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Minister: Addressing Multi-Generational Trauma

Minister: Addressing Multi-Generational Trauma

Some of the anti-social behavior that is exhibited in our community may have its “genesis in unaddressed multi-generational trauma,” Minister of Youth, Families and Sports Glenn Blakeney said yesterday [Oct 10]. The Minister was giving an update regarding the work being undertaken by the Inter-Agency Committee for Children and Families,... Read more of this article

Video: Sports Minister, Woolridge & Perozzi

Video: Sports Minister, Woolridge & Perozzi

Minister of Youth, Families and Sports Glenn Blakeney held a press conference today [Oct 8] with Sentwali Woolridge and Teresa Perozzi. Both fighters will be among those competing in the ‘All or Nothing’ event this Saturday October 13; Ms Perozzi for the WBC & WBA World Middleweight Championship Titles, and Mr Woolridge for the AMTAC... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host World Cricket Tournament

Bermuda To Host World Cricket Tournament

Premier of Bermuda, Paula Cox, announced Thursday [July 19] that the ICC have confirmed that Bermuda will be the host country of the Pepsi World Cricket League Division 3 in 2013. The Premier said: “The Government of Bermuda, alongside the Bermuda Cricket Board, is delighted to announce that the Island has been selected by the International Cricket... Read more of this article

Minister Blakeney: Equality Legislation In Bermuda

Minister Blakeney: Equality Legislation In Bermuda

“Including protection in the Human Rights framework in the areas of employment, goods, services and housing on the basis of sexual orientation is a long overdue step towards protecting human rights for all people in Bermuda,” Minister Glenn Blakeney said today [July 13] in the House of Assembly. Minister Blakeney lead today’s debate... Read more of this article

Sports Minister Speaks On NatWest Island Games

Sports Minister Speaks On NatWest Island Games

Minister of Youth, Families and Sports Glenn Blakeney spoke yesterday [July 12] about next year’s Island Games, which will be held in Bermuda. Minister Blakeney said: “Let me take this opportunity in warmly welcoming Chairman of the International Island Games Association, Mr. Jorgen Petterson to Bermuda and indeed thank Mr. Jon Beard, Chairman... Read more of this article

Minister Addresses Seniors Awards Ceremony

Minister Addresses Seniors Awards Ceremony

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs held their Seniors Awards Ceremony yesterday [July 2] and Acting Minister of Health Glenn Blakeney was on hand to address those in attendance. Minister Blakeney said, “It was members of your generation who laid the foundation for the Bermuda that we all benefit from today – so to all of you, I... Read more of this article

Minister: Foster Parents Are ‘Unsung Heroes’

Minister: Foster Parents Are ‘Unsung Heroes’

The Ministry of Youth, Families, & Sports, in conjunction with The Department of Child & Family Services hosted an Appreciation Luncheon for Bermuda’s Foster Parents this weekend at the Hamilton Princess. Minister Glenn Blakeney attended the event and said, “We acknowledge and recognize that foster parents play a vital role in the... Read more of this article

Cricket Pitch Preparation & Maintenance Seminar

Cricket Pitch Preparation & Maintenance Seminar

A Cricket Pitch Preparation and Maintenance Seminar will be held in Bermuda at the National Sports Centre during the week of April 23rd 2012, Minister of Youth, Families and Sports Glenn Blakeney announced today [Apr.11]. The seminar will be delivered by Tony Hemming, the Head Curator of the International Cricket Council’s Global Cricket Academy in... Read more of this article

Desilva & Blakeney: Ministry Budgets

Desilva & Blakeney: Ministry Budgets

[Updated with videos] Minister of Health Zane Desilva and Minister of Youth, Families & Sports Glenn Blakeney held a joint press conference this morning [Feb.28], to discuss their Ministry’s respective budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.The proposed 2012/13 budget for the Ministry of Health is $190.98 million, a 10.9% increase from last... Read more of this article

Premier/Ministers To Host Town Hall

Premier/Ministers To Host Town Hall

Premier Paula Cox along with various Government Ministers will host a town hall meeting tomorrow [Feb.28] to discuss the 2012/13 National Budget.The meeting takes place at the Berkeley Institute Auditorium at 7.30 p.m. The Premier will be joined by the following Cabinet Ministers at Tuesday’s meeting: Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport Derrick... Read more of this article

Minister On Aquatic Centre Progress

Minister On Aquatic Centre Progress

Minister of Youth, Families and Sports Glenn Blakeney provided an update on the planned Aquatic Centre this morning [Feb.16]. “I am pleased to announce that the National Sport Centre Board of Trustees have commenced preliminary planning with regard to operational programming for the Aquatic Centre,” said the Minister. “Progress on... Read more of this article

Videos: Premier’s Town Hall Meeting

Videos: Premier’s Town Hall Meeting

Last night [Jan.18] Premier Paula Cox was joined by three Cabinet Ministers at the Dalton E. Tucker Primary School in Southampton, as she hosted the first in a series of Town Hall meetings to discuss the upcoming Budget.The Premier was joined by Attorney General & Minister of Justice Kim Wilson, Minister of Health Zane Desilva, and Minister of... Read more of this article

Minister Blakeney: Human Rights Reforms

Minister Blakeney: Human Rights Reforms

Legislation is being tabled in the House of Assemby today [Dec.2] to bring the Bermuda Human Rights Commission into line with international standards, Youth, Families & Sports Minister Glenn Blakeney [pictured] has said. Working in conjunction with the Department of Human Affairs, the Minister will introduce The Human Rights Amendment [No.2] Act... Read more of this article