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

Tempers Flare at Department of Financial Assistance

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Case workers at the Department of Financial Assistance, and how they handle clients has been called into question by a 48-year-old Pembroke woman who provides round-the-clock care for her mother. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, the woman, who we will refer to as Ms X, charged that her cas... Read more

Brown’s Motion on Immigration Defeated 18-14

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Despite warnings of “growing and sustained unrest”, an urgent motion on immigration reform by Progressive Labour Party MP Walton Brown was defeated in the House of Assembly last night by a vote of 18 to 14. Mr Brown’s motion called for a bipartisan joint select committee to examine comprehe... Read more

PLP “Disappointed” By Defeat Of Immigration Motion

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In a word, Shadow Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban said the Progressive Labour Party (PLP) is “disappointed” by the defeat of the motion on immigration reform last night. In a statement released today, Mr Roban said: “We are disappointed that the One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) refused an oliv... Read more

US Consul General On Woman With Allegedly Stolen Passport

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US law enforcement authorities are fully aware of the recent case of a Bermudian woman who allegedly skipped the island using a stolen passport on December 29th. This from a US Consulate spokesperson in follow up to a Bermuda Real report published two weeks ago, on the case of a 25-year-old singl... Read more

Protesters Gather on Parliament Hill Against Pathways To Status

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Despite cloudy skies and the threat of rain hundreds of protesters are making their way to Parliament Hill at this hour to make their presence and stance against Pathways to Status known. The demonstration, organized by the Immigration Reform Action Group on the grounds of the House of Assembly t... Read more

No Plot To Stack Deck Through Absentee Votes Says Minister

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Three years into a five-year term that started with a pledge to create 2,000 jobs in five years, Labour and Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy maintains the One Bermuda Alliance Government has planted the seeds to create an environment to achieve that goal. But he admits there is still much work ... Read more