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People Gather To Protest Immigration Policies

People Gather To Protest Immigration Policies

[Updated] People are presently gathering on the Cabinet Grounds today [March 25] with a rally set to take place at 5.30pm to protest the immigration policies, with the flyer for the event saying “Enough is Enough! Put an end to OBA’s immigration policies.” As of this writing [5.24pm] things are just getting underway, however we will... Read more of this article

Holdipp Files Writ On “Behalf Of Bermudians”

Holdipp Files Writ On “Behalf Of Bermudians”

Saying he filed it on “behalf of Bermudians residing in Bermuda,” John Holdipp III has filed a writ in the Supreme Court against Minister of Finance Bob’Richards, Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy, Premier Michael Dunkley, and the “Elected Members of the OBA Government.” Mr Holdipp said, “This writ was activated... Read more of this article

Opinion: Senator Ming On Plans To Close School

Opinion: Senator Ming On Plans To Close School

[Opinion column written by Senator Renee Ming] St George’s is more to me than the place I live. It is the place where I grew up. It is the place where my family is from and it is where I am raising my children. Some have used St George’s as a political football while displaying neither love nor commitment to the people who, like me, call... Read more of this article

Minister: Definition Of “Sponsored Dependant”

Minister: Definition Of “Sponsored Dependant”

The implementation of the new Work Permit Policies saw the inclusion of a definition for a “sponsored dependant”, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said, with a “sponsored dependent” being defined as a spouse of a PRC holder or work permit holder; a partner of a Bermudian, PRC holder or work permit holder and child[ren] of a PRC... Read more of this article

Minister Outlines Immigration Amendment Act

Minister Outlines Immigration Amendment Act

Minister of Home Affairs, Sen. Michael Fahy today [Mar 21] provided clarification regarding the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act Amendment Bill to be debated on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in the Senate. Outlining the intent of the Bill, Minister Fahy noted:‎1. The bill will lower the minimum Annual Rental Value [ARV] from $177k to $153k for... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dr. E.F. Gordon Remembered

Photos & Video: Dr. E.F. Gordon Remembered

Imagine Bermuda, in collaboration with the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs and the Chewstick Foundation, hosted a celebration of the 120th anniversary of the birth of national hero Dr. E.F Gordon on Friday [Mar 20] in front of City Hall in Hamilton. The program at City Hall included presentations, music, and spoken word by students from... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘I Have Every Confidence In Sen Baron’

Premier: ‘I Have Every Confidence In Sen Baron’

Following the recent Court ruling which saw a defendant acquitted of charges of assaulting Senator Jeff Baron, Premier Michael Dunkley said he has “every confidence in Senator Baron’s abilities to conduct his duties.” In August 2014 there was an incident in the parking lot at the Swizzle Inn in Hamilton parish, with the Senator apparently... Read more of this article

Attorney-General: ‘Diversion From Prosecution’

Attorney-General: ‘Diversion From Prosecution’

The Ministry of Legal Affairs and Ministry of National Security will “look to incorporating a philosophical focus on ‘diversion from prosecution’ to our criminal justice system,” Attorney-General Trevor Moniz said. While delivering the Budget Brief in the House of Assembly, the Attorney-General said, “The Chief Justice discussed... Read more of this article

Govt: Errors In Prior Company Registration Stats

Govt: Errors In Prior Company Registration Stats

Minister of Economic Development, Dr.Grant Gibbons said that officials at the Registrar of Companies have “discovered longstanding errors in prior reports of company registrations.” Dr. Gibbons stated that errors were discovered in the way company registration statistics were being extracted and compiled from the raw data stored in the Registrar... Read more of this article

Only 10% Of Businesses Registered To Vote

Only 10% Of Businesses Registered To Vote

“The legal notice for the voting date of the Corporation of Hamilton Municipal Election was posted earlier this week, but what most businesses don’t realize is that they are probably not eligible to vote,” the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce said today. “Thus far, approximately 10% of businesses have registered to vote on Thursday, 7th... Read more of this article


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