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Minister: Red Ensign Conference “A Success”

Minister: Red Ensign Conference “A Success”

The 2015 Red Ensign Group Conference “was truly a success”, Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell said in the House of Assembly today [July 3]. Minister Crockwell said, “The 2015 Red Ensign Group Conference that was held at Grotto Bay Resort last week from the 22nd to 25th June. “This annual conference... Read more of this article

Minister: Planned Amendments To Motor Car Act

Minister: Planned Amendments To Motor Car Act

The Ministry plans to amend the Motor Car Regulations to ensure that the enabling legislation and accompanying regulations are aligned with the current policy as it relates to window tint, and also plan to allow the use of hands free communication devices such as Bluetooth technology, Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell said... Read more of this article

81% Feel Hosting AC Will Have Positive Impact

81% Feel Hosting AC Will Have Positive Impact

A June 2015 public opinion poll by Global Research and Strategy Group Ltd. has found that the majority of Bermuda residents see positive benefits associated with the America’s Cup Race coming to Bermuda. “Eighty-one percent of respondents believed that hosting the America’s Cup will have a positive impact on tourism, jobs and Bermuda’s economy.... Read more of this article

Copies Of Legislation Introduced On June 26th

Copies Of Legislation Introduced On June 26th

During Friday’s [June 26] sitting of the House of Assembly, the legislation that was introduced included the Motor Car Amendment [No. 2] Bill 2015 and Tobacco Control Bill 2015. PDF copies of the legislation:Motor Car Amendment [No. 2] Bill 2015 [PDF here]Tobacco Control Bill 2015 [PDF here] Related StoriesCopies Of Legislation... Read more of this article

Southlands Community Garden Groundbreaking

Southlands Community Garden Groundbreaking

[Updated] Earlier today [July 1], Premier Michael Dunkley and  Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier joined Dr. Kuni Frith-Black and the Friends of Southlands for a ground breaking ceremony at site of the new community garden in the Southlands Park in Warwick. The community garden, which is spearheaded by the Friends of Southlands, is slated to... Read more of this article

MPs To Host Meeting On Shelly Bay Beach

MPs To Host Meeting On Shelly Bay Beach

Hamilton Parish MPs Derrick Burgess and Wayne Furbert are inviting residents of Constituencies 5, 6 and the wider community to a meeting concerning the development of Shelly Bay Beach. The meeting will be held on Thursday [July 2] beginning at 7:30pm at Shelly Bay Beach. In a joint statement Mr Burgess and Mr Furbert said, ”As this multi-purpose... Read more of this article

“Continued Shrinkage Is Slow Economic Poison”

“Continued Shrinkage Is Slow Economic Poison”

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] As though hit by a poisonous gas seeping into the air that we breath, it has happened. Bermudians have begun heading for extinction. Dying off. Bermuda has entered a new era. Stumbling towards it for over fifteen years, in 2014, Bermudians began dying faster than they were being born. In 2014, Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Opinion: 3.806 Million Square Miles Of Marriage

Opinion: 3.806 Million Square Miles Of Marriage

[Opinion column written by Shari-Lynn Pringle] “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than they once were.” [Justice Kennedy] The historic ruling by the U.S Supreme Court will send ripples... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With PAHO-WHO Representative

Minister Meets With PAHO-WHO Representative

Today [June 29] the Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden met with PAHO-WHO [Pan American Health Organization –World Health Organization] representative Dr. Noreen Jack at Ministry headquarters. Dr. Jack is visiting Bermuda to consult with the Ministry on the Biennial Work Plan, a short term strategic plan for health system improvements... Read more of this article

Latvia Corrects Record, Bermuda Not Blacklisted

Latvia Corrects Record, Bermuda Not Blacklisted

[Updated] A second European state, Latvia, has conceded Bermuda is not one of their “blacklisted” countries and has written to the European Commission [EC] to set the record straight, the Finance Ministry said today. “The EC recently included Bermuda in a list of 30 “uncooperative” tax jurisdictions. The master “blacklist” was comprised... Read more of this article

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