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Premier: Tribute To John Lewis & Rev Vivian

Premier: Tribute To John Lewis & Rev Vivian

Premier David Burt today joined in the condolences and tributes paid to Georgia Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis and Rev. C. T. Vivian, who both passed away earlier this weekend. Premier Burt said: “John Lewis is rightly remembered as a constant voice for change and justice. Bermuda joins the world in celebrating the life and legacy of... Read more of this article

Bloomberg Withdraws, Endorses Joe Biden

Bloomberg Withdraws, Endorses Joe Biden

Following the ‘Super Tuesday’ voting, Michael Bloomberg has withdrawn from the Democratic Presidential campaign, and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. Mr Bloomberg, who has a house on the island, said, “Three months ago, I entered the race for President to defeat Donald Trump. Today, I am leaving the race for the same reason:... Read more of this article

USA Election: No Winner Declared Yet In Iowa

USA Election: No Winner Declared Yet In Iowa

The first vote in the Democratic primary for U.S. President is not exactly going smoothly, with no winner having been declared yet in last night’s Iowa Caucuses, prompting headlines such as ‘Chaos reigns on Iowa caucuses’ and ‘Democratic race in shambles’. Iowa Democratic officials say they’re going over the paper... Read more of this article

Democratic Primary: U.S. Votes Today In Iowa

Democratic Primary: U.S. Votes Today In Iowa

[Updated with live video] After extensive time campaigning, American voters will head to caucus today [Feb 3] as the Iowa caucus is set to take place, marking the first vote in the Democratic primary for U.S. President. There are eleven major candidates left in the race; Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy... Read more of this article

Douglas Endorses Bloomberg For President

Douglas Endorses Bloomberg For President

Michael Douglas has offered his official endorsement of Michael Bloomberg for U.S. President, calling the former New York City mayor “one of the greatest candidates in the history of our elections.” Both men have strong connections to Bermuda, Mr Douglas’ mother is Bermudian and both he and Mr Bloomberg have both spent considerable... Read more of this article

U.S. President Donald Trump Impeached

U.S. President Donald Trump Impeached

The U.S. House of Representatives has just voted in favour of both articles of impeachment, making Donald Trump the third president in American history to be impeached. The vote went mostly along party lines, with Republicans voting against the measure, while most the Democrats — who hold a majority in the U.S. House — voted in favour of... Read more of this article

Bloomberg Officially Announces Campaign

Bloomberg Officially Announces Campaign

Former New York City Mayor and frequent Bermuda visitor Michael Bloomberg has just officially announced that he “will pursue the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.” His official website said, “I’m running for president to defeat Donald Trump and rebuild America. “We cannot afford four more years of President... Read more of this article

Bloomberg Takes Step Towards Presidential Run

Bloomberg Takes Step Towards Presidential Run

Former New York City Mayor and frequent Bermuda visitor Michael Bloomberg has filed to run in the presidential primary in the state of Alabama, according to multiple international media reports. “Michael Bloomberg plans to skip early voting states like Iowa and New Hampshire if he launches a presidential bid and instead focus his efforts on... Read more of this article

Billionaire Ross Perot Dies Aged 89

Billionaire Ross Perot Dies Aged 89

Billionaire, former presidential candidate, and Tucker’s Town homeowner Ross Perot has died at the age of 89, according to his family. A BBC story said, “Described as idiosyncratic and feisty, he pioneered the computer data industry by founding his own company in 1962. “But he was best known for running in the 1992 campaign, advocating... Read more of this article

Sen. Sanders Mentions Bermuda At Town Hall

Sen. Sanders Mentions Bermuda At Town Hall

During a recent CNN Town Hall US Senator Bernie Sanders — one of 20 candidates vying for the Democratic party’s Presidential nomination — spoke about income and wealth inequality, saying they will “do our best to end the tax havens that exist in the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, and other countries.” The self-described democratic... Read more of this article

Premier Meets With American Congressmen

Premier Meets With American Congressmen

Premier David Burt recently met with a number of U.S politicians including Congressman George Holding of North Carolina, Congressman Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Chairman of the Financial Services, Congressman Lacy Clay, Chairman of the Financial Services, Rep. Richard Neal Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee, and Rep. G. K. Butterfield. Premier Burt... Read more of this article

Ocasio-Cortez Tweets About ‘Dark N Stormy’

Ocasio-Cortez Tweets About ‘Dark N Stormy’

In citing ‘Cocktails for the Revolution’ in a response to a tweet yesterday, Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted about the ‘Dark n’ Stormy’ drink, saying a ‘world w/o a GreenNewDeal: a Bitter Dark n’ Stormy.” Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, who previously worked as a bartender, is the youngest woman... Read more of this article

Swan Among Leaders Attending Bush Funeral

Swan Among Leaders Attending Bush Funeral

Bermuda’s Sir John Swan will attend the state funeral for George H.W. Bush today [Dec 5], joining current and former American and world leaders in honouring the former president. CNN reported, “Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored with a state funeral on Wednesday, an official gathering that will include current and former presidents... Read more of this article