Monday, March 14
CURB calls for 'quiet protest' over SDO
The Bermuda Sun Anti-racism campaigners are urging senators to block the planned expansion of the Tucker’s Point resort.
Campaign group Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda say the land should not be developed because of its historic significance to the black community.
They are urging the public to ‘quietly protest’ outside the Senate on Wednesday.
The hotel wants a Special Development Order allowing it to build an additional 70 hotel rooms and 78 residencies on land overlooking Castle Harbour.
Environmental campaigners are up in arms about the proposal. They fear Bermuda will sacrifice pristine hills and endangered woodland in the name of development.