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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

Future Bermuda Alliance To Host Bon Fire

Future Bermuda Alliance To Host Bon Fire

The Future Bermuda Alliance will be hosting an “East End Bon Fire” on Friday, July 25th from 6.30pm at Fort St. Catherine Beach in St. George’s. For more information call 294-3202 or email futurebda@gmail.com. Related PostsCandidate To Attend Funeral On Monday OBA To Rollout Candidate Tomorrow OBA Forms Women’s... Read more of this article

OBA Chairman Thad Hollis Resigns

OBA Chairman Thad Hollis Resigns

[Updated] Thad Hollis — who served as the One Bermuda Alliance chairman — has resigned from the position. This comes only a few days after Mr. Hollis released his findings into the so-called “JetGate” affair, which was centered around a $350,000 donation from Nathan Landow and his associates, which went to an account in the names... Read more of this article

PLP: Derrick Green Contracts Are “Concerning”

PLP: Derrick Green Contracts Are “Concerning”

“The revelation that OBA political consultant Derrick Green has been linked to lucrative contracts with the Bermuda Tourism Authority should concern all Bermudians,” Shadow Finance Minister David Burt said. “Considering Mr. Green has no experience with tourism and is the former college roommate of Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell,... Read more of this article

Derrick Green Responds To OBA JetGate Inquiry

Derrick Green Responds To OBA JetGate Inquiry

Political consultant Derrick Green has responded to the OBA inquiry into “JetGate”, saying that he was never interviewed in relation to it, and also asserted that some aspects of the report were incorrect. On Thursday, OBA Chairman Thad Hollis released a full statement on the “JetGate” investigation, which said that the money was sent... Read more of this article

OBA Release Findings Of JetGate Investigation

OBA Release Findings Of JetGate Investigation

[Updated] OBA Chairman Thad Hollis has released a full statement on the “JetGate” investigation, confirming that the money was sent to an account which was opened with two signatories; Mr. Steven DeCosta and Mr. Derrick Green. Mr. Hollis said the account “was not authorised by the established protocols of the OBA” and said it... Read more of this article


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