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Nick Kempe Resigns As Chairman Of The OBA

Nick Kempe Resigns As Chairman Of The OBA

[Updated] After being elected to the position this past weekend, Nick Kempe has resigned as Chairman of the One Bermuda Alliance. Five days ago, Mr Kempe was elected the OBA Chairman after earning 177 votes [73.4%] to defeat Simone Barton who received 65 votes [26.7%]. The OBA confirmed his resignation this evening, stating, “We confirm that Mr.... Read more of this article

Three MPs To Contest OBA Leadership Election

Three MPs To Contest OBA Leadership Election

The OBA is set to hold their Leadership Elections tomorrow evening [Nov 18], with Jeanne Atherden, Craig Cannonier, and Patricia Gordon-Pamplin standing for OBA Leader, while Leah Scott is the sole candidate for Deputy Leader. This leadership election comes after former OBA Leader Michael Dunkley resigned as Party Leader in July following their loss... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader: Minister “Could Do Better”

Opposition Leader: Minister “Could Do Better”

“Minister Brown has an interesting take on inclusive consultation respecting Immigration”, according to Opposition Leader Patricia Gordon-Pamplin who said, “I am sure the Minister could do better for Bermuda as he has started out on a shaky footing.” MP Gordon-Pamplin said, “As an Opposition, we in the OBA have committed to working... Read more of this article

OBA To Host Forum For Single Parents

OBA To Host Forum For Single Parents

The One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] will be hostinh a forum for single parents on Saturday [May 6] from 4.00pm to 6.00pm at St. John’s Preschool, Pembroke. The event poster said, “Single parents – you are invited to a forum to be hosted by the Hon. Nandi Outerbridge, Minister of Social Development and Sports. “Minister Outerbridge will be joined... Read more of this article

OBA Confirm Andrew Simons As Candidate

OBA Confirm Andrew Simons As Candidate

[Updated with video] The One Bermuda Alliance has confirmed that Andrew Simons will be their candidate for the by-election set to be held in Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central. Mr Simons attended Stanford University in California as a Bermuda Government scholar and graduated in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a master’s... Read more of this article

Saturday: Cleanup Set For Jews Bay Public Dock

Saturday: Cleanup Set For Jews Bay Public Dock

On Saturday [Oct 10] from 10am to noon, the One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] Constituency #30 Southampton East Central area representative, MP Leah Scott will be joining with members of that constituency to clean up and beautify the Jews Bay Public Dock area. Ms Scott and other OBA MPs will be participating and available to meet with constituents, listen... Read more of this article

OBA Parliamentarians Donate To Local Causes

OBA Parliamentarians Donate To Local Causes

One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] parliamentarians have made donations to two local causes, including Gina Spence’s ‘Each One Reach One’ and Fern Wade’s ‘Hands of Love’ back to school fundraisers. The donated funds totaled $4,000, with $2,500 presented to Gina Spence’s ‘Each One Reach One’ and an additional $1,500... Read more of this article

OBA Remove Photo From Official Twitter Account

OBA Remove Photo From Official Twitter Account

[Updated] The One Bermuda Alliance appears to have deleted at least two of its tweets, including the one containing the photo of Eron Hill, Chris Famous, and Makai Dickerson that bore the caption “Catherine Jenner Support Group.” As of today [June 10], clicking the link that originally took you to that tweet leads to a message stating “page... Read more of this article

MPs Donate $800 To Kaleidoscope After Theft

MPs Donate $800 To Kaleidoscope After Theft

After their community garden was hit by thieves over the Bermuda Day holiday – a garden tended by children and intended to raise funds for an enrichment programme – the Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation is finding itself the beneficiary of an $800 donation from local MPs, covering the estimated value of the lost corn crop. The primary school... Read more of this article

Premier’s Speech: OBA Spring Party Conference

Premier’s Speech: OBA Spring Party Conference

The goal is to balance the budget in three years, and to do that “we’ve raised taxes where possible and imposed stringent disciplines across all ministries, including spending reductions in some areas,” Premier Michael Dunkley said at the One Bermuda Alliance Spring Conference held this past weekend. Premier Dunkley said, “We are... Read more of this article

One Bermuda Alliance Holds Spring Conference

One Bermuda Alliance Holds Spring Conference

Premier Michael Dunkley hailed last night’s [April 11] One Bermuda Alliance Spring Conference at Pier 6 — which featured a speech by Michael Bloomberg — as a “great success and an entertaining and enlightening evening for all who attended.” The OBA said, “More than 400 members gathered to meet OBA Parliamentarians... Read more of this article

Videos: OBA Holds Town Hall In St George’s

Videos: OBA Holds Town Hall In St George’s

The One Bermuda Alliance held a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday [March 31] at Penno’s Wharf in St George’s, with presentations from Cabinet Ministers on topics including the planned hotel development in St George’s, gambling, the plans for the new airport and more.Hosted by MP Kenneth Bascome, MP Nandi Outerbridge and MP Suzanne Roberts-Holshouser,... Read more of this article

OBA To Host East End Town Hall On March 31

OBA To Host East End Town Hall On March 31

The One Bermuda Alliance will be holding a town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 31st at 7pm at Penno’s Wharf. Hosted by MP Kenneth Bascome, MP Nandi Outerbridge and MP Suzanne Roberts-Holshouser, brief presentations will be made by Ministers followed by an opportunity for questions. Presentations will be made by Michael Dunkley, Premier and Minister... Read more of this article