Video: Minister Announces 20 Students Set To Take Final Exams To Become Certified Level One Solar Installers

Environment   | Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban announced today that 20 local students completed their training last week, who are now preparing for their final exams to become certified Level One Solar installers later this month. The programme, held in partnership with Connectech, ... Read more

Flora Duffy Video: ‘This Has Always Been My Personal Goal To Win An Olympic Gold Medal’

Sports   | Describing it as a surreal moment when she achieved Bermuda’s first ever Olympic gold medal, Flora Duffy said: “The win was more than just a win, as it means so much to everyone in Bermuda.” In an interview with Sports Max after her epic historic win in Tokyo sh... Read more

Taxpayers Forked Out More Than $7 Million To Cover Airport’s Revenue Shortfall

News   | Transport Minister Lawrence Scott told MPs today that Bermuda's taxpayers forked more than $7 million to Skyport this month in the form of that controversial "guaranteed minimum regulated revenue" to the airport.   In a Ministerial Statement delivered in the House of... Read more

Final Cut On Eight Public Primary Schools Includes St David’s, St George’s Prep, Port Royal & West End

News   | Minister of Education, Diallo Rabain, announced the final cut on public primary school closures that will see the permanent closure of eight schools, including St David's Primary, St George's Prep, Port Royal and West End. Also on the chopping block are Gilbert Institute... Read more

VIDEO: More Than ‘$30 Million In Investment’ Acquired Through Six Economic Investment Certificates

News   | Minister of Labour, Jason Hayward has disclosed that the Bermuda Government has acquired more than "$30 million in investment", through the new Economic Investment Certificate programme introduced earlier this year. Responding to a series of questions fielded by Bermuda ... Read more

Billionaire Richard Branson Reaches Space In His Own Ship

News   | Associated Press: TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NM — Swashbuckling entrepreneur Richard Branson hurtled into space aboard his own winged rocket ship Sunday, beating out fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos. The nearly 71-year-old Branson and five crewmates from his Virgin Galactic ... Read more

Minister Announces The Draft North East Hamilton Local Plan 2021

News   | Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs, Walter Roban, announced the creation of the Draft North East Hamilton Local Plan 2021 by the Department of Planning on Monday (July 5). Speaking at a news conference held at Dr EF Gordon Square, he said: "Many will appreciate ... Read more

Water: ‘Simply Put, The Island Is Currently In A Dry Spell – Be Conscious Of Water Usage This Summer

Environment   |   Updating MPs on the state of Government water supplies and distribution, Public Works Minister, Lieutenant Colonel David Burch warned that the island's water production plants cannot meet the current demand.   Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday, the Ministe... Read more

House: Minister Announces Strategic Priorities For Review Of Bermuda’s Immigration Laws

News   | In order "to ensure that the big picture is one that benefits all of Bermuda", the Minister of Labour, Jason Hayward, announced a "top down review" of Bermuda's Immigration Laws. In a Ministerial Statement delivered in the House of Assembly on Friday, Mr Hayward said: "I... Read more

House: Government Overpaid $3.5M In Unemployment Benefits To 2,500 People

News   | Roughly one in every four of the 2,500 residents who received unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 lockdowns were overpaid - collectively to the tune of $3.5 million. The disclosure came in the House of Assembly on Friday from the Minister of Finance, Curtis Dickins... Read more