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Announcement today on Conference of Black Mayors

Government could endorse the Corporation of Hamilton's bid to host the National Conference of Black Mayors, The Royal Gazette understands.

Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy is to attend an announcement at 11am in City Hall today, billed as an update on Hamilton's conference plans.

The press conference in the mayor's parlour will include mayor Graeme Outerbridge with deputy Donal Smith.

A statement from conference president mayor Michael Blunt will also be read by councillor George Scott.

The city's hopes to bring the conference to Bermuda has been dogged by controversy, after this newspaper learned the Corporation had agreed to pay out $150,000 to host it.

The event is scheduled to take place in October.

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Published May 21, 2014 at 9:00 am (Updated May 21, 2014 at 12:11 am)

Announcement today on Conference of Black Mayors

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