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Minister Baron: ‘Harsh Reality Has Intruded’

Minister Baron: ‘Harsh Reality Has Intruded’

“In the midst of the celebrations of Bermuda Day and the remainder of this Heritage Month, a harsh reality has intruded on the lives of two families in our community,” Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said today. Over the weekend, two people died in separate incidents, with 26-year-old Patrick Dill killed in a shooting in Pembroke,... Read more of this article

RA Report Details Mobile, Internet, TV & More

RA Report Details Mobile, Internet, TV & More

According to the Regulatory Authority’s annual report, the mobile sector experienced a slight increase in outgoing calls and a significant decrease in text messages while Pay TV subscriptions and the fixed telephone sector have declined. “The decline in both Calls and SMSs from Q3 to Q4 is in line with the increased usage of other forms... Read more of this article

Premier’s Visit To Azores & NY Cost $13,253

Premier’s Visit To Azores & NY Cost $13,253

A trip in May 2016 by Premier Michael Dunkley  to Azores and New York cost $13,253.15, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Monday, May 02, 2016 – Monday, May 09, 2016, and the web page listing said, “The Premier of Bermuda made an official visit to the Azores, at the invitation... Read more of this article

Premier & PLP Leader: Bermuda Day Wishes

Premier & PLP Leader: Bermuda Day Wishes

Premier Michael Dunkley and Acting Opposition Leader David Burt extended Bermuda Day well wishes to all today [May 24], encouraging everyone to enjoy the day and celebrate our Bermudian culture. Premier Dunkley said, “This truly is one of the most exciting times of the year for us. Celebrating our unique heritage with family, friends and the special... Read more of this article

PLP & OBA: Condolences To Dr Thomas’ Family

PLP & OBA: Condolences To Dr Thomas’ Family

[Updated] Following the passing of Dr. George Thomas, the PLP has extended its “heartfelt condolences” to the former United Bermuda Party Minister of Education’s family. A statement from the PLP’s Acting Leader, David Burt, said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party extends our heartfelt condolences to the family of Dr.... Read more of this article

PLP Support Tucker’s Point Concessions Bill

PLP Support Tucker’s Point Concessions Bill

On Friday in Parliament, the PLP Members of Parliament voted in support of the Government’s Concessions order for Tucker’s Point, with Shadow Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons saying, “The PLP supports this bill as it will facilitate enhancement of the tourism product at Tucker’s Point and provide opportunities for workers in... Read more of this article

Minister Richards: Heritage Month Activities

Minister Richards: Heritage Month Activities

Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [May 20], Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards provided an overview of the Heritage Month activities, and also wished residents an enjoyable and safe Bermuda Day Holiday. Minister Richards said, “The theme this year is ‘A Tapestry of Cultures’. The Department of Community... Read more of this article

AG: Modernizing Bermuda’s Law On Fraud

AG: Modernizing Bermuda’s Law On Fraud

Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [May 20], Attorney-General Trevor Moniz provided an overview of Government’s intention to update and modernize Bermuda’s laws relating to fraud. Minister Moniz said, “As is the case with our parallel efforts to combat bribery and corruption, by updating and modernizing the law of fraud in Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Census: Bermuda Begins Counting Population

Census: Bermuda Begins Counting Population

Today is Census Day and tomorrow is the day when Bermuda officially begins the process of counting its entire population, Premier Michael Dunkley said in the House of Assembly today [May 20] The Premier said, “The general benefit of a Census is that it provides a snapshot of the size and profile of the population and housing stock at a given point... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Gives MPs Bermuda Day Cake

MarketPlace Gives MPs Bermuda Day Cake

In keeping with its annual tradition, the MarketPlace Ltd. presented the House of Assembly with a specially made cake in honour of the upcoming Bermuda Day holiday earlier today [May 20]. “The public will recall that this year’s Heritage Month and Bermuda Day Parade theme is a Tapestry of Cultures, and imagery on the cake depicted a variety... Read more of this article

‘Beginning Of Enhanced Friendship With Azores’

‘Beginning Of Enhanced Friendship With Azores’

Today [May 20] in the House of Assembly, Premier Michael Dunkley provided an overview of his visit to the Azores and the signing of the MOU, saying it is “is just the beginning of an enhanced friendship with the Azores.” The Premier was accompanied to the Azores by Attorney-General Trevor Moniz, Secretary to the Cabinet Dr. Derrick Binns... Read more of this article

Modernizing Bermuda’s Bribery, Corruption Laws

Modernizing Bermuda’s Bribery, Corruption Laws

Speaking today [May 20] in the House of Assembly, Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs Trevor Moniz provided an overview of Government’s intention to modernize Bermuda’s laws relating to bribery and corruption. Minister Moniz said, “Bermuda has made tremendous efforts in recent years to combat economic crime of all kinds, particularly... Read more of this article

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