Government ‘Does Not Sell Slate, Determine How Much is Cut or When They Cut Slate’

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Moving to set the record straight, Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban said there are "three things the Government does not do". And that is "sell slate, determine how much quarry operators cut on a daily basis", or, "determine when they cut slate". Speaking at a news conference held on Thursday (... Read more

Bermuda Relegated to League B After Mexico Wins 2-1 in Concacaf Series

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Bermuda suffered a 2-1 defeat by Mexico last night to be relegated to League B in the Concacaf Nations League and the rest, as they say, is history. After all was said and done a win or a draw was not to be at the Estadio Nemesio Díez Stadium in Toluca for Bermuda's Gombey Warriors, despite taki... Read more

Health Minister on UNICEF’s World Children’s Day, November 20, 2019

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Tuesday, November 20, 2019, is the day designated by UNICEF as World Children's Day, in recognition of positive action for children. According to Health Minister Kim Wilson: "This year marks 30 years of the Convention of the Rights of the Child – which means 30 years of child rights that have hel... Read more

Gina Swainson: Forty Years Later & Still The Only Bermudian To Be Crowned Miss World

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Forty years later and still the only Bermudian to be crowned Miss World in November 1979, this video was posted via social media in recognition of Gina Swainson's achievement, after representing St George's in the Miss Bermuda competition in March. She also competed in the Miss Universe contest i... Read more

Premier Announces End to Austerity After Chaos in House on Friday

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Premier David Burt announced an 'End to Austerity', after both he and Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier were disciplined by the Speaker of the House on Friday. The statement, entitled 'Throne Speech 20198 and Beyond: Charting a path for the future while challenging the status quo to build a Bermu... Read more

More Than 11,000 Scientists Warn of Devastation to Come From Climate Change

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[caption id="attachment_19838" align="alignleft" width="357"] July 27, 2018 , file photo, the Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant in Glenrock, Wyo[/caption] More than 11,000 scientists warned this week that the world's people face "untold suffering due to the climate crisis" unless there are majo... Read more

Bermuda’s South Shore Coastline Featured in Ocean Treks TV Series With Jeff Corwin

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A new episode of the travels of wildlife conservationist Jeff Corwin’s ABC TV series Ocean Treks, features Bermuda in a video published on youtube in October. Shot in Bermuda earlier this year, the segment aired on October 26, the segment focuses on the ecology of the island's South Shore coast... Read more

Harbourview Village: ‘This Project Represents Continuing Economic Empowerment’

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The tendering process for the first of two additional buildings at Harbourview Village in St David's is expected to be completed by the end of the year, with construction due to start "shortly thereafter". Speaking at a news conference on Thursday (October 31), Public Works Minister Lieutenant Co... Read more

Finance Minister: St George’s Hotel ‘On Time & On Budget’ With Government Guarantee For Hotelco

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[caption id="attachment_10163" align="alignleft" width="240"] Curtis Dickinson, Minister of Finance[/caption] As of September, total investment in the new development that will see the St Regis Bermuda Hotel open in St George's in 2021, was $65 million and "100 percent funded by equity of the dev... Read more

House: Retired Supreme Court Justice Norma Wade-Miller to Chair Commission on Bermuda Land Grabs

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Retired Puisne Judge Norma Wade-Miller will head up an investigation into Bermuda’s history of land grabs, as Chair of the new Commission of Inquiry, a motion originally brought to the House of Assembly by the late Walton Brown in 2014. The announcement was made in the Lower House this morning ... Read more