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Opinion: Rebuilding Bermuda’s Tourism Product

Opinion: Rebuilding Bermuda’s Tourism Product

[Opinion column written by Shadow Minister of Tourism Zane DeSilva] There has been a fair bit of discussion of late – largely emanating from the Bermuda Tourism Authority and its CEO Bill Hanbury – about the need for Bermuda to differentiate itself from the Caribbean. For the most part, Bermuda is a unique product not the least of which because... Read more of this article

Video: Zane Desilva On Roof Slate Shortage

Video: Zane Desilva On Roof Slate Shortage

MP Zane Desilva, who also owns a major construction firm, has spoken out about the roof slate shortage, calling on the Government to take action to assure a supply of slate is available so that homeowners who suffered roof damage in either Tropical Storm Fay, and Hurricane Gonzalo can get their damage fixed. Zane Desilva says, “I’m very... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Call For Action On Road Junction

Video: PLP Call For Action On Road Junction

[Updated] Area MP Zane Desilva has spoken out about safety concerns in the Camp Hill Road and Middle Road area in Southampton, calling on Government to “do all they can to rectify this dangerous area as quickly as possible.” Mr. Desilva said, “Three years ago there was a tragic road accident here that claimed the life of Shayne Adderley. In... Read more of this article

Zane DeSilva To Host Back to School Event

Zane DeSilva To Host Back to School Event

MP Zane DeSilva and Constituency 29 of the Progressive Labour Party [PLP] will be hosting their annual back to school event on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at Southampton Rangers Car Park. This free event, to be held from 4.00pm to 7.00pm, will feature school related giveaways for residents and constituents of Southampton East.There will also be games,... Read more of this article

Opinion: The OBA & The Lamb-Foggo Closure

Opinion: The OBA & The Lamb-Foggo Closure

[Opinion column written by PLP MP Zane DeSilva] The One Bermuda Alliance can’t seem to keep their story straight on Lamb-Foggo. First, then Health Minister Pat Gordon-Pamplin closed the facility claiming the Urgent Care Centre was losing money. That was then proved to be untrue. Constituency #4 MP Suzanne Holshouser claimed she didn’t need... Read more of this article

PLP Joins In Marking 2014 Public Health Week

PLP Joins In Marking 2014 Public Health Week

The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party has joined in marking Public Health Week with Shadow Health Minister Zane DeSilva expressing that exercising and eating right can reduce the need for expensive medication and can improve the quality of life of Bermudians. Shadow Health Minister Zane Desilva said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party joins... Read more of this article

BEST’s Stuart Hayward Responds To MP DeSilva

BEST’s Stuart Hayward Responds To MP DeSilva

[Updated with remarks from MP DeSilva] The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has responded to PLP MP Zane DeSilva saying they take their role “as an environmental watchdog very seriously” and said “would be failing the public if we did not alert them to a development project that plans to cover a green area surrounding... Read more of this article

DeSilva: ‘Balance Between Sustainable And No’

DeSilva: ‘Balance Between Sustainable And No’

Following concerns expressed by BEST about a planned development at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel, PLP MP Zane DeSilva said we “must create a balance between sustainable development and no development.” The hotel was granted a Special Development Order [SDO] in 2009 to build 130 residential units, with 71 fractional units for tourists and... Read more of this article

Shadow Health Minister On Diabetes Awareness

Shadow Health Minister On Diabetes Awareness

November marks the beginning of Diabetes Awareness Month and Shadow Health Minister Zane DeSilva is encouraging Bermudians to be aware of their blood sugar level, make healthier food choices and in consultation with a physician, introduce a regular exercise regimen to help prevent or minimize the effects of Diabetes. The Shadow Health Minister said,... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Southampton Back-To-School Party

Photos: PLP Southampton Back-To-School Party

School children of all ages and their families made their way to Southampton Rangers on Thursday [Aug 29] for the Southampton Back-To-School party hosted by PLP MP Zane DeSilva and former PLP Candidate Stephen Todd.Mr DeSilva has hosted the event for the past few years, and this year the event included games for kids, school supplies being given... Read more of this article


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