Reset Button Pressed on Pathways to Status Bill

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Five days of protest action that saw the withdrawal of labour, and the historic blocking of the House of Assembly has resulted in the withdrawal of Government’s Pathways to Status Bill. The announcement was made by Premier Michael Dunkley around 6pm on Thursday. The news was greeted by loud che... Read more

Crockwell Resigns as OBA Minister

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Premier Michael Dunkley will be heading to Government House for a new Cabinet Minister appointment following the resignation of Shawn Crockwell as Minister of Tourism and Transport last night. One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) MPs and executives were locked in talks at a meeting last night weighing opti... Read more

Bermudians March Through City Streets As Protest Continues

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Front Street and other streets were temporarily closed to traffic today as Bermudians, by the hundreds, marched through the streets of Hamilton chanting: “What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!” Singing ‘We Shall Not Be Moved’ as they made their way back to the House of Assemb... Read more

Bean: On Live Talk Show Comments on House Speaker’s Adjournment to Friday

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Opposition Leader Marc Bean said today Progressive Labour Party (PLP) MPs will remain at the House of Assembly throughout the day. Speaking live on the Sherri Simmons show this afternoon, he said nothing short of an outright withdrawal of the Pathways to Status Bill by the OBA Government will be ... Read more

Dissension Within Ranks of OBA on Pathways to Status

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Mum’s the word within the ranks of the One Bermuda Alliance Government on an email by backbencher Leah Scott that’s circulating via social media. In that email sent to Premier Michael Dunkley and other OBA MPs, Ms Scott stated in no uncertain terms that it’s time for her colleagues to dress... Read more

Bean: Immigration Reform for all “not a select few”

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As protest action continues today, Opposition leader Marc Bean has called on the One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) Government to withdraw the Immigration Amendment Act. In a statement released this morning Mr Bean said it would be “irresponsible” for the OBA to ignore the protest action on Parliamen... Read more

Ten Port Workers Sent to Unload ‘Essential Items’ off the Oleander

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One day after he told protesters that nothing was moved off the Oleander, Bermuda Industrial Union President Chris Furbert said ten port workers will unload essential items at the Hamilton Docks today. While updating the crowd gathered yesterday he said: “Businesses have told the OBA to get thi... Read more

RG Hikes Price to $1.50 for Daily Paper on April 1st

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Bermuda’s only daily newspaper will go up from $1 to $1.50 as of April 1st. Local vendors were informed by letters dated March 3rd from Circulation Manager Vivian Sailsman, who said the “last increase was nearly eight years ago on December 1, 2008. “Over the past seven years we have foug... Read more

Protest Continues Despite Injunction

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Bermuda’s public transportation system was shut down today as protest action against Government’s Pathways to Status plan continues despite the injunction filed by Government. Bermuda Industrial Union President Chris Furbert told protesters on Friday that an injunction was filed in the Suprem... Read more

Fahy: Spitting & Threats Not Acceptable or Bermudian

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Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy expressed his distress following disparaging remarks by protesters opposed to Pathways to Status. He took to social media on Friday night after One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) MPs were called “sell outs” and spat at. On his Facebook Page Senator Fahy wrote: ... Read more