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Timeline Of The Rise & Fall Of Craig Cannonier

Timeline Of The Rise & Fall Of Craig Cannonier

Craig Cannnonier’s fast-tracked rise from political newcomer to Premier crashed down on Monday evening with his resignation following the “JetGate” scandal, with his time in office marking one of the shortest times a Premier has ever served. Bursting onto the political scene only a few short years ago, Mr. Cannonier was elected leader... Read more of this article

Video: Michael Dunkley Sworn In As Premier

Video: Michael Dunkley Sworn In As Premier

Michael Dunkley was officially sworn in as Premier of Bermuda this morning [May 20], following directly on the heels of Craig Cannonier’s resignation from the same position last night.Mr. Cannonier’s resignation came after a long drawn out political battle over the “JetGate” scandal, which saw questions raised about what happened... Read more of this article

Bean: “Cabinet Shares Collective Responsibility”

Bean: “Cabinet Shares Collective Responsibility”

The Premier did not act alone yet he alone is being held responsible and Minister Shawn Crockwell and AG Marc Pettingill “share responsibility with the disgraced Premier and should also do the honourable thing and resign,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said. Mr. Bean was speaking after Craig Cannonier’s resignation last night [May 19],... Read more of this article

Looking At OBA Consultant Derrick Green’s Role

Looking At OBA Consultant Derrick Green’s Role

[Updated] Amid the controversy surrounding the JetGate situation, the name Derrick Green has been coming up, and while his exact role remains unclear, the American political consultant was seen attending Saturday’s meeting at OBA Headquarters. Mr Green has served as a consultant to the OBA from prior to the 2012 General Election, and is often... Read more of this article

Live Blog Day #2: OBA Hold Another Meeting

Live Blog Day #2: OBA Hold Another Meeting

[Updated] The One Bermuda Alliance appears to be meeting again today [May 18] with cars known to belong to various OBA MPs and Executive Members lined up outside OBA headquarters, while the same blue car that Premier Craig Cannonier drove to yesterday’s meeting is also there, giving the impression they are all huddled in another meeting inside... Read more of this article

Live Blog: OBA Meeting Following ‘JetGate’ Row

Live Blog: OBA Meeting Following ‘JetGate’ Row

[Updated: The 4-hour meeting concludes with the Premier & Chairman saying the inquiry is ongoing] The One Bermuda Alliance is holding a joint meeting of MPs and executive members at OBA Headquarters  today [May 17], with the meeting understood to be about the ongoing controversy involving “JetGate” and the donation from U.S. real estate developer... Read more of this article

Row Surrounding JetGate, Donation Continues

Row Surrounding JetGate, Donation Continues

[Updated] The ongoing row over “JetGate” and Nathan Landow continues, with Members of Parliament sparring over the matter last night [May 16] in the House of Assembly. Last week Think Media quoted a source as saying the OBA received a $300,000 donation from Maryland real estate tycoon Nathan Landow prior to the last election, which took... Read more of this article

Video: OBA To Conduct Internal Investigation

Video: OBA To Conduct Internal Investigation

[Updated with video] The political conflict regarding the ongoing “JetGate” matter continued, with the latest development seeing OBA Chairman Thad Hollis saying that his party never received any funds from Mr. Nathan Landow and his associates, adding that the OBA plans to conduct an internal investigation into the matter and make their... Read more of this article

Political Row Over “JetGate” Incident Continues

Political Row Over “JetGate” Incident Continues

Politicians continue to debate the matters surrounding the private jet travel  – now dubbed “Jetgate” — with Opposition Leader Marc Bean calling on the Premier to “tell the truth”, and the Premier denying there was a ”quid pro quo agreement with Mr. Landow.” “Just tell the truth”, said Mr.... Read more of this article

Premier Cannonier: I Flatly Refute The Allegation

Premier Cannonier: I Flatly Refute The Allegation

“I have no comment on a story that uses anonymous sources to rehash the so-called ‘Jetgate’ affair, which has been the focus of Opposition attacks against the Government for more than a year, other than to say that I flatly refute the allegation that I requested any monies from U.S. developer, Mr. Nathan Landow,” Premier Craig Cannonier... Read more of this article

MPs Spar Over Premier Not Answering Question

MPs Spar Over Premier Not Answering Question

The beginning of yesterday’s [Mar 7] session in the House of Assembly saw a back and forth exchange as the Opposition appealed to have two questions allowed, which resulted in the Premier declining to reply. Attorney-General Mark Pettingill’s position was that due to the legal matters underway discussing the matter was sub judice, while... Read more of this article

Burt To Question Premier Cannonier On Landow

Burt To Question Premier Cannonier On Landow

[Updating] On Friday [Mar 7] in the House of Assembly, Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt will be posing two questions to Premier Craig Cannonier about his contacts with Nathan Landow. The Opposition have previously questioned the Premier about his relationship with Mr. Landow, a Maryland real estate developer with a net worth reported to exceed... Read more of this article

MP Furbert Calls On Premier To “Come Clean”

MP Furbert Calls On Premier To “Come Clean”

Following Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell saying that the Premier’s business manager — who traveled on the private jet with the Premier and two Cabinet Ministers last year — attended meetings with the developer, Shadow Tourism Minister Wayne Furbert called on the Premier to “come clean.” Mr. Furbert said, “The contradiction... Read more of this article