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Min. Burch: Governor Should Not Present Cup

Min. Burch: Governor Should Not Present Cup

Noting that the first day of Cup Match is Emancipation Day, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said that the Governor should not be invited to present the Cup at Cup Match, explaining to Parliament that he has told Somerset Cricket Club this and made it a precondition to fixing a wall. Speaking in the House of Assembly, Minister Burch said,... Read more of this article

Lt/Col David Burch Defends Chief Fire Officer

Lt/Col David Burch Defends Chief Fire Officer

Former National Security Minister and Bermuda Regiment Commanding Officer Lt/Col David Burch has defended Chief Fire Officer Vincent Hollinsid, after criticisms were levied at him by President of the Fire Service Association Allan Wilkinson. Mr Hollinsid, who has served for 43 years, will retire from the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service in April 2013.... Read more of this article

Dr Brown & Lt/Col Burch Respond: Uighur Letter

Dr Brown & Lt/Col Burch Respond: Uighur Letter

Former Premier Dr. Ewart Brown and former National Security Minister Lt/Col David Burch issued a joint statement this evening [Jan 21] in response to the letter from the lawyer for the four Uighurs. Lawyer Richard Horseman wrote to Premier Craig Cannonier suggesting that the Bermuda Government pass legislation that will grant the Uighurs, their spouses... Read more of this article

Lt/Col David Burch: “The More Things Change”

Lt/Col David Burch: “The More Things Change”

[Opinion column written by Lt/Col David Burch] It’s unfortunate that politics in Bermuda seems to have morphed into a discussion about who can do the same things but better. Where is the vision? Where is the ideological difference between the parties? Where are the comparisons of the respective records? The answer is they’re there; you just have... Read more of this article

Lt. Col. David Burch Adopts Purvis Primary

Lt. Col. David Burch Adopts Purvis Primary

Education Minister Dame Jennifer Smith attended the Purvis Primary School this morning [June 11] to thank Lt. Col. David Burch for becoming the latest to join the Adopt-A-School programme. Minister Smith said, “Today, we are here to celebrate the adoption of Purvis Primary, by Lt. Col. David Burch. This demonstration of his commitment to our young... Read more of this article

PLP Confirm Lt Col Burch As Candidate

PLP Confirm Lt Col Burch As Candidate

[Updated with video] This morning [Jan.12] the Progressive Labour Party held a press conference at the Lorraine Rest Home in Warwick, and confirmed that Lt. Col David Burch will represent them in Constituency #27 Warwick North Central. Warwick North Central is presently held by the PLP’s Elvin James, who won with 56.14% [535-418] of the vote... Read more of this article

Lt Col Burch Serves Tea To Seniors

Lt Col Burch Serves Tea To Seniors

Yesterday afternoon [Nov.27], former Government Minister Lt. Col. David Burch served tea to the senior citizens at the Lorraine Rest Home in Warwick. In October 12th, Lt. Col Burch was selected the PLP candidate for Constituency #27 Warwick North Central, with George Scott, former Senator Cromwell Shakir and Ianthia Wade challenging for the position. That... Read more of this article

Lt. Col David Burch Selected In C#27

Lt. Col David Burch Selected In C#27

Last night [Oct.12] the PLP candidate selection meeting for Constituency #27 Warwick North Central was held, which saw Lt. Col David Burch selected over George Scott, Senator Cromwell Shakir and Ianthia Wade. Lt. Col. Burch is unofficially said to have received 24 votes, to Mr Scott’s 9, Ianthia Wade’s 4 and Senator Cromwell Shakir’s... Read more of this article

PLP: Stanley Lowe Replaced By Zane DeSilva

PLP: Stanley Lowe Replaced By Zane DeSilva

[Updated] Becoming the third incumbent MP to be replaced in 24 hours, veteran MP Stanley Lowe [pictured] will not stand again in his Southampton constituency, with the branch selecting Zane DeSilva to be their candidate in the next general election. Mr DeSilva, who presently serves as Health Minister, beat out former National Security Minister Lt.... Read more of this article

Opinion: Colonel Burch On The Economy

Opinion: Colonel Burch On The Economy

[Written by Lt.Col. David Burch] Somerset lost. Truth. The fan in me is disappointed in that – but the bigger picture thinker I hope I am – is pleased that Cup Match provided a result. After all, that’s what matters most, results. So, unlike St. George’s victory this year, my op-ed “thing” isn’t a fluke. I’m back. This time it’s... Read more of this article

Col. Burch: Emancipation, 21st Century Version

Col. Burch: Emancipation, 21st Century Version

[Opinion piece written by Lt. Col. David Burch] The enduring nature of the holiday we call Emancipation Day is proof of just how important an event it really was. In a very British fashion no war accompanied the freedom of the slaves in the Colonies. In some cases it took months for news of the Proclamation granting slaves their freedom to reach... Read more of this article

Colonel Burch: Willing To Stand As Candidate

Colonel Burch: Willing To Stand As Candidate

This morning [Apr.16] we caught up with former National Security Minister Lt. Col. David Burch who was hard at work during a neighborhood cleanup in the Southampton area. Speaking on his recent resignation, Colonel Burch said the Premier “did something I thought was disrespectful, and we disagreed, and we had one little spat ,over one little... Read more of this article

Videos & Photos: PLP Southampton Clean Up

Videos & Photos: PLP Southampton Clean Up

This morning [Apr.16] Lt Col David Burch and Minister Zane DeSilva hosted the ”Spring Clean Up’, which was sponsored by the PLP Southampton East Constituency 29 and Southampton East Central Constituency 30. The Colonel and the Minister joined with others in working to remove trash and debris, cut back shrubbery, sweep the streets and more. —– The... Read more of this article