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Column: Burchall “Nanci Is The Real Issue”

Column: Burchall “Nanci Is The Real Issue”

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall]Once you’ve studied the chart, you should be able to work out all of Government’s strategic management problems. If not, here is a set of facts – just facts – that will help you see and understand. Fact One – Few people talk about this. “This” is the obvious and large – humongous, even –... Read more of this article

Premier’s Speech: OBA Spring Party Conference

Premier’s Speech: OBA Spring Party Conference

The goal is to balance the budget in three years, and to do that “we’ve raised taxes where possible and imposed stringent disciplines across all ministries, including spending reductions in some areas,” Premier Michael Dunkley said at the One Bermuda Alliance Spring Conference held this past weekend. Premier Dunkley said, “We are... Read more of this article

“PLP Working To Make Vision 2025 A Reality”

“PLP Working To Make Vision 2025 A Reality”

[Opinion column written by PLP MP Michael Weeks] Bermudians have had an opportunity to see for themselves just what the OBA is about and most of us don’t like what we are seeing; skyrocketing unemployment, a slew of broken promises, a seemingly never ending series of political scandals and an agenda that seems driven to benefit everyone but the... Read more of this article

“Potential Power Of Sale” Over PLV Car Park

“Potential Power Of Sale” Over PLV Car Park

Speaking on the Par-La-Ville car park being placed under receivership due to an outstanding $18 million loan, Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said “there would be a potential power of sale.” Last year, US-based Mexico Infrastructure Finance LLC [MIF] extended an $18 million loan to Par-la-Ville Hotel and Residences Ltd [PLV], with the... Read more of this article

Minister Welcomes Oriana On Inaugural Visit

Minister Welcomes Oriana On Inaugural Visit

Earlier today [Apr 13] the Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell commemorated the cruise ship MV Oriana’s inaugural visit to Bermuda, with a traditional maritime plaque exchange. The plaque exchange was held onboard between Minister Crockwell and Captain Marcin Banach. MV Oriana is a cruise ship and ocean liner of the P&O... Read more of this article

MP Jamahl Simmons PLP Founders Day Speech

MP Jamahl Simmons PLP Founders Day Speech

The PLP hosted their Founders Day and Drum Major Awards Celebration yesterday [Apr 12], with the keynote speech delivered by the party’s newest MP Jamahl Simmons. “For years the UBP/OBA told us how brilliant they were at business. How wealthy and successful they are and how they would come in and turn things around,” the Sandys South... Read more of this article

PLP Announces Drum Major Award Recipients

PLP Announces Drum Major Award Recipients

The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party yesterday [Apr 12] recognized six people for their service to the community by presenting them with The PLP’s 2015 Drum Major Awards. PLP Leader Marc Bean remarked,”The PLP’s Drum Major Awards are given to individuals who have given of themselves to a cause greater than themselves; the betterment... Read more of this article

One Bermuda Alliance Holds Spring Conference

One Bermuda Alliance Holds Spring Conference

Premier Michael Dunkley hailed last night’s [April 11] One Bermuda Alliance Spring Conference at Pier 6 — which featured a speech by Michael Bloomberg — as a “great success and an entertaining and enlightening evening for all who attended.” The OBA said, “More than 400 members gathered to meet OBA Parliamentarians... Read more of this article

Petition Calls For End To Pitbull Prohibition

Petition Calls For End To Pitbull Prohibition

Saying that Bermuda is “behind the times” and calling for action “not only for dog owners, but all Bermudians with moral standards,” an online petition calling for the removal of pit-bulls from the island’s list of prohibited dogs has been signed over 420 times as of today [Apr 11] as it attempts to reach its goal of 500... Read more of this article

Par-La-Ville Car Park Taken Over By Receivers

Par-La-Ville Car Park Taken Over By Receivers

[Updated] Following the non-payment of an $18 million loan — which was backed by the Corporation of Hamilton — KPMG has been appointed as Joint Receivers over the Par-La-Ville car park. In a statement today [April 10], KPMG said, “Pursuant to a mortgage over the property known as the Par-La-Ville Car Park, Mike Morrison and Charles... Read more of this article

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