Posts Tagged "Premier"

LISTEN to Friday’s Bermuda Broadcasting Co. radio news

Posted by on Jul 1, 2011 in Local News & Alerts, Radio | 0 comments

EVENING NEWSCAST: Tari Trott reports; Airplane makes emergency landing with Government Minister on-board, mom caught between two sons in murder trial. *click play button [ti_audio media="2811" repeat="1"]  

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‘Offensive’ UK M.P. hits out at pro-independence Bermuda critics

Posted by on Apr 10, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

‘Offensive’ UK M.P. hits out at pro-independence Bermuda critics

Courtesy: Mirror BERMUDA threatened to ban Tory MP Andrew Rosindell after he sparked a row on a goodwill trip to the island paradise. Mr Rosindell, chair of the all-party group on British overseas ­territories, accused premier Paula Cox of a “cynical” attitude and told politicians they should fly the Union Flag. He was denounced by Lt Col David Burch, the country’s former national security minister, who called him “disrespectful” and “out of order” and said he would like to put him on a stoplist so he could not come back. The Tory tried to shrug off the scathing criticism...

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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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Bermudian of the Decade: Ewart F. Brown

Posted by on Oct 4, 2010 in Editor's Choice, Opinion | 1 comment

Bermudian of the Decade: Ewart F. Brown

WHETHER it be Fast Ferries, GPS, better relations with the U.S., or even electronic vehicle tracking at T.C.D…. the achievements of Ewart Brown are hard to ignore. A Member of Parliament for the Progressive Labour Party since 1993, he was part of a new wave of candidates who helped the party attain power for the first time in 1998 – ending 30 years of white minority rule by the United Bermuda Party. Come the end of this month, he is to retire from politics. Since his election as Premier in 2006, he has been steeped in controversy. Fearful whites, who have clung on to the ‘old...

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Sign of the times: Premier to host final ‘brown bag’ luncheon

Posted by on Sep 22, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Sign of the times: Premier to host final ‘brown bag’ luncheon

EWART BROWN, the Premier of Bermuda, is famous for his ‘Brown Bag’ lunches on the Cabinet grounds — and he will hold his final one Thursday, before he leaves office. The Brown Bag Lunches have been one of the trademarks of Premier Brown’s tenure as he regularly hosted informal lunches with members of the public, community groups and pupils. Said Dr. Brown of the event: “When I first assumed the office of the Premier, I was determined to be open and accessible to regular Bermudians. “The Brown Bag lunches have been a means of not only allowing the public to meet...

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