• About freedom of speech

    About freedom of speech

    It was disheartening to hear David Burt, for the second time in three weeks, criticise people who represent significant segments of Bermuda’s business community for allegedly “negotiating through the media”.

    On the first occasion, last...

  • Lifting restrictions

    Lifting restrictions

    Politicians the world over are finding that it is a lot easier to start lockdowns than to end them. Bermuda is no exception.

    • May 28, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Hearing is believing

    Hearing is believing

    Lawrence Scott is fond of reminding of the teachings of his father, a former Premier of Bermuda and senior statesman who is...

    • May 25, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Putting childish things away

    Putting childish things away

    In the historic first occasion of the House of Assembly going virtual on April 17, David Burt grasped the nettle almost...

    • May 22, 2020 8:00 am
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  • A time for real shared sacrifice

    A time for real shared sacrifice

    David Burt has received high marks for his leadership in the Covid-19 crisis. The only time when the Premier has faltered is...

    • May 21, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Putting growth and Bermuda first

    Putting growth and Bermuda first

    Scylla and Charybdis were monsters in Greek mythology — one a whirlpool and the other a six-headed creature — situated on...

    • May 19, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Doing the unthinkable

    Doing the unthinkable

    Bermuda is facing financial disaster as a result of the coronavirus crisis — a recession that will make the Great Recession of...

    • May 12, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Relax ... but not too much

    Relax ... but not too much

    With news on Saturday of a seventh fatality resulting from the coronavirus, Bermuda received a tragic and swift reminder that...

    • May 6, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Fighting for our future

    Fighting for our future

    It is timely and right, with World Press Freedom Day having been internationally recognised yesterday, that we remind Bermuda...

    • May 4, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Phase one: proceeding with caution

    Phase one: proceeding with caution

    The Bermuda Government seems to have struck the right balance as it announced on Wednesday that shelter-at-home rules will be...

    • May 1, 2020 8:00 am
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  • No rush for return to normalcy

    No rush for return to normalcy

    David Burt has stated that the Covid-19 lockdown is unlikely to extend beyond May 2. The Cabinet is to meet today to discuss...

    • Apr 28, 2020 8:00 am
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