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“We Must Move Forward & Do What Is Right”

“We Must Move Forward & Do What Is Right”

“It beggars belief that anyone would have a problem with giving rights to people who have spent 20 years in a country” and “we must move forward and do what is right,” said Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy.Background On Friday, the Minister announced they plan to amend the law, with changes to include any person who is ordinarily... Read more of this article

MP Richards: ‘Who Is Speaking For The PLP’

MP Richards: ‘Who Is Speaking For The PLP’

Walter Roban is “calling for comprehensive immigration reform,” Marc Bean said there will be “no collaboration with the Government,” and Walton Brown is “calling for civil disobedience,” said Sylvan Richards, adding that “just who is speaking for the PLP is something people should ask the PLP to make clear.” Mr... Read more of this article

‘Criminal Acts Against Business Establishments’

‘Criminal Acts Against Business Establishments’

“The PLP supports all steps being taken by the retail industry to combat what appears to be a rise in criminal acts against business establishments in recent months,” Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said, adding that “we are all alarmed at the robbery attempts on a variety of businesses in the year 2015 and this has unfortunately... Read more of this article

St George’s Town Meeting On February 9th

St George’s Town Meeting On February 9th

Mayor of St. George Quinell Francis will be hosting a Town Hall meeting at 7.00pm on Tuesday, 9th February at the Penno’s Wharf Terminal Building. There will be a presentation on Hub 1 Cultural Tourism in St. George’s to highlight what is in store for the upcoming season, and the Town Meeting will form part of the public consultation process... Read more of this article

PLP Call For Comprehensive Immigration Reform

PLP Call For Comprehensive Immigration Reform

This “knee jerk reaction” shows that the “OBA is not a party that learns from their mistakes,” and the PLP “continues to call for joint comprehensive immigration reform rather than this piece meal approach,” Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said. Mr Roban’s statement follows after the Government... Read more of this article

MP Walton Brown: “The Time For Direct Action”

MP Walton Brown: “The Time For Direct Action”

“The OBA government has completely lost its mind” and “this is the time for direct action,” said MP Walton Brown today following the Government’s announcement of proposed changes to the island’s immigration laws. The Government announced earlier today that they plan to make changes to the law to provide pathways to... Read more of this article

Changes Planned: Provide Pathways To Status

Changes Planned: Provide Pathways To Status

[Updated with video] The Government plans to make changes to the law to provide pathways to Permanent Residency and Bermuda status for some long-term residents, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy announced today. The Minister said they will amend the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act 1956, with changes to include any person who is ordinarily... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘We Completely Reject The Premise’

OBA: ‘We Completely Reject The Premise’

“We completely reject the premise of the Bermuda Industrial Union’s special edition of The Workers’ Voice” as “their presentation of information is twisted, misleading and false,” the OBA said. This follows after the Workers Voice released a special edition focused on the “State of Employment for Bermudians under the... Read more of this article

Marc Bean: ‘OBA’s Policies Have Been Rejected’

Marc Bean: ‘OBA’s Policies Have Been Rejected’

“The OBA’s candidate and the OBA’s policies have been rejected,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean following Diallo Rabain’s victory at the Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central by-election last night. Mr Bean said, “For the second time in two years Bermudians have been given the opportunity to let their voices be heard... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Diallo Rabain Wins By-Election

Photos & Video: Diallo Rabain Wins By-Election

Voters headed to the polls yesterday [Feb 4] for the Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central by-election, with the PLP’s Diallo Rabain winning with 461 votes, compared to 351 votes for the OBA’s Andrew Simons. Following the final vote count, Mr Rabain said, “First, I’d like to thank the constituents of Devonshire North Central;... Read more of this article

Updates: PLP’s Diallo Rabain Wins By-Election

Updates: PLP’s Diallo Rabain Wins By-Election

[Updating: The PLP's Diallo Rabain has won] Voters are heading to the polls today [Feb 4] for the by-election in Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central, with Diallo Rabain standing for the PLP, while Andrew Simons is the OBA candidate. The by-election was prompted by the retirement of PLP MP Glenn Blakeney, who submitted his resignation letter to... Read more of this article

Workers Voice: “Employment For Bermudians”

Workers Voice: “Employment For Bermudians”

The Workers Voice has released a special edition focused on the “State of Employment for Bermudians under the OBA Government,” saying that Bermudians “are being displaced in their own country.” The edition said, “The Bermuda Industrial Union is on record in 2012 just before the General Election in December of 2012 saying... Read more of this article

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