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Photos: 60th Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

Photos: 60th Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

[Written by Glenn Fubler] On Friday, June 14th – Freedom Friday – a diverse gathering of 150 or so, took place in City Hall’s Earl Cameron Theatre, for sixty minutes, in Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Theatre Boycott. The appropriateness of the venue was noted, as it’s only ‘yards’ away from ‘ground zero’ during June 1959. The... Read more of this article

Theatre Boycott 60th Anniversary Celebration

Theatre Boycott 60th Anniversary Celebration

[Written by Glenn Fubler] ‘Freedom Friday’, will be the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Theatre Boycott on Friday, June 14th – a kick-off for ‘Heroes’ Weekend’. Dwayne Caines, Lynne Winfield, Renee Falcon [VP of the Bermuda Nurses Association], Bishop Nick Dill, myself and Collin Simmons of the BIUEmphasising ‘celebration’,... Read more of this article

Column: Open Letter To President Of South Africa

Column: Open Letter To President Of South Africa

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Dear Mr. President, I am writing to offer you and your team best wishes, following your recent mandate for a new term, as a result of the just-completed General Elections in South Africa. I do so, on behalf of a group of Bermudians, listed below. The group of us are only a small representation of the many Bermudians... Read more of this article

Column: 60th Anniversary of Theatre Boycott

Column: 60th Anniversary of Theatre Boycott

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Friday, February 8th, 2019 marked the 60th anniversary of the first meeting of the Progressive Group, in Flatts. That secret gathering began a 3+month process involving 18 people envisioning a better Bermuda and brainstorming strategies towards that end. As a result of that process, by mid-June 1959, the Theatre Boycott began,... Read more of this article

Column: Teen Offers Global Warming Challenge

Column: Teen Offers Global Warming Challenge

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Taking a courageous stand on a fundamental principle, that has global implications, is challenging for most people, let alone a 15-year-old girl. These past two weeks, during the UN’s Annual Climate Change Conference [COP24], many international media outlets have become aware of the story of one-such teen. Amongst... Read more of this article

Column: Human Rights Anniversary Today

Column: Human Rights Anniversary Today

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Monday, December 10th’s United Nation’s Human Rights Day is special in that it marks the 70th anniversary of the ‘Declaration of Human Rights’. That iconic document was finalized in 1948, a few years following the conclusion of the devastation of World War II. That tragedy caused the death of millions,... Read more of this article

Column: Need To Change Course On Climate

Column: Need To Change Course On Climate

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] On Friday, November 23rd, the United States Government released the Climate Science Special Report – the Fourth National Climate Assessment. This report was produced by 13 U.S. Federal Agencies – civil service scientists – and has caused the Trump Administration some consternation, since it refutes the... Read more of this article

Column: Bermuda Better Energy Plan Meeting

Column: Bermuda Better Energy Plan Meeting

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] I recently attended a community meeting that spoke to concerns that I’ve had since hearing last month’s urgent report by a United Nations agency on the matter of climate change. On Thursday, November 8th, I joined at least 130 residents gathered at St. Paul AME, Centennial Hall to listen to presentations... Read more of this article

Column: Call To Action On Climate Change

Column: Call To Action On Climate Change

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [IPCC] last week published a report which deserves close attention. While three years ago, the historic Paris Conference concluded with a consensus limiting any median temperature rise to 2 degrees C, this latest meeting of the IPCC has concluded... Read more of this article

Column: Peace Day Visit To Westgate Facility

Column: Peace Day Visit To Westgate Facility

[Written by Glenn Fubler] In observance of U.N. Peace Day on Friday, 21/9/18, a delegation of diverse members of the community made a visit to Westgate. We wish to thank the Minister of National Security and the Acting Commissioner of Corrections for making this visit possible. The Minister, whose prior commitments had not allowed him to accept the... Read more of this article

Column: United Nations Peace Day On Friday

Column: United Nations Peace Day On Friday

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The UN Peace Day on Friday, September 21st occurs this year in the context of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The UN Secretary General points out that the Declaration: “…recognizes the inherent dignity and equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family”. The... Read more of this article

Column: Back To To School Gathering Held

Column: Back To To School Gathering Held

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Reminded that “it takes a village,” the ‘Back to School Gathering’ at the Bermuda College took place on September 6th to promote the tandem between families and schools to the benefit of our island’s children. The gathering attracted 40-odd people, including presenters, meaning that we had only partially leveraged... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Adventure Summer 2018′ Held

‘Bermuda Adventure Summer 2018′ Held

[Written by Glenn Fubler] On Monday, July 30th, organizers were pleasantly surprised by the response to an innovative event at The Aquarium between 6 – 8 pm, as a part of ‘Bermuda Adventure – Summer 2018’, when more than 170 residents attended that World-class facility. There were more than twice the numbers than expected, attending this gathering,... Read more of this article