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Kim Swan Pays Tribute To Dr. George Thomas

Kim Swan Pays Tribute To Dr. George Thomas

[Written by Kim Swan] The passing of Dr. George Thomas caused me to reflect on our time together, the good he did during his time in politics and the fruit from one of his initiatives that pleasantly stares me in the face daily. From my vantage point, I am able to fondly recall his passion for golf – he and I played many rounds together at the... Read more of this article

Free Golf Lessons For Tourism Industry Workers

Free Golf Lessons For Tourism Industry Workers

One of the island’s leading golf pros is offering free golf lessons for tourism industry workers over the winter months, with Kim Swan saying that golf is an “important part of Bermuda’s tourism product and it is incumbent upon us to have as many persons working withing the industry golf literate as possible.” The Port Royal... Read more of this article

Opinion: Kim Swan “We Must Demand Better”

Opinion: Kim Swan “We Must Demand Better”

[Opinion column written by  Kim Swan] At a recent OBA Town Hall meeting in the Town of St. George – amidst a crowd which contained many of my former UBP colleagues and members ‎[now OBA] from all over the island — I was reminded of how important it was not to contravene the UNESCO World Heritage designation the Town of St. George enjoys. Many... Read more of this article

Former UBP Leader Kim Swan Joins The PLP

Former UBP Leader Kim Swan Joins The PLP

[Updated] Former leader of the United Bermuda Party Kim Swan has joined the Progressive Labour Party, the party revealed today [Aug 27]. This is a developing story and we will have more information shortly.Update: Bermuda Progressive Labour Party Leader Marc Bean today announced that former UBP leader Kim Swan has officially joined the PLP. Mr. Bean... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Comments On Cannonier Resignation

Kim Swan Comments On Cannonier Resignation

Craig Cannonier’s “meteoric 17 month rise to Premier has been riddled with controversy and “his Cabinet and the blindly compliant OBA backbench must take responsibility for their part,” former Opposition Leader Kim Swan said following the resignation of former Premier Craig Cannonier. Late last night [May 19] Craig Cannonier... Read more of this article

Kim Swan: Sell St. George’s As “Exotic Port”

Kim Swan: Sell St. George’s As “Exotic Port”

[Updated with slideshow] Former St. George’s MP Kim Swan said St. George’s is “reminded of what it like to be busy once again” due to the arrival of a cruise ship, adding that since there are “limited smaller ships that only call into exotic ports,” we should market St. George’s in such a manner. The Silver... Read more of this article

Kim Swan: ‘Need To Move Quickly & Proactively’

Kim Swan: ‘Need To Move Quickly & Proactively’

“In addition to the public relations crisis, Bermuda needs to move quickly and proactively to assure the world that we will take steps to discontinue pumping raw sewage to sea,” former Opposition Leader Kim Swan said. The issue has been in the headlines recently following the U.S. Consulate issuing a “Security Message” entitled “Contaminated... Read more of this article

Former UBP Leader On Passing Of Sir David

Former UBP Leader On Passing Of Sir David

[Written by Kim Swan, Former Leader of the United Bermuda Party] It is with profound sadness and with respect that I offer this letter of condolences to the family and friends of the late Sir David Gibbons. Sir David and I were both leaders of the United Bermuda Party – albeit he being the fourth UBP Leader as Premier of Bermuda and I the 11th... Read more of this article

Swan Welcomes Golf Course Clean Up Initiative

Swan Welcomes Golf Course Clean Up Initiative

Golf professional Kim Swan said he welcomes the clean up initiative targeting the defunct St. George’s Golf Course, with the former St. George’s MP saying it will hopefully assist in raising the awareness of the potential that tourism benefits that golf provides. Mr. Swan said, “The clean up initiative organised to target the defunct... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Authors “Elysium” Golf Article

Kim Swan Authors “Elysium” Golf Article

Former Opposition Leader and now golf professional Kim Swan has penned an article for Elysium Magazine, a United Kingdom-based publication aimed at men with luxury lifestyles, hailing two British golf greats: Archie Compston [1893 – 1962] and Dai Rees CBE [1913 – 1983]. The article tells the tale of the golf careers of both men, and how their excellence... Read more of this article

Swan: Restoring Golf Will Benefit St. Georges

Swan: Restoring Golf Will Benefit St. Georges

Golf is a major part of the Bermuda Department of Tourism’s marketing campaign and St. George’s will benefit when golf is restored, said former St George’s MP and golf professional Kim Swan. “The Town of St. George’s has been without a golf course for four years and the absence of this important amenity has been detrimental... Read more of this article

Tribute Paid To Former UBP MP Anita Smith

Tribute Paid To Former UBP MP Anita Smith

Former Opposition Leader and St George’s MP Kim Swan paid tribute to Anita Smith, who died recently at age 95. Mrs Smith was elected to Parliament for the United Bermuda Party in 1968, and represented St. George’s North from 1968 to 1980. Mr Swan said: “Cindy and I mourn the passing of former St. George’s Member of Parliament... Read more of this article

Kim Swan Congratulates Nandi Davis, OBA

Kim Swan Congratulates Nandi Davis, OBA

Independent candidate Kim Swan has congratulated his opponent Nandi Davis on her win, and congratulated the OBA on their overall victory. Mr Swan, who was the incumbent, ran in C#2 St. George’s West in a three way battle which saw the OBA win by by 4 votes. Nandi Davis [OBA] received 359 votes, Renee Ming [PLP] received 355, while Mr Swan received... Read more of this article