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Minicar Rental Regulations Now In Effect

Minicar Rental Regulations Now In Effect

The Motor Car [Minicar] Regulations 2017 came into effect today, Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy said, adding that the “introduction of minicars marks a new era in Bermuda’s transportation history” as “having minicars available for rent is an additional attractive feature for the prospective visitor.” The... Read more of this article

Column: Suggesting ’27 Words’ Before Election

Column: Suggesting ’27 Words’ Before Election

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] Theresa May’s snap decision to call a General Election in June in the UK, got me thinking about Bermuda. With the OBA down to 17 guaranteed votes in a House of Assembly where 19 votes constitutes a Parliamentary majority; with six economic ‘fundamentals’ still not lining up to pull Bermuda out of its... Read more of this article

Premier Addresses Attendees At Forum In Miami

Premier Addresses Attendees At Forum In Miami

Earlier today [April 19], Premier Michael Dunkley addressed attendees at the 7th Edition of the World Strategic Forum [WSF] in Miami, telling them “our history has been defined by our ability to adapt and succeed in an often challenging and turbulent world.” Premier Dunkley was invited to participate in the WSF by the International Economic... Read more of this article

Public School Education Strategic Planning

Public School Education Strategic Planning

The Board of Education said they are “pleased to inform the general public of the progress made thus far gathering data and information to support a new vision and strategic plan for public education.” “During February and March several information sessions were organized to inform key stakeholder groups and the general public of... Read more of this article

Registration Program For Construction Projects

Registration Program For Construction Projects

The Department of Workforce Development is spearheading the development of a ‘National Talent Pool’ for unemployed and underemployed persons interested in construction work opportunities. Minister of Home Affairs Patricia Gordon-Pamplin stated: “New construction projects are beginning in various places on island, and there are forecasts that suggest... Read more of this article

Column: ‘These Promises Have Not Been Kept’

Column: ‘These Promises Have Not Been Kept’

[Opinion column written by Senator Renee Ming] Crime in any community negatively impacts upon the residents and businesses in the immediate area and the spill-on effect ultimately will impact the island on a whole. In a community as tightly-knit and closely connected as St. George’s, any crime has an impact beyond the victim, touching virtually... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Congratulates Tyler Smith

Shadow Minister Congratulates Tyler Smith

Shadow Minister of Community, Youth & Sports Michael Weeks congratulated Tyler Smith on being named Southwestern Athletic Conference [SWAC] Player of the Year. Mr Weeks said, “As Shadow Minister of Sports, I offer my congratulations to Tyler Smith on being named SWAC Player of the Year. Her team, Jackson State University, had a remarkable year... Read more of this article

Sports Minister Congratulates Carifta Athletes

Sports Minister Congratulates Carifta Athletes

Nandi Outerbridge, Minister of Social Development and Sports, today [April 18] congratulated the Bermudian athletes competing in the 46th Flow Carifta Games in Curaçao and the Carifta Swimming Championships in the Bahamas. Minister Outerbridge said, “Our young Bermudian athletes have truly shown that they punch above their weight in international... Read more of this article

BDA Promote Bermuda, America’s Cup At RIMS

BDA Promote Bermuda, America’s Cup At RIMS

A delegation of Bermuda government and industry representatives will turn the spotlight on the 35th America’s Cup at next week’s Risk and Insurance Management Society [RIMS] annual conference and exhibition in Philadelphia, PA. “With just over a month to go before the start of the historic regatta on the island’s Great Sound, the Bermuda... Read more of this article

75% Disagree With BPS Use Of Pepper Spray

75% Disagree With BPS Use Of Pepper Spray

75% of people disagreed with the Bermuda Police Service’s use of pepper spray during the protests in December, according to a recent poll. The poll, conducted earlier this month by Global Research, asked “Do you agree or disagree with the Bermuda Police Service’s use of pepper spray during the Dec 2nd 2016 protests?”When looking... Read more of this article

PLP Congratulates Bermuda’s Carifta Athletes

PLP Congratulates Bermuda’s Carifta Athletes

Following their impressive performances at the Carifta Games, Shadow Minister of Community, Youth & Sports Development Michael Weeks congratulated the athletes, saying “you represented yourselves and Bermuda well.” Mr Weeks said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party congratulates our Carifta athletes on their impressive performances at the... Read more of this article

Premier To Participate In World Strategic Forum

Premier To Participate In World Strategic Forum

Premier Michael Dunkley will be in Miami this week to participate in the 7th Edition of the World Strategic Forum [WSF]. The conference theme is, “Mastering Change, Reigniting Growth” and takes place April 19th & 20th. The Cabinet Office said, “The Premier was invited to the Miami conference by the International Economic Forum.... Read more of this article

Comment Was Racist, Divisive, Jeopardized Staff

Comment Was Racist, Divisive, Jeopardized Staff

The “offensive image and comment recently posted online by a local businessman” was “racist, divisive and unnecessarily jeopardized the livelihood of his staff and their families,” OBA Chairperson Senator Lynne Woolridge said today, adding that “at Easter, a remembrance of sacrifice and hope, let’s remember to put our... Read more of this article