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Ministers Enjoy Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon Event

Ministers Enjoy Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon Event

“After a two-year hiatus, it was heartwarming to watch our young athletes rejoice in their element this past weekend at the Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon,” said Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. Ernest Peets. “As we continue to move beyond the pandemic, it’s so gratifying to attend sporting events and support our young athletes along... Read more of this article

“First-Ever Partnership Of Its Kind In Bermuda”

“First-Ever Partnership Of Its Kind In Bermuda”

Minister of Social Development & Seniors Tinee Furbert and the United Nations Country Team will meet next week in Bermuda to execute an agreement entitled the Multi-Country Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework or MSDCF. A Government spokesperson said, “This is the first-ever partnership of its kind in Bermuda. It provides a direct connection... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Town Hall On Youth Employment

Video: Govt Town Hall On Youth Employment

The Government will host a town hall at 6pm this evening [June 23] on Bermuda’s Youth Employment Strategy and people can attend in-person at the St. Paul’s AME Centennial Church Hall or watch online or via CITV television. The meeting will be hosted by Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward, Department of Workforce Development Director... Read more of this article

Youth Employment Strategy Town Hall On Thurs

Youth Employment Strategy Town Hall On Thurs

The Government issued a reminder that the Town Hall on Bermuda’s Youth Employment Strategy will be held tomorrow. A Government spokesperson said, “As a reminder, tomorrow [June 23], the Minister of Economy and Labour, the Hon. Jason Hayward, JP, MP, will host an in-person community engagement event discussing Bermuda’s Youth Employment... Read more of this article

Moody’s Affirms Bermuda’s A2 Ratings

Moody’s Affirms Bermuda’s A2 Ratings

“Bermuda’s Economy is moving in the right direction, and the Government will keep its promise to deliver even more relief to workers while maintaining fiscal discipline,” said Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt, as he announced that Moody’s Investor Service affirmed Bermuda’s A2 issuer and senior unsecured bond ratings, and maintained... Read more of this article

Senate: Audio & Order Of Business

Senate: Audio & Order Of Business

[Updated with live audio] The Senate is scheduled to be in session on Wednesday [June 22], and Bills due for their second reading include The Land Valuation and Tax Amendment Act 2022, The Electricity Amendment Act 2022 and the Consideration of draft ‘Lease Agreement between the Government of Bermuda [Ministry of Public Works] and Gorhams Limited’. Update:... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Is A Better Place Due To Her Work”

“Bermuda Is A Better Place Due To Her Work”

[Updated] The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] paid tribute to the late Olga Scott, noting her legacy of service to our community and saying that “Bermuda is a better place due to her work.” A spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party is deeply saddened by the passing of Mrs. Olga Scott, OBE, wife of former Premier & Party Leader... Read more of this article

‘No Real Progress On Return Of BMU Codes’

‘No Real Progress On Return Of BMU Codes’

“Sadly still no real progress on the return of BMU codes to Bermuda passports,” Premier David Burt said, adding that “it is unfortunate for Bermudians negatively affected by @GOVUK’s decision to take back passport printing from Overseas Territories that there has been no resolution in 6 years.” The UK took over the printing... Read more of this article

Olga Scott Was A “Social Service Pioneer”

Olga Scott Was A “Social Service Pioneer”

The late Olga Scott was a “social service pioneer” and “exemplified the very essence of public service,” Premier David Burt said today. The Premier extended his condolences to the family of Mrs Scott, the wife of former Premier Alex Scott and mother to Mrs. Robyn Eve and Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott. Premier Burt said,... Read more of this article

Minister: Bermuda College Class Of 2022

Minister: Bermuda College Class Of 2022

Speaking the House of Assembly today [June 17] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain highlighted the recent graduation at the Bermuda College and the “incredible Class of 2022.” The Minister said, “Like most universities and colleges, Commencement represents the culmination and highlight of the academic year for Bermuda College. Bermuda... Read more of this article

Minister: CPI, Methodology & Inflation Rate

Minister: CPI, Methodology & Inflation Rate

Minister for Economy and Labour Jason Hayward provided an overview of the Consumer Price Index [CPI], the methodology behind its calculation and Bermuda’s rate of inflation in the House of Assembly today [June 17]. The Minister said, “This House will be aware of recent comments in the media about inflation in other parts of the world and the... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader On National Heroes Day

Opposition Leader On National Heroes Day

[National Heroes Day message from Opposition Leader Cole Simons] Bermuda’s National Heroes Day is the celebration of the outstanding people who made Bermuda the great country with a sterling reputation and a culture which is envied internationally. Indeed, our national heroes, our teachers and college lecturers, athletes, artistes and musicians, political... Read more of this article

Ministry Will Purchase Ten Additional Buses

Ministry Will Purchase Ten Additional Buses

“The Ministry will purchase ten additional new electric buses over the next few months, making almost 50% of the fleet electric,” Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said in the House of Assembly today [June 17], adding that the Ministry also “intends to bring legislation to lay the foundation for fare digitization.”The Minister’s... Read more of this article