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  • Judging a cover by its record
    Jul 10, 2017 8:00 am

    Judging a cover by its record

    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...

  • Fake truths and real mistakes
    Jul 7, 2017 8:00 am

    Fake truths and real mistakes

    Mr Burt said last night: “Information has come to us, as is often the case in Bermuda’s small community, that indicates that the Premier and some ministers knew in advance of the deployment of police support units (PSUs).”

    This...

  • A few observations about independent Cox
    Jul 4, 2017 8:00 am

    A few observations about independent Cox

    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...

  • Past vital when evaluating future leaders
    Jun 30, 2017 8:00 am

    Past vital when evaluating future leaders

    “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...

  • Not enough to fall back on OBA/UBP rhetoric
    Jun 9, 2017 8:00 am

    Not enough to fall back on OBA/UBP rhetoric

    “The Honourable Member is misleading the House. Mr Speaker, I was very clear in validating what the people in this country are saying. What I said was, and it is a fact, that the Opposition used race to exacerbate the...

  • Crockwell case more than a touch of sour grapes
    Jun 2, 2017 8:00 am

    Crockwell case more than a touch of sour grapes

    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...

  • Hard to save face when party is put before country
    May 26, 2017 8:00 am

    Hard to save face when party is put before country

    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...

  • Let’s reap the benefits of the America’s Cup
    May 19, 2017 8:00 am

    Let’s reap the benefits of the America’s Cup

    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.

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