfill and development scheme was dismissed by the Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy. “BEST had hoped to have the end-use portion of the proposal de-coupled from the rest of the development.  This would have provided for public consultation... Read more of this article

Premier On Pre-JMC; Departs For Portsmouth

Premier On Pre-JMC; Departs For Portsmouth

Following the completion of the Pre-Joint Ministerial Council [JMC] Meetings, which have been termed as “quite productive”, Premier Michael Dunkley is currently in the UK for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth which takes place today [July 25] and tomorrow. The Premier who departed Bermuda last evening, will be joined by... Read more of this article

Joint Statement: UK Overseas Territories Leaders

Joint Statement: UK Overseas Territories Leaders

Following the conclusion of their meeting in Bermuda, the leaders of the UK Overseas Territories issued a joint statement. The UK Overseas Territories heads of Government are in Bermuda this week for the Pre-Joint Ministerial Council meeting, which serves as precursor for the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council meeting to be hosted by the... Read more of this article

‘Govt Must Address The Numerous Deficiencies’

‘Govt Must Address The Numerous Deficiencies’

“It is critical that the largest capital project in Bermuda’s history is executed correctly,” Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt said, adding that the additions to the entrustment letter “make it clear that the OBA government must address the numerous deficiencies that were identified” by the Deloitte report. Earlier this... Read more of this article

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