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“Present An Alternative Vision For The Country”

“Present An Alternative Vision For The Country”

“We decided that we would attempt to present an alternative vision for the country instead of overly focusing on criticizing the One Bermuda Alliance,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said, before expanding on some of the initiatives in the Opposition’s Throne Speech reply including FinTech, transitioning away from middle schools, economic... Read more of this article

Unbreakable Ties That Bind Bermuda, Caribbean

Unbreakable Ties That Bind Bermuda, Caribbean

“Despite being separated by hundreds of miles and the vast expanse of ocean, the familial, cultural, and historical ties that bind Bermuda with the islands of the Caribbean are unbreakable,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said in his address to visiting Caribbean delegates. Mr Bean was speaking at the 17th Biennial Conference of Presiding Officers... Read more of this article

Leader Of The Opposition’s Labour Day Message

Leader Of The Opposition’s Labour Day Message

[Labour Day message from Leader of the Opposition Marc Bean] The historical struggle for freedom, justice and equality has provided our people with many lessons. Perhaps the greatest lesson is where there is unity, there is strength. As we fought for equality of opportunity, better wages, better working conditions and better benefits, it was our unity... Read more of this article

Video: PLP On Use Of Public Funds For Lawsuit

Video: PLP On Use Of Public Funds For Lawsuit

“Mr Burt’s comments were in relation to the legal action launched against BPSU President and People’s Campaign member Jason Hayward, which was initiated by Finance Minister Bob Richards after Mr Hayward made certain statements about the Minister on a TV appearance in relation to the emails over the airport contract with the Canadian... Read more of this article

Court Rules: Michael Dunkley vs Marc Bean Case

Court Rules: Michael Dunkley vs Marc Bean Case

The Court of Appeal has ruled on the Michael Dunkley vs Marc Bean libel case, saying “there was no factual basis on which to found a defence of fair comment.” In 2013, Michael Dunkley, who was then the Deputy Premier, launched legal action against Opposition Leader Marc Bean over comments made on the social network Facebook, with the comments... Read more of this article

‘Strengthening Of Anti-Corruption Laws Needed’

‘Strengthening Of Anti-Corruption Laws Needed’

[Opinion column written by Opposition Leader Marc Bean] The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party believes that political corruption in any form, and regardless of the political affiliation of the offenders, must be exposed and punished to the full extent of the law. As leaders, this is the standard we must set and as Bermudians concerned about the well-being... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Case Against Marc Bean

Court Dismisses Case Against Marc Bean

[Updated with Premier's comments] The Court has ruled on the case involving Opposition Leader Marc Bean allegedly using offensive language to former OBA Senator Toni Daniels, with the Court dismissing the case against Mr Bean today [Aug 12]. The case followed an alleged exchange at the Polling Station in the November 2014 bye-election in Constituency... Read more of this article

Magistrates Court: Marc Bean’s Trial Underway

Magistrates Court: Marc Bean’s Trial Underway

The Magistrate’s Court trial in which Opposition Leader Marc Bean is charged with allegedly using offensive language started this morning [Aug 7] with Magistrate Archie Warner in place. Mr Bean has been charged with using allegedly offensive words to OBA member and ex-Senator Toni Daniels by allegedly calling Ms Daniels “a political w****” and... Read more of this article

Column: Support, Build Ourselves, Way Forward

Column: Support, Build Ourselves, Way Forward

[Opinion column written by Opposition Leader Marc Bean] We would like to say thank you to all those who have continuously lifted us up in support. You have helped to remind us what it truly means to be Bermudian. As we go about Bermuda, we are often asked “What is the way forward for our country? What will be the silver bullet that turns our economy... Read more of this article

Premier & Opposition Leader’s Approval Ratings

Premier & Opposition Leader’s Approval Ratings

Another poll has been released, this one showing that Premier Michael Dunkley’s approval rating was 48% while Opposition Leader Marc Bean’s was 31%, with Premier Dunkley having a 79% approval rating from white voters and 32% from black voters, while Mr. Bean had a 5% approval rating from white voters and 46% from black voters.The poll was conducted... Read more of this article

Approval Ratings: Michael Dunkley & Marc Bean

Approval Ratings: Michael Dunkley & Marc Bean

Premier Michael Dunkley had a favourability rating of 50.9% while Opposition Leader Marc Bean’s approval  rating is 48.9%; and both Mr Bean and Mr Dunkley had a job approval rating of 46.9%, according to a recent poll released by Profiles of Bermuda. Favourability Ratings In releasing the poll the company said, “Premier Michael Dunkley had... Read more of this article

Court: Opposition Leader Has Trial Date Set

Court: Opposition Leader Has Trial Date Set

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 3], Opposition Leader Marc Bean appeared with his lawyer, Charles Richardson, who indicated to Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that prior to going to trial, he would be making legal arguments, in a higher Court, dealing with freedom of expression and other Constitutional matters. The Magistrate set  a provisional... Read more of this article

Premier, PLP Leader Meet With Robbery Victims

Premier, PLP Leader Meet With Robbery Victims

After the unfortunate incident earlier this week in which two visitors to the island were robbed, the couple met with Premier Michael Dunkley and Opposition Leader Marc Bean, and said they are recovering from the incident and look forward to coming back to Bermuda. In a post on Instagram today, the Premier said, “After the most unfortunate incident... Read more of this article