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OBA Confirm #33 Candidate: Georgia Marshall

OBA Confirm #33 Candidate: Georgia Marshall

[Updated with video] The One Bermuda Alliance announced that Georgia Marshall will be their candidate in the upcoming bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South, which will be held on November 18th. The announcement was made at a press conference in Somerset today [Oct 22], which is still underway, and we will update with the video and full statement... Read more of this article

PLP Banquet Rescheduled Until November 22

PLP Banquet Rescheduled Until November 22

Due to Hurricane Gonzalo, the PLP have rescheduled their Annual Banquet, moving it from October 25 to November 22. A spokesperson said, “Due to recent Hurricane Gonzalo’s effect on Bermuda, the Progressive Labour Party would like to announce the rescheduling of our 47th Annual Banquet. The banquet, originally scheduled for Saturday, October... Read more of this article

Emergency Work Permits Following Gonzalo

Emergency Work Permits Following Gonzalo

[Updated with PLP comment] The Department of Immigration confirmed that, until October 21, businesses can apply for emergency temporary work permits if they are in need of added assistance with Hurricane Gonzalo restoration work. A Government spokesperson said, “Until October 21st businesses can apply for emergency temporary work permits post... Read more of this article

Opposition: “Bermudian Spirit In Full Display”

Opposition: “Bermudian Spirit In Full Display”

“It is in challenging times such as this when we truly see the Bermudian spirit in full display,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said today [Oct 20]. PLP Leader Marc Bean said, “I am very gratified to know that there was no loss of life directly attributed to Hurricane Gonzalo. Unfortunately, there have been incidences of damage around... Read more of this article

Roban: Was Govt Slow To Mobilise Resources?

Roban: Was Govt Slow To Mobilise Resources?

[Updated] “In light of the impact overnight why did it take until late afternoon for there to be a meeting of the EMO,” Shadow Minister of Public Safety Walter Roban has asked. Speaking after the island was battered by Tropical Storm Fay, Mr. Roban said, “We do note that there appear to have been a number of problems with the experience... Read more of this article

‘We Will Fight Govt. Every Step Of The Way”

‘We Will Fight Govt. Every Step Of The Way”

“If the Government chooses to move ahead with its agenda of Privatization, Outsourcing and Mutualisation, then the BTUC will be left with no other option then to move forward with our agenda,” and “will fight the Government every step of the way,” the BTUC said today. The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] consists of multiple... Read more of this article

Two Hour Video: Full SAGE Town Hall Meeting

Two Hour Video: Full SAGE Town Hall Meeting

Last night [Oct 8] the Government held a Town Hall Meeting about the SAGE recommendations at Pier 6 in Hamilton, which attracted a large turnout, with the seats all filled, and people standing at the sides of the room.There was also a group of protesters present, who held signs with sayings including “Save Our Assets” and “Say No... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Protesters At SAGE Town Hall

Photos & Video: Protesters At SAGE Town Hall

[Updated with video] The Town Hall Meeting about the SAGE recommendations is underway at Pier 6 in Hamilton this evening [Oct 8], with sign-holding protesters outside the event, which has attracted a good turnout, with all the seats taken prior to the meeting getting underway.The Town Hall is being hosted by Minister of Finance Bob Richards, and the... Read more of this article

OBA: “Misguided And Mischievous Criticism”

OBA: “Misguided And Mischievous Criticism”

The Opposition’s “misguided and mischievous criticism” about the Government’s travel webpage “shows the desperate lengths to which they will go to try and score cheap political points,” OBA Chair Senator Lynne Woolridge said today. New Web Page Yesterday, the Cabinet Office advised that a web page on the Government Portal... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley On Public Bodies Reform Bill

Premier Dunkley On Public Bodies Reform Bill

Premier Michael Dunkley offered the following in response to recent commentary from the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] surrounding the Public Bodies Reform Bill and by extension the Public Services Reform Initiative [PSRI]. In a recent report designed to provide information on their stance on the Public Bodies Reform Act, the BPSU called on public... Read more of this article


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