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Sir John Swan On Bye-Election, Politics & More

Sir John Swan On Bye-Election, Politics & More

“I am prepared to stand for election in the Smith’s North Constituency 10 bye-election as an independent, but I will not act as a spoiler,” Sir John Swan said, adding that “I will run only if I feel that a significant number of the voters of Smith’s North want the sort of change that I stand for.” The bye-election has been... Read more of this article

Column: PLP’s Simmons On Bye-Election & More

Column: PLP’s Simmons On Bye-Election & More

[Opinion column written by Senator Lindsay Simmons] I would like to express my gratitude to everyone who has taken the time to reach out and offer their support and encouragement since I was announced as the PLP candidate for Constituency 10 Smith’s North. Over the past six months, we have been out canvassing on the doorsteps of C10. We didn’t... Read more of this article

Hamilton City Officials Unveil Infrastructure Plan

Hamilton City Officials Unveil Infrastructure Plan

City CEO Dwayne Caines and City COO/Chief Engineer Patrick Cooper unveiled a comprehensive plan for upcoming infrastructure projects in the City of Hamilton during a press conference held at City Hall on April 9. Mr. Caines said, “By sharing these details early, we aim to minimize disruptions and facilitate better planning for everyone involved. “Our... Read more of this article

C10 Smith’s North Bye-Election On May 22

C10 Smith’s North Bye-Election On May 22

The Constituency 10 Smith’s North bye-election is scheduled to take place on May 22, 2024. A Government spokesperson said, “Today, the Acting Governor Tom Oppenheim issued a Writ of Election for Smith’s North Constituency 10. The public will recall that earlier this week, the Parliamentary Registry Office [PRO] announced that a Bye-Election for... Read more of this article

First 1,000 Days Integrated Care Pathway

First 1,000 Days Integrated Care Pathway

Dr. Sylvanus Nawab and Minister of Health Kim Wilson provided an update on the First 1,000 Days Integrated Care Pathway. Dr. Sylvanus Nawab’s statement follows below: “Thank-you Minister Wilson and good morning. The first five years of a child’s life is the time within which their brains are developing rapidly – their brain cells are... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert Attending Seatrade Conference

Minister Furbert Attending Seatrade Conference

Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert is attending the Seatrade Global Cruise Conference 2024, which is being held from April 8th to April 11th, in Miami, Florida. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister is accompanied by Stacey Evans, Section Head of Transport Planning for the Ministry of Transport, and Bermuda Government’s Representative... Read more of this article

PLP Announces Community Connect Event

PLP Announces Community Connect Event

The Progressive Labor Party announced a Community Connect Event which is set to take place Tuesday, April 16 at the Ocean View Golf Course. A spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party invites you to our Community Connect Event to be held at The Ocean View Golf Course Tuesday, 16th of April 6PM-8PM. “Minister of Economy and Labour... Read more of this article

Opinion: Kim Swan On OBA, Health Costs & More

Opinion: Kim Swan On OBA, Health Costs & More

[Opinion column written by Kim Swan] The One Bermuda Alliance’s recent series of opinion columns said in several hundred words what they could have simply said in five. “Let’s do nothing for Bermudians.” The One Bermuda Alliance may be oblivious to the real financial struggles that Bermudians are facing but we within the Progressive... Read more of this article

Video: Sir John Swan Press Conference

Video: Sir John Swan Press Conference

Sir John Swan is holding a press conference today [April 8] and you can tune in and watch live below. The former Premier and businessman is commenting about the possibility of running in the upcoming C10 Smith’s North bye-election, and said he is open to receiving feedback from the public on the idea; he is also suggesting that people stand as... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Battery Road Development

Photos & Video: Battery Road Development

The Government unveiled Phase One of the Battery Road Development Project in St. David’s, with the Minister noting that they completion of Phase I comprises 4 units; 3 studios and one 2-Bedroom/1-bath unit. A Government spokesperson said, “Ensuring that Bermudians have access to affordable housing is priority of the Government. It is a pledge... Read more of this article

Two Day Workshop Held For Social Workers

Two Day Workshop Held For Social Workers

To culminate celebrations for Social Work Month, the Ministry of Youth, Social Development, and Seniors, and the Department of Child and Family Services [DCFS] hosted a 2-day workshop for social workers on March 27th and 28th, facilitated by Dr. Vaughn Gay.” “Social work plays a vital role in our community, serving as a fundamental support system... Read more of this article

‘Unprecedented Number’ Of Cruise Visitors

‘Unprecedented Number’ Of Cruise Visitors

The Ministry of Transport said the “first quarter of 2024 has marked a milestone for Bermuda’s cruise tourism industry” as “Bermuda proudly welcomed an unprecedented number of visitors during this period.” Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert said  ”A total of 14 cruise ship calls between January and March, brought... Read more of this article

Ministry On Road Improvement Projects

Ministry On Road Improvement Projects

“Our mission to enhance and improve Bermuda’s infrastructure is well underway. We are focused on maintaining our roadways and ensuring they meet the high standards our community deserves,” said Minister of Public Works Lt. Col. David Burch, in providing an update on the ongoing roadworks and infrastructure upgrades. A Government spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Susan Jackson On Healthcare Communication

Susan Jackson On Healthcare Communication

“It is disheartening to see a GP expressing his ongoing frustration regarding ineffective communication from King Edward VII Memorial Hospital,” Shadow Health Minister Susan Jackson said. Ms Jackson said, “The One Bermuda Alliance has been speaking about the challenges in healthcare on the island for awhile and the Government has failed... Read more of this article

OBA Announce Lateef Trott As Candidate

OBA Announce Lateef Trott As Candidate

The OBA announced that Lateef Trott will be their candidate for Constituency 5 Hamilton East. A spokesperson said, “Lateef Trott is the One Bermuda Alliance’s adopted candidate for constituency 5, Hamilton East. Lateef attended CedarBridge Academy before earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from Cica-International University & Seminary. “He’s... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt Delivers Easter Message

Premier David Burt Delivers Easter Message

Premier David Burt delivered an Easter message, saying ‘we wish all who celebrate a blessed and joyous Easter.; Premier Burt said, “This week, our Christian community comes together, united in our faith in God, our gratitude for the sacrifice and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and our hope for forgiveness and redemption. “So many of... Read more of this article