Hashtag: #PathwaysProtests

Video: ‘Essential Items’ To Be Unloaded At Docks

Video: ‘Essential Items’ To Be Unloaded At Docks

Speaking at the protest taking place at the House of Assembly this morning [March 15], BIU President Chris Furbert said that ten dock workers will go down to the docks and unload essential items today. Mr Furbert said, “The issue right now, there are things that have happen in the hospital over the last couple of days, Friday and yesterday, as... Read more of this article

Bill Tatem Offers Free Boat Rides To Public

Bill Tatem Offers Free Boat Rides To Public

One local man has taken the matter of public transportation into his own hands amid ongoing service disruptions, bringing his boat to Hamilton in order to provide free rides to Dockyard and St. George’s. A post on Facebook said, “With all this craziness going on in Bermuda, bus strikes, ferry strikes, etc, a mate of mine did something very... Read more of this article

Marc Bean: “The OBA Must Withdraw The Bill”

Marc Bean: “The OBA Must Withdraw The Bill”

“With protests and labour withdrawals scheduled to continue, the OBA must withdraw the bill and join with Bermudians in bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said this morning. Mr Bean’s comments follow after yesterday’s gathering, which saw people surround the House of Assembly building with... Read more of this article

Enda Matthie & Supporters Remain At Parliament

Enda Matthie & Supporters Remain At Parliament

After beginning her hunger strike on the grounds of the House of Assembly last week Tuesday, Ms Enda Matthie is continuing her protest this morning — where tents remain on Parliament’s grounds — marking one week since Ms Matthie launched her protest.Speaking at the protest on March 11, Ms Matthie told the crowd, “This is not... Read more of this article

Premier: “A Resolution Has Not Been Reached”

Premier: “A Resolution Has Not Been Reached”

A Government delegation met with representatives of the protesters to discuss the Pathways Bill, however a resolution has not been reached, Premier Michael Dunkley said this evening, adding that “we believe we put reasonable proposals on the table to break the impasse but our opposites could not get support from their respective stakeholders.” The... Read more of this article

People Gather & Pray At House Of Assembly

People Gather & Pray At House Of Assembly

As large crowds of people gathered at the Cabinet Grounds this evening [March 13] for the candlelight vigil in support of the Pathways to Status initiative, some people also gathered on the grounds of the House of Assembly, joining Ms Enda Matthie, who has been stationed since Tuesday. When we stopped this evening, the group was very quiet, and were... Read more of this article

Govt: ‘Likely Be A Disruption Of Public Services’

Govt: ‘Likely Be A Disruption Of Public Services’

The Government advised this evening that “there will likely be a disruption of public services” tomorrow [March 14], adding that the “public is encouraged to make alternative arrangements wherever possible.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government is advising this evening that similar to Friday [March 11], there will... Read more of this article

‘Presence Is Not Only Encouraged, Is Necessary’

‘Presence Is Not Only Encouraged, Is Necessary’

“We must show up in numbers to show Premier Michael Dunkley that he and his OBA government cannot run roughshod over the futures of Bermudians,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said in a statement this evening, adding that “your presence tomorrow is not only encouraged, it is necessary.” Following Friday’s gathering –... Read more of this article

Ministry: ‘No Bus Service On Monday Morning’

Ministry: ‘No Bus Service On Monday Morning’

The Transport Ministry has confirmed that “there will be no bus service Monday morning as a result of industrial action.”A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Tourism Development and Transport wishes to advise the public that there will be no bus service Monday morning as a result of industrial action.  “The Ministry apologises... Read more of this article

Teachers Union: ‘Let Conscience Be Your Guide’

Teachers Union: ‘Let Conscience Be Your Guide’

“There has been a further call for an island-wide withdrawal of labour tomorrow, Monday, March 14th” and “we urge you to let your conscience be your guide,” the Bermuda Union of Teachers said this afternoon. The notice from the B.U.T said, “Please be advised that there has been a further call for an island-wide withdrawal... Read more of this article

Sixteen Videos: Protest At House Of Assembly

Sixteen Videos: Protest At House Of Assembly

[Updated with more videos] Crowds of people gathered on Friday following the People’s Campaign’s call for an “island-wide withdrawal of labour” as a “show of people power and island-wide solidarity appealing to the Government to withdraw its intention to table the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act 2016.” The withdrawal of... Read more of this article

Photos: Protest Gathering At House of Assembly

Photos: Protest Gathering At House of Assembly

Following the People’s Campaign’s call for an “island-wide withdrawal of labour” as a “show of people power and island-wide solidarity appealing to the Government” to not table the immigration bill, crowds of people gathered on Friday for a day-long protest. The withdrawal of labour resulted in the suspension of bus, ferry... Read more of this article

Premier: Position On Pathways Remains Same

Premier: Position On Pathways Remains Same

In the House of Assembly today [March 11], Opposition Leader Marc Bean asked Premier Michael Dunkley if the Government’s position on the Pathways to Status immigration initiative would change given today’s withdrawal of labour, with the Premier indicating that the Government’s position “remains the same.” Mr Bean asked,... Read more of this article