OBA Presents Its 2017 General Election Platform

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Flanked by party members, Premier Michael Dunkley released their 2017 General Election platform this morning, in the lead up to polling day on July 18th, which is now just over two weeks away. In his opening letter on the document entitled 'Our Mission, Our Plans to Move Bermuda Forward Together'... Read more

Generation Next Confirms List of Candidates for Public Forum Tonight

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After extending invites to both political parties for candidates to speak at a public forum tonight, Generation Next has confirmed that only candidates representing the Progressive Labour Party have agreed to participate. The forum, to be held at the Dr EF Gordon Memorial Hall this evening, was o... Read more

PwC Limited Hired to Assess Economic Impact of AC35 on Bermuda by October

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited has been commissioned by the ACBDA to determine the economic impact of the 35th America's Cup on Bermuda. According to Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons, the independent study will be completed by October. In a statement released this morning, Dr ... Read more

Police Confirm Sudden Death of 59-year-old Inmate at Westgate

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Police have confirmed the sudden death of a 59-year-old inmate at Westgate Correctional Facility. Officers and first responders were dispatched around 11:30pm on Saturday, to a report of a male inmate found in an unresponsive state at the prison. Word of the inmate's death, reportedly a suicid... Read more

Police Statement Pending on Inmate Found Dead at Westgate

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An inmate was found dead overnight at Westgate Correctional Facility, who reportedly committed suicide. The prisoner was found in an unresponsive state and later pronounced dead. Details are limited, and an official statement is pending. Word of the inmate's death, who is a middle-aged man,... Read more

Full List Of Independent Candidates Will Be Officially Known On Nomination Day

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Now that the full slate of party candidates in the next General Election has been announced, all that remains to be seen is how many will officially sign up as Independent candidates. There's speculation that when the final tally is in there could be up to nine Independent candidates - time will ... Read more

Bermuda’s Most World Travelled Group is Back for Live Summer Performances

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One of Bermuda's most world travelled groups is back for the summer season to put their mark on the local live entertainment scene. Rupert, Stefan and Lauretta Hinds have been singing together since their childhood years, in a profession that has taken them around the world and back with performa... Read more

Education Minister Defends Government Funding

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Education Minister Cole Simons today defended Government's commitment to the development and education of young Bermudians. Citing several investments contained in the most recent Budget, Mr Simons said: "The truth is that the Bermuda Government has made, and continues to make, great investments ... Read more

Mixed Reaction to Paula Cox’s Independent Bid in July 18th General Election

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There's mixed reaction today to the resignation of former Premier Paula Cox from the Progressive Labour Party, and her plans to run as an Independent candidate in the July 18th General Election. A number of party stalwarts, who asked not to be named, have questioned Ms Cox's bid, and whether it i... Read more

Baron Issues Statement Following Racist Post on Sister’s Facebook Page

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National Security Minister Senator Jeff Baron today condemned the racist rant posted on his sister's Facebook page that went viral on social media overnight. In a statement issued this morning, Sen Baron insisted that he does not support discriminatory or racist comments. "Last evening I was a... Read more