Jul 10, 2017 8:00 am
On May 9, 2016, the Progressive Labour Party held a press conference where acting Opposition leader David Burt alleged that JetBlue had been pressured by Aecon to fire shadow transport minister Lawrence Scott because of his opposition to the...
Jul 4, 2017 8:00 am
Paula Cox’s recent resignation from the Progressive Labour Party demands our attention for more than a few reasons, but there are at least three key observations that must be made.
The first observation is regarding the candidate selection...
Jun 30, 2017 8:00 am
“When The Royal Gazette contacted Mr Burt by telephone, he insisted that any conversation be off the record, before asking for questions to be e-mailed to him. He later e-mailed a statement asking for a deadline time, but did not respond...
Jun 2, 2017 8:00 am
During the May 19 motion to adjourn in the House of Assembly, independent MP Shawn Crockwell spoke for 20 minutes about the next General Election. The crux of his speech was that the election will not be won by hotel developments or the economic...
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...
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