Posts Tagged "ALEX SCOTT"

Best PHOTOS: From yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony of Premier Paula Cox

Posted by on Oct 30, 2010 in Editor's Choice, Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Best PHOTOS: From yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony of Premier Paula Cox

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Remembering the late David Allen, the barrier breaker

Posted by on Oct 18, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Remembering the late David Allen, the barrier breaker

BERMUDA’s movers and shakers have come out to honor the late David Aleen, the first PLP Tourism Minister, with the unveiling of a commemorative plague. Politicians, including outgoing Premier Ewart Brown and well-wishers turned out at King’s Square, St. George’s on Friday, to do the honors. Mr. Allen was a powerful force for workers during his many years the House of Assembly, both in Opposition and later as a Cabinet Minister. The plaque was officially dedicated to the hard work Mr. Allen contributed in bringing the African Heritage Diaspora Trail to the island. Minister...

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Race for next PLP leader officially turns ugly

Posted by on Oct 4, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Race for next PLP leader officially turns ugly

CLAIMS of sabotage by supporters of Terry Lister against the Paula Cox camp have muddied the campaigns for the next Premier. ZBM TV9 News ran a broadcast tonight highlighting claims from the Lister camp about alleged dirty tricks being played by the other side — Ms cox has vigorously denied this. The broadcast quotes a high-ranking source from the Lister side who charges that several PLP members have been turned down in their bid to be delegates at this month’s conference — because of their suspected loyalty to MP Mr. Lister. The source going on to detail to the news...

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Five people named to new committee responsible for Nat’l Heroes

Posted by on Sep 23, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Five people named to new committee responsible for Nat’l Heroes

IT’S OFFICIAL. Government has named the long-awaited National Heroes Parliamentary Selection Committee. Its purpose, according to Culture Minister Neleetha Butterfield, is to review nominations for National Hero. The first was the late Dame Lois Browne-Evans. On the Committee is former Premiers Dame Jennifer Smith (Chairperson) and Alex Scott, as well as Senator Thaao Dill, PLP MP Ashfield Devent and Independent MP Darius Tucker. All reccomendations will be forwarded to the Minister of Culture for confirmation. Ms. Butterfield announcing at a news conference yesterday: “The...

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