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Fahy on Aon & International Business

Fahy on Aon & International Business

Bermuda Democratic Alliance finance spokesperson Michael Fahy responded to the recent report from Aon that downgraded Bermuda saying: “The assessment is simply another indicator of what many have been saying for some time. The tough times are yet to come. When a well respected risk management service such as Aon which does insurance business... Read more of this article

BDA: ‘Not Reflective of a Platinum Period’

BDA: ‘Not Reflective of a Platinum Period’

Bermuda Democratic Alliance Leader Craig Cannonier said “Obviously it is sad to hear of the receivership of the Newstead/Belmont Hill resort. This is sadly yet another indicator that all is not well in Bermuda’s tourism industry and is certainly not reflective of a platinum period in tourism.” This past Monday [Jan 17] the Newstead... Read more of this article

Christmas Message from Craig Cannonier

Christmas Message from Craig Cannonier

[Written by Craig Cannonier, Leader of the Bermuda Democratic Alliance] As another year comes to an end we, the Bermuda family find ourselves in the midst of insecurity and anxiety as the economic recession deepens. My intent with this holiday message to you is not to dwell on the climate of insecurity but to reflect on the fact that together we can... Read more of this article

Dr Michelmore: ‘A Solid First Performance’

Dr Michelmore: ‘A Solid First Performance’

Dr Katherine Michelmore, Deputy Leader of the the Bermuda Democratic Alliance [BDA], said the party “wants a new Bermuda for all Bermudians, where our core values and leadership principles can be openly embraced by the majority.” She continued on to say that “Our share of the vote came close to that of a much longer established political... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Needs Strongest Possible Opposition’

‘Bermuda Needs Strongest Possible Opposition’

Following the by-election two days ago, Opposition Leader Kim.Swan said “Bermuda needs the strongest possible opposition today because the Government is failing in the three most important areas of island life: the economy, education and public safety,” continuing on to say that “It is unfortunate that the BDA chooses to focus its... Read more of this article

Cannonier on By-Election, Turnout & Candidates

Cannonier on By-Election, Turnout & Candidates

Craig Cannonier, Leader of the Bermuda Democratic Alliance, congratulated all the candidates for coming out last night, saying “Putting oneself up for public service is not something to be taken lightly.” The BDA Leader continued on to say that “To Mark, Devrae and Sylvan, I say your conduct as political adversaries in this campaign... Read more of this article

“Sylvan Represents a New Breed of Politics”

“Sylvan Represents a New Breed of Politics”

[Written by Craig Cannonier, leader of the Bermuda Democratic Alliance] The Warwick South Central by-election is an historic one. As such its voters face an historic opportunity. I wish to congratulate all three candidates for putting themselves up for public service and I wish Devrae Noel Simmons a speedy recovery. This election is historic for several... Read more of this article

Fahy On Government Revenue: “$83 Million Short”

Fahy On Government Revenue: “$83 Million Short”

Bermuda Democratic Alliance finance spokesperson Michael Fahy released a statement yesterday [Dec 10] in reference to the amount of revenue collected by Government this year, saying the budget statement predicted $1.058 billion in revenue for the fiscal year, so after six months $529 million revenue should be been collected, however according to an... Read more of this article

Fahy: Do You Believe The Government?

Fahy: Do You Believe The Government?

(Written by Michael M. Fahy – Chairman and finance spokesperson of the BDA) “Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is opposed. Third, it is regarded as self-evident.” Arthur Schopenhaur For some time columnists like Larry Burchall and Bob Stewart, on-line bloggers like Vexed Bermoothes,... Read more of this article

Sylvan Richards: “Want Leaders With Vision”

Sylvan Richards: “Want Leaders With Vision”

The Bermuda Democratic Alliance candidate in the upcoming Warwick South Central by-election said the island needs more leaders, not more politicians. Former Progressive Labour Party member Sylvan Richards, who will be contesting the Constituency 26 seat vacated by former Premier Dr Ewart Brown on December 15, said in a video interview that some members... Read more of this article

Opinion: Happy Anniversary BDA

Opinion: Happy Anniversary BDA

[Written by Linda Down, Member of the Bermuda Democratic Alliance] Wow – how is it possible that a year has passed since a small group of very frustrated – yet hopeful people, gathered together to form a new party to try and get this ship turned around in a better direction! The Bermuda Democratic Alliance a year ago was perhaps considered by some... Read more of this article

Sylvan Richards Calls For Drug Testing

Sylvan Richards Calls For Drug Testing

[Updated] Providing a copy of his own drug test, Sylvan Richards, the BDA’s candidate for Constituency #26 said today [Nov 10] that “We believe that since the call for drug testing has been put on hold for MP’s and the current talk is about doing things differently, we should start now with constituency #26.” Mr Richards has... Read more of this article

Video: Sylvan Richards Candidate Announcement

Video: Sylvan Richards Candidate Announcement

This morning [Nov 8] the Bermuda Democratic Alliance [BDA] announced that Sylvan Richards will stand as their candidate for the December 15th bye-election in Warwick South Central. Mr Richards, a Howard Graduate who is an Assistant Vice President at Allied World Assurance Company Ltd, is making his first foray into the political arena. Read Mr Richards’s... Read more of this article