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Opinion: Auditor’s Report On Port Royal Costs

Opinion: Auditor’s Report On Port Royal Costs

[Opinion column written by OBA MP Susan Jackson] The Auditor General’s Report into the then-Government’s handling of the upgrade of the Port Royal Golf Course was hair-raising stuff. Many of the checks and balances the Government has carefully put into place over the years to oversee the spending of public money on large public projects went out... Read more of this article

OBA Walks Out Of House To Protest Marc Bean

OBA Walks Out Of House To Protest Marc Bean

[Updated with video + PLP response] As Opposition Leader Marc Bean began to deliver the Reply to the Throne in the House of Assembly today [Nov 14], OBA MPs walked out of the House in protest. A statement from the OBA said they were demonstrating their “outrage and disgust” at what they alleged were “vile comments” made by Mr.... Read more of this article

Opinion: Georgia Marshall ‘Listen, Learn & Do’

Opinion: Georgia Marshall ‘Listen, Learn & Do’

[Opinion column written by OBA constituency #33 candidate Georgia Marshall] With just a week to go before the election in Sandys South, I thought I would share with my constituents and others some of the experiences I have had on the campaign trail. Bermudians are optimists. We believe that good things are possible if we truly listen to one another,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: East End Halloween Event

Photos & Video: East End Halloween Event

The ‘East End Team’ hosted their annual Halloween ‘Fun For Kids’ event yesterday [Oct 30] at Ordnance Island in St. George’s from 4.30pm with children and organisers showing up wearing costumes.Halloween decorations adorned the area with organisers keeping the little ones busy with a fun castle, skin art and free candy giveaways including... Read more of this article

OBA Confirm #33 Candidate: Georgia Marshall

OBA Confirm #33 Candidate: Georgia Marshall

[Updated with video] The One Bermuda Alliance announced that Georgia Marshall will be their candidate in the upcoming bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South, which will be held on November 18th. The announcement was made at a press conference in Somerset today [Oct 22], which is still underway, and we will update with the video and full statement... Read more of this article

OBA Elect Dunkley, Richards & Woolridge

OBA Elect Dunkley, Richards & Woolridge

Michael Dunkley has been elected as OBA Leader, Minister of Finance Bob Richards has been elected the OBA Deputy Leader, and Senator Lynne Woolridge has been elected as OBA Chair. The OBA said, “Pursuant to the OBA Constitution all three were duly elected by acclaim being the only contenders who challenged for the three roles. The elected individuals... Read more of this article

$1600 Gift Certificates Presented To Heron Bay

$1600 Gift Certificates Presented To Heron Bay

OBA MP Leah Scott recently presented gift certificates to Heron Bay Primary principal Joann P. Dill, after she and others purchased a total of $1,600 worth of gift certificates for the English Sports Shop and Gibbons & Co. that will be distributed to students to buy school uniforms and other supplies. MP Scott said, “I wanted to do something... Read more of this article

Bon Fire Canceled Due To Inclement Weather

Bon Fire Canceled Due To Inclement Weather

The East End Bon Fire planned by the Future Bermuda Alliance has been canceled due to inclement weather, with a rain date to be announced “as soon as possible.” The bon fire was originally planned to take place at 6.30pm tonight [July 25] at Fort St. Catherine Beach in St. George’s. For more information call 294-3202 or email futurebda@gmail.com. The... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley On Thad Hollis’ Resignation

Premier Dunkley On Thad Hollis’ Resignation

Following the resignation of former OBA Chairman Thad Hollis, MP Susan Jackson will serve as acting Chairman, Premier Michael Dunkley said today. Thad Hollis resigned from the position on Monday, only a few days after he released his findings into the “JetGate” affair, which was centered around the $350,000 donation from Nathan Landow and... Read more of this article

Police Start Inquiry Into BPAC Bank Account

Police Start Inquiry Into BPAC Bank Account

The police have confirmed they have commenced enquiries into the Bermuda Political Action Club [BPAC] account to “determine if any criminal offences have been committed in relation to the financial transactions.” BPAC is the bank account at the center of the “JetGate” affair, with some $350,000 being deposited into the account... Read more of this article


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