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Minister Caines Updates On Regiment Training

Minister Caines Updates On Regiment Training

“Over the past three months, the Royal Bermuda Regiment has engaged in several activities related to local and overseas training, defence engagement, and recruiting,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines Speaking in the House of Assembly today [June 15], Minister Caines provided an update on their training, noting that for the first... Read more of this article

Fourteen Complete Teacher Induction Program

Fourteen Complete Teacher Induction Program

Alanna Furbert, Swaynisha Outerbridge, Jodi Maronie, Dani Usher, Carla Emery, Shawnette DeRosa, Severin Tucker, Bryce Williams, Abimbola Bademosi, Brendal Simons, Chardinae Wilson-Trott, Karene Smith, Monique Paul, and Monica Smith all completed the Bermuda Teacher Induction Programme. This was announced by Minister of Education Diallo Rabain in the... Read more of this article

$125K Sponsorship: Bermuda Heroes Weekend

$125K Sponsorship: Bermuda Heroes Weekend

[Updated] The Government announced sponsorship of the 2018 Heroes Weekend Carnival for $125,000 saying this “dynamic new partnership will ensure that Heroes’ Weekend Carnival is sustained long into the future and will be cemented onto Bermuda’s Social and Cultural calendar.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [June 15], Minister... Read more of this article

Deputy Premier Concludes Round Of UK Talks

Deputy Premier Concludes Round Of UK Talks

Deputy Premier Walter Roban represented Bermuda in London for the Joint Ministerial Council European Negotiations [JMC EN] and the Pre-JMC ahead of the annual November meetings in London. A Government spokesperson said, “The Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs, The Hon. Walter H. Roban JP MP represented Bermuda in London... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Govt Reform Progress

Minister Updates On Govt Reform Progress

“The goal is to have the draft Government Reform Strategic Plan completed by summer 2018 and, subject to approval, implementation will commence immediately thereafter,” Minister of Government Reform Lovitta Foggo said today. Speaking in the House of Assembly on progress made towards Government Reform, the Minister said that “reform... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Donating Blood Helps Save Lives’

Minister: ‘Donating Blood Helps Save Lives’

Every year on June 14, people around the world donate blood in honour of World Blood Donor Day, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said in the House of Assembly today [June 15], adding that we need to educate the community and raise awareness, as donating blood helps save lives. The Minister said, “Every year on June 14, people around the world will... Read more of this article

Video: Premier David Burt On Fintech Plans

Video: Premier David Burt On Fintech Plans

The Digital Asset Business Act requires companies that are licensed in the fintech space to have a physical presence here in Bermuda, within the next two months we may begin to see more companies begin setting up, and the legislation being passed seeks to ensure that business done on our shores will be done with the highest standards. This was from... Read more of this article

National Security Minister Meets With EMO

National Security Minister Meets With EMO

With hurricane season officially getting underway on June 1st, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines convened an Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] to discuss hurricane preparedness. EMO members in attendance included co-chair, Police Commissioner Michael DeSilva, Deputy Governor Ginny Ferson, and key representatives from the Bermuda Weather... Read more of this article

Parliament: Order Of Business For June 15th

Parliament: Order Of Business For June 15th

Statements on the Fintech Development Fund, Blood Donation, Ministry Water Plans for the Summer,Land Title Registration, Government Reform Progress Report II, Bermuda Heroes Weekend, Bermuda Teacher Induction Programme, Royal Bermuda Regiment Second Quarter Report and Customs Department Quarter 1 & 2 Report are due to be delivered in Friday’s... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Premier David Burt

Video: Interview With Premier David Burt

Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt is speaking with Bernews this afternoon [June 14], sitting down for a wide ranging interview with journalist Don Burgess, discussing topics including the sugar tax, creating jobs, fintech, education, and a livable wage.He also discussed the recent legislation and court ruling on same-sex marriages, racism,... Read more of this article

Top Cancer Doctors Meet Minister Of Health

Top Cancer Doctors Meet Minister Of Health

Leading cancer doctors who are in Bermuda for a medical conference, had the opportunity to meet the Minister of Health Kim Wilson. The doctors are here for the second Pink & Teal Conference on Breast and Ovarian Cancer organized at the Fairmont Southampton Resort by Innovative Medical Conferences, LLC., whose President and CEO is Bill Keegan [pictured... Read more of this article

Group Urges Progress On Immigration Reform

Group Urges Progress On Immigration Reform

[Updated] The “Supporting Fair Immigration Reform” group said they applaud Premier David Burt for recognizing the Portuguese community by announcing a public holiday to commemorate the anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants, however they “remain concerned about the current dilemma of immigration reform that many Portuguese... Read more of this article

Deputy Premier In Overseas Territories Talks

Deputy Premier In Overseas Territories Talks

Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban is representing Bermuda for meetings with the UK and the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council [JMC] in the United Kingdom. The Deputy Premier and Bermuda’s London Office Director and Representative in the UK, Kimberley Durrant, are attending the UK-OT JMC focused... Read more of this article