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Paula Cox Releases General Election Manifesto

Former Premier Paula Cox —  who is standing as an Independent candidate in Constituency #14 Devonshire North West — released her manifesto for the 2017 General Election, saying her mission is to “actively promote policies which are fair, just and promote inclusion and community development in a safe and secure environment.” Devonshire... Read more of this article

Video: Independent Candidate Paula Cox

Former Premier Paula Cox —  who will run as an Independent candidate in Constituency #14 Devonshire North West in the upcoming general election — held a press conference today [July 12] during which she spoke on a wide range of topics related to her candidacy and politics in general. The press conference, which former Opposition Leader... Read more of this article

PLP Acknowledges Paula Cox’s Resignation

The Progressive Labour Party today [June 28] confirmed that the party “acknowledges the resignation of the former Party Leader and Premier, The Hon. Paula Cox”. A spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party acknowledges the resignation of the former Party Leader and Premier, The Hon. Paula Cox. “This decision by Ms. Cox... Read more of this article

Videos: Online Video Messages From Paula Cox

Over the last 24 hours, three videos have been posted on a Youtube account called “PC Elect” showing former Premier Paula Cox delivering National Heroes Day and Father’s Day messages, with the videos making references to Constituency 14. In one video, Ms. Cox said, “Good day to the constituents of Constituency 14 and the wider... Read more of this article

Emails: Paula Cox, Selection & Constituency #14

There have been internal discussions within the PLP over former Premier Paula Cox’s bid to be the PLP’s candidate for Constituency #14 Devonshire North West, with emails accessed by media indicating that Ms Cox said “if the Party continues to ignore the PLP C14 Branch’s stated decision I am prepared to let the voters of C14 decide... Read more of this article

Commission Of Inquiry: Paula Cox Affidavit

Charged with investigating the findings of the Auditor General’s report, the Commission of Inquiry Public Hearings continue this week, with former Premier and Minister of Finance Paula Cox one of the people who appeared at the Commission. Chaired by former Bermuda Court of Appeal judge Sir Anthony Evans, the members of the Commission of Inquiry include... Read more of this article

Video: Paula Cox Speaks At Financial Summit

Paula Cox — former Premier and Minister of Finance — spoke at the Financial Literacy Summit 2014, which was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago a few weeks ago. Ms. Cox said, “I think it was very productive. We talked about financial education in simple terms so that an ordinary person can understand it. “This is a... Read more of this article

Banquet Tribute To Bermuda’s ‘Leading Ladies’

Bermuda CableVision made 10 award presentations last night [Jan 11] to a selection of ‘Leading Ladies’ of Bermuda who have made special contributions to the Bermuda community at its ninth annual ‘Salute to Service’ Banquet held at The Fairmont Southampton. In addition to the ten women who received awards, Bermuda’s three former Premiers —... Read more of this article

Cox Resigns, Burgess New Acting PLP Leader

The PLP has confirmed that Paula Cox has tendered her resignation as Party Leader effective immediately, and Derrick Burgess will serve as Acting Party Leader. Ms Cox lost her Devonshire North West seat to the OBA’s Glen Smith, becoming the first sitting Premier to be defeated since the Westminster-style political system was introduced on the... Read more of this article

Paula Cox Loses Her Devonshire North West Seat

Premier Paula Cox has lost her Devonshire North West parliamentary seat to Glen Smith in what could be considered one of the most dramatic upsets in Bermuda party politics since 1968. She is the first sitting Premier to lose her seat since the introduction of the Westminster-style political system to Bermuda more than 40 years ago and only the third... Read more of this article

Premier Paula Cox Hits Back At News Report

[Updated with video + OBA comment + VSB’s retraction] Premier Paula Cox held a press conference this morning [Dec 5] and strongly condemned a report by VSB news which attributed a report written by Michael Markham for the Young Progressives as being done for the PLP. Premier Cox said the report is not a PLP report, that Mr. Markham is not involved... Read more of this article

Premier, Renee Ming Extend Debate Challenge

Premier Paula Cox reiterated her willingness to engage OBA Leader Craig Cannonier in a debate, while PLP candidate Renee Ming has also challenged her opponent Nandi Davis to a debate. “I’m ready, willing and able to discuss the pertinent issues of the day with Mr. Cannonier,” noted Premier Paula Cox. “Our party has stood strong... Read more of this article

Premier Named Honourary Chair, Wins Award

Premier Paula Cox was recently named the Honourary Chair of the World Chamber of Commerce [WCC] after attending the international organisation’s economic and environmental summit. The Premier, made the announcement during her Keynote Address at the Real Estate Division of the Chamber of Commerce’s AGM, which took place Monday, November 19. The World... Read more of this article