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Registrar Of Companies Closed For Walk-Ins

Registrar Of Companies Closed For Walk-Ins

The Registrar of Companies will be closed for walk-in services today [Oct 5]. Last night, Government spokesperson said, “The office of the Registrar of Companies will be closed for walk-in services tomorrow and will re-open on Wednesday, October 6th. The Registrar staff will be working remotely, and all queries can be sent to mboodram@gov.bm.”  Read More →

Govt Offers Remote Learning Support Service

Govt Offers Remote Learning Support Service

The Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation is offering a ‘Remote Learning Support Service’ for ”frontline workers who are in need of remote learning support services for their child.” The Government posted the graphic online below, and said, “Front line workers we are here to support you and your family! The Department... Read more of this article

HRC: Amendments To Human Rights Legislation

HRC: Amendments To Human Rights Legislation

“The recent amendments to Bermuda’s human rights legislation mark an important step in ensuring that Bermuda has an independent Human Rights Tribunal that can efficiently and expertly adjudicate cases for the protection of human rights in Bermuda,” the Human Rights Commission said. A spokesperson said, “The recent amendments to... Read more of this article

Overnight Online Govt Services Interruption

Overnight Online Govt Services Interruption

There will be an interruption of online Government services from around 11.55pm on Friday night [Sept 3]  to 4.30am on Saturday [Sept 4] morning to “conduct maintenance and upgrades to the current government online platforms.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Information and Digital Technologies [IDT] is advising... Read more of this article

Ministry Celebrates World Senior Citizens Day

Ministry Celebrates World Senior Citizens Day

The Ministry of Social Development and Seniors will be joining the global observance of ‘World Senior Citizens Day’ on August 21st, 2021. The Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert said, “Due to the effects of the pandemic, we have not been able to partake in our annual senior teas, or regular seniors activities, however... Read more of this article

Adult & Youth Libraries Telephone Issues

Adult & Youth Libraries Telephone Issues

The “Adult and Youth Libraries are experiencing issues receiving calls from One Communication telephone numbers,” the Government advised this morning. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Libraries and Archives would like to advise the public that the Adult and Youth Libraries are experiencing issues receiving calls from... Read more of this article

Govt: Permanent Secretary Reassignments

Govt: Permanent Secretary Reassignments

There have been two Permanent Secretary reassignments, with Ms. Marva-Jean O’Brien to take on the role of Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Social Development and Seniors, while Mr. Christopher Farrow has been assigned to the role of Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of National Security. A Government spokesperson said, “Head of the... Read more of this article

‘Invasive Alien Species Act’ Public Consultation

‘Invasive Alien Species Act’ Public Consultation

The Government has opened public consultation on the draft bill called the “Invasive Alien Species Act 2021” which aims to “improve the island’s biosecurity by allowing for the assessment and listing of a pest species to the corresponding level of actions needed to minimize its impacts.” The Bermuda Government’s forum website... Read more of this article

Policy Paper On Long-Term Residents Available

Policy Paper On Long-Term Residents Available

The Government’s policy paper on “Securing Permanency for Long-Term Residents” is now available online. The paper notes, “As a solution, the Government proposes expanding the eligibility criteria for persons to obtain a PRC as outlined below:Proposal #1: Expand the eligibility criteria for the granting of PRC to include any... Read more of this article

Brangman Appointed Postmaster General

Brangman Appointed Postmaster General

Samuel M. Brangman Jr. has been appointed Postmaster General, as of 1 August 2021. A Government spokesperson said, “Head of the Public Service, Dr. Derrick Binns, announced that Samuel M. Brangman Jr. [Sam] has been appointed Postmaster General as of 1 August 2021. “Mr. Brangman joined the Bermuda Post Office in December 2009 as the Manager, Mail... Read more of this article

Adult & Youth Libraries Telephone Issues

Adult & Youth Libraries Telephone Issues

The Department of Libraries and Archives advised that the “Adult and Youth Libraries are experiencing issues receiving calls from One Communication telephone numbers.” A Government spokesperson said, “The situation is presently being rectified however in the interim, the libraries are still operational and can be reached via email. “Please... Read more of this article

Library & Archives Phone System Unavailable

Library & Archives Phone System Unavailable

The Department of Libraries and Archives advised that their phone system will be temporarily unavailable tomorrow [July 22]. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Libraries and Archives would like to advise the public that their phone system will be temporarily unavailable on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021. “The Department will still... Read more of this article

Joao Soares Retires After 34 Years Of Service

Joao Soares Retires After 34 Years Of Service

Department of Parks employee Mr Joao Soares recently retired after over 34 years of public service. A Government spokesperson said, “Department of Parks employee Mr Joao Soares retired on Friday, 16 July, after 34 years in the Public Service. Mr Soares is well known as the caretaker of the Cabinet Office and Sessions House grounds. “He was... Read more of this article