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Michael Weeks To Host Constituency Clinic

Michael Weeks To Host Constituency Clinic

PLP MP Michael Weeks — who represents Constituency #16, Pembroke East Central — will be holding his monthly Constituency Clinic on Saturday, September 20 at the Victor Scott Primary School from 10.00am till 12 noon. Mr. Weeks remarked, “I welcome the opportunity to meet one on one with my constituents to get their feedback, hear their... Read more of this article

PLP & OBA On Financial Policies, Attitudes

PLP & OBA On Financial Policies, Attitudes

“The arrogance and anti-Bermudian attitudes that have become the hallmark of the OBA’s time in office is disappointing but not surprising,” the PLP said, which the OBA said “is rich since the legacy of their years in government is thousands of Bermudians without work…” Shadow Minister for Seniors Derrick Burgess said “the... Read more of this article

Imagine To Mark International Day Of Peace

Imagine To Mark International Day Of Peace

The United Nations has designated Sunday September 21st as International Day of Peace and Imagine Bermuda is joining other local groups in highlighting its observance. A spokesperson said, “The Day is geared to look at ‘Peace’ on all levels of the Human Family and given the very current Global Challenges – Iraq, Ukraine amongst others... Read more of this article

PLP, Minister Respond To Guest House News

PLP, Minister Respond To Guest House News

“The news of the closing of the Salt Kettle Guest House is bad news for the owners, bad news for Bermuda and bad news for Bermudians,” said Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva, adding that it means job losses and a reduction in beds for our visitors. As Bernews reported on Friday, the Salt Kettle Guest House in Paget [pictured] plans to... Read more of this article

PLP: “UCC Should Remain Open Indefinitely”

PLP: “UCC Should Remain Open Indefinitely”

“The news that passengers aboard an Air Canada flight were treated at the Lamb-Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] reinforces the vital role that this facility plays in Bermuda,” said Senator Renee Ming, Shadow Spokesperson in the Senate on Health. On Saturday [Sept 13] emergency personnel stood by as Air Canada 942 from Toronto arrived on the... Read more of this article

“Michael Dunkley” Contemporary Art Exhibit

“Michael Dunkley” Contemporary Art Exhibit

A contemporary art exhibit entitled “Michael Dunkley” will be opening at the Bermuda College Art Gallery this evening [Sept 11], with the exhibit set to feature two different forms of visual art: instillation and intervention. Artist Calix Smith explained that that he doesn’t want to divulge too much about the actual content of the... Read more of this article

Opinion: Fubler On BIU President’s Speech

Opinion: Fubler On BIU President’s Speech

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] I found the speech made by BIU President, Chris Furbert on Labour Day to be profound, even though it was brief. I should declare that during my fifteen years serving as Labour Relations Officer, I did a fair number of mediations with this union leader, so we have developed a relationship. On that note, one of... Read more of this article

Cole Simons To Observe Montserrat Election

Cole Simons To Observe Montserrat Election

An International Observer Mission will observe the general elections for the first time in Montserrat, with Bermudian MP Cole Simons [pictured] serving as one of the observers, according to a news report from the Montserrat Reporter. The article said, “For the first time on Montserrat, an International Observer Mission will observe the general... Read more of this article

Former U.S. Base Personnel Attend Reception

Former U.S. Base Personnel Attend Reception

Yesterday evening [Sept 9] Governor George Fergusson and Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell attended a reception that was hosted by the U.S. Consul General Robert Settje for approximately 32 overseas guests which included veterans of the Bermuda United States bases and their families. These veterans have been planning this... Read more of this article

Video: Mandatory Carding Effective October 1

Video: Mandatory Carding Effective October 1

Premier and Minister of National Security, Michael Dunkley today [Sept 9] expanded on the mandatory carding legislation which is to take effect on October 1st, which means that if requested, people will need to present your photo ID when buying alcohol at any licensed premises, such as a bar, restaurant, grocery store, night club or anywhere where alcohol... Read more of this article


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