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Bermudian Student Attending Presidential Debate

Bermudian Student Attending Presidential Debate

As locals tune in to watch the third and final Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney this evening [Oct 21], at least one Bermudian will be present in the actual audience. Amanda Spencer is a student at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida where the debate will be held, and won her ticket in a lottery held for the students. Ms... Read more of this article

Campaign Hits Romney On Bermuda Again

Campaign Hits Romney On Bermuda Again

President Barack Obama’s campaign continues to target Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney for his Bermuda company, this time including a Bermuda mention in a recent ad about Mr Romney’s much reported  “47 percent of Americans” comments.The 30-second ad opens with the surreptitiously videotaped remarks of Mr Romney... Read more of this article

$1 Million Offered For Mitt Romney Information

$1 Million Offered For Mitt Romney Information

Hustler men’s magazine publisher Larry Flynt has taken out full page ads in various newspapers worldwide — including Bermuda — offering a $1 million reward for information on Republican Presidential nominee’s Mitt Romney’s financial matters. In addition to the full page ad appearing in today’s [Sept 12] Bermuda Sun... Read more of this article

Democrats Attack Romney/Bermuda Connection

Democrats Attack Romney/Bermuda Connection

The Obama campaign released an online video attacking presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney for his Bermuda holdings. The video features Press Secretary Ben LaBolt where talking about the “millions of dollars Romney has in tax havens like Bermuda and Cayman.” Recent news reports have focused on Mr Romney’s recently revealed Bermuda... Read more of this article

Romney’s “Mystery” Bermuda-Based Company

Romney’s “Mystery” Bermuda-Based Company

Bermuda-based Sankaty High Yield Asset Investors Ltd. is among several holdings that have not been fully disclosed by presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney previously, suggesting he could be wealthier than the nearly $250 million estimated by his campaign, the Washington Post reported. “For nearly 15 years, Republican presidential candidate... Read more of this article

US Bill Focuses On Candidates’ Tax Haven Ties

US Bill Focuses On Candidates’ Tax Haven Ties

US lawmakers and candidates would have to spell out any financial ties they might have to countries considered to be tax havens — including Bermuda — under a bill introduced by two Democrats in the Senate on yesterday [Mar 29]. The measure, seen by some on Capitol Hill as a jab at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has little... Read more of this article

Romney On ‘Trivial Discrepancies’

Romney On ‘Trivial Discrepancies’

Some investments listed in Mitt and Ann Romney’s 2010 tax returns — including the Bermuda-based Sankaty High Yield Asset Investors Ltd. and other funds located overseas — were not explicitly disclosed in the personal financial statement the Republican presidential hopeful filed in August as part of his White House bid. The “Los Angeles... Read more of this article

Romney Had Bermuda Accounts

Romney Had Bermuda Accounts

GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney reported financial accounts in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands according to a summary of his 2010 tax form made public by his campaign today [Jan. 24]. Under increasing pressure from his rivals in the Republican field to provide details of his US federal tax returns, Mr. Romney revealed he had paid a total of $6.2... Read more of this article

‘Romney’s Bermuda Tax Holiday’

‘Romney’s Bermuda Tax Holiday’

With prohibitive GOP Presidential favourite Mitt Romney’s legal use of off-shore domiciles including Bermuda for tax avoidance now gaining traction as a campaign issue, voters shouldn’t be questioning the candidate’s lack of political judgement or perceived remoteness from the average recession-battered American. Instead they should... Read more of this article

Romney ‘Likely Used Tax Shelters’

Romney ‘Likely Used Tax Shelters’

A former US Treasury deputy international tax counsel said today [Jan.18] Republican Presidential front-runner Mitt Romney’s reluctance to disclose his US tax returns probably owes to the fact he sheltered income in Bermuda and other offshore financial centres. Daniel Berman, who is now director of tax at Boston University’s graduate tax programme,... Read more of this article

Cato Institute: Bermuda A Non-Issue

Cato Institute: Bermuda A Non-Issue

A commentator for a conservative Washington think tank says it’s inevitable GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney will come under attack by the American media for using off-shore financial centres including Bermuda – though he predicted the press may hold fire until after he gets the Republican nomination. Mr. Romney [pictured] —... Read more of this article

Newt Gingrich Targets Offshore Jurisdictions

Newt Gingrich Targets Offshore Jurisdictions

GOP front-runner Mitt Romney, portraying himself as a “jobs creator” in the Republican Presidential primary race, will be depicted as a man who routinely exploited off-shore financial centres including Bermuda and put thousands of Americans out of work in a new series of attack ads being unveiled by rival Newt Gingrich’s supporters... Read more of this article

Bermuda Potential US Campaign Issue

Bermuda Potential US Campaign Issue

While his GOP rivals largely held fire on Mitt Romney’s use of Bermuda shell companies during campaigning for today’s [Jan.3] first-in-the-nation Republican Presidential caucuses in Iowa, they might not be so forbearing as the American primary season gathers momentum. Mr. Romney [pictured], a former Massachusetts Governor, legally used funds... Read more of this article