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Opinion: Famous On Commission Of Inquiry

Opinion: Famous On Commission Of Inquiry

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] “Our land is everything to us… I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember that our grandfathers paid for it – with their lives.” – Cheyenne Indian saying On July 4th, 2014, a motion was passed in the House of Assembly of Bermuda requesting a Commission... Read more of this article

Video: Protest March At Government House

Video: Protest March At Government House

A massive crowd descended on Government House yesterday [July 15] to protest the Governor’s decision over the Commission of Inquiry. On July 4th the House of Assembly passed a Motion which proposed the Governor appoint a Commission of Inquiry into certain historic land transactions, however Governor George Fergusson said that the debate “raised... Read more of this article

Live Blog: PLP March On Government House

Live Blog: PLP March On Government House

[Updated] People are presently gathering at Government House as they prepare to take part in the Progressive Labour Party’s march to protest the Governor’s decision over the Commission of Inquiry. Background On July 4th the House of Assembly passed a Motion which proposed the Governor appoint a Commission of Inquiry into certain historic... Read more of this article

CURB Supports March, Commission of Inquiry

CURB Supports March, Commission of Inquiry

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said they are “in support of the March on Government House organized by the Progressive Labour Party in protest of Governor George Fergusson’s decision to decline the Bermuda Parliament’s request for a Commission of Inquiry to review historic incidences of land theft in Bermuda.” A... Read more of this article

Traffic Advisory: Today’s March To Govt. House

Traffic Advisory: Today’s March To Govt. House

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service said they would “like to advise the motoring public that highly visible police patrols will be on hand this afternoon to provide safety and security around a scheduled 5:30pm march to Government House.” “The stated route is for the group to form up at St. John’s Church in Pembroke and proceed... Read more of this article

Marc Bean: “Stand Up To Protect Democracy”

Marc Bean: “Stand Up To Protect Democracy”

“No matter our differences in political belief, race, faith, or the walks of life we may come from, we must come together and stand up to protect democracy in our island home of Bermuda,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said. Mr. Bean added, “We invite you to stand for Bermudians this Tuesday, July 15,,2014, at 5:30 PM, at the Langton... Read more of this article

PC Call For Commission of Inquiry Into Property

PC Call For Commission of Inquiry Into Property

The People’s Campaign has called for the “immediate establishment of a People’s Review Commission of Inquiry into the historic losses of citizen property,” saying the House of Assembly operates with a mandate from the people of Bermuda and they “neither need nor should they seek consent from a non-elected servant of the interests... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Call For Governor To Be Recalled

Video: PLP Call For Governor To Be Recalled

[Updated: The PLP said the Governor "made a mockery of Parliament and disrespected the Bermudian people" and said they will march on Government House this Tuesday and call for the "immediate recall of the Governor." The PLP plan to "abstain" from participating in Parliament until a solution is found. Videos + Governor & Premier's comments added.]... Read more of this article

Governor: Concerns “Not Clear, Urgent Enough”

Governor: Concerns “Not Clear, Urgent Enough”

Governor George Fergusson responded to the Motion passed by the House of Assembly on 4 July which proposed he appoint a Commission of Inquiry into certain historic land transactions, saying the debate “raised serious concerns” but “they are not clear enough or urgent enough to justify a Commission of the type proposed.” Opposition MP... Read more of this article