The contemporary political history of Bermuda

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Bermuda Politics: What Price Victory?
By Ira Philip, IPS, 5 April 1995. Premier John Swan's struggle to win an Independence Referendum Bill for Bermuda's independence from Britain, but the price for this progress may be too high for his political party.
Bermuda's name
By Keith Hart, 8 October 1995. Bermuda may have been named for one of the three kings of the Galicia and Leon regions of Northern Iberia. The Bermudos reigned from 760 to 1034; the last Bermudo III dying in the Battle of Tamara in 1034.
Silence from Government on Senate rejection of CURE initiative
By Stephen Breen, GazetteNET News, 30 March 2000. Senate defeat of rules requiring companies with more than ten employees to provide racial details about their workers. Independent senators shared the concern of the Opposition United Bermuda Party senators that consultation with businesses was inadequate and voted with them to defeat the proposal.
Bermuda seeks more racial balance in work force
ABC News, 22 June 2000. Bermuda's government had to tone down proposed regulations to increase the number of black workers at international companies, but the Development and Opportunity Minister, who is spearheading efforts to bring more racial balance to the island's professional work force, said he still expects one in ten Bermuda companies to come under scrutiny because they have failed to recruit enough blacks.
Bill aims to protect rights of employees
By Alex O'Reilly, Bermuda Sun, 30 June 2000. The Bermuda Sun has obtained a copy of the document to protect the rights of employees, which—for the first time in Bermuda's history—attempts to turn good business practises into law.
Bermuda Drops Ban on Accepting Queen's Honors
Reuters, Wednesday 17 January 2001. Bermuda's ruling Progressive Labor Party (PLP), which favors independence from Britain, and which is supported predominantly by the island's majority Black population and won power for the first time in 1998 after 30 years in opposition, said the ban on members' accepting royal honors should be lifted now that has become the ruling party.