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Podcast: Paralympic Sprinter Jessica Lewis

Podcast: Paralympic Sprinter Jessica Lewis

Jessica Lewis is someone who does not believe in obstacles, leading her to be enthusiastic about not only sports, but changing people’s mindsets as well. With a breakout year in 2015 that included collecting Bermuda’s first ever major para-sports medals including a World Championships medal, shattering the Parapan Games record, and attaining... Read more of this article

Podcast: George Hutchings & Cyril Whitter On IB

Podcast: George Hutchings & Cyril Whitter On IB

[Written by Chris Famous] In any society with diverse views there will often be deeply entrenched feelings, perspectives and views of the “others.” Here in Bermuda we have a country of at least two different cultures and varying socio economic circles. One of our major divergences of views is between how many involved in International Business [IB]... Read more of this article

Podcast: Anderson On LGBTQ Issues & More

Podcast: Anderson On LGBTQ Issues & More

Mark Anderson always seem to have a smile on his face and a good word for everyone. He has won numerous awards recognising his ambassadorial role and has raised thousands of dollars for charity. Underneath that, though, there is a story of a man who was beaten at school for being a ‘sissy’, who was beaten by his step-father and whose grandfather... Read more of this article

Podcast: MP Kim Wilson On Women’s Committee

Podcast: MP Kim Wilson On Women’s Committee

A Joint Select Committee examining issues facing women in Bermuda could start work within a few days, PLP MP Kim Wilson told Bernews in our latest podcast. “There has never been a Joint Select Committee established for the sole purpose of looking at issues that affect women and I was pleased that it found bi-partisan support,” said Ms Wilson, who... Read more of this article

Podcast: Shadow Finance Minister David Burt

Podcast: Shadow Finance Minister David Burt

A small percentage of Government pension investments could be diverted into overseas companies to get them to set up in Bermuda. That is according to Shadow Finance Minister David Burt who was speaking to Bernews in this latest podcast about his Reply to the Budget. He said diversification of the economy became an issue after the financial crash of... Read more of this article

Podcast: Elaine Butterfield On Role Of Charities

Podcast: Elaine Butterfield On Role Of Charities

Bermuda would descend into chaos if it were not for the contribution of the charities on the Island. That is the view of Elaine Butterfield, the executive director of the Centre on Philanthropy, who speaks candidly in this latest edition of Bernews’ podcast about the future of the charitable sector. “The charitable sector in Bermuda facilitates... Read more of this article

Podcast: Finance Minister On 2016/17 Budget

Podcast: Finance Minister On 2016/17 Budget

In the latest edition of the Bernews podcasts, we talk to Finance Minister Bob Richards about the 2016/17 Budget. In the interview he said the previous regime, when it raised payroll tax, made a critical error by not consulting with IB in particular, but he said the Fiscal Responsibility Panel, set up last year to look at the tax regime, had consulted... Read more of this article

Podcast: Fahy On Unions, Immigration & More

Podcast: Fahy On Unions, Immigration & More

In the 16th edition of Bernews’ podcasts, Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy spoke to us for almost an hour in a wide-ranging interview on issues ranging from immigration to same sex marriage. The Minister said that perceptions some may have that his Ministry and the Government through immigration policies were anti-black Bermudian “could not be... Read more of this article

Podcast: CADA’s Anthony Santucci On Drinking

Podcast: CADA’s Anthony Santucci On Drinking

In the latest Bernews podcast, we speak to Anthony Santucci, the executive director of CADA. He likens Bermuda’s relationship with alcohol as like a bad marriage, “we keep tumbling further and further in, like falling into an abyss”.Mr Santucci says drinking – particularly drinking and driving – is socially acceptable “by the community... Read more of this article

Podcast: TEDx Chairman On Technology Impact

Podcast: TEDx Chairman On Technology Impact

In the latest Bernews podcast we talk to John Narraway, the chairman of TEDx Bermuda, about his views on where technological developments will lead us.Mr Narraway believes Bermuda could see a level of self-sufficiency it has not seen before due to technological advances. And more and more of the goods we use on a daily basis will be part of the ‘Internet... Read more of this article

Podcast: Greenrock On ‘Changing Mindsets’

Podcast: Greenrock On ‘Changing Mindsets’

In our latest podcast, Bernews talks to Jonathan Starling, who was recently appointed as the executive director of Greenrock, and Eugene Dean, who has been appointed to the charity’s board. They talk about the need for leadership in the area of sustainability, but also how it is everyone’s responsibility to do their part.Mr Starling said: “I... Read more of this article

Podcast: Youth Premier Namrata Bisht

Podcast: Youth Premier Namrata Bisht

In the latest Bernews podcast, we talk to Namrata Bisht who may not yet be a household name – but she is a Premier and as such she has some forthright views.Ms Bisht, a BHS student who also went to CedarBridge, is the Premier of Bermuda’s Youth Parliament which meets weekly throughout the school terms. She is trying to bring a more international... Read more of this article

Podcast: Alyssa Rose On Experience In China

Podcast: Alyssa Rose On Experience In China

In our latest podcast, Bernews talks to the reigning Miss Bermuda Alyssa Rose, who has just returned from taking part in the Miss World contest in China. She talks about what it is like behind the scenes at Miss World and how the experience has changed the way she sees the world and her future.Ms Rose has just got back from China where she spent close... Read more of this article