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PAC To Hold Meeting On Port Royal Golf Course

PAC To Hold Meeting On Port Royal Golf Course

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Accounts will conduct a Public Hearing on Wednesday, 27th April, at 2:30pm in the Senate Chamber. The announcement said, “It is expected that the Standing Committee will deliberate on matters relating to the golf course renovations and facilities improvements work during the Port Royal Golf Course... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Outrage Growing’ Over Airport Project

Column: ‘Outrage Growing’ Over Airport Project

[Opinion column written by MP Rolfe Commissiong] Charles Asnavour and Frank Sinatra once wrote a ballad called “Young at Heart” and the opening lyrics to the legendary song say that “…fairytales can come true; they can happen to you…” Certainly the Canadian re-developers of the airport comprised of the Canadian Crown Corporation, [CCC]... Read more of this article

‘Contribution To Community Is Immeasurable’

‘Contribution To Community Is Immeasurable’

[Updated] Pembroke East Central MP Walter Roban extended his condolences following the passing of hospitality icon Arthur Smith, saying his “contribution to our community is immeasurable.” Mr Roban said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party joins with our fellow Bermudians and all who love Bermuda in celebrating the life of a culinary... Read more of this article

Jeff Baron Steps Down As Special Advisor

Jeff Baron Steps Down As Special Advisor

Premier Michael Dunkley announced today [April 24] that Senator Jeff Baron will step down as Special Advisor to the Premier. Senator Baron submitted his notice on April 1st and it will take effect on May 1st. He will continue as Senator and Junior Minister of National Security. A spokesperson said, “As a result, Ms Jannell Ford will be seconded... Read more of this article

‘Struggle, Sacrifice, Vision Demonstrated By BIU’

‘Struggle, Sacrifice, Vision Demonstrated By BIU’

The PLP extended best wishes to the Bermuda Industrial Union on their 70th anniversary, saying that “21st century Bermuda owes much to the struggle, sacrifice and vision demonstrated by the BIU.” A statement from the party said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party extends best wishes to the Bermuda Industrial Union on their 70th... Read more of this article

Franklin Fahnbulleh Resigns From HRC Role

Franklin Fahnbulleh Resigns From HRC Role

Franklin Fahnbulleh — who was reported to have allegedly fled an overseas jurisdiction —  has “resigned” from his role as Human Rights Commissioner, the Government announced today. A Government spokesperson said, “On behalf of the Human Rights Commission, Chairperson Tawana Tannock wishes to inform the public of the resignation... Read more of this article

Earth Day: “Make Our Island More Sustainable’

Earth Day: “Make Our Island More Sustainable’

“On this Earth Day I encourage each of us to reflect on what we can do to make our Island more sustainable,” Shadow Environment Minister Dennis Lister said today. Mr Lister said, “The Progressive Labour Party would like to join the many countries around the world that acknowledge today 22nd of April as “Earth Day” ‎. “This... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Richards On Airport Development

Video: Minister Richards On Airport Development

[Updated] “The Bermudian public should not be deceived by innuendo, false accusations, and political rhetoric over the airport development project,” Finance Minister Bob Richards said yesterday [April 21]. Speaking at a press conference, Minister Richards said, “I want to speak about some matters that have taken place over the last... Read more of this article

Dr James ‘One Of Great Bermudians Of His Time’

Dr James ‘One Of Great Bermudians Of His Time’

Dr. Clarence James “stands as one of the great Bermudians of his time, a man who devoted his life to helping others live in health and harmony,” Premier Michael Dunkley said at yesterday’s funeral for the late Dr. Clarence James. The Premier said, “It is a privilege to be here today to speak in tribute of Dr. Clarence James CBE.... Read more of this article

Premier Sends Birthday Wishes To The Queen

Premier Sends Birthday Wishes To The Queen

Today [April 21] Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 90th birthday, and and in honour of the occasion, Premier Michael Dunkley has written to the Queen extending birthday well wishes and congratulations on behalf of Bermuda. Premier Dunkley wrote, Bermuda joins with the rest of the world in wishing you the happiest of birthdays. The occasion of your 90th... Read more of this article

Today’s PAC Meeting Postponed Until April 27th

Today’s PAC Meeting Postponed Until April 27th

The Public Accounts Committee meeting that was scheduled to take place at 2.30pm today [April 21] has been postponed until next week. A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that due to the funeral for the late Hon. Dr. Clarence James this afternoon, the Public Hearing that had been scheduled for today at 2:30pm in the Senate Chamber by the Parliamentary... Read more of this article

Exchange Of Information Between UK & Bermuda

Exchange Of Information Between UK & Bermuda

The official UK Government website posted a number of documents today [April 21], detailing information sharing agreements between the UK Government and various territories, including Bermuda. In posting the document, the website said, “This exchange of notes and technical protocol for sharing beneficial ownership information came into force on... Read more of this article

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