May 26, 2017 8:00 am
Since the America’s Cup was announced, the Progressive Labour Party has been talking out of both sides of its mouth. One moment it is saying it will have nothing to do with it; the next moment, it is claiming that it supports the event. But talk...
May 19, 2017 8:00 am
The 35th America’s Cup is Bermuda’s most ambitious tourism event ever. Especially given our continued economic struggles, we must use this opportunity to show the world that our island was a wise choice for hosting the competition.
Mar 24, 2017 8:00 am
If I was asked to describe the fundamental character of successful organisations, the first attributes on my list would be integrity, empathy, experience and competence. The degree to which successful organisations possess these attributes would...
Feb 17, 2017 8:00 am
“In summary, we have found that this transaction is commercially sound and reasonable, likely to meet Government’s stated objectives of long term sustainability, increased traffic volume and revenue, while effectively...
Feb 11, 2017 8:00 am
As is the case with every election, over the next 12 months voters should expect both the One Bermuda Alliance and the Progressive Labour Party to do everything possible to win their vote. Not only will they be clawing at each other’s necks, but...
Feb 3, 2017 8:00 am
“We have an idea of what’s going to come down,” Mr Scott said, suggesting CCC — an entity of the Canadian Government, which acts as Canada’s agent for procurement and contracting — would renew its lease of...
Jan 13, 2017 8:00 am
The last time I checked, Bermuda was still a democracy. It’s therefore critically important for voters to take a close look at the Opposition’s response to Chris Furbert and Jason Hayward’s latest attempts to bully the public into submission.
Jan 6, 2017 8:00 am
“For many, this was no different than the events that happened on Bloody Sunday on March 7, 1965 on the Edmund Pettus Bridge near Selma, Alabama.
For many, this was no different than the events of March 21, 1960 in Sharpeville,...
Dec 16, 2016 8:00 am
Ho, Ho, Ho! What nonsense is this? Last Friday morning a friend sent me a note that read, “The RG headline today is insane”. So I checked the Gazette and immediately found the cause for disbelief. An anonymous source has...
Dec 8, 2016 8:00 am
So, what is next, Bermuda? Are we to expect Parliament to be locked down every time the “corporation” of Progressive Labour Party, Bermuda Industrial Union and the People’s Campaign feels like it? I really want an answer to this question because...
Nov 25, 2016 8:00 am
So the Bermuda Police Service have decided to ban known gang members from playing football at Police Field. Also, they have decided to clamp down on the open consumption of drugs at football matches. Well, what do you think, Bermuda? Do you...
Nov 18, 2016 8:00 am
“To the people of Bermuda, the people we were elected to represent, we ask: Has the OBA Government’s approach of taking from the workers, the youth and our seniors, while giving concessions to the elite and privileged, worked for you? Do...
Nov 14, 2016 8:00 am
“On the night of the election of the PLP leader, MP Michael Weeks gave a good speech to become leader. He was not selected. Walton Brown was excellent. He was not selected. They both addressed the issues and had solutions, but they lost.
Nov 4, 2016 8:00 am
“If the Government thinks they can play games with this one, then the house of cards will come tumbling down. We will do everything in our power to make sure that this will not happen. Make no mistake about it, this is a very serious...
Oct 28, 2016 8:00 am
Soon after the Reverend Nicholas Tweed arrived in Bermuda, he made his political agenda quite clear. For example, he has been the guest speaker at Progressive Labour Party functions. He has played a significant role in maligning the airport...
Oct 7, 2016 8:00 am
I have a great deal of respect for Minister of Finance Bob Richards. He doesn’t come across as the type to kiss babies. He doesn’t make cheap attempts to flatter you or try to gain your trust by pointing out family connections.
Sep 30, 2016 8:00 am
“If he had just gone home, gone to sleep, relaxed, he would have been a hero. But he made a deal with the Devil. She’s the Devil. He made a deal with the Devil. It’s true.” — Donald Trump on Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton,...
Sep 15, 2016 8:00 am
There are black people and white people of goodwill who see racism as the evil that it is and who seek to dismantle it wherever they find it. This should be the work of all citizens of our country, especially those to whom...
Sep 14, 2016 8:00 am
There’s a bit of rule in certain circles that if you send your children to private school, then you have no right to discuss public school. Some of us get branded as traitors or sell-outs for choosing private. I’d even bet that some choose public...
Sep 2, 2016 8:00 am
In Monday’s lead column “More to Bean than meets the eye”, Nicolette Reiss proposes that Marc Bean, the Opposition Leader, is a genuine reformer, and she proposes that the challenges to his leadership come from those who have been less than...
Aug 25, 2016 8:00 am
Since about early 2012, the Progressive Labour Party has turned demagoguery into a national sport. It started off very early, with Marc Bean characterising the Bermuda Government as “the demonic, Harry Potter One Bermuda Alliance”. If I had to...
Aug 19, 2016 8:00 am
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! On Thursday, July 24, 2003, the Progressive Labour Party sealed its second election victory with a very clear eight-seat majority. But, by the very next morning the voting public would learn that there was very...
Aug 12, 2016 8:00 am
“The Premier and his supporters have convinced themselves that they have a communications problem. They might. But more importantly, they have a policy problem.” — David Burt, Acting Leader of the...
Aug 5, 2016 8:00 am
The July 25 Op-Ed by Progressive Labour Party MP Jamahl Simmons was just one of many that are designed to convince Bermudians that more and more people are regretting the outcome of the 2012 General Election.
Like toothpaste commercials...
Jun 22, 2016 8:00 am
“God the Creator has already declared His original intent for male and female humans. I choose to side with God. Unlike popular opinion, this is not a private matter; this is a matter of the future sustainability and prosperity of our island...
Jun 14, 2016 8:00 am
Bermuda’s latest gang shootings have led me to reflect upon something I recently observed. I happened to be in a store and spotted a woman of approximately 20 years, with a child of about 3, who was messing about as three-year-olds do. In return,...
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