Summerhaven: More Questions Than Answers

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There are more questions than answers surrounding the case of a disabled resident at Summerhaven who was injured while being transported on the facility’s bus. Roger Chasty was injured in January and sustained a severe head wound that required nine staples to close his scalp [see video]. The di... Readmore

Road Safety Council – New Leader/New Vision

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The Bermuda Road Safety Council will push through new initiatives despite financial cuts that reduced their budget this year. Newly appointed chairwoman Erica Rance Mill, in her first media sit down yesterday said implementing roadside sobriety testing and restoring the Junior Road Safety Council... Readmore

One-Day Bus Pass Increase Criticised

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A price hike for one-day bus passes for Bermuda’s cruise ship passengers has come in for criticism by a number of hospitality ambassadors and cruise ship passengers. One local employee who deals with countless passengers who disembark at the mega cruise ship port in Dockyard, reached out to Ber... Readmore

Tributes Pour In For Dr Clarence James

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Tributes poured in over the weekend for former United Bermuda Party MP Dr Clarence James who passed away on Saturday at the age of 84. Noted for his “trailblazing role” as Bermuda’s first Black Finance Minister, Dr James, a former Deputy Premier and retired general surgeon represented Pembr... Readmore

Agricultural Exhibition Reopens at Botanical Gardens

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Now that public school’s out for the day, thousands of students, residents, and visitors alike will flock to the Agricultural Exhibition today and tomorrow at the Botanical Gardens. The horticultural show reopened for the first time in two years yesterday under bright sunny skies that overshado... Readmore

CURB: Mass Appeal of Immigration Meetings

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An estimated 1,300 residents turned out collectively to all four recent public meetings by CURB on Bermuda’s Immigration Policies. When contacted by Bermuda Real, Curb President Lynne Winfield said the group was literally “taken aback” by the “huge response” to their presentations. And ... Readmore

Martha Dismont: Long-term Impact of Unemployment in Bermuda

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Getting local residents, and in particular, Bermudians, back to work has become increasingly critical to reduce the family deconstructs that result from long-term unemployment. Bermuda had already felt the impact of a high cost economy prior to 2008, as many residents have had to work more than o... Readmore

A Relevant, Identity Curriculum For Bermuda’s Children?

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“The education of African people is of an utter necessity. It is a matter of life and death. We cannot abide another generation of children who have no identity and who are ignorant about Africa.” Hilliard Most of the officers who were responsible for curriculum development in the schools, ap... Readmore

Shoddy Patchwork On Somerset Bridge To Be Repaired

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The world’s smallest drawbridge is rotting with a potentially hazardous footpath falling apart at the seams with loose bolds sticking out that will stub your feet. That’s the view of local resident Joshua Richardson who decided to take a walk across Somerset Bridge on Good Friday. “I sto... Readmore

Sharon Wilson: Art for Conscious Minds

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In an era where news is dispensed with lightening speed and people’s patience demands that you get your message across in nano seconds, a traditional artist has to find herself questioning exactly where does that leave me? I am accustomed to to spending maybe 20+ hours or however long it takes ... Readmore