“No to Immigration Reform” Chants Shut Down Meeting

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Plans by Government to hold another public meeting to discuss the recently announced Pathways to Status immigration initiative hang in the balance, after protestors chanting “No to immigration reform” shut down the first meeting. In a packed Cathedral Hall Home Affairs Minister took the podiu... Read more

Minister Grilled on Roundabout & Locked Gate to Dock at Boat Club

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Public Works Minister Craig Cannonier disclosed in Parliament that the new roundabout at Blackwatch Pass was started without a clearly defined budget. Responding to Parliamentary Questions by Opposition MP Derrick Burgess, he said there is $5mi allocated in the overall budget which includes Black... Read more

Bermuda’s Newest MP Diallo Rabain Makes Maiden Speech In House

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Bermuda’s newest Member of Parliament Diallo Rabain predicts the One Bermuda Alliance administration will soon become the only one-term government in Bermuda’s history. In his maiden speech in the House of Assembly Friday night, Mr Rabain vowed to represent “all of the constituents” in C1... Read more

Parents of Murder Victim Johnathan Darrell Plea for Closure & Justice

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Nearly six months after their son was brutally stabbed to death in the parking lot of the Rural Hill Plaza in Paget, the parents of 27-year-old Johnathan Darrell have made a passionate appeal for closure. In an exclusive Bermuda Real interview, William and Belinda Darrell sat down with Ceola Wils... Read more

More Non-Compliant Employers On Name & Shame List

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Another four employers “who failed to provide sufficient evidence” of active insurance policies for employers were listed on the Bermuda Health Council (BHeC) website as of February 1st. Responding to questions fielded by Bermuda Real in the lead up to the release of its annual report, the BH... Read more

America’s Cup: A Catalyst For Economic Recovery?

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After 24 consecutive quarters of cargo import declines, there are positive signs of economic improvement on the horizon for one of the most broadly held Bermudian shipping companies. Bermuda Container Line (BCL), run by Neptune Group Management Limited, oversees the weekly shipment of imported go... Read more

Customs Moves Got Traders Up In Arms

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Local traders who import goods on commercial airline flights will be faced with increased expenses due to the closure of the Customs Clearance Longroom at the LF Wade International Airport (LFWIA) on June 1, 2015. Letters were sent out informing importers of the decision, which will require trade... Read more

Health Insurance – One Man’s Plight

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Despite a guilty plea in Magistrates Court by an employer who admitted that he failed to provide health insurance for his staff, the employee who launched the case has yet to have his day in Bermuda’s Civil Court. Bermudian Brandon Thompson, 51, (pictured above) was one of eight staff employed ... Read more

Worrying Trends Emerge in Bermuda’s Debt Collection and Criminal Courts

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In the third and final segment of Bermuda Real’s website launch series, Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe takes a look at new worrying trends he sees daily in the various courts he presides over on a regular basis. More often than not, he said people in court on enforcement orders for unpaid debts ... Read more

New Airline Options Being Explored For America’s Cup

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Talks are underway to boost airlift to Bermuda out of the UK with Delta, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways in anticipation of the 35th America’s Cup. And those plans include “city and sea stays” from the UK through Bermuda by way of New York City. Bermuda Real has confirmed that new partn... Read more