Sep 29, 2017 8:00 am
A few weeks ago, Hurricane Irma carved its way through the northeastern Caribbean, bringing untold death and devastation to many islands. Idyllic tourist destinations such as Anguilla, Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, St Barts and St Martin were...
Sep 23, 2017 8:00 am
The best advice or suggestions usually come from those who do not occupy high office. During years of canvassing, the Progressive Labour Party received both complaints and suggestions from persons across the island. While the make-up of Bermuda’s...
Sep 1, 2017 8:00 am
“Altruism or selflessness is the principle or practice of concern for the welfare of others”
For years we have heard a number of comments specific to Bermudians’ joint...
Aug 25, 2017 8:00 am
“Leaders are people who raise the standards by which they judge themselves and by which they are willing to be judged. The goal chosen, the objective selected, the requirements imposed, are not mainly for their followers...
Jun 8, 2017 8:00 am
A few months ago I was invited to the Association of Bermuda International Companies Education Awards function, celebrating multitudes of Bermudians who had received scholarships over many years. As I looked around the room, I saw Bermudians of...
Jun 2, 2017 8:00 am
“Even Ray Charles can see what is going on.”
A common saying in reference to when things are blatantly clear. If anyone has any doubts that an election is near, they would need to look at a few key indicators as of late.
May 26, 2017 8:00 am
Over the years I have seen a lot of interesting things on the canvassing trail across every parish in Bermuda. I have witnessed the never-ending hospitality and generosity of Bermudians. And I have spoken with some of our living legends and met...
May 12, 2017 8:00 am
A few days ago, I had a startling conversation with someone on Facebook. Such conversations themselves are not surprising, as thousands of Bermudians have them daily. However, something that the person stated struck a chord deep within...
May 6, 2017 8:00 am
Julia van Beelen, aka JVB, and I started talking online about six years ago before the 2012 General Election. Needless to say, we, along with a select group of politics junkies, often were in “spirited” online debates that seemingly...
Apr 21, 2017 8:00 am
Forty-five thousand Bermudians are eligible to cast a ballot for referendums, by-elections and general elections. There are roughly 1,200 persons residing in 500 homes in each of our 36 constituencies.
Each one of those individuals expects...
Mar 31, 2017 8:00 am
On any given day when persons prepare themselves to go out to canvass, they do the following:
• Collect their clipboards and walking lists for the specific areas that they will be canvassing
• Ensure that they have adequate voter...
Mar 17, 2017 8:00 am
One of the few things that persons involved with different political parties can agree on is that canvassing is a fundamental component of any election campaign. Fortunately for us in Bermuda, social norms dictate that candidates visit the...
Mar 3, 2017 8:00 am
Two of the signature terms of magicians.
Whether it is pulling rabbits out of hats or sawing a damsel in half, magicians have been using smoke and mirrors, combined with...
Jan 27, 2017 8:00 am
Official Hansard records from December 16, 2015.
The Honourable E.T. “Bob” Richards: “Thank you, Mr Speaker.
“In accordance with section 2AA (3) of the Government Loans Act 1978, I rise this morning to inform this honourable...
Jan 20, 2017 8:00 am
Governments and major corporations often hire consultants to give them reports and suggestions as to how to improve their services and/or profit margins. And, they pay out hefty sums for the advice of these consultants.
After paying out...
Jan 6, 2017 8:00 am
Four years after the General Election of 2012, a voting shift is seemingly taking place across the island.
In November 2014, the signs that this shift had begun to take root were evident in the results of the Constituency 33 by-election...
Dec 3, 2016 8:00 am
As the saying goes, you can choose your friends, but not your family.
I am grateful to have Neville Tyrrell as a big cousin/big brother.
For the last 12 months I’ve spent most of my weekends in his presence.
Just like the good...
Nov 25, 2016 8:00 am
“Almighty Father, we are gathered here today as one body at this sacred spot where countless numbers of our enslaved ancestors were buried. Father, we are gathered as one body to do your will and listen to the concerns of our brothers...
Oct 21, 2016 8:00 am
Technology has become an ever-changing, ever-evolving animal. An animal with a hunger for consuming both machinery and manpower.
Thirty years ago, we were all fascinated with the ability to rent movies on video cassette and/or record...
MM&I responds to Special Report
Lead stage role for star Herbert
Shoe store relocates to Court Street
Film about missing family now available
Tourism handed incentive boost
Mystery over Simons at Cornerstone
From convict to carer
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Gambling with our future
Police presence wanted over city brawl
Davidge thanks family as Called to the Bar
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