Humberto Now a Potential Threat to Bermuda & Expected to Become a Category 2 Hurricane

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Tropical Storm Humberto is expected to be upgraded to a hurricane later tonight (Sunday) and is now considered a potential threat to Bermuda as the storm moves on an easterly curve heading for the local area. While it remains too early to tell, which way this storm will go, as of noon today, Humb... Read more

BermudaFirst: ‘To Change Bermuda’s Trajectory, We Will Have To Change Our Mindsets’

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"If we are going to change Bermuda’s trajectory, we will have to change our mindsets to deal with the social and economic realities of the 21st century: a shrinking and ageing population, an underperforming education system and healthcare costs that are spiralling out of control.” That's the ... Read more

The Guardian: ‘The Poor Are Punished’ as Dorian Lays Bare Inequality in The Bahamas

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[caption id="attachment_17334" align="alignleft" width="527"] People walk among debris at the Mudd neighborhood, devastated after Hurricane Dorian hit - Photograph: Marco Bello/Reuters[/caption] The Guardian reports this weekend that while it seems as if "nothing has changed in paradise" for holi... Read more

Tropical Storm Warning Lifted For The Bahamas But Bermuda is in Path of Humberto

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Tropical Storm Humberto is still expected to become a hurricane as it moves away from the United States today but the good news is the tropical storm warning has been lifted for the Bahamas left with catastrophic damage from Hurricane Dorian. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center (NHC)... Read more

Premier Visits Washington, DC

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Premier David Burt travels to Washington, DC where he will continue Bermuda’s outreach to key Members of the United States Congress and other business and international leaders. As part of the Cabinet Office’s overseas internship programme, Anthony Howell was ... Read more

Police Confirm ‘Lone Gunman’ Opens Fire Near Small Group of Men on Court Street

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Police responded to reports that "a lone gunman approached a small group of men outside Spinning Wheel nightclub and opened fire", on Court Street last night (Saturday). A spokesman said the incident occurred just before 10pm. "Forensic evidence at the scene confirms a firearm was discharged.... Read more

Morgan’s Point: ‘Government Will Acquire Valid Claims of Bermudian Companies’

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[caption id="attachment_10163" align="alignleft" width="292"] Curtis Dickinson, Minister of Finance[/caption] Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson tabled legislation on Friday that will allow the Government to pay lenders over the failing Caroline Bay development at the former Naval Annex in Southam... Read more

OBA on Morgan’s Point: ‘Developers Had Billionaires Lined Up to Invest…We Need to Know What Happened’

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The following statement was released by Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier on Friday, September 13, 2019 Government had an opportunity to help save Caroline Bay, the One Bermuda Alliance said on Friday. OBA Leader Craig Cannonier said: "Several weeks ago, we met with the developers of Caroline ... Read more

Prime Minister Announces a National Day of Mourning For The Bahamas

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[caption id="attachment_17152" align="alignleft" width="382"] US Coast Guard Vice Adm Scott Buschman (L) and Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis (C) prepare to go on a reconnaissance flight to Abaco Island - Photo: Jose Jimenez/Getty Images[/caption] Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis has sta... Read more

Twenty Job Redundancies at Sheild Security Limited as of September 27

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Twenty Bermudians employed by Bermuda Security Group's (BSG) cash-in-transit business unit Shield Security Limted, were notified that as of September 27, their jobs will be made redundant. According to a statement released by the company,  12 full-time and eight part-time employees will lose the... Read more