Protest Flyer: ‘If They Can’t HEAR, They’re going to FEEL!’

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Protesters opposed to Pathways to Status flanked East Broadway early this morning calling for “comprehensive immigration reform”. Flyers circulating urge residents to “direct your frustration” to one of four MPs listed by name with phone numbers, including Premier Michael Dunkley, and Hom... Read more

Budget Tax Hikes Strains Small Businesses Already on the Brink

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A steady decline in business volume, coupled with more tax increases has placed small businesses like Bull’s Head Car Wash on the brink of extinction. Owner Art Riviere, 75, who formerly ran the Wok on Bermudiana Road for nearly a decade before opening the auto cleaning family business in 2005. ... Read more

Premier Announces Referendum on Same-Sex Marriage

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Premier Michael Dunkley announced today that the people of Bermuda will be asked to decide whether same-sex should be allowed in Bermuda referendum. The announcement came about an hour after Community Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin tabled a draft bill on same-sex unions in the House of Assembly... Read more

Burt: “Great Bermudian Exodus” will be the OBAs Legacy

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Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt told MPs the next Progressive Labour Party government “will stop the exodus of Bermudians that are fleeing the country because they cannot find work in Bermuda”. In his Reply to the Budget on Friday, Mr Burt said his party “will give Bermudians hope and... Read more

Déjà Vu: Hunt’s Supermart, Deli & Liquor Store Shuts Down

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Another set of Bermudians have joined the unemployment line with the sudden closure of Hunt’s Supermart & Deli, and Hunt’s Liquors on Middle Road in Warwick this week. Staff were called into a meeting last Saturday and were told that the following Monday would be their last day. The store... Read more

Armed Robbery at Island Spice – The Aftermath

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In the aftermath of the armed robbery at Island Spice that saw a female cashier held and threatened at gunpoint, business at the Warwick roadside restaurant has taken a dive in a downward spiral. In an exclusive Bermuda Real interview, manager Mikko Ingham, a self-employed entrepreneur, said busi... Read more

Bermudian Woman Allegedly Skips Island Via Stolen Passport

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Police are investigating the theft of a Bermuda Passport allegedly used by a young woman to skip the island on a commercial airline flight bound for New York. The 25-year-old single mother of two allegedly left Bermuda using her cousin’s passport she presented to US Immigration officials at LF ... Read more

Larry Burchall aka ‘Number Bomber’ says Airport Plan is ‘Asinine’

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The airport redevelopment project announced by Finance Minister Bob Richards “continues to gather momentum”. In his Budget Statement in the House on Friday, Mr Richards said “construction will commence creating hundreds of jobs for Bermudians”. But well known columnist Larry Burchall, ... Read more

Report on the State of Bermuda’s Economy in 2015

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The Ministry of Finance, in its 2015 National Economic Report released on Friday, “estimates that Bermuda’s GDP may have increased by 1.52.5 percent in 2015 following the decline of 0.4 percent in 2014”. “While some of the major economic indicators such as employment, air visitors and con... Read more

Bermuda Tourism Authority Gets $1 Million Budget Boost

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The Budget allocation to the Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) has been increased by $1 million to $22.7 million. Finance Minister Bob Richards has also doubled the Tourism Authority Fee from 2.5 percent to 5 percent. The fee paid by local hotels, is paid directly to the BTA. The BTA will also a... Read more