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Video: US President Biden Mentions Bermuda

Video: US President Biden Mentions Bermuda

Speaking during a recent press briefing, U.S. President Joe Biden said he has “proposed a global minimum tax” which means “companies aren’t going to be able to hide their income in places like the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, in tax havens.” President Biden said, “I’ve also proposed a global minimum tax, which is being proposed... Read more of this article

Congressman Mentions Bermudian Grandfather

Congressman Mentions Bermudian Grandfather

While speaking in the U.S. Congress on a Bill to honour one time Bermuda resident Joseph Rainey, U.S Congressman G.K Butterfield mentioned his Bermudian grandfather, noting that he “lived his entire life in St. George.” Congressman Butterfield — whose father Dr. G. K. Butterfield Sr emigrated from Bermuda in the early 1900s —... Read more of this article

Video: Rev Beaman’s Inauguration Benediction

Video: Rev Beaman’s Inauguration Benediction

Reverend Silvester Beaman – a former pastor at Bermuda’s St. Paul AME Church – delivered the benediction at the inauguration ceremony of American President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris yesterday [Jan 20]. Introducing the benediction, Reverend Beaman said, “As a nation and people of faith gathered in this historical moment,... Read more of this article

Live Video: Presidential Inauguration Ceremony

Live Video: Presidential Inauguration Ceremony

The 2021 United States presidential inauguration ceremony is being held today [Jan 20] as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris officially take up the roles of President and Vice President of the United States, respectively. The ceremony is being held amidst increased security in Washington DC in the wake of the deadly events at the city’s Capitol building... Read more of this article

SJB: “Marcus Jones Is Not Fit To Sit In Senate”

SJB: “Marcus Jones Is Not Fit To Sit In Senate”

[Updated] The Social Justice Bermuda group has called for OBA Senator Marcus Jones “to be removed from the Senate” as he has “proven himself unfit to represent Bermuda in the Upper House.” Senator Posts Pro-Trump Message On Facebook This follows after Senator Jones posted a message on Facebook expressing support for President... Read more of this article

OBA Comment On Senator’s Trump Support Post

OBA Comment On Senator’s Trump Support Post

The OBA has moved to distance itself from comments made by one of their own Senators in support of U.S. President Donald Trump, with the OBA saying that while “each one of us is entitled to their own personal opinion, their opinions may not necessarily reflect the sentiment of the Party, which is the case of the recent social media post from Senator... Read more of this article

Beaman To Give Benediction At US Inauguration

Beaman To Give Benediction At US Inauguration

Reverend Silvester Beaman – a former pastor at Bermuda’s St. Paul AME Church – has been chosen to deliver the benediction at the inauguration ceremony of American President-elect Joe Biden on January 20. St. Paul AME posted a congratulatory message on Facebook, saying, “We are extremely excited to know that our former Pastor... Read more of this article

Purported ‘Trump Victory’ Cruise Website Promo

Purported ‘Trump Victory’ Cruise Website Promo

[Updated] A cruise from New York to Bermuda — dubbed the “For God & Country Victory” cruise — is being promoted online, with the cruise said to purportedly be “celebrating the re-election of our Commander-in-Chief, President Donald J. Trump.” Donald Trump did not actually win re-election in the U.S Presidential... Read more of this article

U.S. House Resolution Honours Joseph Rainey

U.S. House Resolution Honours Joseph Rainey

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a Resolution to designate a room in the United States Capitol as ‘the Joseph H. Rainey Room’, serving to honour the historic life of the one time Bermuda resident who went on to become the first Black man to serve in the House of Representatives. The Resolution noted that Rep. Rainey “was born... Read more of this article

Biden & Harris Projected To Win US Election

Biden & Harris Projected To Win US Election

Multiple major U.S media outlets have now projected that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have won the US Presidential Election, defeating Donald Trump. VP Elect Harris is set to make history as the first female and first Black and South Asian VP in American history.“Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was elected the 46th president of the United States on... Read more of this article

Faith Community Leaders On US Election

Faith Community Leaders On US Election

The leaders of Faith Communities in Bermuda urge residents to offer “thoughts, prayers, or meditation for the people of the United States, as they engage in their General Election.” In a joint statement, the leaders of Faith Communities in Bermuda said, “We, the undersigned leaders of Faith Communities in Bermuda, invite and encourage... Read more of this article

Live Video: 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

Live Video: 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

The 2020 United States vice presidential debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris will take place tonight in Salt Lake City, Utah. The first and only VP debate comes on the heels of last week’s first presidential debate and after President Donald Trump’s positive coronavirus diagnosis. ”There will be plexiglass... Read more of this article

Video: US Democratic National Convention Day 4

Video: US Democratic National Convention Day 4

The American Democratic Party is holding the fourth — and final — night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention this evening [Aug 20], with the event being streamed live, as well as being shown across all the major U.S news networks. The event is scheduled to have speeches from people including Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden,... Read more of this article