Tag: Elimination of term limits

Cayman Islands Discusses Immigration Reform

Cayman Islands Discusses Immigration Reform

Immigration reform is one of the key issues in the upcoming election in the Cayman Islands, and some of their political figures have suggested they follow Bermuda’s lead in eliminating term limits. CompassCayman.com reports that former Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush believes Cayman should follow Bermuda’s example and abandon the term limits policy... Read more of this article

Protest Group: “We Will Continue To Be Vigilant”

Protest Group: “We Will Continue To Be Vigilant”

Speaking after yesterday’s [Mar 1] demonstration at the House of Assembly, the Concerned Bermudians group said they will continue to be vigilant as they are “quite aware of the necessity for term limits in Bermuda.” “We have noted that both Premier Cannonier and Minister Fahy have attempted an apology by way of an explanation... Read more of this article

Premier Apologizes For Use Of “Xenophobia”

Premier Apologizes For Use Of “Xenophobia”

[Updated with videos] Speaking at a press conference held this afternoon [Mar 1] following the demonstration on the grounds of the House of Assembly, Premier Craig Cannonier apologized for the use of the word xenophobia. The “Concerned Bermudians” group who organized the demonstration today had requested that “officials and members... Read more of this article

Live Blog: Term Limits March & Demonstration

Live Blog: Term Limits March & Demonstration

[Updated] The first of today’s [Mar 1] marches and demonstrations is underway, with a less than impressive turnout for the first march, while considerably more people showed up for the second event. What appeared to be one person started off the ‘March on Parliament’ that was scheduled to leave from Union Square at 10:30am. He was joined by... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Protest At The House Of Assembly

Photos/Video: Protest At The House Of Assembly

[Updated with video] Crowds of people descended on the House of Assembly this afternoon [Mar 1] to participate in a demonstration organized by a group calling themselves “Concerned Bermudians.” The group was calling for Term Limits to be reinstated, a three month extension of of the Work Permit Policy Review, a public apology from the Minister of... Read more of this article

Term Limits: Group Calls For Meeting, Apology

Term Limits: Group Calls For Meeting, Apology

A group of Bermudians who say they are concerned about the future of the island are calling for Bermudians to assemble on the grounds of the House of Assembly on Friday, March 1st at 12pm. The group is calling for 4 things: Term Limits to be reinstated, a three month extension of of the Work Permit Policy Review, a public apology from the Minister of... Read more of this article

Videos: Town Hall Meeting On Term Limits

Videos: Town Hall Meeting On Term Limits

[Updated with full video of event] This evening [Feb 13] a Public Forum on Term Limits is being held at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall. The panelists are Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy, Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban, BIU President Chris Furbert, President of the Bermuda Employers Council Keith Jensen, President of the Chamber of... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Public Discussion On Term Limits

Upcoming: Public Discussion On Term Limits

On Wednesday evening [Feb 13] there will be a Public Forum on Term Limits at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall starting from 5.30pm. The panelists will be Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy, Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban, BIU President Chris Furbert, President of the Bermuda Employers Council Keith Jensen, President of the Chamber of... Read more of this article

Full Document: Term Limits Impact Assessment

Full Document: Term Limits Impact Assessment

“In the medium to long-term, it is expected a rebounding economy in conjunction with no term limits will help shift public opinion,” the Impact Assessment on the Elimination of Term Limits document said. The document — which has been leaked to the media — said that “perception may be held negatively however among community... Read more of this article

Police Attend ‘Sit In’ Over Term Limit Documents

Police Attend ‘Sit In’ Over Term Limit Documents

Yesterday afternoon [Feb 5] the police attended a ‘sit in’ which was launched by Jonathan Starling [pictured] at the Home Affairs Ministry headquarters. The former Independent political candidate was seeking the release of the Term Limit policy review document. Last week Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy confirmed that Government will... Read more of this article


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