Bermuda’s politicians are to consider crafting new campaign finance rules which would require political parties and candidates to disclose their funding arrangements. Meanwhile, Whitehall has said it will not be imposing “direct rule” on its mid Atlantic colony in the wake of Craig Cannonier’s resignation from the premiership following corruption allegations. While the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office […]
Premier Craig Cannonier is making his final exit from the Premiership as we speak. An entourage of two cars – one containing the Premier and the other driven by Deputy Premier Michael Dunkley arrived at Government House at 9:30 pm. Cannonier had been expected at 8:30 pm, according to our sources. Security is tighter than normal […]
Update: Craig Cannonier yielded to the pressure of his colleagues and resigned from the Premiership about two hours after this story was published. The story is still relevant in that it contains some important updates on our original expose “Selling Bermuda” and provides some insights into the party’s internal state in the hours leading up […]
So what’s next? Otitoju is alarmed that there does not appear to be any interest in an investigation into the Landow-Cannonier relationship. We share that sentiment. As far as we could determine, the governing One Bermuda Alliance party knew as much about Craig Cannonier’s contacts with Nathan Landow as the general public did through his […]
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Bermuda’s new One Bermuda Alliance Government and its political neophyte leader Craig Cannonier are facing their most serious credibility crisis to date over handling of a casino developer’s interest in a country where casino gambling is not legal. Cannonier, who assumed the Bermuda Premiership when his party won the Government in December 2012, has rejected […]
Known to friends and associates as “Nate”, Nathan Landow made his initial millions in real estate, but made a name for himself playing key roles in national and Maryland Democratic Party politics – raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for presidential candidates such as Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale and Al Gore. His interest in casinos…...
On February 19, 2014, something extraordinary happened on the island of Bermuda. Here’s the short version. The personal staff of the Premier of Bermuda made great efforts to prevent me from entering a press conference lead by the Premier at Cabinet Office on the grounds that I was not “approved” media. The Acting Director of […]