Tag: Bermuda politics

Report: Bermuda “Refuses” Cameron Request

Report: Bermuda “Refuses” Cameron Request

“David Cameron’s campaign to destroy the ‘cloak of secrecy’ around the ownership of offshore companies has been snubbed by the richest and most important of the UK’s overseas territories,” a report from the UK’s Independent claims. Their report said, “Bermuda boasts of being the ‘risk capital of the world’... Read more of this article

MP Michael Weeks To Hold Clinic Today

MP Michael Weeks To Hold Clinic Today

Progressive Labour Party MP Michael Weeks — who represents Constituency #16 Pembroke East Central — will be holding a Constituency Clinic today [Nov 22] from 10.00am – 12.00pm at the Victor Scott School. All are welcome to attend. Related PostsMinister & OBA On Moratorium Policy Nelson Bascome Centre Formally Opens Gang... Read more of this article

Opinion Column: Airport Development Plan

Opinion Column: Airport Development Plan

[Opinion column written by David Tavares & Erwin Adderley] Our early history records our place in the Maritime Atlantic World. Bermuda’s people and partners have a long history of providing service both in the hospitality, international and finance sectors of our economy. We have committed treason and indulged in pirating during our early isolation... Read more of this article

“Bermuda’s Energy Future Is About Change”

“Bermuda’s Energy Future Is About Change”

We cannot continue to produce electricity exclusively from oil and “must examine other alternatives and create a diversified energy portfolio,” Minister of Education and Economic Development Grant Gibbons said today [Nov 21] in the House of Assembly The Minister was speaking about the recent Energy Summit, that was held at the Fairmont... Read more of this article

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

[Updated with audio] Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 21], Minister of Finance Bob Richards provided an overview of the agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to pave the way for the airport redevelopment. Minister Richards said, “The redevelopment of the Bermuda airport represents one of the most important capital... Read more of this article

Bermuda National Library Launches Tutor.com

Bermuda National Library Launches Tutor.com

The Bermuda National Library has launched Tutor.com, a new online resource for students of all ages, Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Wayne Scott said today [Nov 21] in the House of Assembly. Minister Scott said, “Whether you just need a little hint to get unstuck or you need someone to explain the concept a bit slower, Tutor.com can... Read more of this article

Dr Gibbons On Bermuda College Annual Report

Dr Gibbons On Bermuda College Annual Report

“This morning I am pleased to lay the 2013/2014 Annual Report for the Bermuda College,” Minister of Education and Economic Development Grant Gibbons said today [Nov 21] in the House of Assembly “While this is an important exercise in accountability, it is also an opportunity to share with Honourable Members the continued progress... Read more of this article

Audio: MP Jamahl Simmons Officially Sworn In

Audio: MP Jamahl Simmons Officially Sworn In

Newly-elected MP Jamahl Simmons was sworn in this morning [Nov 21], with Speaker of the House Randy Horton administering the oath to begin today’s session in the House of Assembly. On November 18th, Mr. Simmons won the bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South, defeating the OBA’s Georgia Marshall, winning 462 votes [58.18%] to the OBA’s... Read more of this article

“Bermudians Passed Over For Employment”

“Bermudians Passed Over For Employment”

[Updated with Minister's response] “Despite the parade of photo ops put out by the OBA, the issue of qualified, capable Bermudians being passed over for employment in favor of foreign workers continues to be too often experienced by Bermudians,” Shadow Minister for Labour Relations and Seniors Derrick Burgess said in a statement last night. Mr.... Read more of this article

Sen. Woolridge: Cash Back For Communities

Sen. Woolridge: Cash Back For Communities

[Opinion column written by Senator Lynne Woolridge, One Bermuda Alliance Chairman] November so far seems to have been a busy month for the news media, so one story that I hoped would be given prominence threatens to fade into relative obscurity. I’m therefore using this medium to draw people’s attention to it once again. I am talking of the Cash... Read more of this article


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