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Kim Swan Comments On Cannonier Resignation

Kim Swan Comments On Cannonier Resignation

Craig Cannonier’s “meteoric 17 month rise to Premier has been riddled with controversy and “his Cabinet and the blindly compliant OBA backbench must take responsibility for their part,” former Opposition Leader Kim Swan said following the resignation of former Premier Craig Cannonier. Late last night [May 19] Craig Cannonier... Read more of this article

Video: Cannonier’s Statement On Resignation

Video: Cannonier’s Statement On Resignation

[Updated with video] Following his resignation this evening [May 19], Craig Cannonier issued a statement confirming that he will remain an MP, and saying that “nothing illegal was done, but I accept there was a failure over time to be completely transparent. “This is a fundamental component of good governance and a core principle upon which... Read more of this article

Live Blog Day #2: OBA Hold Another Meeting

Live Blog Day #2: OBA Hold Another Meeting

[Updated] The One Bermuda Alliance appears to be meeting again today [May 18] with cars known to belong to various OBA MPs and Executive Members lined up outside OBA headquarters, while the same blue car that Premier Craig Cannonier drove to yesterday’s meeting is also there, giving the impression they are all huddled in another meeting inside... Read more of this article

Live Blog: OBA Meeting Following ‘JetGate’ Row

Live Blog: OBA Meeting Following ‘JetGate’ Row

[Updated: The 4-hour meeting concludes with the Premier & Chairman saying the inquiry is ongoing] The One Bermuda Alliance is holding a joint meeting of MPs and executive members at OBA Headquarters  today [May 17], with the meeting understood to be about the ongoing controversy involving “JetGate” and the donation from U.S. real estate developer... Read more of this article

Consultant To Help Evolve Human Resources

Consultant To Help Evolve Human Resources

The Government plans to retain an independent consultant to “provide assistance with the creation of an evolved Human Resources model for the Bermuda Government,” Premier Craig Cannonier said today [May 9] in the House of Assembly The Premier said, “You would be well aware of this Government’s focus on building a more efficient and... Read more of this article

MPs To Debate Cannabis, Conscription, Casinos

MPs To Debate Cannabis, Conscription, Casinos

The House of Assembly is going back in today [May 9] and the Premier said that the House will discuss cannabis decriminalization, move on eliminating conscription and bring forward legislation to create the statutory framework to legalize casino-style gaming. Premier Craig Cannonier said, “The House of Assembly will come together for what has... Read more of this article

Premier Cannonier: I Flatly Refute The Allegation

Premier Cannonier: I Flatly Refute The Allegation

“I have no comment on a story that uses anonymous sources to rehash the so-called ‘Jetgate’ affair, which has been the focus of Opposition attacks against the Government for more than a year, other than to say that I flatly refute the allegation that I requested any monies from U.S. developer, Mr. Nathan Landow,” Premier Craig Cannonier... Read more of this article

Premier & Ministers Attending RIMS In Colorado

Premier & Ministers Attending RIMS In Colorado

Premier Craig Cannonier is attending the 2014 Risk and Insurance Management Society [RIMS] Conference & Exhibition in Denver, Colorado this week. He is accompanied by the Minister of Finance Bob Richards, the Minister of Business Development Dr. Grant Gibbons and Secretary to the Cabinet, Dr. Derrick Binns. Several thousand delegates are expected... Read more of this article

Premier Craig Cannonier’s Easter Message

Premier Craig Cannonier’s Easter Message

[Written by Premier Craig Cannonier] Good day everyone and Happy Resurrection Day! As you know, today Christians around the world reflect and celebrate the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made some 2000 years ago, when He made atonement for our sins on the cross at Calvary and rose again triumphantly on Easter morning. He did not forget us – We have... Read more of this article

Video: GR Interviews Premier Craig Cannonier

Video: GR Interviews Premier Craig Cannonier

Premier Craig Cannonier was recently interviewed by GR: Global Insurance Intelligence concerning the future of the insurance and reinsurance industry on the island. The interviewer Jack Grocott, opened with a question regarding Premier Cannonier’s comments regarding his goal of continued growth in Bermuda’s re/insurance market. “In... Read more of this article

Premier On Conference: “Very Encouraging”

Premier On Conference: “Very Encouraging”

Premier Craig Cannonier hailed his attendance at the Global Islamic Finance and Investment Group [GIFIG] in London as “very encouraging for Bermuda” as the island was further positioned as a viable option for Islamic Finance. The objective of the GIFIG conference was to identify key global opportunities and barriers facing Islamic Finance... Read more of this article

Cannonier: “Keeping To The People’s Business”

Cannonier: “Keeping To The People’s Business”

[Opinion column written by Premier Craig Cannonier] It is my mission as Premier to bring about change that makes Bermuda work better for Bermudians. This can mean passing legislation that expands human rights, it can mean attracting foreign investment to create jobs; it can mean taking steps to protect our most vulnerable. Our objective is recovery... Read more of this article

Premier, Minister Richards In London For Talks

Premier, Minister Richards In London For Talks

Premier Craig Cannonier is in London this week to resume talks with Islamic Finance stakeholders at the Global Islamic Finance and Investment Group [IFIG] Conference. He is accompanied by the Minister of Finance Bob Richards and the Secretary to the Cabinet Dr. Derrick Binns. The Cabinet Office said, “While in London he will also engage in a number... Read more of this article