Posts Tagged "plp"

Devrae Noel-Simmons likely to be UBP candidate for Warwick election

Posted by on Nov 9, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Devrae Noel-Simmons likely to be UBP candidate for Warwick election

OFFICIAL Opposition United Bermuda Party looks set to announce its challenger for Warwick’s by-election: Devrae Noel-Simmons. ZBM broke the story today… although unconfirmed by the UBP. The seat for Warwick South-Central is vacant following last month’s resignation by former Premier Ewart Brown. It’s a seat Dr. Brown comfortably retained by a margin of five to two in the 2007 election. The PLP has selected former Senator Marc Bean to vie for the seat. UBP Chariman Sen. Jeanne Atherden would not confirm or deny the speculation when ZBM contacted her today. She would...

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WATCH VIDEO: New Senator LaVerne Furbert on her appointment

Posted by on Nov 9, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

PREMIER Paula Cox raised a few eye brows when she announced recently, the appointment of long-term PLP activist LaVerne Furbert to the upper house. Dubbed “The Great Defender” on ZBM FM89 radio shows, Sen. Furbert sets the record straight to Tari Trott.

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Ultimate guide: Who’s who in new Cabinet

Posted by on Nov 1, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Ultimate guide: Who’s who in new Cabinet

This is the new Cabinet unveiled by Premier Paula Cox (click image to ENLARGE):

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PLP Delegates’ Conference: 1st report by Gary Moreno (4.30 p.m.)

Posted by on Oct 28, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Note: Reports will come in at any time. Please REFRESH this page to see absolute latest update. 4.30 p.m., Devonshire Rec ZBM’s Gary Moreno reports that the conference is underway with several high-profile PLP members turning out, although more people are expected to turn up as the night arrives. While Finance Minister Paula Cox is clearly the front-runner to be elected Party Leader and the Premier, ZBM has received information SUGGESTING challenger Terry Lister could accept the position of Deputy Leader should his bid fail. Similarly, MP Dale Butler, considered by many to be a...

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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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