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“Return To Play” Guidance For Sporting Activities

“Return To Play” Guidance For Sporting Activities

“The Ministry of Youth, Culture and Sport released ‘The Return to Play Guidance’ to enable the safe and gradual resumption of local sporting activities,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sports Dr. Ernest Peets said this afternoon [Jan 21]. “The document has four [4] easy–to-follow stages, and outlines the various health... Read more of this article

Changes To Restrictions Take Effect Today

Changes To Restrictions Take Effect Today

Changes to the regulations — including indoor bars/nightclubs permitted to operate with table service only and gathering limits increased to 25 people — come into effect today [Jan 21]. Speaking at the recent press briefing, Premier Burt said, “Today, in line with the Ministry of Health recommendations, and with the support of the Covid Cabinet... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Covid Results, Regulations & More

Live Updates: Covid Results, Regulations & More

[Updating] With Covid-19 cases escalating to over 650 total to date, vaccinations now underway, and frequent developments such a curfew, closure of all indoor bars/clubs and much more, we are returning to the live updating format to ensure we provide timely updates and a quick summary of the latest developments always accessible.We will still post... Read more of this article

Video: Education Minister Press Conference

Video: Education Minister Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain held a press conference this morning [Jan 20], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the video replay is below.Update: Minister Rabain’s remarks: Good Morning and Welcome, This morning I will provide an update on the following topics:Consultation on the Proposal for the... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Covid-19 Press Conference

Video: Govt Covid-19 Press Conference

[Updated] The Government will be holding a press conference at approximately 6.00pm this evening [Jan 19] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage following the press conference, our continuous live updates on Covid-19 are here, and the live video below should start showing the press conference at around 6.00pm.Update 7.49pm:... 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

Video: Finance Minister Press Conference

Video: Finance Minister Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 19], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 19-minute replay is belowUpdate 7.57pm: Minister Curtis Dickinson’s full statement follows below: Good afternoon... 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

Labour Act: Breaks, Contractors, Leave & More

Labour Act: Breaks, Contractors, Leave & More

Workers are now entitled to a 30-minute break for every five hours of work, it is “harder for employers to incorrectly classify employees as independent contractors” and bereavement leave has been extended to include grandparents, great-grandparents, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. This is according to a statement from Senator Arianna... Read more of this article

‘Working More Cohesively With Third Sector’

‘Working More Cohesively With Third Sector’

The Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert recently held a virtual meeting with leaders who represent the Third Sector, with the Minister saying the “Government is committed to working more cohesively with Bermuda’s Third Sector in coordinating efforts to assist those in need.” The virtual meeting included representatives,... Read more of this article

Artist Alana James Paints Premier Burt’s Portrait

Artist Alana James Paints Premier Burt’s Portrait

Premier David Burt visited the Bermuda Society of Arts to view what he called a “fantastic portrait of himself,” painted by Bermudian artist Alana James, noting that he was “honoured to be the subject.” Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “I visited the Bermuda Society of Arts to view a fantastic portrait of myself,... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt Urges People To Get Tested

Premier David Burt Urges People To Get Tested

Premier David Burt urged people to get tested for Covid-19, noting that “there are testing slots available for this weekend.” Premier Burt tweeted the photo below showing him getting a test, saying: “Let’s continue to make progress with Covid-19. There are testing slots available for this weekend. Please get tested & let’s continue... Read more of this article

Regiment Currently Accepting Applications

Regiment Currently Accepting Applications

The Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] is currently accepting applications for its upcoming recruit camp. A Government spokesperson said, “Today, the Minister of National Security, the Hon. Renee Ming is reminding the community that the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] is currently accepting applications for its upcoming recruit camp. “Recruit training camp... Read more of this article