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Kim Swan: ‘Need To Move Quickly & Proactively’

Kim Swan: ‘Need To Move Quickly & Proactively’

“In addition to the public relations crisis, Bermuda needs to move quickly and proactively to assure the world that we will take steps to discontinue pumping raw sewage to sea,” former Opposition Leader Kim Swan said. The issue has been in the headlines recently following the U.S. Consulate issuing a “Security Message” entitled “Contaminated... Read more of this article

Former UBP Leader On Passing Of Sir David

Former UBP Leader On Passing Of Sir David

[Written by Kim Swan, Former Leader of the United Bermuda Party] It is with profound sadness and with respect that I offer this letter of condolences to the family and friends of the late Sir David Gibbons. Sir David and I were both leaders of the United Bermuda Party – albeit he being the fourth UBP Leader as Premier of Bermuda and I the 11th... Read more of this article

Swan Welcomes Golf Course Clean Up Initiative

Swan Welcomes Golf Course Clean Up Initiative

Golf professional Kim Swan said he welcomes the clean up initiative targeting the defunct St. George’s Golf Course, with the former St. George’s MP saying it will hopefully assist in raising the awareness of the potential that tourism benefits that golf provides. Mr. Swan said, “The clean up initiative organised to target the defunct... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Authors “Elysium” Golf Article

Kim Swan Authors “Elysium” Golf Article

Former Opposition Leader and now golf professional Kim Swan has penned an article for Elysium Magazine, a United Kingdom-based publication aimed at men with luxury lifestyles, hailing two British golf greats: Archie Compston [1893 – 1962] and Dai Rees CBE [1913 – 1983]. The article tells the tale of the golf careers of both men, and how their excellence... Read more of this article

Swan: Restoring Golf Will Benefit St. Georges

Swan: Restoring Golf Will Benefit St. Georges

Golf is a major part of the Bermuda Department of Tourism’s marketing campaign and St. George’s will benefit when golf is restored, said former St George’s MP and golf professional Kim Swan. “The Town of St. George’s has been without a golf course for four years and the absence of this important amenity has been detrimental... Read more of this article

Tribute Paid To Former UBP MP Anita Smith

Tribute Paid To Former UBP MP Anita Smith

Former Opposition Leader and St George’s MP Kim Swan paid tribute to Anita Smith, who died recently at age 95. Mrs Smith was elected to Parliament for the United Bermuda Party in 1968, and represented St. George’s North from 1968 to 1980. Mr Swan said: “Cindy and I mourn the passing of former St. George’s Member of Parliament... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Congratulates Nandi Davis, OBA

Kim Swan Congratulates Nandi Davis, OBA

Independent candidate Kim Swan has congratulated his opponent Nandi Davis on her win, and congratulated the OBA on their overall victory. Mr Swan, who was the incumbent, ran in C#2 St. George’s West in a three way battle which saw the OBA win by by 4 votes. Nandi Davis [OBA] received 359 votes, Renee Ming [PLP] received 355, while Mr Swan received... Read more of this article

Kim Swan: “Independents Offer Real Change”

Kim Swan: “Independents Offer Real Change”

The abundance of Independent candidates in the upcoming election offers Bermuda an opportunity for “real change and a move away from stereotypical voting, foregone conclusions and polarization,” C#2 St George’s West candidate Kim Swan said. This election will see a total of 15 Independent candidates contest 12 different constituencies:... Read more of this article

Kim Swan, Charles Swan To Stay Independent

Kim Swan, Charles Swan To Stay Independent

Both Kim Swan and Charles Swan have said that if they are re-elected in the upcoming election they will remain as Independents for the duration of that term of office. The Swans were the last two remaining United Bermuda Party MPs, and announced last month they will be contesting the upcoming General Election as Independents, not under the UBP banner. Charles... Read more of this article

Swan: OBA Leader Fabrication Claim Is “Bizarre”

Swan: OBA Leader Fabrication Claim Is “Bizarre”

[Updated] Confirming a document does in fact exist, former UBP leader Kim Swan called it ”bizarre” that the OBA Leader claimed that a report given to the UBP years ago is a fabrication – when he was not involved in politics in 2008 and was never a member of the UBP. The document has dominated the news cycle since last week, with... Read more of this article

Kim Swan: ‘Polarization Of Party Politics’

Kim Swan: ‘Polarization Of Party Politics’

The unprecedented number of Independent candidates signals a “real disquiet of persons dissatisfied with the polarization of party politics,” according to Independent candidate Kim Swan. This election will see a total of 15 Independent candidates contest 12 different constituencies. By comparison two Independents ran in the 2007 Election,... Read more of this article

Kim Swan On St. George’s Golf Course

Kim Swan On St. George’s Golf Course

Incumbent St. George’s West Member of Parliament Kim Swan said he is encouraged that his many months and years of prodding has finally resulted in a commitment by the Bermuda government to re-open St. George’s Golf Course. “Whilst there remains much concern about the state of disrepair of the course – caused by years of neglect... Read more of this article

Kim Swan, Charles Swan To Run As Independents

Kim Swan, Charles Swan To Run As Independents

[Updated] The last two remaining United Bermuda Party MPs —  Kim Swan & Charles Swan –  will be contesting the upcoming General Election as Independents, not under the UBP banner. Kim Swan is running in C#2 St. George’s West, where he will match up against Nandi Davis [OBA] and John Gibbons [PLP]. Charles Swan is running in C#31... Read more of this article