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Column: ‘Pure Politics Of Misinformation At Best’

Column: ‘Pure Politics Of Misinformation At Best’

[Opinion column written by Shadow Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley] At times, just as it is wise to give a fish some line to get hooked, it is also prudent to let a politician talk. Recently, after comments by MP Zane DeSilva regarding the relationship between the US and Bermuda and any treaty violations against the OBA Government on the... Read more of this article

Dunkley To Speak On Paradise Papers In Miami

Dunkley To Speak On Paradise Papers In Miami

Former Premier Michael Dunkley will discuss the ‘Paradise Papers’ at the upcoming OffshoreAlert Conference in Florida, where he will take part in a session entitled ‘The ICIJ v. OFCs: Witch-Hunt Or Public Service?’ OffshoreAlert’s announcement said, “A former Government leader of Bermuda – where leading offshore... Read more of this article

MP Dunkley: America’s Cup Helped The Island

MP Dunkley: America’s Cup Helped The Island

“We dug Bermuda out of the hole called economic abyss and spiraling debt through solid policy and vision. Bermuda today is in a better position,” former Premier Michael Dunkley said, adding that the “America’s Cup was a huge undertaking, which helped us dig out.” Speaking in the House of Assembly during a Take Note Motion on... Read more of this article

Dunkley: “Only 11 Of 21 Have Been Completed’

Dunkley: “Only 11 Of 21 Have Been Completed’

“In the First 100 Days, the PLP promised to execute for immediate change, but have found it easy to promise before an election and unable to deliver after,” former Premier Michael Dunkley said, adding that, “I applaud the energy but results clearly are lacking and this is a failing grade.” Mr Dunkley said, “In the First... Read more of this article

MP Dunkley: ‘Was The Best Deal For Bermuda’

MP Dunkley: ‘Was The Best Deal For Bermuda’

We “believe the deal negotiated was the best deal for Bermuda to build a new airport terminal based on the circumstances we found ourselves facing; an economy sputtering, crippling government debt,” former Premier Michael Dunkley said, adding that, “in this matter the PLP opposed the project from the beginning and often spread misinformation... Read more of this article

Michael Dunkley Resigns As OBA Leader

Michael Dunkley Resigns As OBA Leader

Michael Dunkley has resigned as the leader of the One Bermuda Alliance, saying he “felt it was the right thing to do given the election result,” adding that he “remains totally committed to helping the party.” This follows after the Progressive Labour Party’s major victory in the General Election, where they won 24 seats... Read more of this article

BUT General Secretary Reaches Out To Premier

BUT General Secretary Reaches Out To Premier

Bermuda Union of Teachers General Secretary, Michael Charles today [June 27] sent an open letter to Premier Michael Dunkley on the conclusion of the America’s Cup and voiced concerns relating to the island’s schools. Mr. Charles said, “Can we expect the schools that our children deserve? In 2012 you claimed that our schools were in... Read more of this article

Premier & PLP Leader On No Confidence Motion

Premier & PLP Leader On No Confidence Motion

It “comes as no surprise” that Opposition Leader David Burt “would move a Motion of No Confidence in the Government with Bermudians in the middle of hosting the America’s Cup,” Premier Michael Dunkley said, while Mr Burt said the “Premier should not use a sporting event as a shield from democracy ” and if a majority... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Three Big Values Anchor The Budget’

Column: ‘Three Big Values Anchor The Budget’

[Opinion column written by Premier Michael Dunkley] The Government passed its ‘Safe Hands’ Budget in late March, laying down ways and means money will be earned and spent over the next year. Legislators debated the Budget for over 100 hours, which tells you our system of democratic scrutiny is alive and well. Before moving on with our busy lives,... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Premier Michael Dunkley

Video: Interview With Premier Michael Dunkley

Premier Michael Dunkley sat down with Bernews today [Jan 25] for a live interview on our Facebook page, discussing a wide range of topics including the protest on December 2nd outside the House of Assembly, and the Airport Redevelopment Project. Speaking with guest interviewer Jeremy Deacon, Premier Dunkley also touched on the 35th America’s Cup,... Read more of this article

Premier Michael Dunkley Meets With AME Bishop

Premier Michael Dunkley Meets With AME Bishop

Premier Michael Dunkley said he met with Bishop Ingram this afternoon to discuss Rev Tweed’s work permit application, and said in the discussion he reviewed the position taken by the Minister of Immigration, the “reasons for this decision are clear” and the “Government’s position on the matter is therefore unchanged.” The... Read more of this article

Christmas Message From Premier Dunkley

Christmas Message From Premier Dunkley

[Christmas message from Premier Michael Dunkley] I hope this special day finds you with family and friends, in goodwill and good health. It’s an honour as Premier to have the opportunity to speak to you on this day because Christmas touches so much that is important and good in our lives. With Christmas, we celebrate the birth of Jesus and all that... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier & Minister Visit Island’s Seniors

Photos: Premier & Minister Visit Island’s Seniors

In keeping with the tradition of extending goodwill this time of year, Premier Michael Dunkley and Minister Jeanne Atherden recently spent some time with Bermuda’s seniors at various locations around the Island. Earlier this month, the Premier attended seniors Christmas luncheons at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall, St. Mary’s Church and Admiralty House.... Read more of this article