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Minister Congratulates Grow Eat Save Graduates

Minister Congratulates Grow Eat Save Graduates

Last week, the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch addressed the graduates of the 5th Grow! Eat! $ave! programme. Grow! Eat! $ave! is an initiative of Nutrition Services of the Department of Health with the aim of encouraging the public to eat more vegetables, teach sustainable nutrition and at the same time save money. It is offered to the... Read more of this article

New Minister For Cabinet Office: Wayne Furbert

New Minister For Cabinet Office: Wayne Furbert

Wayne Furbert has been appointed Minister for the Cabinet Office, replacing Walton Brown, with the Government confirming that the “change in ministerial responsibilities is effective as at 23rd April 2019.” Premier David Burt said, “I wish to thank former Minister Brown for his service in Cabinet. “He brought a reasoned and thoughtful... Read more of this article

April 25: Nomination Day For Municipal Elections

April 25: Nomination Day For Municipal Elections

Nomination Day for the Municipal Elections will be held this Thursday [April 25] at the Seventh Day Adventist Church Hall on King Street from 11.00am to 1.00pm for both Municipal areas.A Government spokesperson said, “Nomination Day for Bermuda Municipal Elections will be held on Thursday, 25 April 2019, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church Hall... Read more of this article

Presentation For Skills Development Programme

Presentation For Skills Development Programme

Last week, Premier David Burt and his family joined participants of the Government Park’s Departments Skills Development Programme for a presentation at Clifton, the Premier’s residence. Clifton is one of the areas the participants are responsible for. The Premier presented the participants with certificates and a stipend for their participation.Premier... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Kim Wilson Press Conference

Video: Minister Kim Wilson Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Health Kim Wilson is holding a press conference this afternoon [April 22] regarding vaccination week. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 10-minute replay is belowUpdate 2.47pm: Minister Wilson said, “From April 20 to 27, the... Read more of this article

January 2019 Consumer Price Index Report

January 2019 Consumer Price Index Report

Today [April 22], Minister for the Cabinet Office Walton Brown released the January 2019 Consumer Price Index publication from the Department of Statistics. The Minister explained, “In January 2019 consumers paid 1.3 per cent more for the CPI basket of goods and services than they did in January 2018. Between December 2018 and January 2019 the average... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Deflection, The PLP’s Modus Operandi’

Column: ‘Deflection, The PLP’s Modus Operandi’

[Opinion column written by OBA Leader Craig Cannonier] Michael Weeks, in a recent article, accused the One Bermuda Alliance of being revisionist. I thought it was a wonderful piece of deflection – the PLP’s usual modus operandi – which ordinarily is not worth the time it takes to read, let alone reply. This one was different however, as it made... Read more of this article

Easter Message From Premier David Burt

Easter Message From Premier David Burt

[Good Friday/Easter message from Premier David Burt] Easter is the most significant season of the Christian Church; a time of renewed hope and optimism, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. This is a season of new beginnings. Warmer weather, abundant sunshine and the freshness of spring. In Bermuda, the Easter weekend is an opportunity to spend quality... Read more of this article

Easter Message From OBA Leader Cannonier

Easter Message From OBA Leader Cannonier

[Good Friday/Easter message from OBA Leader Craig Cannonier] Let us use this Easter as an opportunity to pause and think about the issues affecting our society and how we can come together to right the wrongs we see around us. Let us come together as one people, united by a simple ideal – to make all our lives better and to help those less fortunate.... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Where Is The Economic Stimulus Plan?’

OBA: ‘Where Is The Economic Stimulus Plan?’

“The job losses at Butterfield Bank are a body blow but the warning signs were there for the Government to see,” Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier said, adding that “questions that must be asked are, where is the economic stimulus plan and, after Butterfield, who is next?” His comments follow after the Bank of Butterfield confirmed... Read more of this article

Video: Education Minister On TN Tatem School

Video: Education Minister On TN Tatem School

[Updated] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain is holding a press conference this morning [April 18] to provide an update on TN Tatem Middle School. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 15-minute replay is belowUpdate 12.53pm: Minister Rabain said, “Good... Read more of this article

Premier Burt On Job Losses At Butterfield Bank

Premier Burt On Job Losses At Butterfield Bank

The Government is “disappointed at the loss of Bermudian jobs” at Butterfield Bank, Premier David Burt said, adding that they will work to ensure former employees have the needed support, and also “increase efforts to diversify our banking sector.” The Premier’s comments follow after the Bank of Butterfield confirmed... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Waste Management Team

Minister Meets With Waste Management Team

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch recently met with senior waste management technical officers to discuss  waste collection. A Government spokesperson said, “Recently, the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch met with senior waste management technical officers to discuss a number of matters regarding waste collection. Minister Burch... Read more of this article