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Minister, Opposition Leader On Inaccuracies

Minister, Opposition Leader On Inaccuracies

[Updated] Environment Minister Sylvan Richards and Opposition Leader Marc Bean exchanged words in the House of Assembly today [Sept 27] with both accusing each other of making inaccurate statements. Minister Richards said the total amount spent on the National Infrastructure Plan to date is $58,181 which is a “far cry from the inaccurate $500,000... Read more of this article

Minister Sylvan Richards On ‘Green Buildings’

Minister Sylvan Richards On ‘Green Buildings’

Newly appointed Minister of Environment & Planning Sylvan Richards spoke at last night’s [Jan 17] panel discussion on “Green Buildings and LEED certification.” The discussion was hosted by Greenrock’s Green Buildings Forum and the Bermuda Facilities Managers Association, and was held at the ACE Building. “Most of us here today... Read more of this article

OBA: Debt Levels Grown Over 700% Since 2005

OBA: Debt Levels Grown Over 700% Since 2005

[Updated with video] Government’s interest payments on the debt amount to $230,000 dollars a day, which take away its ability to fund other areas such as public services, support for teachers, and ferry/bus maintenance, OBA candidate and spokesman for the Shadow Board on Finance Sylvan Richards said at a press conference this afternoon [Aug 29]. A... Read more of this article

Video Reports from the By-Election

Video Reports from the By-Election

[Updated with videos/photos] Kim.Swan, standing in for the UBP’s Devrae Noel-Simmons in the by-election in Constituency 26 today [Dec 15], reckoned that voter turnout was “slow” but he was “optimistic” that this would improve. Mr Swan, a successful candidate in St George’s admitted that he had little knowledge of the particular habits... Read more of this article

Videos: All Three By-Election Candidates

Videos: All Three By-Election Candidates

Voters in Warwick South Central, Constituency 26, are heading to the polls today [Dec 15], with the by-election being held at St. Mary’s Church Hall, Warwick. Prompted by the resignation of former Premier Dr Ewart Brown who held the Warwick Parliamentary seat since 1993, the PLP’s Marc Bean is running alongside the BDA’s Sylvan Richards... Read more of this article

“Sylvan Represents a New Breed of Politics”

“Sylvan Represents a New Breed of Politics”

[Written by Craig Cannonier, leader of the Bermuda Democratic Alliance] The Warwick South Central by-election is an historic one. As such its voters face an historic opportunity. I wish to congratulate all three candidates for putting themselves up for public service and I wish Devrae Noel Simmons a speedy recovery. This election is historic for several... Read more of this article

Sylvan Richards: “Want Leaders With Vision”

Sylvan Richards: “Want Leaders With Vision”

The Bermuda Democratic Alliance candidate in the upcoming Warwick South Central by-election said the island needs more leaders, not more politicians. Former Progressive Labour Party member Sylvan Richards, who will be contesting the Constituency 26 seat vacated by former Premier Dr Ewart Brown on December 15, said in a video interview that some members... Read more of this article

Sylvan Richards Calls For Drug Testing

Sylvan Richards Calls For Drug Testing

[Updated] Providing a copy of his own drug test, Sylvan Richards, the BDA’s candidate for Constituency #26 said today [Nov 10] that “We believe that since the call for drug testing has been put on hold for MP’s and the current talk is about doing things differently, we should start now with constituency #26.” Mr Richards has... Read more of this article

Video: Sylvan Richards Candidate Announcement

Video: Sylvan Richards Candidate Announcement

This morning [Nov 8] the Bermuda Democratic Alliance [BDA] announced that Sylvan Richards will stand as their candidate for the December 15th bye-election in Warwick South Central. Mr Richards, a Howard Graduate who is an Assistant Vice President at Allied World Assurance Company Ltd, is making his first foray into the political arena. Read Mr Richards’s... Read more of this article

Election: Sylvan Richards to Run for the BDA

Election: Sylvan Richards to Run for the BDA

This morning [Nov 8] the Bermuda Democratic Alliance [BDA] announced that Sylvan Richards will stand as their candidate for Constituency 26, Warwick South Central. Saying “We need new leaders who will listen to the community and work to create innovative ideas, programs and methods to get Bermuda and its’ people back on the track to success,”... Read more of this article