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Online Condolence Book Created For Former Government Senator, Laverne Furbert, JP
The Cabinet Office today announced that in honour of former Government senator, labour activist and trade unionist, Ms. Laverne Furbert, an online condolence book has been created.
Condolences and memories can be added by members of the public and can be found at www.remembr.com/laverne.furbert
Ms. Laverne Furbert was the writer of the column In My Opinion and editor of The Workers Voice, a monthly newspaper published by the Bermuda Industrial Union.
Prior to this, she was the editor for the weekly newspaper, Bermuda Times.
Ms. Furbert was appointed to the Senate in November 2010 and served as Junior Minister of Education and Junior Minister for Youth, Families, Sports and Community Development.
She was also a member of numerous government boards over the years.
One new COVID-19 case reported in Bermuda, 5 March 2021
The Ministry of Health received 425 test results since the last update, and one (1) was positive for COVID-19. This new case is classified as local transmission with known conta...
Bermuda Government Opposition Reply to the 2021/22 Budget
Hon. Cole Simons, Leader of the Opposition
Reporting Progress on the Elimination of Single-Use Plastics
The Hon. Walter Roban, JP, MP, Deputy Premier & Minister of Home Affairs, delivers a Ministerial Statement to the House of Assembly on Reporting Progress on the Elimination of S...
A Progress Report on the COVID-19 Vaccine for Bermuda
The Hon. Kim Wilson, JP, MP Minister of Health, delivers a Ministerial Statement to the House of Assembly on A Progress Report on the COVID-19 Vaccine for Bermuda on March 5, 2021.
Abolition of the Department of Human Resources
The Hon. Wayne Furbert, JP, MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office, delivers a Ministerial Statement to the House of Assembly on Abolition of the Department of Human Resources on M...
Tabling of a Bill entitled ‘Education Amendment Act 2021
The Hon. Diallo Rabain, JP, MP Minister of Education delivers a Ministerial Statement to the House of Assembly on Tabling of a Bill entitled ‘Education Amendment Act 2021 on Mar...
The Human Rights Commission Annual Report 2019
The Hon. Tinee Furbert, JP, MP, Minister of Minister of Social Development and Seniors delivers a Ministerial Statement to the House of Assembly on The Human Rights Commission A...
Update on the Stimulus Programme
Lt. Col. The Hon. David Burch, JP, MP Minister of Public Works, delivers a Ministerial Statement to the House of Assembly on Update on the Stimulus Programme on March 5, 2021.
Village people: why owning your own town is the new private island
You could own the pub, the spa and even the church for less than a London house, says Ailis Brennan
3 new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 4 March 2021
The Ministry of Health received 346 test results since the last update, and three (3) were positive for COVID-19. All three of the new cases are classified as imported.
Biden is about to spend vast sums. Rishi knows inflation is a new risk
Latest London news, business, sport, showbiz and entertainment from the London Evening Standard.
Pope Francis opens first-ever papal visit to Iraq amid tight security
Pope Francis opened the first-ever papal visit to Iraq with a plea for the country to protect its centuries-old diversity.
Revealed: The US embassy’s five-star transformation
The developers of the former US embassy “fortress” in Mayfair have released the first images of the building’s future incarnation as one of London’s most luxurious hotels.
Meghan Markle Oprah Interview: From ‘Megxit’ to now, how it all unfolded
In early 2020, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stunned the world by announcing they were stepping down as senior royals.
International Women’s Day: When is it and how can I get involved?
The holiday is an annual celebration of women around the world - but how did it begin and how can you get involved?
A Family of Four Sets Sail Aboard Their Beloved Tugboat Named Lucy
The cofounders of The Brooklyn Home Company take their skill set to sea to give a 1983 tugboat a bow-to-stern revamp.
U.S. is ‘not prepared to defend or compete in the A.I. era,’ says expert group chaired by Eric Schmidt
The U.S. is drastically underprepared for the age of AI, according to the National Security Commission on AI, which is chaired by Eric Schmidt.
20 Roman Numerals Tattoo for Sentimental Men
Roman numeral tattoos are the perfect way to honor a number or date that is meaningful to you in a cool way.
Samsung and Mastercard to pilot biometric payments card in South Korea
The card will not require PIN or signature authorisations to make in-store transactions.
Hackers obtain sensitive data on UK aid projects overseas
Foreign Office tells those involved in pitching tenders their personal data has been compromised
Leak reveals UK Foreign Office discussing aid cuts of more than 50%
Internal reports show projected cuts including 59% in South Sudan, 60% in Somalia and 67% in Syria
Charlotte Bennett says she thought Gov. Cuomo was trying to sleep with her
Charlotte Bennett, the second woman to go public with sexual harassment allegations against Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, says she thought the governor was trying to sl...
France could follow Italy and block vaccine shipments, health minister says
France said Friday it may follow Italy in blocking Covid-19 vaccine shipments as concerns about vaccine nationalism rise.
Italy blocks export of Covid-19 vaccine doses to Australia, using EU powers for the first time
Italy invoked European Union powers to block the export of 250,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Australia on Thursday, in a dramatic escalation of a dispute between the EU and drug...
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