March 1, 2021

Bermuda: Opposition party wins general election

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From Caribbean News Service HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 19 2017 – At 38, David Burt says he is not daunted by the prospect of becoming Bermuda’s youngest premier after his opposition Progressive Labour Party (PLP) stormed to victory over the ruling One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) in Tuesday’s general election, winning two-thirds of the seats. The PLP won […]

PLP calls on Govt to ‘Take Action’ to keep jobs

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From Bernews “In light of the news that Butterfield Bank is considering moving jobs from Bermuda to Halifax, the PLP calls on the minority OBA government to take action to keep Bermudian jobs here in Bermuda,” PLP spokesperson for Home Affairs Walton Brown said. Mr Brown said, “The job of the Bermuda government is to […]

Casino Gaming Act is passed [in Bermuda]

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By Owain Johnston-Barnes and Sarah Lagan From The Royal Gazette Legislation to introduce casino gaming to the Island was passed in the House of Assembly in the early hours of this morning. The debate drew mixed reviews but was finally agreed upon with two mirno amendments at 1:45am after about ten hours of discussion. The […]

Commentary: Attacks on free speech in Bermuda

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By Christopher Famous From Caribbean News Now My purpose of writing today, is to speak to an attack on free speech in the Caribbean. On Friday February 7, 2013 an opinion piece was written in the Bermuda Sun by MP Sylvan Richards of the OBA government of Bermuda. In this opinion piece labelled “Reckless and […]