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One Hour Video: BPSU President Jason Hayward

One Hour Video: BPSU President Jason Hayward

In our latest live interview, BPSU President Jason Hayward sat down with Bernews today for a live interview on our Facebook page, discussing a wide range of topics including the recent protests, Rev Nicholas Tweed’s work permit, the airport redevelopment and the Public Service Regulations amendments. Speaking with guest interviewer Jeremy Deacon,... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier Meets Chinese Ambassador

Photos: Premier Meets Chinese Ambassador

Earlier today Premier Michael Dunkley met with the Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom Liu Xiaoming, to discuss ways in which to establish stronger trade ties between China and Bermuda. “During their conversations, the Ambassador updated the Premier on some of the areas where he believed Bermuda and China could further strengthen their relationship... Read more of this article

PC: ‘Social And Economic Empowerment For All’

PC: ‘Social And Economic Empowerment For All’

“Almost fifty years after his death, the words, sermons and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continue to inspire movements like the People’s Campaign in Bermuda,” the People’s Campaign said today, adding that they will “continuously fight for social and economic empowerment for all in Bermuda.”The People’s... Read more of this article

Premier Extends Thanks To President Obama

Premier Extends Thanks To President Obama

This weekend, Premier Michael Dunkley wrote to President Barack Obama to extend his well-wishes to the outgoing President and express his “deepest appreciation and admiration” for his eight years of service to the people of the United States of America and beyond, on behalf of Bermuda. In the letter, Premier Dunkley said, “Bermudians,... Read more of this article

Chinese Ambassador To UK Visiting Bermuda

Chinese Ambassador To UK Visiting Bermuda

This weekend the Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom Liu Xiaoming arrived on the island where he will attend a host of events on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The visit of the Ambassador is a direct result of the diplomatic and trade visit undertaken at the end of November by Minister Counsellor Jin Xu, First Secretary, Mr. Huang Hongyong and Third... Read more of this article

‘We Are All Proud Of Zeiko’s Accomplishment’

‘We Are All Proud Of Zeiko’s Accomplishment’

Shadow Minister of Community, Youth & Sports Development Michael Weeks congratulated Zeiko Lewis, who was selected by the New York Red Bulls in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft yesterday, saying “we are all proud of his accomplishment.”Mr Weeks said, “On behalf of the Progressive Labour Party, I would like to congratulate Mr. Zeiko Lewis... Read more of this article

Finance Minister Responds to Opposition Leader

Finance Minister Responds to Opposition Leader

“The Opposition Leader’s comments were unhelpful regarding enabling the Bermuda public to increase their calm, thoughtful understanding of this project,” Finance Minister Bob Richards said, adding that “the individuals comprising the BRP are senior, respected and non-political Bermudian financial professionals.”Yesterday,... Read more of this article

People’s Campaign To Host Public Meetings

People’s Campaign To Host Public Meetings

The People’s Campaign will be hosting a series of public meetings next week, with the events set to take place on Tuesday, January 17 at Clearwater Middle School in St. David’s; Thursday, January 19 at Allen Temple A.M.E. Church in Sandys, and Saturday, January 21 at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall in Hamilton. The flyer said, “As a group we... Read more of this article

Receiver Appointed To Oversee Summerhaven

Receiver Appointed To Oversee Summerhaven

A receiver has been appointed to oversee Summerhaven, with Susan Jackson [pictured] appointed receiver until January 2018, with her role to include the “appointment and release of personnel, ensuring adequate staffing, ensuring operational policies and safety measures are in place, ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Charities Act... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘GREAT’ Graduation For Gilbert Students

Photos: ‘GREAT’ Graduation For Gilbert Students

Minister of National Security Jeff Baron, Senator Tinee Furbert and Customs staff today [Jan 13] participated in a GREAT [Gang Resistance Education And Training]‎ ‎graduation at Gilbert Institute.‎ “The GREAT ‎programme is a youth educational awareness initiative that teaches life-skill lessons to address anti-social behavior and crime... Read more of this article

Column: ‘A Healthy Democracy Needs All Of Us’

Column: ‘A Healthy Democracy Needs All Of Us’

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The eloquence of United States President, Barack Obama continued to flow in his ‘Farewell Speech’ this past Tuesday evening, in his hometown of Chicago. While it was aimed at his fellow Americans, its message contained a universal theme, applicable to global citizens. He reminded the audience that he took... Read more of this article

Premier And Minister Visit Land Rover Bar HQ

Premier And Minister Visit Land Rover Bar HQ

Today Premier Michael Dunkley and the Minister of Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons made a site visit to the Land Rover Bar headquarters in Dockyard where they officially welcomed the Land Rover Bar America’s Cup skipper Sir Ben Ainslie and his team. During their tour of the facility, the Premier and Minister Gibbons had the opportunity to speak... Read more of this article

Burt On ‘Handpicked Panel’ For Airport Review

Burt On ‘Handpicked Panel’ For Airport Review

“Yesterday’s announcement by Minister Richards of a handpicked panel to provide what he described as an independent assessment shows contempt and disrespect to the people and their elected representatives,” Opposition Leader and Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt said this evening. “If the Government was truly interested in building... Read more of this article