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3 Hours Of Video: Commission Of Inquiry Hearing

3 Hours Of Video: Commission Of Inquiry Hearing

[Updated] The Commission of Inquiry Public Hearings continue today [Sept 30] at St. Theresa’s Church Hall on Laffan Street in Hamilton. The Commission — which has been charged with investigating the findings of the Auditor General’s report — is chaired by former Bermuda Court of Appeal judge Sir Anthony Evans, and the members include... Read more of this article

Premier Amends Upcoming UK Travel Plans

Premier Amends Upcoming UK Travel Plans

The Cabinet Office advised today [Sept 30] that the Premier Michael Dunkley, will not be travelling to the United Kingdom for the upcoming Conservative Party Conference which is taking place October 2 – 6. “The Premier was scheduled to travel this weekend to the Conservative Party Conference as a productive networking opportunity and to... Read more of this article

Column: Airport Is A ‘Bad Deal For Bermuda’

Column: Airport Is A ‘Bad Deal For Bermuda’

[Opinion column written by Shadow Finance Minister David Burt] “Mr. Speaker, there is no doubt that the biggest threat to the future prospects of the way of life we enjoy in Bermuda today is the problem of the Government deficit and public debt.” Bob Richards – 2016 Budget Statement Minister Bob Richards is on record stating that the biggest issue... Read more of this article

Airport: ‘Solution That Accomplishes Our Aims’

Airport: ‘Solution That Accomplishes Our Aims’

“The negotiating parties are near an agreement to provide Bermuda what it needs to bring our airport facility into the 21st century, without compromising the Government’s ability to meet its other responsibilities to the people of Bermuda,” the Ministry of Finance said, adding that “in the absence of any viable alternative, we need... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Bermuda Becoming Learning Society’

Column: ‘Bermuda Becoming Learning Society’

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] There is nothing more important to any society than the quality of education provided. This speaks to the facilitation of formal and informal learning; unlocking the potential of the most important resource of any country; its people. There is an ongoing conversation across the Globe on the effectiveness of systems... Read more of this article

August Tourism Figures Show Increased Arrivals

August Tourism Figures Show Increased Arrivals

The Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Michael Fahy released some figures from the ‘Tourism Measures August 2016 Report’ — which is produced by the Bermuda Tourism Authority — with the Minister saying he is “extremely impressed with and encouraged by these August results.” “The report showed that... Read more of this article

Tolerance, Inclusion, Respect In Business Culture

Tolerance, Inclusion, Respect In Business Culture

“Thank you for promoting the noble principles of tolerance, inclusion, respect and acceptance into our international business culture,” Premier Michael Dunkley told attendees at the Dive In Festival. The first Dive In festival was held in London in 2015, and was considered a great success. This year’s Dive In Festival included more than... Read more of this article

4 Hours Of Video: Commission Of Inquiry Hearing

4 Hours Of Video: Commission Of Inquiry Hearing

[Updated] The Commission of Inquiry is continuing to hold their Public Hearings today [Sept 29] at St. Theresa’s Church Hall on Laffan Street in Hamilton. The Commission — which has been charged with investigating the findings of the Auditor General’s report — is chaired by former Bermuda Court of Appeal judge Sir Anthony Evans, and... Read more of this article

Minister Fahy’s Trip To Texas, Aruba & NY: $4.8K

Minister Fahy’s Trip To Texas, Aruba & NY: $4.8K

A trip in July 2016 by Minister Michael Fahy to Texas, Aruba and New York cost $4,863.90, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Sunday, July 17, 2016 – Friday, July 22, 2016, and the web page listing said: Monday, 18 July – Dallas, Texas, Meeting with Officials of American... Read more of this article

3 Hours Of Video: Commission Of Inquiry Hearing

3 Hours Of Video: Commission Of Inquiry Hearing

[Updated] The Commission of Inquiry is holding a Public Hearing today [Sept 28] at St. Theresa’s Church Hall on Laffan Street in Hamilton. The Commission — which has been charged with investigating the findings of the Auditor General’s report — is chaired by former Bermuda Court of Appeal judge Sir Anthony Evans, and the members include... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s GDP Per Capita: $96,018 In 2015

Bermuda’s GDP Per Capita: $96,018 In 2015

[Updated] Bermuda’s gross domestic product [GDP] per capita was measured at $96,018 per person in 2015, according to a report released by the Department of Statistics. “Final estimates of Gross Domestic Product [GDP] in current prices for 2015 were measured at $5.9 billion, a 4.0% increase over 2014,” the report said. “Thirteen of the fifteen... Read more of this article

Anticipated That Bermuda Host AG Conference

Anticipated That Bermuda Host AG Conference

“It is anticipated that Bermuda will be the host country next year for this very significant meeting,” Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs Trevor Moniz said following the Conference of Attorneys General from UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies which was held in the Turks & Caicos earlier this month.Minister Moniz... Read more of this article

PATI: People Can Get Facts, Factors & Figures

PATI: People Can Get Facts, Factors & Figures

The PATI Act “gives each Bermudian and resident the chance to make public life better,” Information Commissioner for Bermuda Gitanjali Gutierrez said, adding that “through PATI requests, individuals can begin to get facts about the reasons for decisions, what factors decision makers look at [or don’t look at], the true figures behind... Read more of this article