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 & 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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[caption id="attachment_3084" align="alignleft" width="380"] Photos: Courtesy of the America's Cup[/caption] 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 an... Read more

Taxpayers Pay Out nearly $50 Million For Financial Assistance

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Unemployment coupled with an ageing community will cost Bermuda taxpayers nearly $50mi in support payments through Government Financial Assistance by the end of the fiscal year in March 2015. Community, Culture and Sports Minister Wayne Scott said $36 million was budgeted last year alone. But by ... Read more

Hospitals Board Issue Advance Notice On Tax Hike For Workers

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Bermuda’s hospital workers were up in arms following word that their pay cheques will take another hit effective April 1, 2015. One worker told Bermuda Real that it is not so much what the Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) has done but staff take issue with how the board chose to notify them. On... Read more

Millions Owed in Unpaid Child Support in Arrears

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Did you know delinquent parents in Bermuda owe millions of dollars in unpaid child support payments in arrears? In part two of a Bermuda Real series, Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe discusses the social spinoff effects in dollars and cents, right down to the life-long impact on the children who fee... Read more