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Minister Announces Free LED Bulb Exchange

Minister Announces Free LED Bulb Exchange

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban is holding a press conference this morning [April 8] regarding a “new energy initiative.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. The Minister announced that starting on May 1st, and running as long as supplies last, people will be able to bring... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

The Information Commissioner’s Office released the latest edition of their “Monthly Roundup”, which they said “benefits anyone who would like to learn more about the work of the Information Commissioner’s Office, including Information Officers, Heads of Public Authorities, members of the public who use the PATI Act, members of the legal... Read more of this article

Video: Enterprise Incubator Press Conference

Video: Enterprise Incubator Press Conference

[Updated] Premier David Burt is holding a press conference this morning [April 5] to introduce the new cohort of the Enterprise Bermuda Incubator, which includes eight new entrepreneurs. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 15-minute replay is belowUpdate... Read more of this article

Premier Meets With American Congressmen

Premier Meets With American Congressmen

Premier David Burt recently met with a number of U.S politicians including Congressman George Holding of North Carolina, Congressman Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Chairman of the Financial Services, Congressman Lacy Clay, Chairman of the Financial Services, Rep. Richard Neal Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee, and Rep. G. K. Butterfield. Premier Burt... Read more of this article

Government In Talks With Canadian Consulate

Government In Talks With Canadian Consulate

Minister for the Cabinet Office Walton Brown today [April 4] provided an update regarding the Biometric Identification Process for Canadian Visa Applicants saying “the Bermuda Government has stepped in and is currently in discussions with the Canadian Consulate in Bermuda”. A spokesperson said, “The public will be aware that specific identification... Read more of this article

Premier To Conduct Meetings In Washington DC

Premier To Conduct Meetings In Washington DC

Premier David Burt will “conduct a round of key meetings” with members of Congress in Washington DC on Wednesday, the Government said. “With a focus on Bermuda’s national security and financial services, the Premier is set to meet with the office of Senator Tim Scott [R-SC] the chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Financial Institutions... Read more of this article

April Is Recognised As Alcohol Awareness Month

April Is Recognised As Alcohol Awareness Month

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator Kathy Simmons was joined by Executive Director of CADA Anthony Santucci this morning [April 1] to recognise Alcohol Awareness Month. This year’s theme is ‘Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow’.Attorney General Simmons remarks: Attorney General Simmons said, “Today, Bermuda joins the US National... Read more of this article

Nine People Complete Cleaning Institute Training

Nine People Complete Cleaning Institute Training

This morning, Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo presented certificates to eight of the nine participants who completed the Cleaning Management Institute Training Programme which was held in partnership with the Department of Workforce Development and took place from 25 March to 30 March, 2019. Participants included Hazel... Read more of this article

‘UK Encouraged Bermuda To Engage With EU’

‘UK Encouraged Bermuda To Engage With EU’

“The UK has encouraged Bermuda to engage with the EU Commission throughout the process in order to deliver the changes they committed to make in full,” Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General Mel Stride said. This follows after the EU announced that Bermuda has been added to the list of ‘non-cooperative jurisdictions... Read more of this article

Bermuda To St. Andrews Scholarship Opportunity

Bermuda To St. Andrews Scholarship Opportunity

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain today [March 29] announced that the Ministry of Education is now accepting applications for the 2019 Bermuda to St. Andrews Scholarship. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Education, the Hon. Diallo V. Rabain, JP, MP is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Education is now accepting applications... Read more of this article

Minister Lovitta Foggo Meets With Fara Gorsi

Minister Lovitta Foggo Meets With Fara Gorsi

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo recently met with Americas Regional Development Manager for the International Cricket Council [ICC] Fara Gorsi.A spokesperson said, “This week, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports the Hon. Lovitta Foggo JP MP met with Americas Regional Development Manager for the International... Read more of this article

Minister Extends Condolences To Smith Family

Minister Extends Condolences To Smith Family

“It is with heartfelt regret that we recognize the passing of one or our very own,” said the Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva, in the wake of Tuesday’s fatal road traffic collision. “On behalf of government, and colleagues from the Department of Marine and Ports, I join the community in extending our deepest condolences to the... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt Meets With Pierre Moscovici

Premier David Burt Meets With Pierre Moscovici

Premier David Burt met with Pierre Moscovici, the European Union Commissioner of Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, and the Government said they “look forward to continued dialogue with the Commission,” adding that “Bermuda is confident that we will be removed from the list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax... Read more of this article