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Review Of “Pele – Birth Of A Legend” Film

Review Of “Pele – Birth Of A Legend” Film

[Written by Glenn Fubler] On Friday evening, my wife and I saw the movie “Pele – Birth of a Legend” at Neptune Theatre, which we enjoyed; in spite of the critics’ poor ratings. We admit our bias given that we were growing up while this legend’s star was rising. Additionally, we were entranced by the cinematographer – a Spike Lee collaborator... Read more of this article

Column: Deciding How To Allocate Net Worth

Column: Deciding How To Allocate Net Worth

[Written by Carla Seely] Real estate is a much-loved investment in Bermuda and over the course of the last thirty years has rewarded home owners substantially as property values have increased. The stock market has delivered significant returns to investors as well during the same period. The real estate vs. stock market debate has been argued on both... Read more of this article

Column: Effort To Rebuild Bermuda’s Tourism

Column: Effort To Rebuild Bermuda’s Tourism

[Opinion column written by Senator Vic Ball] I know the Bermuda Tourism Authority is expressing cautious optimism about its excellent 2016 First Quarter tourist arrival figures. I understand why they’re cautious – it’s just the first quarter after all and one doesn’t want to get ahead of oneself. But I’m an optimist who doesn’t need to... Read more of this article

Chris Famous: “The Art Of The Protest”

Chris Famous: “The Art Of The Protest”

[Written by Chris Famous] My mother always said to me that if I keep following my friends, I will end up over a cliff and in deep water. Sometimes, I think she is right. About two years ago, one of my Facebook friends, who shall remain unnamed—for now—asked me to follow him to an event at Devonshire Recreation Club, aka the Den. I should have been... Read more of this article

Column: Overheated Or Not Understood? Part II

Column: Overheated Or Not Understood? Part II

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] Race runs through it Race is the thickest part of the strong thread running through the connected matters of dealing with Bermuda’s $513,356-a-day Debt ‘habit’ and the need for increasing ResPop. Underneath Bermuda’s national political radar, race plays a constant, little understood, but large part... Read more of this article

Column: St George’s & St David’s Summer Guide

Column: St George’s & St David’s Summer Guide

[Written by Kristen White] Hub 1 – St. George’s and St. David’s Tours and Movies and Karaoke oh my! Since becoming the Cultural Tourism Manager for Hub 1 in January, I’ve promoted a few initiatives, including Easter in the East and the Signature St. George’s Wedding and Event Expo. But really, my primary focus has been the Summer 2016 season,... Read more of this article

Column: Triangles, Talking Points, Team Bermuda

Column: Triangles, Talking Points, Team Bermuda

[Written by Ross Webber] “Where you guys from?” the coffee-shop lady asked as sunnily as the San Diego day outside. “Bermuda,” I said, appreciating the subtropics wouldn’t elicit the same wide-eyed envy it does in, say, Toronto, or New York for that matter, in mid-April. What I wasn’t prepared for was utter oblivion. “You mean, like... Read more of this article

Junior Food Critic Review: Common Ground

Junior Food Critic Review: Common Ground

Looking for somewhere to take the kids for a bite of lunch? Who’s going to give you a more honest, bite-sized review than a 12-year-old? Our Junior Restaurant Critic, Eliza Olander, a student at The Centre for Creative Learning in Hamilton, lives in St David’s and continues with her ‘Lunch With Uncle’ series.[Written by 12-year-old Eliza... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Outrage Growing’ Over Airport Project

Column: ‘Outrage Growing’ Over Airport Project

[Opinion column written by MP Rolfe Commissiong] Charles Asnavour and Frank Sinatra once wrote a ballad called “Young at Heart” and the opening lyrics to the legendary song say that “…fairytales can come true; they can happen to you…” Certainly the Canadian re-developers of the airport comprised of the Canadian Crown Corporation, [CCC]... Read more of this article

Was Economy Overheated Or Not Understood?

Was Economy Overheated Or Not Understood?

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] In 2008, with minimal unemployment, GDP hit $6.11bn. There were 27,180 Bermudians plus 13,033 non-Bermudians filling 40,213 jobs in Bermuda. In 2015, with what is said to be as many as 3,500 Bermudians unemployed, there were only 33,177 filled jobs with Bermudians filling 23,513 and non-Bermudians filling... Read more of this article

Column: Richards On Budget, Economics & More

Column: Richards On Budget, Economics & More

[Opinion column written by Sylvan Richards] Since being elected to Parliament in 2012, I’ve been present at every single budget speech and reply to the budget speech given since that time. On each occasion, I have been struck by the irony of the Progressive Labour Party, whose disastrous bungling of the economy got us into this mess in the first... Read more of this article

Column: Commissiong On Polls, Politics & More

Column: Commissiong On Polls, Politics & More

[Opinion column written by MP Rolfe Commissiong] We all know that polls are only snapshots of a certain point in time. And we also know that politicians usually say that to comfort themselves when a particularly dismal poll result proves to be, unflattering at best and a devastating indictment at worst. So imagine right now what the OBA and Premier... Read more of this article

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