‘A Tale of Two Ministers’ by OBA MP Michael Dunkley

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[caption id="attachment_6083" align="alignleft" width="284"] Michael Dunkley, OBA MP & Former Premier[/caption] When announcing the recent Cabinet changes the Premier lauded the fact that he had consolidated ministries from 11 to 10. He made no mention that with his second cabinet shuffle in ... Readmore

OBA MP Asks: Is Free Health Care For Over-90’s Seniors Sustainable?

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♦ The following statement was released this morning by One Bermuda Alliance MP Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, Shadow Minister of Health Government's pledge to give free health care to those aged over 90 raises a series of questions - not least whether it is financially sustainable in the long-term, a... Readmore

OBA MP Sylvan Richards: Speed Up Immigration Process

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[caption id="attachment_1885" align="alignleft" width="394"] Sylvan Richards, OBA Shadow Home Affairs Minister[/caption] ♦ The following statement was released by One Bermuda Alliance MP Sylvan Richards, Shadow Minister of Home Affairs, in response to remarks by Premier David Burt in the P... Readmore

‘Everyone Should Pay Their Fair Share’ by Wayne Furbert, Junior Minister of Finance

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♦ The following statement was issued today by PLP MP Wayne Furbert, Junior Minister of Finance, in response to OBA Senate Leader Nick Kempe   [caption id="attachment_1473" align="alignleft" width="270"] Wayne Furbert,  Junior Minister of Finance[/caption] This Government is comm... Readmore

Sum of PLP Messaging Alarming Business Community by OBA Senate Leader Nick Kempe

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♦ The following statement was issued today by the Shadow Minister and One Bermuda Alliance Senate Leader Nick Kempe Business confidence has plummeted due to mixed messages and actions emanating from the PLP members in Government, according to Shadow Finance Minister, Nick Kempe. "Someti... Readmore

Buses Remain on Life Support by OBA Deputy Leader Leah Scott

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[caption id="attachment_1851" align="alignleft" width="300"] Leah Scott, OBA Deputy Leader[/caption] Bermuda's ageing bus fleet continues to present challenges and frustrations for daily commuters. The PLP criticized the former OBA government for not filling 14 mechanic positions, which, in th... Readmore

The Politics of ‘Manufactured Division’ by OBA MP Michael Dunkley

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I read with interest the opinion column by Senator Crystal Caesar entitled 'Been Busy Expanding Opportunities'. This article is another PLP media release that trumpets little while many Bermudians continue to struggle and lack opportunities. I am not surprised by the attack on the former OBA g... Readmore

The Impact of Technological Advances by BPSU President Senator Jason Hayward

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The world of work is rapidly changing. The jobs of the past are more than likely not going to be the jobs of the future. Academics, futurist, economist and policymakers have all concluded that labour markets globally will undergo huge transformations over the next decade. The prim... Readmore

But Will It Really Strip The FAT Off Sugar With This New Sugar Tax by OBA MP Michael Dunkley

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On Monday, October 1st, the first phase of the Sugar Tax comes into effect with the implementation of a 50 percent tax on selected sugary items, to be followed by phase two next April when the tax will be raised to 75 percent.   While I have always declared my interest, it is important to onc... Readmore

Digital Divide on the Rise: What Gen-Z Parents Need to Know by Angela Young

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Over the past four years of hosting my KICS 'Saturday Workshop: Note-taking & Studying Strategies', I have noticed an alarming trend.  Many students do not have home computers or access to the internet at home.   I call this the rise of the Digital Divide.    As affluent... Readmore