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Crockwell Funeral Service To Be Live Streamed

Crockwell Funeral Service To Be Live Streamed

[Updated] A memorial service for Shawn Crockwell is taking place this evening [June 19] and the funeral is scheduled for 4:00pm tomorrow at the Southampton Seventh-day Adventist Church, and both are scheduled to be live streamed online here. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to P.R.I.D.E. Bermuda , 25 Point Finger... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘Heroes Championed Needs Of Many’

PLP: ‘Heroes Championed Needs Of Many’

“On National Heroes’ Day, the PLP joins with the People of Bermuda and the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs in honouring Bermuda’s National Heroes,” Opposition Leader David Burt said. Mr Burt said, ““There can be no coincidence that the majority of Bermuda’s honoured heroes championed the needs of the many, not the few;... Read more of this article

Campaign Suspended Due To Crockwell Funeral

Campaign Suspended Due To Crockwell Funeral

The PLP will suspend campaigning tomorrow [June 20] out of respect for the funeral of MP Shawn Crockwell. A spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party will be suspending its campaign on Tuesday, June 20th out of respect for the funeral of Hon. Shawn Crockwell. “The Party wishes the Crockwell family the ‘peace which surpasses... Read more of this article

Video: OBA Confirm Four More Candidates

Video: OBA Confirm Four More Candidates

The OBA announced four more election candidates today [June 16], with Craig Cannonier to run in Constituency #12 Devonshire South Central, Fabian Minors to run in Constituency #13 Devonshire North Central, Glen Smith to run in Constituency #14 Devonshire North West, and Scott Stewart set to contest Constituency #15 Pembroke East. Mr Minors, Mr Smith,... Read more of this article

Column: How Will Independents Fare In Election?

Column: How Will Independents Fare In Election?

[Opinion column written by Jeremy Deacon] In every election we seem to pose the same question: is this the year for a ‘rise of the independents’, the time when a decent proportion of the backbench will be made up of MPs with no party allegiances? We usually see some candidates but how many have we seen succeed? Some MPs have chosen to later become... Read more of this article

Feedback Invited On National Fuels Policy

Feedback Invited On National Fuels Policy

The Department of Energy within the Ministry of Economic Development is inviting public commentary on their consultation document ‘The National Fuels Sector Policy for Bermuda.’ “The document can be found on the Government portal or in hard copy from the Department of Energy at the Government Administration Building, 3rd floor, 30... Read more of this article

Crockwell Family Express Thanks & Gratitude

Crockwell Family Express Thanks & Gratitude

The Crockwell family have extended their thanks to the “people of Bermuda for their outpouring of love, support and well wishes,” saying they “understand that we shared Shawn with our country, and we know that the entire country is grieving with us.” A statement from the family said, “We would like to take this opportunity... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Candidates For C#28, #30 & #31

Video: PLP Candidates For C#28, #30 & #31

The PLP announced three more election candidates this afternoon [June 15], with Dennis Lister III to run in Constituency #28 Warwick West, Quinton Butterfield to run in Constituency #30 Southampton East Central, and Crystal Caesar set to contest Constituency #31 Southampton West Central.The 28-minute live video replay is below:Dennis Lister III... Read more of this article

New Scholarships & Awards Committee

New Scholarships & Awards Committee

Today [June 15], the Minister of Education, N. H. Cole Simons is pleased to announce a scholarships and awards committee to oversee the selection process and recommend recipients for the Ministry of Education’s new offerings of scholarships and awards. Minister Simons stated: “As promised in the 2016 Speech from the Throne, we have diversified and... Read more of this article

Emails: Paula Cox, Selection & Constituency #14

Emails: Paula Cox, Selection & Constituency #14

There have been internal discussions within the PLP over former Premier Paula Cox’s bid to be the PLP’s candidate for Constituency #14 Devonshire North West, with emails accessed by media indicating that Ms Cox said “if the Party continues to ignore the PLP C14 Branch’s stated decision I am prepared to let the voters of C14 decide... Read more of this article

OBA Video Ad: Fabian Minors Is C#13 Candidate

OBA Video Ad: Fabian Minors Is C#13 Candidate

According to an online advertisement being run by the One Bermuda Alliance on Youtube, Fabian Minors will be their candidate for Constituency #13 Devonshire North Central, a seat currently held by the PLP’s Diallo Rabain who won the seat in a 2016 by-election.The 2016 by-election was prompted by the retirement of PLP MP Glenn Blakeney, and saw Mr... Read more of this article

CURB Extends Condolences To Crockwell Family

CURB Extends Condolences To Crockwell Family

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] have expressed condolences following the passing of MP Shawn Crockwell. A spokesperson said, “On behalf of Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of MP Shawn Crockwell at his untimely and tragic passing.“So many wonderful things have already been... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Announce Three Election Candidates

Video: PLP Announce Three Election Candidates

[Updated] The PLP held a press conference today [June 14] to announce three election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with Anthony Richardson to run in Constituency #7 Hamilton South, Rose Ann Tucker to run in Constituency #8 Smith’s South, and Wayne Caines set to contest Constituency #14 Devonshire North West.The 29-minute live video... Read more of this article