Tag: Opinion columns

Jacqueline Perreault On “Reaching The Goal”

Jacqueline Perreault On “Reaching The Goal”

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] Goals. We all have them. Ever wonder why some are more people successful of meeting their goals over others? But without systems, processes and procedures in place, our goals are only dreams. Here Il look at how shifting your attention away from the goal and onto the systems may get better results. It’s already... Read more of this article

Opinion: MP Outerbridge On Black History Month

Opinion: MP Outerbridge On Black History Month

[Opinion column written by OBA MP Nandi Outerbridge] Fifty years ago, in Montgomery, Alabama, 600 African Americans, led by Dr. Martin Luther King, left the town of Selma and marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in their campaign for voting rights. They were met by state troopers who fired tear gas into the crowd and bludgeoned them with clubs, leaving... Read more of this article

Opinion: Famous On OBA’s Opinion Columns

Opinion: Famous On OBA’s Opinion Columns

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] Over the last month or so, a disturbing pattern that has taken root in the local media. It began with a piece on January 2, 2015, by the Premier Michael Dunkley, in which he appealed for politicians from both sides to put politics aside, basically asking for ‘Political Kumbaya.’ “At critical times, you... Read more of this article

BTA’s Bill Hanbury: Setting The Table For Growth

BTA’s Bill Hanbury: Setting The Table For Growth

[Column written by BTA CEO Bill Hanbury] At this moment in Bermuda’s history, the hospitality sector carries the country’s greatest hope for job creation and entrepreneurial opportunity. This was re-enforced in the Finance Minister’s budget speech where he repeatedly mentioned the tourism sector as the one place where real substantive economic... Read more of this article

Opinion: Why Do I Oppose The Policy Change?

Opinion: Why Do I Oppose The Policy Change?

[Opinion column written by Graham Maule] The date of March 1st 2015 is certainly a significant date for many entertainers in Bermuda. Unless we act swiftly and decisively, a change in Immigration policy will be implemented which will negatively impact entertainers in Bermuda. I am calling on every person in Bermuda to support the Bermuda Entertainment... Read more of this article

Opinion: Do We Really Trust Each Other? No!

Opinion: Do We Really Trust Each Other? No!

[Opinion column written by Erwin P. Adderley and David J. Tavares] The late Sir John Cox, the last Colonial Speaker of Parliament, in his unprecedented speech on his views on Party politics, noted, “We are too small a community to be riven by Party strife, with all the animosities which this engenders” Many of you would argue, or blame our problems... Read more of this article

Benefits Of “Lifting Heavy” For Men And Women

Benefits Of “Lifting Heavy” For Men And Women

[Written by Kacper Kulig] Men want size and shape. Women want to be toned, not “too big”. Both want to be lean. Either way, they both should be doing the same thing in the gym. LIFT. Not only lift, but lift HEAVY. I have heard so many people express their concern with lifting heavy, to me they sound more like excuses. Guys will come into... Read more of this article

Opinion: MP Leah Scott On Union Operations

Opinion: MP Leah Scott On Union Operations

[Opinion column written by OBA MP Leah Scott] The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] is what is known as a general trade union and is affiliated to the International Trade Union Confederation, and Public Services International. The Bermuda Public Services [BPSU] is also a trade union.It was founded in 1952 as the Bermuda Civil Service Association, and changed... Read more of this article

Opinion: Allowing Prisoners To Vote In Elections

Opinion: Allowing Prisoners To Vote In Elections

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] As the UK gears up for its first general election under their new fixed-terms election system [which raises another question of where the OBA’s promised political reforms on this are…], the issue of voting rights for prisoners has flared back into the news. This, too, was an issue that was raised in... Read more of this article

Opinion Column: Most Damaging Is “Deceive”

Opinion Column: Most Damaging Is “Deceive”

[Opinion column written by David Tavares and Erwin P. Adderley] We have heard and read statements like, at your peril; it’s only 4%; we had to deceive you; don’t blame me; I’m only a cog in the wheel; we will bring sunshine on transparency. Of all these statements, and in the context of our presentation, it is our opinion that the most damaging... Read more of this article


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