Empower Yourself With The Best of Health

Opinion   |   

Could it be that our health care system is seriously flawed and fueled by fear? I believe we live in a fear-based society which feeds off the lack of knowledge and insecurity of the people. And I’m not just talking about our little Island; fear-based living is prevalent throughout the Weste... Read more

Evictions – Can We Address The Challenges?

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“Trapped in the bureaucracy nightmare, real families suffer when the big banks and their servicers force foreclosures. The emotional toll on children packing up their rooms and on parents struggling to find a temporary roof is a deep one.” – Senator Sheldon Whitehouse Oxforddictionaries.com... Read more

Teaching Bermuda History Through Living Legends

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As a P6 teacher, I am convinced that my students benefit from lessons combined with humor, technology, and drama. When I started teaching the Theatre Boycott in Social Studies, I was sure that I did not know enough to deliver a meaningful in-depth lesson. So I initially just introduced the topic ... Read more

Constituency 13 Results – That Was Then, This Is Now!

Opinion   |   

Although the bye-election in Constituency 13, Devonshire North Central, resulting from the resignation of Progressive Labour Party (PLP) MP Glenn Blakeney, took place on February 4, the dust therefrom remains far from settled. True, it had been a PLP seat and, if not a safe one, at least one that th... Read more

The High Cost of Freedom and Liberty – Part 1

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“Freedom and liberty!” It sounds so free and liberating. Yet, it is how you manage your freedom and liberty that will determine whether your future is a better or more challenging one. I am picturing the prisoner who has been behind bars for two decades. When he is released, he tastes freedom... Read more

Why Do They Fear Ghosts – A Look At Pathways To Status

Opinion   |   

The recent revelations by HM Loyal Opposition, the Progressive Labour Party, as to its long relationships with the dual Boogeymen of Immigration and Transparency has, in this writer’s opinion, taken on new and darker omens. Prior to 1998 the PLP had the best of both world’s, all opinion and n... Read more

Dr Muriel Wade-Smith: Dismantle Ministry of Education

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Bermudians, we must dismantle the Ministry of Education! Why? The foundation of the system is “racist”. In 1952, in an unpublished dissertation entitled, “History of Education in Bermuda”, the late Dr. Kenneth Robinson, a Harvard graduate, stated, “From the outset the system has been... Read more

Dale Butler: “Apprenticeship, Stewardship & Leadership.”

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In 1969, just a year from graduating from The Berkeley Institute and a year before the famous Sports Day boycott for “Black Studies”, I joined the Progressive Labour Party that was filled with Founding Fathers like Wilfred Allen and Peter Smith. Some would say it was inevitable, because my ho... Read more

Wendell Hollis: Bermuda’s Role In America’s Cup History

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I accept that high-speed America’s Cup sailing is not something currently well known to the majority of Bermudians. I was glued to my TV throughout the entire race series for the 34th America’s Cup, but then I was brought up on the America’s Cup. The Hollis family built fast ocean crossing ... Read more

Contradictory Cricket Laws, Rules & Regulations

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Whenever this happens, we will hear shouts from the spectators like: “It’s not in the spirit of cricket it’s supposed a gentlemen’s game or it’s not fair play”. It happens when the bowler runs out the nonstriking batsman for being outside of the popping crease, leaves his crease, advanci... Read more