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Government: Jahde Eve To Create Virtual Market

Government: Jahde Eve To Create Virtual Market

Premier David Burt along with Jamahl Simmons, the Chairman of the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation held a press conference yesterday [Sept 29] to announce the selected vendor for the Government sponsored Virtual Market. A Government spokesperson said, “This virtual market allows:Businesses to have an online presence that increases their... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Election Candidates Interview

Video: PLP Election Candidates Interview

Some of the PLP candidates are joining host Don Burgess this afternoon [Sept 30] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. This marks the third and final in a three part live video series, with Bernews having invited all three political parties to take part in a ‘group interview’.For comprehensive coverage of the 2020 Bermuda... Read more of this article

OBA: Auditor ‘Must Investigate Deal With Savvy’

OBA: Auditor ‘Must Investigate Deal With Savvy’

The Auditor General “must investigate the deal made with Savvy Entertainment, ” OBA candidate Douglas De Couto said. Mr. De Couto said, “There are so many questions about whether the people’s money was spent correctly that the only way of getting to the bottom of this loan is for the Auditor General to investigate. “David Burt talks... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

The Government is holding a press conference this evening [Sept 29] to update the public on Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime, the live video is below.Update 8.34pm: Minister Kim Wilson’s full statement follows below: Today there were 418 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive... Read more of this article

Video: FDM Election Candidates Interview

Video: FDM Election Candidates Interview

Some of the FDM candidates are joining host Don Burgess this afternoon [Sept 29] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. This marks the second in a three part live video series, with Bernews having invited all three political parties to take part in a ‘group interview’. The first was held earlier today, and the third will... Read more of this article

FDM To Host Pot Luck Dinner On Wednesday

FDM To Host Pot Luck Dinner On Wednesday

The FDM will be hosting a Pot Luck Dinner on Wednesday [Sept 30] from 4.00pm until 8.00pm at the Royal Naval Field. A spokesperson said, “The [FDM] Freedom Democratic Movement, extends an invitation to the voting public, to come and meet our candidates at our community outreach event. Join us for an evening of good food and communion. “Meet us... Read more of this article

Video: OBA Election Candidates Interview

Video: OBA Election Candidates Interview

Some of the OBA candidates are joining host Don Burgess this afternoon [Sept 29] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. This marks the first in what will be a three part live video series, with Bernews having invited all three political parties to take part in a ‘group interview’. The second in the series will take... Read more of this article

PLP Press Conference: Roban & Simmons

PLP Press Conference: Roban & Simmons

The PLP held another press conference this morning [Sept 28], with candidates Walter Roban and Lindsay Simmons both delivering remarks.Deputy Premier Walter Roban’s remarks: Good morning, Today, we’re here to offer a few thoughts on the OBA’s platform. We’ve had the opportunity to read it cover to cover. And, here’s what surprised me... Read more of this article

OBA Press Conference: Cannonier & Robinson

OBA Press Conference: Cannonier & Robinson

The OBA held another press conference today [Sept 28], with candidates Craig Cannonier and Dwayne Robinson both delivering remarks.OBA Leader Craig Cannonier’s remarks: My Fellow Bermudians, Over the weekend, we released our election platform. We did not need fuss or fanfare. We are not about one person. We are a team. We know the One Bermuda... Read more of this article

PLP: The OBA Platform Mentions PLP 22 Times

PLP: The OBA Platform Mentions PLP 22 Times

“The OBA platform, which is exactly half the length of the PLP’s, mentioned “David Burt” or the “PLP” 22 times in just 20 pages. That’s more than one mention per page. In contrast, the PLP’s 40-page manifesto mentioned the “OBA” just two times,” the PLP said. “The OBA’s platform, like their campaign, is missing... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With FDM Leader Marc Bean

Video: BNV With FDM Leader Marc Bean

Free Democratic Movement [FDM] Leader Marc Bean is joining host Don Burgess this morning [Sept 28] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. The FDM was formed earlier this month and will be contesting their first General Election this Thursday, with the party fielding 14 candidates.For comprehensive coverage of the 2020 Bermuda... Read more of this article

CVD To Host Pre-Election Forum Tonight

CVD To Host Pre-Election Forum Tonight

The leaders of the three political parties contesting the General Election will engage in a Pre-Election forum tonight [Sept 28] at 8pm, which will see the ”respective leaders involved in segments of just over a half hour each.” It will be hosted by the ‘Community Voices for Democracy’, which had originally called for the format... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘The Loan Agreement Was Not So Savvy’

OBA: ‘The Loan Agreement Was Not So Savvy’

[Updated] “How can the Premier have been so gullible to have approved this dodgy-looking deal,” OBA candidate Patricia Gordon-Pamplin has asked. Ms Gordon-Pamplin said, “The $800,000 loan was repayable over three years, which is around $22,000 a month, plus interest, from a so-called entertainment business that does not appear to... Read more of this article