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Town Hall Meetings On National Training Plan

Town Hall Meetings On National Training Plan

The National Training Board and the Department of Workforce Development are inviting members of the public to attend upcoming Town Hall Meetings to discuss the National Training Plan. A spokesperson said, “These Town Hall meetings will take place in the West End at St. James Church on Tuesday September 23rd from 6:30pm to 8pm and in the East End... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Seniors Are An Invaluable Resource’

Minister: ‘Seniors Are An Invaluable Resource’

“Accusations by the Opposition that this Government has somehow ‘abandoned’ its seniors couldn’t be further from the truth,” Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden said. Minister Atherden said, “We believe that seniors are an invaluable resource to Bermuda and, as such, should be treated with dignity,... Read more of this article

Ian Kawaley Designated As Acting Governor

Ian Kawaley Designated As Acting Governor

Government House has announced that Mr Ian Kawaley, the Chief Justice, will take on the role of Acting Governor on Thursday, 25 September. Both the Governor and Deputy Governor will be away at that time at separate FCO meetings in Miami. The formal terms of the Government House announcement were, “After consultation with the Premier and the Foreign... Read more of this article

Couple Celebrates 69th Wedding Anniversary

Couple Celebrates 69th Wedding Anniversary

Earlier this week, Premier Michael Dunkley visited with Cedric and Cornelia Tweed, who celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on 6th September. Premier Dunkley presented 89-year-old Mr. Tweed and 87-year-old Mrs. Tweed with an arrangement of flowers for the occasion.The Premier said, “It was a pleasure to spend time with this truly golden couple... Read more of this article

PLP: “We Must Ensure That All Are Included”

PLP: “We Must Ensure That All Are Included”

[Updated] “The PLP is deeply concerned at reports from taxi and boat operators that they appear to have been deliberately left out of efforts by the Bermuda Tourism Authority to sell Bermuda to the hundreds of travel agents set to visit Bermuda,” said Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva. Mr. DeSilva said, “As the BTA has consistently... Read more of this article

Glenn Jones On “Misperceptions” About BTA

Glenn Jones On “Misperceptions” About BTA

Newly appointed Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Stakeholder Relations Adviser Glenn Jones said the “politics of the day do not drive or direct” the BTA team, and asked people to “keep the BTA out of the political crossfire because doing otherwise is counterproductive to the goals I know all of us want to achieve.” Mr. Jones said,... Read more of this article

Michael Weeks To Host Constituency Clinic

Michael Weeks To Host Constituency Clinic

PLP MP Michael Weeks — who represents Constituency #16, Pembroke East Central — will be holding his monthly Constituency Clinic on Saturday, September 20 at the Victor Scott Primary School from 10.00am till 12 noon. Mr. Weeks remarked, “I welcome the opportunity to meet one on one with my constituents to get their feedback, hear their... Read more of this article

PLP & OBA On Financial Policies, Attitudes

PLP & OBA On Financial Policies, Attitudes

“The arrogance and anti-Bermudian attitudes that have become the hallmark of the OBA’s time in office is disappointing but not surprising,” the PLP said, which the OBA said “is rich since the legacy of their years in government is thousands of Bermudians without work…” Shadow Minister for Seniors Derrick Burgess said “the... Read more of this article

Imagine To Mark International Day Of Peace

Imagine To Mark International Day Of Peace

The United Nations has designated Sunday September 21st as International Day of Peace and Imagine Bermuda is joining other local groups in highlighting its observance. A spokesperson said, “The Day is geared to look at ‘Peace’ on all levels of the Human Family and given the very current Global Challenges – Iraq, Ukraine amongst others... Read more of this article

PLP, Minister Respond To Guest House News

PLP, Minister Respond To Guest House News

“The news of the closing of the Salt Kettle Guest House is bad news for the owners, bad news for Bermuda and bad news for Bermudians,” said Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva, adding that it means job losses and a reduction in beds for our visitors. As Bernews reported on Friday, the Salt Kettle Guest House in Paget [pictured] plans to... Read more of this article


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