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PLP Commends America’s Cup STEM Initiative

PLP Commends America’s Cup STEM Initiative

The Shadow Minister for Human Affairs Rolfe Commissiong with responsibility for Workforce Development has commended America’s Cup Bermuda and the America’s Cup Executive Authority on their stated commitment to community outreach and the empowerment of our young people. The PLP said, “The recent announcement by the chairman of the ACBDA, Mr.... Read more of this article

PAC To Meet Again On Port Royal Golf Course

PAC To Meet Again On Port Royal Golf Course

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Accounts will conduct a Public Hearing on Thursday, May 7 at 2.30pm in the Senate Chamber at the Cabinet Building. A spokesperson said, “It is expected that the Standing Committee will deliberate on matters relating to the golf course renovations and facilities improvements work during the Port... Read more of this article

Home Affairs Minister: Illegal Worker Detained

Home Affairs Minister: Illegal Worker Detained

Based on information provided to MP Walton Brown and shared with Home Affairs Minister Fahy, an “illegal worker” has been detained, and the Minister said that “despite differences of opinion we may have, I am grateful that MP Brown acted and provided helpful information.” A statement from the Government said, “The Minister... Read more of this article

Reverend Bernice King Visits Cabinet Office

Reverend Bernice King Visits Cabinet Office

Yesterday [May 4], Premier Michael Dunkley welcomed Rev. Dr. Bernice King, daughter of legendary civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, to the Cabinet Office.Premier Dunkley and Rev. King, discussed an array of matters, including social justice, her work with the King Centre and her commitment to honour the legacy of her parents.Rev. King who... Read more of this article

Candidate Simmons: Stronger City For Everyone

Candidate Simmons: Stronger City For Everyone

“I believe that a Mayor with direct ties and a clear vested interest to the success of the City’s residents and businesses is the ideal candidate for such a role. I am willing to take that charge and to be accountable to you,” Carlton Simmons said ahead of this week’s election. Mr. Simmons is running against Charles Gosling for the position... Read more of this article

Candidate Gosling: City Requires Leadership

Candidate Gosling: City Requires Leadership

“The City of Hamilton urgently needs stewards who are capable of addressing the current financial challenges that the city is experiencing and correct any inappropriate resolutions or decisions that could further harm the City of Hamilton finances and/or tarnish its reputation,” the Charles Gosling campaign said ahead of this week’s... Read more of this article

BPS: No Police Investigation Into Stone Removal

BPS: No Police Investigation Into Stone Removal

The police have commented on the stone being removed from Black Watch Pass, saying that “there is currently no police investigation into this matter.” Last week, area MP Walton Brown questioned the circumstances surrounding the Bermuda stone excavated from the wall bordering Government House, saying he understands it was “removed without... Read more of this article

PAC Meets On Port Royal Golf Course Costs

PAC Meets On Port Royal Golf Course Costs

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Accounts conducted a Public Hearing on Thursday [April 30] in reference to the Port Royal Golf Course renovation project. The management of the project was criticised in the Auditor General’s report which said the project incurred costs of more than $24 million during 2007 to 2011 – for a project... Read more of this article

Minister: Working Together For Cruise Season

Minister: Working Together For Cruise Season

The Minister of Tourism Development and Transport, Shawn Crockwell said he “would like to remind public service vehicle operators [taxi drivers and minibus operators] of the importance of working together during our busy cruise ship season and that they must comply with their respective regulations and the terms of their permits.” “The... Read more of this article

MP Brown Questions Bermuda Stone Removal

MP Brown Questions Bermuda Stone Removal

[Updated] Pembroke Central MP Walton Brown has questioned the circumstances surrounding the Bermuda stone excavated from the wall bordering Government House, saying he understands it was “removed without authorisation,” and the Public Works Ministry has said the Minister “did not grant permission to remove the stone.” Mr Brown... Read more of this article

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