BTUC Pre-Election Statement: 2017 Workers’ Agenda

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  The following statement was issued this morning: For a number of years, Bermuda has been experiencing a declining Bermudian workforce, high levels of youth unemployment, wages below the low-income threshold, deteriorating quality of life due to stagnant wage growth, an increased de... Read more

Police: Bermuda Records Seventh Road Traffic Fatality

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A 63-year-old rental livery cyclist lost his life following an accident in Devonshire on Monday, marking the seventh road traffic fatality on Bermuda's roads this year. The accident occurred around 5pm on South Road, near the junction with Brimstone Hill involving the rental cycle and a car. A... Read more

Police & Regiment: On Disposal of Unexploded Ordnance Found Off Chaplin Bay

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The Joint Services Explosives Ordnance Disposal (JSEOD) team, made up of members of the Bermuda Police Service and Royal Bermuda Regiment (RBR), will conduct an operation off Chaplin Bay tomorrow morning, Friday, June 16th, to detonate a recently discovered unexploded military ordnance. A spokesm... Read more

Burt Rolls Out Three More Candidates to Vie Against OBA Incumbents

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Progressive Labour Party (PLP) leader David Burt rolled out three more candidates and announced that all three will vie for seats held by One Bermuda Alliance incumbents. Dennis Lister III, Crystal Caesar and Quinton Butterfield were introduced as the three new additions who have "their own uniqu... Read more

Crockwell Funeral to be Held on June 20

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The funeral service celebrating the life of Shawn Crockwell will be held next Tuesday, June 20th at 4pm at the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Middle Road in Southampton. The 47-year-old lawyer and Independent Member of Parliament is survived by three children, his parents, a brother and sister, ... Read more

Voter Registration Closes on Monday, June 19 at 5pm

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The Parliamentary Registry Office issued a reminder today, that anyone eligible to vote in Bermuda's next General Election next month, has until 5pm on Monday, June 19th to formally register. A spokesperson also issued notice that the Parliamentary Registry will be open to accept registration for... Read more

Male Guest Worker Injured in Rental Cycle Crash in Somerset

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A 26-year old man, believed to be a guest worker was rushed to the hospital's Emergency Ward after he struck a wall on Somerset Road near the junction with Cambridge Road in Sandys last evening. Police and first responders were dispatched to the reported single vehicle rental cycle crash around 7... Read more

Legal Steps to Trace $300,000 for New Public Buses That Never Materialised

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Transport officials have confirmed that legal steps are being taken to track down taxpayer money paid to a man in Belgium for new public buses that never materialised. You may recall the report filed by Bermuda Real last June on the $300,000 paid in advance to a man in Belgium who disappeared. ... Read more

Police: No Evidence of Gunshots in Sandys

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Police officers responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Cooks Hill in Sandys around 5:45pm on Saturday. A spokesman said: "A search was made of that location and surrounding areas but no evidence to substantiate the report was found. "Anyone with additional information is asked to con... Read more

Election Campaign Temporarily Suspended Out of Respect for Shawn Crockwell

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Both parties have temporarily suspended their election campaigns out of respect for Independent Member of Parliament Shawn Crockwell. Mr Crockwell was found dead at his home on Saturday. Few details have been released but in a statement released last night a police spokesman said "foul play is no... Read more