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Video: OBA Press Conference On Economy

Video: OBA Press Conference On Economy

The OBA held another press conference this afternoon [Sept 25], with candidates Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, Marcus Jones, and Doug De Couto all delivering remarks on the economy.Patricia Gordon-Pamplin’s remarks: Bermuda’s main problem today is its broken economy, clearly evident by massive – and rising – debt, a lack of investor and business... Read more of this article

Independent Candidate Marilyn Steede For C12

Independent Candidate Marilyn Steede For C12

Independent candidate Marilyn Steede for Constituency #12 Devonshire South Central released her roll-out speech for the upcoming 2020 General Election.Ms Steede said, “I, Marilyn Steede have elected to run as an Independent Candidate in the upcoming Parliamentary General Election, for Constituency #12 – Devonshire South Central. Appreciation “First... Read more of this article

Kae Thomas Palacio Resigns From FDM

Kae Thomas Palacio Resigns From FDM

Kae Thomas Palacio has resigned from the Free Democratic Movement [FDM] and has withdrawn as a candidate in General Election 2020. The Bermuda Broadcasting Company reported, “BBC News has received a press release from Kae Thomas Palacio saying she had, ‘resigned as a founder and member of the Free Democratic Movement [FDM] and has withdrawn her... Read more of this article

PLP Press Conference: Burt, Rabain, Wade

PLP Press Conference: Burt, Rabain, Wade

The PLP held another press conference this morning [Sept 25], with candidates Premier David Burt, Minister Diallo Rabain, and Senator Ianthia Wade all delivering remarks. Premier & Party Leader David Burt’s remarks: Good morning, Welcome to Alaska Hall. To date the Bermuda progressive Labour Party is the only party that has released a comprehensive... Read more of this article

OBA Press Conference: Ball, Kempe, Brunson

OBA Press Conference: Ball, Kempe, Brunson

The OBA held another press conference yesterday [Sept 24], with candidates Vic Ball, Catherine Kempe, and Jon Brunson all delivering remarks. Vic Ball’s remarks: The real measure of a good society is the government’s ability to provide decent, affordable health care, a healthy environment and to protect its most vulnerable. Indeed, the term... Read more of this article

Column: ‘We Need To Stand Up And Step Up’

Column: ‘We Need To Stand Up And Step Up’

[Opinion column written by FDM candidate Cheryl Packwood] I was raised to believe in equality and freedom for all – and I knew from childhood that this included economic equality. My father, Cyril Packwood, came home from his days of research in the Bermuda Archives with the stories of Mary Prince, Philippa, Sally Bassett and many others. Black women... Read more of this article

PLP Press Conference: Burt, Dickinson, Morris

PLP Press Conference: Burt, Dickinson, Morris

In the lead up to the 2020 General Election — which is now only one week away — the PLP held another press conference, with Premier David Burt, Minister Curtis Dickinson, and Davida Morris delivering remarks. Premier & Party Leader David Burt’s remarks: Good afternoon, Last night, the Progressive Labour Party launched our platform... Read more of this article

OBA Press Conference: Cannonier & Pamplin

OBA Press Conference: Cannonier & Pamplin

In the lead up to the 2020 General Election — which is now only one week away — the OBA held another press conference, with OBA Leader Craig Cannonier and OBA candidate Patricia Gordon Pamplin delivering remarks.OBA Leader Craig Cannonier’s remarks on PLP platform: What Bermuda needs more than anything right now is a sound policy to stop... Read more of this article

PLP Release 2020 General Election Platform

PLP Release 2020 General Election Platform

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] officially released their election platform entitled “Rebuilding Bermuda with Bermudians at Heart” at an event last night and have now released a PDF copy of the platform. It states, “The Progressive Labour Party’s priority is now economic growth. Our goal is to focus on the investment and policies... Read more of this article

Video: OBA On Plan For Uniformed Services

Video: OBA On Plan For Uniformed Services

The One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] held a press conference yesterday [Sept 22], with candidates Ben Smith, Jarion Richardson, and Robin Tucker speaking about “our uniformed services and the OBA’s plans to continue to improve their circumstances.”Ben Smith said, “Everyone and every group in Bermuda are worthy and together make our country... Read more of this article

Video: PLP Host ‘Virtual Platform Launch’

Video: PLP Host ‘Virtual Platform Launch’

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] will be hosting a ‘Virtual Platform Launch’ this evening [Sept 22] at 7.30pm at the St. George’s Cricket Club in St. George’s. This platform launch event comes on advance of the 2020 General Election which will be held next week Thursday.For comprehensive coverage of the 2020 Bermuda General Election... Read more of this article

CVD Schedules Leaders’ Debate For Sept 28

CVD Schedules Leaders’ Debate For Sept 28

[Updated] A group called ‘Community Voices for Democracy’ said they have invited the island’s political leaders to take part in a debate at 8.00pm on Monday, September 28th. The group — which consists of Qian Dickinson, Rick Richardson, Dana Selassie, Charles Jeffers, Ywion Darrell and Ajai Peets — said it would take place... Read more of this article

Election 2020: Online Petition Calls For A Debate

Election 2020: Online Petition Calls For A Debate

An online petition has been launched calling for the island’s political leaders to have a debate, with the petition attaining over 230 signatures as of this writing. The petition said, “In this political climate there is an atmosphere of uncertainty. Bermuda is a democracy, and we have a right like every other democratic nation to call on our... Read more of this article