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Podcast: World Champion Triathlete Flora Duffy

Podcast: World Champion Triathlete Flora Duffy

In the latest Bernews podcast, one of Bermuda’s greatest athletes of all time, Flora Duffy, says being a world champion is something she has dreamed of since she was eight-years-old. Ms Duffy was back in Bermuda taking a short break after a grueling year which has seen her achieve outstanding success.“When I started racing, I looked up to the... Read more of this article

Podcast: Dr Fleming On Issues Affecting Seniors

Podcast: Dr Fleming On Issues Affecting Seniors

In the latest Bernews Podcast, we talk to Dr Claudette Fleming, the Executive Director of Age Concern, about issues affecting senior citizens in Bermuda. Dr Fleming talks about research she has done in Bermuda as well as the effects of the recession on Age Concern’s members.She also addresses the issue of income disparity and wealth transfer –... Read more of this article

Podcast: Martha Dismont On Child Neglect/Abuse

Podcast: Martha Dismont On Child Neglect/Abuse

In the latest Bernews podcast, we sit down with Martha Dismont, the Executive Director of the Family Centre, which has recently launched a campaign called ‘Neglect Is Abuse, See It, Stop It’ to try and stem a significant rise in cases of child neglect. Ms Dismont links the rise in neglect cases directly “to the conditions we are seeing in Bermuda”,... Read more of this article

Podcast: Baron On Crime, Road Safety & More

Podcast: Baron On Crime, Road Safety & More

In this latest Bernews podcast, we speak to the Minister of National Security Jeff Baron who revealed than gang membership has dropped by more than 150 people. Yet, he says, gangs are still changing and recruiting – sometimes even from schools.The Minister talks about his plans for restorative justice – which focuses on both the needs of the... Read more of this article

Podcast: Governor On Airport, Commission, More

Podcast: Governor On Airport, Commission, More

In this latest Bernews podcast, we interview George Fergusson who will soon be stepping down as Governor. He touches on a wide range of issues such as turning down a request to hold a Commission of Inquiry into the Tucker’s Point land matter, the airport redevelopment, the effect on Bermuda of Brexit, the British Government’s stance on slave trade... Read more of this article

Podcast: MP Furbert On Same Sex Marriage Bill

Podcast: MP Furbert On Same Sex Marriage Bill

Bermuda is on “good grounds” regarding same sex marriage, based on what other countries around the world have done, according to MP Wayne Furbert. Mr Furbert — who tabled amendments to ensure marriage was enshrined as being between a man and a woman — was responding during a Bernews podcast interview to a statement from the Human... Read more of this article

Podcast: Ross Webber & Sean Moran Of BDA

Podcast: Ross Webber & Sean Moran Of BDA

What does International Business means to Bermuda and what role does the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] play? That is the question we looked at during our most recent Podcast, where Chris Famous sits down with Ross Webber and the Sean Moran of the BDA.Ross Webber joined the BDA as CEO in 2014, having served as a Board Director since inception,... Read more of this article

Bernews Podcasts Now Available On TuneIn App

Bernews Podcasts Now Available On TuneIn App

Bernews Podcasts — which offer in-depth interviews focused on current affairs in Bermuda — are now available on TuneIn and their audio app, giving listeners additional options to access episodes. Each episode is also posted on the Bernews website; however, as the podcasts are in-depth and will often be over 30 minutes long, we also offer... Read more of this article

Podcast: MP Leah Scott On Politics & More

Podcast: MP Leah Scott On Politics & More

OBA MP Leah Scott was aware of talks between former Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell and the PLP about forming a coalition government, she said in the latest Bernews Podcast. And asked if she supported Mr Crockwell, who has since resigned from Cabinet, she said: “Yes.” Asked how she knew, she said she was friends with Mr Crockwell and they talked... Read more of this article

Podcast: Casino Gaming Commission Director

Podcast: Casino Gaming Commission Director

In the latest Bernews podcast, the executive director of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission says using Singaporean gaming legislation as a model has slowed down the process of bringing a casino to Bermuda. Richard Shuetz told Bernews that the Commission had drafted more than 40 amendments to the legislation that was passed in 2014 and that he was... Read more of this article

Podcast: Crockwell On Resignation, Politics, More

Podcast: Crockwell On Resignation, Politics, More

Former Tourism and Transport Minister Shawn Crockwell approached some members of the PLP about forming a coalition government after he quit the OBA Cabinet, Bernews can reveal. In the latest Bernews podcast – an in-depth interview spanning over 45 minutes — Mr Crockwell said it had been wrong to suggest he was considering crossing the floor... Read more of this article

Podcast: Jamahl Simmons On Bermuda Tourism

Podcast: Jamahl Simmons On Bermuda Tourism

In the latest Bernews podcast, Shadow Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons talks about various aspects of local tourism. He welcomed the recent uptick in tourism numbers and said: “We have to be very clear that the world is our competition now, and this uptick has to be sustainable, maintained and continue to grow.”Mr Simmons said part of the issue... Read more of this article

Podcast: BTA CEO Bill Hanbury On Tourism

Podcast: BTA CEO Bill Hanbury On Tourism

In this latest Bernews podcast, Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury said when he started the tourism strategy had to be completely rebuilt. But he says it is now paying dividends and that tourism in Bermuda has a bright future, adding that figures released this week for the first quarter of 2016 were the result of the BTA’s marketing strategy... Read more of this article