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Minister Hayward Attends Investopia In UAE

Minister Hayward Attends Investopia In UAE

Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward attended the Investopia conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Economy and Labour is pleased to provide a further update on the Minister of Economy and Labour, the Hon. Jason Hayward, JP, MP’s visit to the United Arab Emirates. “Minister Hayward attended... Read more of this article

Column: MP Jason Wade On Budget & More

Column: MP Jason Wade On Budget & More

[Opinion column written by PLP MP Jason Wade] Last week the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIC], Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIR], Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA], Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, and Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTR] all recently expressed their support for... Read more of this article

Parliament: Order Of Business For March 4

Parliament: Order Of Business For March 4

The House of Assembly will be in session on Monday [March 4] and statements listed on the Order Paper include the update on the Tax Reform Commission, and the debate on the 2024 Budget is set to continue. The Order of Business is below [PDF here]: Related Stories Senate: Audio & Order Of Business Ministry To Remove Abandoned Vehicles Senate:... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Meets With Antigua Minister

Premier Burt Meets With Antigua Minister

Premier David Burt welcomed Antigua Minister of Foreign Affairs, Agriculture, and Trade Paul Chet Greene to Bermuda, and they engaged in an “enriching discussion.” Premier Burt posted the images below on X and said, “Yesterday, I welcomed the Hon.E. Paul Chet Greene, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Agriculture Trade from Antigua to Bermuda.... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On UN Gender Equality Program

Minister Updates On UN Gender Equality Program

Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [March 1], Minister of Youth, Social Development and Seniors Tinée Furbert provided an update on the United Nations Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund Programme: “Building Back Equal through Innovative Financing for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment.” The Minister’s full statement... Read more of this article

Minister Highlights Success Of Youth Conference

Minister Highlights Success Of Youth Conference

In January, students participated in the first National Mini Youth Conference entitled “Big Up Ya’Self” held at the Botanical Gardens,” Minister of Youth, Social Development and Seniors Tinée Furbert said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [March 1], the Minister said, “During the two-day mini-youth conference, more than 160... Read more of this article

Minister Hayward Holds Meetings In UAE

Minister Hayward Holds Meetings In UAE

The Ministry of Economy and Labour provided an update on Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward’s visit to the United Arab Emirates. A Government spokesperson said, “Minister Hayward has engaged in a series of strategic meetings to bolster Bermuda’s international presence and foster economic cooperation with the UAE. “A... Read more of this article

Parliament: Order Of Business For March 1st

Parliament: Order Of Business For March 1st

The House of Assembly will be in session on Friday [March 1] and statements listed on the Order Paper include the National Mini Youth Conferences and the Update on the United Nations Joint Programme-Building Back Equal through Innovative Financing for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. The Order of Business is below [PDF here]: Related Stories Senate:... Read more of this article

Event To Pay Tribute To Three Former Premiers

Event To Pay Tribute To Three Former Premiers

The Second Annual Celebratory Luncheon will be hosted by the Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast Committee on March 1oth, paying tribute to former Premiers Sir John Swan, Dame Jennifer Smith, and Alex Scott. A spokesperson said, “The people of Bermuda will have a rare opportunity to pay tribute to three former Premiers on Sunday afternoon, March 10th... Read more of this article

Minister Campbell On PIPA & UK Meetings

Minister Campbell On PIPA & UK Meetings

“Bermuda must be ready for PIPA 2025,” said the Minister of the Cabinet Office Vance Campbell, who is leading a delegation to the UK for a series of meetings discussing Personal Information and Privacy Protection. A Government spokesperson said, “On Monday, Minister Campbell met with Vashti Maharaj, Adviser, Digital Trade Policy and... Read more of this article

2024 PLP Drum Major Award Recipients

2024 PLP Drum Major Award Recipients

Quinton Mallory, Raymond Santucci, Margaret Giloth, Edward Swan and Bermuda is Love will be receiving PLP Drum Major Awards. A spokesperson said, “On Sunday March 3, the Progressive Labour Party will be hosting our 61st Annual Founder’s Day and Drum Major Awards. While the keynote speaker has been already announced to be Lt. Col. David Burch,... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader On Consultant Costs

Opposition Leader On Consultant Costs

“The PLP Government spent an eye-watering $41 million,” Opposition Leader Jarion Richardson said, asking “what are these consultants doing to justify $41 million dollars of our money?” A spokesperson said, “The budget debate has revealed that last year the PLP Government splashed out over $40 million of taxpayers’ money... Read more of this article

Senate: Order Of Business For February 29th

Senate: Order Of Business For February 29th

The Senate is scheduled to be in session on Thursday [Feb 29], and the statements listed on the Order Paper include The “Civil Aviation [Air Transport Licensing] Amendment Act 2024”. The Order of Business follows below [PDF here]: Related Stories Senate: Audio & Order Of Business Ministry To Remove Abandoned Vehicles Senate: Audio &... Read more of this article

Minister Burch On Housing Trust Statements

Minister Burch On Housing Trust Statements

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch says that the Bermuda Housing Trust audited financial statements represent “yet another clean and unqualified audit for the Housing Trust conducted by the Auditor General.” Speaking today in the House of Assembly, Minister Burch said, “I am pleased to have been able to table earlier today... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert’s Trip To Chicago Cost $1888.42

Minister Furbert’s Trip To Chicago Cost $1888.42

A trip in February 2024 by Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert to Chicago cost $1,888.42 according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from February 7, 2024 to February 10, 2024, and the web page listing said, “The Minister of Transport, the Hon Wayne L Furbert, JP MP met with Executives from United... Read more of this article

Parliament: Order Of Business For February 28

Parliament: Order Of Business For February 28

The House of Assembly will be in session on Wednesday [Feb 28] and statements listed on the Order Paper include the Bermuda Housing Trust 2023 Audited Financial Statements. The Order of Business is below [PDF here]: Related Stories Senate: Audio & Order Of Business Ministry To Remove Abandoned Vehicles Senate: Audio & Order Of Business Parliament:... Read more of this article