• Promises, promises ...

    Promises, promises ...

    Party platforms are essential documents when voters are deciding who they are going to elect in a General Election. Of course, they are not the only factor in the decision. A party’s previous record and the calibre of candidates are also crucial.

  • On borrowed time ...

    On borrowed time ...

    David Burt, the Premier, has acted again with some speed to try to close off criticism of the loss of $800,000 of taxpayers’...

    • Sep 26, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Opposition parties need to get busy

    Opposition parties need to get busy

    Last week’s poll gave the Progressive Labour Party a commanding lead for the forthcoming General Election.

    Fifty per...

    • Sep 25, 2020 8:00 am
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  • A timely thought on the environment

    A timely thought on the environment

    As Hurricane Teddy disappears into the rear-view mirror, older readers may have remarked on the increased frequency of...

    • Sep 23, 2020 8:00 am
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  • If the slipper fits ...

    If the slipper fits ...

    In 52 years of party politics in Bermuda, there has been nothing approaching the likes of a national debate in advance of a...

    • Sep 22, 2020 8:00 am
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  • The second coming

    The second coming

    Election 2020, aside from its questionable timing, has been most memorable as the season for retirements — forced or...

    • Sep 8, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Trust and accountability

    Trust and accountability

    The Premier is often called, sometimes sincerely and sometimes ironically, “the brilliant David Burt”.

    And certainly...

    • Aug 24, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Sniffing rain? No, that’s election fever in the air

    Sniffing rain? No, that’s election fever in the air

    The retirement of veteran Opposition MP Trevor Moniz has forced a by-election in the constituency of Smith’s West. Former...

    • Aug 13, 2020 8:00 am
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  • A bit rich, this buyer’s remorse

    A bit rich, this buyer’s remorse

    David Burt recently noted that paying out almost $6 million to Skyport as part of the airport agreement was a hard pill to...

    • Aug 11, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Journalism matters – and it comes at a cost

    Journalism matters – and it comes at a cost

    “One danger of reduced news coverage is to the integrity of government. It is not just a speculative proposition that...

    • Aug 10, 2020 8:00 am
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  • Answers to escaping this economic quagmire

    Answers to escaping this economic quagmire

    David Burt and his government have been given a good deal of credit for their handling of the coronavirus crisis, and rightly...

    • Aug 5, 2020 8:00 am
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