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Video: MP Mark Pettingill On Casino Gaming

Video: MP Mark Pettingill On Casino Gaming

“I think we could have implemented casino gaming over a year ago,” MP Mark Pettingill said, adding that he feels “we could have had 200 jobs on the table right away.” Following his resignation from the One Bermuda Alliance, MP Mark Pettingill sat down with Bernews for a live interview, with his thoughts on the implementation... Read more of this article

Video: MP Pettingill On Supporting Legislation

Video: MP Pettingill On Supporting Legislation

Following his resignation from the One Bermuda Alliance, MP Mark Pettingill sat down with Bernews for a live interview, with his plans as far as supporting legislation one of the topics discussed. The Warwick North East MP announced on Thursday that he is resigning from the OBA, saying that he intends to sit as an Independent until the next General... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With MP Mark Pettingill

Video: Interview With MP Mark Pettingill

MP Mark Pettingill sat down with Bernews today for a live interview on our Facebook page, discussing the reasons behind his decision to resign from the OBA and sit as an Independent in Parliament. Speaking with guest interviewer Jeremy Deacon, Mr. Pettingill also touched on the Government’s lawsuit against Lahey Clinic, same sex marriage, casino... Read more of this article

Video: MP Mark Pettingill Resigns From OBA

Video: MP Mark Pettingill Resigns From OBA

[Updated with video] Mark Pettingill has resigned from the OBA, and intends to sit as an Independent Member in Parliament until the next General Election, when he said he “will likely resign from politics.” A statement by Mr. Pettingill said, “I have this morning advised the Premier that I will be resigning from the One Bermuda Alliance. “I... Read more of this article

Video: Mark Pettingill On Same Sex Marriage

Video: Mark Pettingill On Same Sex Marriage

Tony Brannon, who has been advocating on behalf of same sex marriage, recently sat down with MP and lawyer Mark Pettingill to discuss the topic and the upcoming referendum. Mr Brannon, who posted the video on YouTube, said, “Mark has been in the front lines of Marriage Equality and represented Ijumo Hayward and Clarence Williams III with a same... Read more of this article

Same Sex Marriage Case Heading To Court

Same Sex Marriage Case Heading To Court

Lawyer Mark Pettingill is preparing to take a case to allow two gay people to marry in Bermuda to court. Mr Pettingill, a former Attorney-General, last week filed a notice of marriage to the Registrar General on behalf of Bermudian Ijumo Hayward, who lives in Atlanta and who wants to marry his American partner Clarence Williams on the Island. Podcast... Read more of this article

Gay Couple File Marriage Notice In Bermuda

Gay Couple File Marriage Notice In Bermuda

[Updated] A gay couple have filed an official notice with the Registrar General that they want to get married in Bermuda, saying that “it would set a precedent, and we would be equal in the eyes of the law.” Bermudian Ijumo Hayward, 46, and American Clarence Williams III, 40, have filed a Notice of Intended Marriage to the Registrar General.Mr... Read more of this article

Mark Pettingill Parts Ways With Clarien Bank

Mark Pettingill Parts Ways With Clarien Bank

Only weeks after being appointed the Chief Legal Officer of Clarien Bank in May 2014, former Attorney-General Mark Pettingill has parted ways with the company. Mr. Pettingill resigned as Attorney-General on May 22, 2014 to join Clarien, being replaced by Trevor Moniz, while Mr. Pettingill remains in the House as a backbencher. In a statement issued... Read more of this article

Pettingill Appointed Clarien Chief Legal Officer

Pettingill Appointed Clarien Chief Legal Officer

Clarien Bank today [May 30] confirmed the appointment of Mark Pettingill as Chief Legal Officer, following what they said was an “extensive local and international recruitment process.” Mr. Pettingill brings over 20 years’ experience to the position, and most recently served as the Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs for the... Read more of this article

Video: Pettingill Resigns, Replaced By Moniz

Video: Pettingill Resigns, Replaced By Moniz

The island continues to experience political changes with a second resignation by a member of Cabinet this week, with Mark Pettingill tendering his resignation today [May 22] as Attorney-General. Speaking at today’s announcement, Premier Michael Dunkley said that Mr. Pettingill resigned in order to take up a position in the private sector, which... Read more of this article

Murder Sentences: Govt Working On Changes

Murder Sentences: Govt Working On Changes

Following the recent parole eligibility reductions handed down to four convicted murderers, Attorney General Mark Pettingill said the Government has “worked quickly” to draft changes, and the new laws are expected be tabled in the House of Assembly next month. The ruling from the Privy Council in London last year [PDF] stated that Bermuda... Read more of this article

Mark Pettingill: Another Bermuda Shooting

Mark Pettingill: Another Bermuda Shooting

The statement below is from Mark Pettingill, the Bermuda Democratic Alliance spokesperson on Justice: Another Bermuda Shooting. Not so long ago I stood on a street corner outside of my office talking to Yankee Boy Rawlins about the way things are on the Streets. He told me it had changed a lot over the years and that the young guys these days had no... Read more of this article

PLP: “Offensive: Pettingill Trivializes Apartheid”

PLP: “Offensive: Pettingill Trivializes Apartheid”

[Updated] The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] have accused Bermuda Democratic Alliance [BDA] MP Mark Pettingill of trivializing apartheid, and called for the BDA to distance themselves from Mr. Pettingill’s comments. Yesterday in the House of Assembly MPs were debating an act which would have enabled the Police to hold persons for 28 days without... Read more of this article