Latest Figures Show Unemployment Rate For People Under 25 Plummeted in Second Half of 2018

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Bermuda's unemployment rate among people under the age of 25 plummeted in the second half last year, with the rate for 16 to 24-year-old dropping by 18.4 percent to 7.8 percent between May and November in 2018. According to the latest figures contained in the most recent Labour Force Survey (LFS)... Read more

Full Ministerial Statement by PLP Curtis Dickinson on Caroline Bay Development at Morgan’s Point

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The following is the full Ministerial Statement by Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson on the status of Caroline Bay Development at Morgan's Point at the former US Naval Annex in Southampton, Bermuda delivered today (July 12, 2019) in the House of Assembly Mr Speaker, successive governments have co... Read more

HOA: Finance Minister on Status of Caroline Bay Development at Morgan’s Point

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[caption id="attachment_10163" align="alignleft" width="381"] Curtis Dickinson, Minister of Finance[/caption] Amid concerns that the Caroline Bay Development at Morgan's Point will become an even bigger white elephant than Grand Atlantic, Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson told MPs today that the ... Read more

Premier: ‘A Decision Made on The Strength of Facts & One That Finally Does Justice After 116 Years’

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The following Ministerial Statement was delivered on the floor of the House of Assembly this morning (July 12) by Premier David Burt Just over a year ago I advised this Honourable House that I had invited the Governor, pursuant to section 22(1) of the Bermuda Constitution, to consult the Advisor... Read more

Paul Njoroge & Family Say Thank You to Bermuda

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The following letter was released on Thursday, July 11, 2019 by Paul Njoroge & Family for publication On behalf of myself and my wider family, I have been able to meet and personally thank the Governor John Rankin, Premier David Burt, Ghana’s Honorary Consul in Bermuda, Dr Teye-Botchway and... Read more

Minister Congratulates 29 Recipients of DWD Annual Scholarship Awards Programme

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Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, Lovitta Foggo congratulated the 29 recipients of the Department of Workforce Development’s (DWD) annual scholarship awards programme this year. At a special ceremony in late June, Minister Foggo presented 29 individuals with National Technical Voc... Read more

Residents Pay 1.0% More For Goods & Services in April 2019 When Compared to Same Month Last Year

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Local residents paid 1.0 percent more for the same basket of goods and services than they did in April 2018, according to the latest figures released in the April 2019 Consumer Price Index publication released on Thursday (July 11) by Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert from the Department... Read more

Superyachts in Bermuda Could Generate ‘As Much As $130,000’ in Revenue Per Week

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With five superyachts in Hamilton Harbour this week, Transport Minister Zane DeSilva said their presence could generate as much as $130,000 in revenue on our shores in a week. In a bid to forge new economic benefits he said legislation with planned changes and amendments will be tabled in the Hou... Read more

OBA Senator Robinson Labels LBGTQ+ Comments by PLP MP Weeks as ‘Careless’

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The following statement was released today by One Bermuda Alliance Senator Dwayne Robinson Remarks in the House of Assembly by Michael Weeks about the forthcoming Pride Parade were "extremely careless", according to One Bermuda Alliance Senator Dwayne Robinson. "In my opinion, his remarks rein... Read more

Police Respond to Third Burglary at Vera P Card in St George’s

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Police responded to a third burglary in as many months at Vera P Card in St George’s  early this morning, after two men gained entry into the store and stole an undisclosed amount of jewellery. A police spokesperson said the incident occurred around 3:45am today [July 11th]. "It appears tha... Read more