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Column: ‘Pure Politics Of Misinformation At Best’

Column: ‘Pure Politics Of Misinformation At Best’

[Opinion column written by Shadow Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley] At times, just as it is wise to give a fish some line to get hooked, it is also prudent to let a politician talk. Recently, after comments by MP Zane DeSilva regarding the relationship between the US and Bermuda and any treaty violations against the OBA Government on the... Read more of this article

Column: Why Men Should Do Yoga

Column: Why Men Should Do Yoga

[Written by Robin Holder] While yoga may be more popular with women there are many benefits of a regular practice that appeal to men. It’s time to man up and get on the mat. Yoga is perhaps the best way to balance out your workout routine or find that perfect cross training option. For athletes engaged in active sports such as soccer, rugby, weight... Read more of this article

Column: Proud To Embrace Caribbean Heritage

Column: Proud To Embrace Caribbean Heritage

[Opinion column written by MP Chris Famous] “They don’t want to see us unite: All they want us to do is keep on fussing and fighting. They don’t want to see us live together” – Bob Marley For centuries Bermudians have been conditioned to think of those from other islands as less than themWe were conditioned to not unite with... Read more of this article

Column: Canvassing – Facts vs. Fiction

Column: Canvassing – Facts vs. Fiction

[Opinion column written by MP Chris Famous] It seems to be a pattern of the One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] to constantly attempt to produce “fake news” prior to General Elections and or Bye-Elections. Prior to the General Election of 2017 they spent an enormous amount of funds on adverts to scaremonger the voting public into believing that the Progressive... Read more of this article

Column: Planning For Your Child’s Education

Column: Planning For Your Child’s Education

[Written by Carla Seely] As parents, you want to make sure your children have the best education possible, yet the cost of schooling and university can be extremely high. The money that you spend on your children’s education can be one of your largest lifetime expenses, so saving early is key. Starting to save early will enable you and your child... Read more of this article

Column: Security Of Our Energy Supply Part II

Column: Security Of Our Energy Supply Part II

[Opinion column written by Nick Hutchings] Further to news coverage of Stratton Hatfield’s recent speech to Hamilton Rotarians about the benefits of energy from the sun and relative to the Regulatory Authority’s public consultation on BELCO’s proposed integrated resource plan [IRP], Part II I finished Part I of this essay by saying hats off to... Read more of this article

Column: Tips On Reducing Plastic Consumption

Column: Tips On Reducing Plastic Consumption

[Opinion column written by Greenrock’s Executive Director Jonathan Starling] Greenrock would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a happy World Environment Day! World Environment Day has been marked by the United Nations on June 5th since 1974, with the aim to promote worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Every... Read more of this article

Review: Hamilton Princess Foodie Field Trip

Review: Hamilton Princess Foodie Field Trip

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] This past weekend, I had the pleasure of spending some time with renowned celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson. Having spent time with him in the past, I knew it was going to be a good time. I didn’t expect it would end up being one of the best Saturdays I’ve had in a long time.So what exactly did we do? I joined... Read more of this article

Column: Let’s All Support Meaningful Inclusion

Column: Let’s All Support Meaningful Inclusion

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The announcement by Premier Burt to Parliament on Friday – 1/6/18 – that the Government intended to honour the contribution of local people of Portuguese Ancestry, next year, is an exemplary step. This measure resonates with the global initiative of the group called ‘The Elders’, which marks their 10th... Read more of this article

Column: Continue To Learn, Uplift & Celebrate

Column: Continue To Learn, Uplift & Celebrate

[Opinion column written by MP Chris Famous] Exactly 5 years ago I wrote a piece in the then Bermuda Sun to speak about our Portuguese-Bermudian community. Many in the Portuguese community reached out, resulting in long lasting friendships. “Often we get bogged down in the never ending Black vs White discussions and arguments. Yet we often forget... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Independence’ or ‘Interdependence’?

Column: ‘Independence’ or ‘Interdependence’?

[Opinion column written by Justin Mathias] The last few weeks has provided an invaluable insight into what some of the electorate are talking about and what their concerns really are. Every time I stop and talk to the voters in Warwick North East, the same issues crop up – affordable health care and how seniors are finding it difficult to have money... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Mammoth Progress Over Three Years’

Column: ‘Mammoth Progress Over Three Years’

[Written by Glenn Jones] Three years ago, I knocked on the door of complete strangers and I’m still not entirely sure what motivated me to do it. On the other side of the door was Mustafa Ingham and his family – his mother, his grandmother. They invited me in warmly and I waited apprehensively on the couch. My mission was to convince an 18-year-old... Read more of this article

Column: Equality Of Representation, Opportunity

Column: Equality Of Representation, Opportunity

[Opinion column written by Karim Creary] I would like to begin this opinion piece by stating that as a young black Bermudian male I have made a concentrated effort in my life to be aware of the injustices that black people have, and still do face in this country and in the world beyond. I believe that here in Bermuda we continue to have an education... Read more of this article