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Jonathan Starling: Thoughts On Airport Emails

Jonathan Starling: Thoughts On Airport Emails

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] Whether one agrees with the questions being raised by the People’s Campaign or not, I think we can all agree that their initiative in obtaining these documents – through the Canadian Freedom of Information laws – has greatly contributed to our understanding of how this particular deal has progressed... Read more of this article

May TV: New Shows And Specials On Cable

May TV: New Shows And Specials On Cable

[Written by Shavonne Jeffries, Bermuda CableVision] A world of choice awaits you once again this month as new shows and specials are cropping up all over. Here is a small selection. “Caring for Mom and Dad”– Premieres Thursday, May 7 on PBS [Check onscreen guide for start time] This new PBS series, narrated by actress Meryl Streep, examines... Read more of this article

Wellness Goes Beyond Just Physical Health

Wellness Goes Beyond Just Physical Health

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] There is an evolution of the term wellness to include much more than our physical health and encompass our entire being. This includes emotional agility, resilience, environmental, and financial wellness. Wellness also goes beyond taking care of ourselves and touches on everyone around us – our family, our co-workers... Read more of this article

Dr. Data Reviews New Samsung Galaxy S6

Dr. Data Reviews New Samsung Galaxy S6

[Written by Digicel's "Dr. Data"] Deciding between whether to prescribe to the Samsung S5 or S6 can be difficult, and as Dr. Data I feel that it’s best to make an informed decision when it comes to such matters. When looking at the Samsung S6, the sleek design of the S6 gives the device a modern appeal. Gone are the days of the plastic frames of the... Read more of this article

Opinion: Eron Hill On Baltimore Protests, Media

Opinion: Eron Hill On Baltimore Protests, Media

[Opinion column written by Eron Hill] “The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.” – Malcom X Many if not most Bermudians have had the opportunity to view the news footage from Baltimore,... Read more of this article

Opinion: Time To End Breed-Specific Legislation

Opinion: Time To End Breed-Specific Legislation

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] I would like to commend the group that has launched a petition calling for an end to breed-specific legislation in Bermuda. They quite rightly point out many of the flaws inherent to breed-specific legislation, and stress that no one breed is inherently more violent than another – the key is in the training... Read more of this article

Column: Famous On Bermudian Employment

Column: Famous On Bermudian Employment

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] On Monday March 2, 2015 Tourism Minister Crockwell delivered The Hotels Concession [Pink Beach Hotel] Order 2015 [PDF]. Minister Crockwell stated, “Mr. Speaker, the developer plans to employ between 80 and 100 construction positions with the majority of these jobs being held by Bermudians. Pink Beach Hotel... Read more of this article

Column: Burchall “Nanci Is The Real Issue”

Column: Burchall “Nanci Is The Real Issue”

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall]Once you’ve studied the chart, you should be able to work out all of Government’s strategic management problems. If not, here is a set of facts – just facts – that will help you see and understand. Fact One – Few people talk about this. “This” is the obvious and large – humongous, even –... Read more of this article

“PLP Working To Make Vision 2025 A Reality”

“PLP Working To Make Vision 2025 A Reality”

[Opinion column written by PLP MP Michael Weeks] Bermudians have had an opportunity to see for themselves just what the OBA is about and most of us don’t like what we are seeing; skyrocketing unemployment, a slew of broken promises, a seemingly never ending series of political scandals and an agenda that seems driven to benefit everyone but the... Read more of this article

April TV: New Shows And Specials On Cable

April TV: New Shows And Specials On Cable

[Written by Shavonne Jeffries, Bermuda CableVision] An interesting statistic crossed my desk the other day about the sheer volume of new programming coming out on TV nowadays. In 1999, there were 26 original scripted series on cable in prime time and late night. By 2014, that number had increased to 199 – or a jump of 665 percent. And that number... Read more of this article

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