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Caines gets nod for top post at Corporation of Hamilton

Dwayne Caines has been announced as the next Secretary and Chief Operating Officer for the Corporation of Hamilton. Mr Caines, who is currently the Public and media relations manager for the Police Service, will assume the role in May. Former C.O.O. Ed Benevides retired from the post recently. Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling, in a written …

Opposition Leader warns of job cuts over increased liquor licence fees

Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier has warned the Government that jobs could be lost due to increases in liquor license fees for businesses. The bill was passed in the House of Assembly on Friday and if passed, will affect bars, restaurants and other establishments that serve alcohol. Restaurants, bars and other businesses are set to pay …

Senate rejection of Municipal bill starts 12-month countdown

The twelve-month countdown is on tonight until the Government brings back the controversial municipalities bill to the House of Assembly, after the Senate voted down the bill Friday. Under the Constitution, if the Senate rejects a bill, the Government can wait 12 months before passing the same bill again – and take the bill directly …

Bank customers revolt at plans to charge for teller services

Complaints have reached Bermuda Broadcasting News that Clarien Bank customers will be faced with increased fees come March 31st. A spokesperson says the fee adjustments reflect the cost of service provision as they refine their business model in a rapidly evolving digital banking environment. Clarien Bank customers will be charged $5 for cash withdrawals through …

Group marches on Government House over seized medical files

Around 60 people gathered Friday at Government House to peacefully call upon the Governor to order the Police to return patient files seized in an investigation into former Premier Ewart Brown. Many in the group wielded large signs stating “we want our files back”, with some elderly members of the group, themselves affected patients, struggling …