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Minister: 620 Applications For Bermudian Status

Minister: 620 Applications For Bermudian Status

The total number of Bermudian status applications from PRC holders received to date is around 620, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said today [Feb 18] in the Senate. In providing an update on the applications, Minister Fahy said: “Further to the Supreme Court ruling by Chief Justice Kawaley in the Rebecca Carne and Antonio Correia [both... Read more of this article

Senator Daniels: Time To Reevaluate PRCs

Senator Daniels: Time To Reevaluate PRCs

[Opinion column written by Senator Marc G. Daniels] On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Minister Michael Fahy, without any consultation or open dialogue, made an announcement that OBA would drop the PRC appeal. Having read MP Sylvan Richards’s recent opinion piece dated July 29, 2014, it seems as if we are now truly witnessing a game of Masterpiece Theatre. Contrary... Read more of this article

Rev. Tweed Responds To Canon Francis’ Letter

Rev. Tweed Responds To Canon Francis’ Letter

[Written by Rev. Nicholas Tweed in response to the letter to the editor by Canon James W. Francis] The time has truly come for people of goodwill to let their voices be heard. There is a saying, “call a spade a spade!” It is very interesting yet hardly surprising that individuals who have played no role in the quest to create a fair and just Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Comeau: PRC Holders’ Right To Citizenship

Comeau: PRC Holders’ Right To Citizenship

[Opinion column written by Kevin Comeau] Recently, in an attempt to clarify the PLP’s position, MP Walton Brown publicly stated the PLP’s rationale behind their opposition to the right of PRC holders to obtain Bermuda status, and then presented a two-step solution to resolve the problem. By examining the PLP’s rationale and proposed solution from... Read more of this article

OBA Responds To PLP On PRC Status Matter

OBA Responds To PLP On PRC Status Matter

The debate over Government’s recent decision to withdraw the appeal in the PRC status matter continues, with the OBA responding to recent comments made by Shadow Minister for Immigration and External Affairs Walton Brown. Background A May 2014 ruling by Chief Justice Kawaley essentially means that there is, under current legislation, a pathway... Read more of this article

Walton Brown Reiterates PLP Position On PRCs

Walton Brown Reiterates PLP Position On PRCs

The PLP’s “position on the issue of PRCs and Bermuda status has been clear and consistent but in light of recent distortions of it a re-statement is necessary,” Shadow Minister for Immigration Walton Brown said. Mr. Brown said, “We call for a suspension of the discretionary grant of Bermuda status under Section 20B of the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley: Seven-Day Deadline Request

Premier Dunkley: Seven-Day Deadline Request

[Updated] Premier Michael Dunkley addressed the People’s Campaign’s seven-day deadline given for Government to formally respond to a letter presented to the Premier on Friday. A government spokesperson said, “Following Friday’s march, the People’s Campaign had indicated that if a Government response was not received seven... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: People’s Campaign March

Photos & Videos: People’s Campaign March

[Updated] The People’s Campaign and Bermuda Trade Union Congress marched today [July 25] to the Cabinet Office to “let their voices be heard” on the PRC Bermuda status matter. Earlier this week, Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said that the Ministry is withdrawing the appeal in the PRC status matter and “the avenue to Bermuda status... Read more of this article

Live Blog Updates: PRC Bermuda Status March

Live Blog Updates: PRC Bermuda Status March

[Updating] The People’s Campaign and Bermuda Trade Union Congress have called for people to join them today [July 25] to march to the Cabinet Office to “let their voices be heard” on the PRC Bermuda status matter. Earlier this week, Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said that the Ministry is withdrawing the appeal in the PRC status matter... Read more of this article

OBA Contradicts PRC Status Grant “Distortions”

OBA Contradicts PRC Status Grant “Distortions”

The debate over the Government’s decision to withdraw the appeal in the PRC status matter continues, with the One Bermuda Alliance contradicting what it said were “distortions” around the issue. The OBA said that any perception that granting status to PRC holders will take jobs from Bermudians is untrue, as PRCs already have full... Read more of this article

Poll: 57% Support Granting PRC Holders Status

Poll: 57% Support Granting PRC Holders Status

57% support granting status to PRC holders, 33% oppose, and 9% do not know – according to a poll conducted by Global Research & Strategy Group Ltd. The telephone poll was conducted between July 12th and July 19th with a representative sample of 404 registered Bermuda voters, with the poll having a margin of error of +/- 4.9%]. Charts extracted... Read more of this article

March Called For Tomorrow Over PRC Matter

March Called For Tomorrow Over PRC Matter

[Updated] The People’s Campaign and Bermuda Trade Union Congress are calling for people to join them tomorrow [July 25] at Victoria Park at 12 noon, where they will make their way to the Cabinet Office building and “let our voices be heard.” This announcement comes after Minister Michael Fahy said that the Ministry is withdrawing the... Read more of this article

CURB Responds To PRC Status Announcement

CURB Responds To PRC Status Announcement

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said they are “dismayed to hear” of the Government’s decision to withdraw of the appeal against Justice Kawaley’s decision on the right of PRC holders to seek Bermudian status. Yesterday, Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said that the Ministry is withdrawing the appeal in the PRC status matter... Read more of this article