Opinion: Guest Columnists
Nov 19, 2013 8:00 am
The following is a response by Shadow Minister of Workforce Development Rolfe Commissiong to employment expert Doug Soares’ recent Rotary Club speech on why some Bermudians struggle to compete for jobs in our economy
Firstly, Mr. Soares needs to be commended for his honesty in acknowledging that “racial injustice is in large part, the cause of the educational underachievement of many Bermudians”. What he apparently fails to understand...
Apr 18, 2013 8:00 am
I have been a bona fide farmer in Bermuda for over 35 years. I work some 40 acres of land. I plant seed. I grow food.
Apr 5, 2013 8:28 am
When I became Finance Minister I knew the job ahead was going to be very challenging.
Our goal as a new Government was to get the economy working again for the benefit of Bermudians — creating jobs and career opportunities; and enabling government to build toward a society that delivers social and economic equity for all.
That is no small task.
Apr 1, 2013 3:00 pm
The Immigration Appeal Tribunal has just published its procedural rules to hear appeals, which means that Bermuda finally has a fully functioning Tribunal for people to appeal decisions relating to work permits, residency and Bermuda status. This replaces the old system of having to appeal to the Cabinet for such matters.
Apr 1, 2013 3:21 pm
Albert Einstein once said that coincidence is Gods way of remaining anonymous. It is therefore truly poetic that the first 100 days of our new government would finish on Easter weekend a time for spiritual healing and new beginnings. It is even more fitting that the rest of their term in office begins on April Fools Day.
Mar 19, 2013 9:00 am
Environment and politics have to coexist in a relative ratio in which the government understands that while the environment should not run their every decision, it should be uppermost in their thinking. As such, if our Island becomes a place where the environment is kept in mind in political decisions and is respected by the people it can be more productive and sustainable.
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