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Poll Results: Union Activity & Rev Tweed Permit

Poll Results: Union Activity & Rev Tweed Permit

Poll results have been released on Rev. Tweed’s work permit and union-related matters, showing that  77% of  respondents agree that BIU President Chris Furbert’s “call for union workers to down tools over non-union related matters is inappropriate because it unfairly hurts the majority of Bermudians”, while 85% agreed that “Rev.... Read more of this article

‘Unlocking Property’s Potential: Vacation Rentals’

‘Unlocking Property’s Potential: Vacation Rentals’

The PLP will be hosting the first of their Economic Empowerment Series sessions this Thursday evening [Jan 26], with a panel discussion on “Unlocking Your Property’s Potential: Vacation Rentals” to be held at the Prospect Primary School auditorium.A spokesperson said, “The PLP will be hosting a Panel Discussion & Forum... Read more of this article

PLP To Hold Town Hall On “Good Governance”

PLP To Hold Town Hall On “Good Governance”

The Opposition invites the community to a Town Hall Meeting on “Good Governance” to be held on Tuesday, January 24th at 6:30 p.m. at the Leopards Club. “The featured speakers will be Leader of the Opposition & Shadow Finance Minister David Burt and Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown,” a spokesperson said.“Throughout... Read more of this article

Minister Baron Meets Jamaica Prime Minister

Minister Baron Meets Jamaica Prime Minister

A commitment to strengthening friendships and strategic relationships were some of the sentiments shared by the Minister of National Security Jeff Baron, when he met Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness at the Jamaican Defence Force’s [JDF] Change of Command ceremony yesterday [Jan 21]. Minister Baron is in Jamaica this weekend representing... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video: People’s Campaign Public Meeting

2 Hour Video: People’s Campaign Public Meeting

[Updated] Continuing their series of public meetings, the People’s Campaign hosted another public meeting this evening [Jan 21] at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall in Hamilton. The speakers were the three leaders of the People’s Campaign; BPSU President Jason Hayward, BIU President Chris Furbert and Reverend Nicholas Tweed, and following remarks... Read more of this article

Minister Baron In Jamaica For Official Events

Minister Baron In Jamaica For Official Events

The Minister of National Security Jeff Baron, is currently in Jamaica representing Bermuda at a series of events in the region. Tomorrow, Saturday, January 21, Minister Baron will be attending the funeral of Hazel Dalley in Montego Bay. And on behalf of the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] Minister Baron will deliver a tribute at the funeral honouring Ms.... Read more of this article

Airport Blue Ribbon Panel Terms Of Reference

Airport Blue Ribbon Panel Terms Of Reference

The Ministry of Finance today [Jan 20] released the Terms of Reference for the Blue Ribbon Panel, which is currently reviewing the Airport Redevelopment Project. “The terms of reference sets out the objective, background, scope, deliverables and timing of this review,” the Ministry said. “This Blue Ribbon Panel will provide an additional... Read more of this article

People’s Campaign Public Meeting On Saturday

People’s Campaign Public Meeting On Saturday

Continuing their series of public meetings, the People’s Campaign will host another public meeting on Saturday, January 21 at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall in Hamilton. The flyer said, “As a group we are concerned with the growing frustration and mistrust of the political process in view of the continued rise in unemployment, growing gap between... Read more of this article

CURB: ‘Why We Need Truth & Reconciliation’

CURB: ‘Why We Need Truth & Reconciliation’

“Too many people in Bermuda know little or nothing about the deep, historical roots of today’s inequalities or the history of the fight for freedom and equality,” CURB said, adding that “this lack of historical knowledge is detrimental to the Black community and to the people of Bermuda as a whole.” Earlier this month, Citizens... Read more of this article

Judicial Review For Rev Tweed’s Work Permit

Judicial Review For Rev Tweed’s Work Permit

Following a ruling made on an application, the Courts are now due to review the matter of Reverend Nicholas Tweed’s work permit.“Reverend Nicholas Tweed will not be leaving Bermuda anytime soon, after Chief Justice Dr. Ian Kawaley blocked the decision of Home Affairs Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, and assures that the embattled preacher... Read more of this article

Column: What Happened Between 2006 – 2016?

Column: What Happened Between 2006 – 2016?

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] To get the maximum value from your next few minutes of reading, do not – I stress – do not mentally insert or allow the entry into your mind of any of these acronyms or words: OBA, PLP, BDA, UBP, NLP, black, white. Keep all those words and acronyms out of your mind. If you can do that, you will be able... Read more of this article

Video: PLP On Good Governance Initiatives

Video: PLP On Good Governance Initiatives

[Updated] Implementing a process where Initiatives/Petitions that gather a certain threshold of signatures can be placed before Parliament for debate or to the country via referendum, and forming an independent Commission on Debates to ensure the major issues are discussed in a public forum are two of the initiatives the PLP is committed to when they... Read more of this article

67% Do Not Support Blocking Access To House

67% Do Not Support Blocking Access To House

Global Research conducted a poll to measure public opinion regarding the events of December 2nd, and 67% of respondents stated they believed that “the right to protest peacefully does not give protesters the right to break the law and to block access to the House of Assembly”. The company said the poll was conducted between December 11 – 15... Read more of this article