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Column: The Life & Legacy Of L. Frederick Wade

Column: The Life & Legacy Of L. Frederick Wade

[Opinion column written by Walter Roban] On 13 August 1996, Leonard Frederick Wade, Leader of Bermuda Progressive Labour Party [PLP], suddenly passed away while he prepared to go on a CPA trip to Singapore. His passing saddened and shocked the whole island and brought a major transition to the Bermuda political landscape. Other than his family and... Read more of this article

Column: MP Roban On OBA & Labour Relations

Column: MP Roban On OBA & Labour Relations

[Opinion column written by Walter Roban] The OBA Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy needs to take responsibility for the outright destruction he is responsible for of labour relations in Bermuda. The Minister appears to have had a fit of delusion about the impact the recent court case he instituted against virtually all of the Bermuda’s unions... Read more of this article

Column: Working Together To Reduce Crime

Column: Working Together To Reduce Crime

[Opinion column written by Shadow Minister of National Security Walter Roban] On November 2nd 2015, Bermuda learned that another armed criminal action had taken place at Southside Pizza House on October 30. Thankfully no innocent person was injured. I cannot imagine the surprise and shock that must have been felt by those present. My heart and that... Read more of this article

Walter Roban: “Remove Your Political Blinders”

Walter Roban: “Remove Your Political Blinders”

[Opinion column written by Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban] Just one year ago the OBA broke their promise and scrapped term limits. In the lead up to the 2012 General Election, OBA candidate after OBA candidate claimed that the PLP were lying when we said that that given the chance they would go back on their word. After the OBA took office,... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Roban On Caribbean Relief

Shadow Minister Roban On Caribbean Relief

[Opinion column written by Shadow Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban] Good Day Bermuda In late December, the PLP mobilized to assist with flood relief for the hardest hit Caribbean islands of St. Vincent and St. Lucia. The substantial floods and landslides during the Christmas holidays resulted in the tragic loss of 15 lives along with damage estimated... Read more of this article

Roban: “Time For OBA To Drop The Illusion”

Roban: “Time For OBA To Drop The Illusion”

[Opinion column written by Walter Roban] The OBA has displayed a pattern of behaviour that should be very disturbing to Bermudians. The assurances by Minister Fahy that the OBA cash for passports scheme is “not a done deal,” should provide little comfort to those who have figured out that the OBA’s version of inclusion of Bermudians... Read more of this article