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Bloomberg Officially Announces Campaign

Bloomberg Officially Announces Campaign

Former New York City Mayor and frequent Bermuda visitor Michael Bloomberg has just officially announced that he “will pursue the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.” His official website said, “I’m running for president to defeat Donald Trump and rebuild America. “We cannot afford four more years of President... Read more of this article

Bloomberg Takes Step Towards Presidential Run

Bloomberg Takes Step Towards Presidential Run

Former New York City Mayor and frequent Bermuda visitor Michael Bloomberg has filed to run in the presidential primary in the state of Alabama, according to multiple international media reports. “Michael Bloomberg plans to skip early voting states like Iowa and New Hampshire if he launches a presidential bid and instead focus his efforts on... Read more of this article

Billionaire Ross Perot Dies Aged 89

Billionaire Ross Perot Dies Aged 89

Billionaire, former presidential candidate, and Tucker’s Town homeowner Ross Perot has died at the age of 89, according to his family. A BBC story said, “Described as idiosyncratic and feisty, he pioneered the computer data industry by founding his own company in 1962. “But he was best known for running in the 1992 campaign, advocating... Read more of this article

Sen. Sanders Mentions Bermuda At Town Hall

Sen. Sanders Mentions Bermuda At Town Hall

During a recent CNN Town Hall US Senator Bernie Sanders — one of 20 candidates vying for the Democratic party’s Presidential nomination — spoke about income and wealth inequality, saying they will “do our best to end the tax havens that exist in the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, and other countries.” The self-described democratic... Read more of this article

Premier Meets With American Congressmen

Premier Meets With American Congressmen

Premier David Burt recently met with a number of U.S politicians including Congressman George Holding of North Carolina, Congressman Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Chairman of the Financial Services, Congressman Lacy Clay, Chairman of the Financial Services, Rep. Richard Neal Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee, and Rep. G. K. Butterfield. Premier Burt... Read more of this article

Ocasio-Cortez Tweets About ‘Dark N Stormy’

Ocasio-Cortez Tweets About ‘Dark N Stormy’

In citing ‘Cocktails for the Revolution’ in a response to a tweet yesterday, Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted about the ‘Dark n’ Stormy’ drink, saying a ‘world w/o a GreenNewDeal: a Bitter Dark n’ Stormy.” Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, who previously worked as a bartender, is the youngest woman... Read more of this article

Swan Among Leaders Attending Bush Funeral

Swan Among Leaders Attending Bush Funeral

Bermuda’s Sir John Swan will attend the state funeral for George H.W. Bush today [Dec 5], joining current and former American and world leaders in honouring the former president. CNN reported, “Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored with a state funeral on Wednesday, an official gathering that will include current and former presidents... Read more of this article

Swan To Attend President Bush’s Funeral In USA

Swan To Attend President Bush’s Funeral In USA

American leaders will be joined by people from around the world as former President George H.W. Bush is laid to rest this week, with former Premier Sir John Swan set to attend the funeral. Sir John had a decades long friendship with the former U.S. President, and the Bush family invited the island’s elder statesman to attend the invitation only... Read more of this article

Condolence Book For US President George Bush

Condolence Book For US President George Bush

[Updated] Following the passing of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, the U.S. Consulate in Bermuda is inviting people to leave messages of condolences, with a condolence book to be open from December 3-6 at their location on Middle Road in Devonshire. In 1990, President Bush visited Bermuda along with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to hold... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda’s Thoughts Are With The Bush Family’

‘Bermuda’s Thoughts Are With The Bush Family’

Acting Premier Walter Roban has extended condolences on the passing of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who died late on Friday at age 94, with Minister Roban saying “Bermuda’s thoughts are with the Bush family at this sad time.”In a letter [PDF] to U.S. Consul General to Bermuda Constance Dierman, Acting Premier Walter Roban... Read more of this article

‘Saddened By Passing Of President Bush’

‘Saddened By Passing Of President Bush’

The U.S. Consulate in Bermuda joined those around the world in sending their condolences on the passing of President George H.W. Bush. President Bush, the 41st President of the United States and patriarch of a political dynasty, died on Friday in Houston at age 94. The US Consulate tweeted the photo below, saying: “U.S. Consul General Dierman and... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Mentioned In US Campaign Ad

Video: Bermuda Mentioned In US Campaign Ad

Karin Housley — the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate from Minnesota — has accused her Democratic opponent Tina Smith of allegedly ‘hiding her money in a Bermuda tax shelter’ in a new campaign ad. Ms Housley is challenging Senator Tina Smith, Minnesota’s former lieutenant governor, who was appointed to fill the Senate... Read more of this article

NJ Media Report On Green’s JetGate Connection

NJ Media Report On Green’s JetGate Connection

[Updated] American political consultant Derrick Green‘s ties to the ‘Jetgate’ matter in Bermuda are in the New Jersey news, which follows after Mr Green was hired by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. The article — titled “Murphy hired campaign aide who was part of investigation into secret Bermuda bank account” —... Read more of this article