• The second coming

    The second coming

    Election 2020, aside from its questionable timing, has been most memorable as the season for retirements — forced or otherwise.

    Gone are three old stagers from the Opposition, four if you wish to include the sprightly 61-year-old Sylvan...

  • Trust and accountability

    Trust and accountability

    The Premier is often called, sometimes sincerely and sometimes ironically, “the brilliant David Burt”.

    And certainly...

    • Aug 24, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Sniffing rain? No, that’s election fever in the air

    Sniffing rain? No, that’s election fever in the air

    The retirement of veteran Opposition MP Trevor Moniz has forced a by-election in the constituency of Smith’s West. Former...

    • Aug 13, 2020 8:00 am
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  • A bit rich, this buyer’s remorse

    A bit rich, this buyer’s remorse

    David Burt recently noted that paying out almost $6 million to Skyport as part of the airport agreement was a hard pill to...

    • Aug 11, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Journalism matters – and it comes at a cost

    Journalism matters – and it comes at a cost

    “One danger of reduced news coverage is to the integrity of government. It is not just a speculative proposition that...

    • Aug 10, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Answers to escaping this economic quagmire

    Answers to escaping this economic quagmire

    David Burt and his government have been given a good deal of credit for their handling of the coronavirus crisis, and rightly...

    • Aug 5, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Our legislature: a voice for
many, protector of the few

    Our legislature: a voice for many, protector of the few

    Last weekend, with very little ceremony, Bermuda marked the 400th anniversary of the first meeting of its legislature.

    • Aug 4, 2020 8:00 am
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  • The real meaning of Cup Match

    The real meaning of Cup Match

    Like so many other things this year, the Cup Match 2020 holiday will be unlike any held in many decades, with no cricket and...

    • Jul 29, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Name names or resign!

    Name names or resign!

    The Bermuda Public Services Union was right last week to criticise public works minister Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch for...

    • Jul 28, 2020 8:00 am
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  • The talented Mr Burt

    The talented Mr Burt

    In the recent Cabinet shuffle, David Burt took on responsibility for tourism, having already taken charge of economic...

    • Jul 27, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Flawed paradise

    Flawed paradise

    Almost lost amid the controversy, the debate and the mudslinging of a sexual-abuse sentencing hearing has been the person most...

    • Jul 16, 2020 8:00 am
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