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Opening Ceremony For Triathlon On Thursday

Opening Ceremony For Triathlon On Thursday

The Opening Ceremony for the ITU World Triathlon Series in Bermuda will feature young people from across the island in the lead up to the sporting event that organisers said has attracted more than 600 athletes from 33 countries. “The Opening Ceremony is a salute to all of Bermuda’s young sports stars, recognising that great achievement is... Read more of this article

Simons: Errors Handling Commissioner Position

Simons: Errors Handling Commissioner Position

“The challenges and errors recently experienced with the handling of the former Commissioner of Education speaks to the quality of leadership,” Shadow Minister of Education Cole Simons said, adding that “the Minister of Education must come forward with a statement.” Mr Simons comments pertain to the situation with Dr. Freddie... Read more of this article

PLP Extends Condolences: Christopher Family

PLP Extends Condolences: Christopher Family

The PLP extended their deepest condolences following the passing of Mr. Ellsworth Christopher, longtime President of the Devonshire Recreation Club, and well known footballer, cricketer, and educator. PLP Leader David Burt said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr.... Read more of this article

Burch Pays Tribute As Ira Philip Laid To Rest

Burch Pays Tribute As Ira Philip Laid To Rest

“His career in journalism has been heralded and his professionalism deemed unimpeachable,” Lt/Col. David Burch said as he paid tribute to the late Ira Philip, who was laid to rest yesterday. Minister Burch, speaking at the funeral in his capacity as Acting Premier, said, “Let me first extend my thanks to the family for the opportunity... Read more of this article

Chris Famous Column: Tales From BVI Tortola

Chris Famous Column: Tales From BVI Tortola

[Opinion column written by MP Chris Famous] As I sat on my porch looking out to the sea, I contemplated back on the last 14 days of my life surrounded by fresh mountain air, fresh food, friends and tons of family. Perhaps it was the mixture of sea and mountain air that had me somewhat intoxicated. Perhaps it was the Conch Stew from Gene’s Bar and... Read more of this article

Govt Media Work Suspended To Honour Ira Philip

Govt Media Work Suspended To Honour Ira Philip

To mark his life of exceptional journalistic service, the Government’s Department of Communications will suspend all media activity today as a mark of respect for the late Ira Philip, who is being laid to rest today. Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt said, “I deeply regret that I cannot attend the home-going service for Mr. Ira Philip and... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Burch On Waste Collection

Video: Minister Burch On Waste Collection

[Updated] Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch is holding a press conference this afternoon [Apr 17] to provide an update on waste collection. In February of this year, the Minister had announced that they will revert to once a week garbage collection for a 10 week period, which was scheduled to end on April 27th. Back on February, the Minister... Read more of this article

Success Academy Students Tour Parliament

Success Academy Students Tour Parliament

Students from the Success Academy toured the Sessions House on Parliament Hill as part of their social studies curriculum. The Government posted the photos below online, saying, “Students from The Success Academy today toured the Sessions House on Parliament Hill. “During the visit, Minister Diallo Rabain and Minister Lt. Col. David Burch spoke... Read more of this article

OBA Extends Condolences To Philip Family

OBA Extends Condolences To Philip Family

The OBA “extend sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ira Philip. Mr. Philip was widely acclaimed as a Bermudian historian and journalist,” Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden said. Ms Atherden said, “On behalf of the One Bermuda Alliance, I extend sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ira Philip. Mr. Philip was widely acclaimed... Read more of this article

Mayoral And Media Meetings At RIMS In Texas

Mayoral And Media Meetings At RIMS In Texas

Innovation, resilience and Bermuda’s value to global economies were key themes for discussion as Bermuda met with insurance media and San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg. Premier and Finance Minister David Burt, along with a delegation of representatives from the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA], insurance industry, and the Bermuda Business Development... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier Holds Meetings In Washington

Photos: Premier Holds Meetings In Washington

Premier David Burt traveled to Washington DC, where he attended meetings with a number of US politicians including Rep. Maxine Waters, Rep. Brian Mast, Rep. G.K Butterfield, Rep. James Clyburn, Rep. Yvette Clarke, Rep. Sheila Jackson, Stacey Plaskett, and Rep. Val Butler Demmings. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “Great to catch up with... Read more of this article

Imogene Lawrence Celebrates 103rd Birthday

Imogene Lawrence Celebrates 103rd Birthday

Minister Jamahl Simmons recently visited Packwood Home to see Mrs. Imogene Lawrence who celebrated her 103rd birthday, with the Minister also visiting with Mr. Odwin Berkeley [93 years old] and Mr. Calvin Grant [83 years old] who also both celebrated their birthday on April 13. Minister Simmons said: “I am always in awe of Mrs. Lawrence and delighted... Read more of this article

Dr Brown Expresses Condolences: Philip Family

Dr Brown Expresses Condolences: Philip Family

Former Premier Dr. Ewart Brown expressed his condolences to the family of the late Ira Philip, saying he “was the ‘Media Man’, always making sure the the majority Black population knew the difference between gossip and news.” Dr. Brown said, “Ira Philip, ‘boss’ as I affectionately called him, meant so much to Bermudians,... Read more of this article