• The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective August 6, 2018, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that construction works can be conducted. The closure will be for an extended period of time. While Blackwatch Pass is closed the public is encouraged to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.


  • The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising that beginning Friday, August 10 the Central Bus Terminal ticket kiosk in Hamilton will operate on an amended schedule. Read more

Premier attends Special Meeting of Overseas Territories Leaders

Sunday, October 29, 2017

The devastation caused by hurricanes in the Caribbean has been front and centre in discussions this weekend for Premier and Finance Minister the Hon. E. David Burt JP MP.

The Premier flew to Miami for a Special Meeting of the Caribbean Overseas Territories, involving leaders of Caribbean countries discussing the regional effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Premier Burt was accompanied by Secretary to the Cabinet Dr Derrick Binns and Director of the London Office & UK Representative for the Government of Bermuda Kimberley Durrant.

Also present for the talks were the leaders of Anguilla, Monserrat, BVI, the Cayman Islands and the Turks & Caicos.

The Caribbean region was recently hit by the two category five hurricanes which caused widespread destruction and damage to lives and property across the region. The Special Meeting focused on the regional cooperation of disaster relief efforts across Caribbean Overseas Territories.

Participants also considered how to best collectively engage in supporting those Territories impacted by hurricanes for their long term sustainability, and, ascertain how this is being addressed in the UK. The meeting also delved into the need and opportunities for Caribbean countries to build more resiliency against the effects of climate change and more options for mitigation in the event of such storms.

The Premier returns to Bermuda today (Sunday).