Curfew Back In Effect – Premier Burt: ‘The Government Takes No Joy In Reimplementing Such Measures’

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Much to the chagrin of those looking for an end date, the COVID-19 curfew goes back into effect as of midnight tonight (March 3) until 5am - seven days a week until further notice. The decision was taken by the Cabinet in the wake of an "emerging outbreak" of the coronavirus, which may be linked ... Read more

Public Works: More Than 60 Vacant Posts Defunded As ‘Cost-Cutting Measure’

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The Ministry of Public Works has defunded a total of 62.5 vacant posts as a cost-cutting measure to make up for the $4 million budget cut in the latest fiscal plan for the Bermuda Government. Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday (March 2) Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch said the Ministry's Bu... Read more

House: Budget Statement Live

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Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson started his Budget Statement at 10:07am this morning (Feb 26).

VIDEO: Minister Tinee Furbert On Emergency Shelter Run By Salvation Army

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  Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinée Furbert held a news conference this morning with representatives from the Salvation Army and St John's Ambulance on the Emergency Shelter. Minister Furbert's Statement:  It is my pleasure to be joined by the Executive Director of Sal... Read more

COVID-19: No New Cases In Latest Test Results, 703 Total Cases, 16,377 Vaccinations Administered

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No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the latest round of 240 test results received by the Ministry of Health since the last update and there were no recoveries. Speaking at the COVID briefing on Tuesday (Feb 23), Health Minister Kim Wilson said: "Bermuda has 703 total confirmed positive case... Read more

National Security Minister On COVID Restrictions That Remain In Place

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Updating the public on the work being done by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation (DRRM) Unit and the Gang Violence Reduction Team (GVRT), Minister of National Security, Renée Ming highlighted some of the restrictions that remain in place following the lifting of last week’s curfe... Read more

Ministerial Statement: Bermuda Housing Trust Audited Financials For The Year 2020

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Based on the latest report, the Bermuda Housing Trust (BHT) "remains in a strong financial position". That was the bottom line in the BHT Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending 2020, tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday (Feb 19) by Public Works Minister, Lieutenant Colonel D... Read more

Ministerial Statement: Introduction Of A Drug Formulary For Bermuda

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Health Minister Kim Wilson put MPs on notice that "the Government will be tabling amendments to the Bermuda Health Council Act 2004 to bring about important and overdue changes to the high cost of medications faced by many Bermudians". Speaking in the Lower House on Friday (Feb 19), she said: "O... Read more

Minister Rabain: ‘If Education Fails, Bermuda Fails – We All Need To Be On The Same Page’

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Updating MPs on the consultation process for the proposal to introduce parish primary schools, Education Minister Diallo Rabain took issue comments on the proposed changes in the public domain. "If Education Fails, Bermuda Fails," said Mr Rabain. "We all need to be on the same page, the Govern... Read more

Ministerial Statement: West End Development Corporation Annual Report 2019

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[caption id="attachment_36273" align="alignleft" width="357"] Photo: foreverbermuda.com[/caption] The year 2019 "was another extremely busy and exciting year" for the West End Development Corporation (Wedco) - the last full year of cruise ship arrivals before the onslaught of the global COVID-19 ... Read more