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Polaris Statement On Containers & Animal Feed

Polaris Statement On Containers & Animal Feed

Polaris Holding CEO Warren Jones has responded to the concerns raised by the Bermuda SPCA over access to shipping containers of animals feed, explaining what occurred, and saying that “like the rest of the country, we look forward to a resolution that will return the country to normalcy.” Ms Jones said, “This week has been a challenging... Read more of this article

Anonymous Youth Caucus: Immigration Reform

Anonymous Youth Caucus: Immigration Reform

“We have decided to speak up and speak out on an issue that will affect every Bermudian and future generations to come,” said a spokesperson for the Anonymous Youth Caucus, adding that they feel the “answer is bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform, collective input from all sides.” The statement from spokesperson Aminah... Read more of this article

SPCA: “Livestock Animals Are Now Suffering”

SPCA: “Livestock Animals Are Now Suffering”

The Bermuda SPCA said that as a result of the “strike action” the island’s “livestock animals are now suffering and the livelihood of local farmers and feed stores is being threatened” as “shipping containers of animals feed which arrived in Bermuda on March 10 sit on the dock unable to be collected by the importer.” “It... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fourth Day Of Demonstration

Photos & Video: Fourth Day Of Demonstration

The protests regarding the ‘Pathways’ immigration proposal continued today [March 16] for the fourth day, with crowds of people gathering at the House of Assembly grounds as well as marching through the streets of Hamilton on two occasions.The protests have resulted in a withdrawal of labour, with garbage collection, ferry service and... Read more of this article

US Consulate: “Urge Citizens To Avoid Areas”

US Consulate: “Urge Citizens To Avoid Areas”

The U.S. Consulate alerted U.S. citizens to “continuing protests in Hamilton” and said while the “demonstrations have been largely peaceful” they “urge citizens to avoid areas of demonstrations, and ask that they exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.” The statement... Read more of this article

Garbage Collection Suspended Again Today

Garbage Collection Suspended Again Today

Garbage collection was suspended on Friday, Monday, Tuesday and is suspended again today, with the Marsh Folly Depot, Government Quarry, and Airport Disposal Site also not operating today. A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works can advise that, due to industrial action, there will be no garbage collection today. “However residents... Read more of this article

“Seeking To Resolve The Current Impasse”

“Seeking To Resolve The Current Impasse”

In “order to break the current impasse,” the Premier suggested in a letter to Chris Furbert that “the provisions dealing with the children and family pathways be implemented in short order and that Government would delay implementation of the 15 year pathway for a further 3 month period,” the Government said this evening. The... Read more of this article

House Session Tomorrow Has Been Adjourned

House Session Tomorrow Has Been Adjourned

[Updated: Change of plans...the House is now adjourned until Friday] The demonstrations regarding the ‘Pathways’ proposal look set to enter their fourth day as people intend to gather at the House again tomorrow; and MPs are also set to attend the House of Assembly, which is scheduled to be in session starting at 10am tomorrow morning. Bernews... Read more of this article

Ashley Aguiar: “Bermuda Is Literally All I Know”

Ashley Aguiar: “Bermuda Is Literally All I Know”

A young lady is speaking out about the ongoing debate regarding Pathways to Status from the perspective of the child of a PRC holder, saying “there are many young people in my predicament who fear what will happen with them next.” Ashley Aguiar [pictured] said, “My parents came here some 24 years ago. My father has obtained a PRC [b],... Read more of this article

Regiment & Police Refute Rumours Circulating

Regiment & Police Refute Rumours Circulating

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service has moved to address rumours circulating that suggest overseas assistance has been summoned to assist the police at this time, with the police saying today that the rumours are not true. Assistant Commissioner of Police Antoine Daniels said, “Currently there are a number of rumours circulating throughout the... Read more of this article

“No Bus Or Ferry Service Until Further Notice”

“No Bus Or Ferry Service Until Further Notice”

[Updated] Bus and ferry service was suspended on Friday, Monday and again today; and the Transport Ministry has just issued a statement saying “there will be no bus or ferry service until further notice.” A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Tourism Development and Transport wishes to advise the public that there will be no bus or... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: Speeches At Monday’s Protest

One Hour Video: Speeches At Monday’s Protest

Yesterday’s gathering at the House of Assembly saw people surround the building with their arms interlocked, blocking MPs access to the building and resulting in the session of the House being cancelled, with people remaining on the grounds until around 7.00pm. While the crowds remained on the House grounds, various people addressed the crowd, and... Read more of this article

MP Leah Scott: “You Need To Reassess This”

MP Leah Scott: “You Need To Reassess This”

[Updated with OBA response] An internal email from OBA MP Leah Scott — which we have confirmed is authentic — is making the rounds after being ‘leaked’, with Ms Scott telling some of her colleagues that “you need to stop dismissing the concerns of the PLP as simple noise making” and they need to “step back and... Read more of this article