MP Michael Weeks – ‘The Better Our Children and Country Deserve’

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The following statement was released by Progressive Labour Party MP Michael Weeks in response to One Bermuda Alliance Leader Craig Cannonier on April 23, 2019 "When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers," ~ African Proverb...In a perfect world, Bermuda's leaders could sit down, work... Read more

Moment of Silence For Antoine Seaman at Open Your Heart Foundation’s Good Friday Event

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Bright skies and steady winds did not take away the dark cloud left by the tragic road traffic death of Antoine Seaman, who was due to stand by the lone barber giving free haircuts at the annual community event hosted by Open Your Heart Foundation this year. Gatherers were asked to take a moment ... Read more

Police: Help Protect Vulnerable People -Report Suspected ‘Cuckooing’

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Police Report: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) has recently been made aware of a criminal enterprise occurring in Bermuda known as ‘cuckooing’, whereby offenders use violence and/or other unlawful means to target the homes of vulnerable people, utilising these prope... Read more

Public Works Minister Commends Recent Graduates of ‘Grow! Eat! $ave!’ Programme

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After completing a six-week course to learn the fundamentals of gardening to grow their own food at home, Public Works Minister Lieutenant Colonel David Burch presented the recent graduates of the fifth 'Grow! Eat! $ave!' programme with certificates. The presentation, made last week, is part of an ... Read more

Bus Service Changes In The Royal Naval Dockyard With Turnaround at Clock Tower Mall

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Effective Thursday, April 25, 2019 Bermuda's public bus service will terminate at the Clock Tower Mall as "part of an initiative to improve" traffic flow and the "pedestrian experience in Dockyard". According to a spokesman for the Ministry of Transportation, stops by the North Rock car park and... Read more

Nomination Day is Thursday For Municipal Elections

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Nomination day for the upcoming municipal elections will be held on Thursday. The Seventh-day Adventist Church Hall on King Street, in Hamilton, will be the location for both municipalities, from 11am to 1pm. The elections are set to take place on May 9. Seats available at the Corporation o... Read more

Premier Puts Walton Brown on Back Bench & Appoints Wayne Furbert as Minister

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[caption id="attachment_4190" align="alignleft" width="313"] Pre-Budget Report, Cabinet Office[/caption] Another Cabinet shuffle announced last night saw Progressive Labour Party MP Walton Brown abruptly placed on the back bench and replaced by Wayne Furbert, who in now the Minister for the Cabin... Read more

New Mural Unveiled in City of Hamilton on Church Street

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A new mural commissioned by the Green family was unveiled in the City of Hamilton today, at the Dorchester Building on Church Street, "featuring Bermudian landmarks and symbols", like longtails, a moon gate and Tobacco Bay. According to a spokesperson, "Hamilton Princess & Beach Club arranged f... Read more

Economic Indicator: Retail Sales Volume Down in January For Eleventh Successive Month

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Bermuda's retail sales volume fell again in January for the 11th successive month of decline, with apparel stores hardest hit by a 22.8 percent volume decrease, when compared to the same period last year. Motor vehicle sales also dipped by 11.8 percent. Overall, sales volume fell  by 1.3 per... Read more

Opposition Leader: Yes Mr Weeks Our Children Do Deserve Better

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The following statement was released last week and embargoed until today, Monday, April 22, 2019 by One Bermuda Alliance Leader Craig Cannonier Michael Weeks, in a recent article, accused the One Bermuda Alliance of being revisionist. I thought it was a wonderful piece of deflection - the PLP's u... Read more