Senator Hayward: ‘Government is Working Hard to Ensure That as Economy Grows Bermudians Will Not be Left Behind

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The following statement was issued this morning by Senator Jason Hayward, Junior Minister of Education  As the government seeks to grow and diversify our economy, we must ensure that our youth have every opportunity to be full participants in the economy of today and tomorrow’s Bermuda. Whethe... Readmore

In My Opinion: I Will Have the Final Word on Fake News Impersonators!

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The word impersonator, by definition is a person who pretends to be someone else for entertainment or fraud - one or the other. Take a good look at the photo, she doesn't look like a fraudster, so let's go with entertainment. When it comes down to motive, or what this woman was thinking when she ... Readmore

Retailers Hopeful Christmas Rush Will Spike Upturn in Year-End Sales – Time Will Tell

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Local retailers will no doubt be hoping to see a spike in end of year sales as a result of the last minute rush right up to Christmas Eve, following the 6.8 percent decline in the overall volume of retail sales for the eighth consecutive month in September. "Notwithstanding" te third quarter decl... Readmore

Finance Minister on Economic Substance Act 2018 Passed in the House of Assembly

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The following statement was released today by Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson on the Economic Substance Act 2018 [caption id="attachment_10163" align="alignleft" width="242"] Curtis Dickinson, Minister of Finance[/caption] On Monday, December 17, the House of Assembly united to pass the ... Readmore

Privacy in the Facebook Age by OBM Scott Pearman, Shadow Minister For Legal Affairs

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[caption id="attachment_9972" align="alignleft" width="355"] Scott Pearman MP, OBA Shadow Minister for Legal Affairs[/caption] With our Premier in London meeting with the UK Overseas Territories Association, this may be an appropriate moment to reflect on Bermuda’s current relationship with the... Readmore

An Open Letter to Premier Burt By Dr Muriel Wade-Smith, PhD

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[caption id="attachment_3610" align="alignleft" width="261"] Premier David Burt[/caption] ♦ The following letter was submitted to BermudaReal.com for publication on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by Dr Muriel Wade-Smith, PhD Greetings Honorable Premier, “Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you ... Readmore

OBA MP Cole Simons: ‘Is It Time For a New Minister of Education Who Can Deliver?’

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[caption id="attachment_1468" align="alignleft" width="341"] Cole Simons, Shadow Minister of Education[/caption] ♦ The following statement was released by OBA MP Cole Simons, Shadow Minister of Education on Friday, November 30, 2018, on BUT decision to take 'appropriate action'. I am not sur... Readmore

OBA MP Leah Scott: PLP is Set on Dismantling OBA’s Good Work

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♦ The following statement was released on Monday, November 26, 2018 by OBA MP Leah Scott- Shadow Minister of Tourism and Transport In the House of Assembly on Friday, November 23, MP Scott Simmons spoke of "dismantling" the BTA. When challenged on the use of the word "dismantle", MP Simmon... Readmore

PLP MP Scott Simmons on Bermuda Tourism Authority Amendment Act 2018

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♦ The following statement was released by PLP MP Scott Simmons today (Tuesday, November 27, 2018   The Bermuda Tourism Authority Amendment Act 2018 was passed on Friday.   The main purpose of the tabled amendments is to ensure that the Government of the day has input into who sits on... Readmore

‘A Tale of Two Ministers’ by OBA MP Michael Dunkley

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[caption id="attachment_6083" align="alignleft" width="284"] Michael Dunkley, OBA MP & Former Premier[/caption] When announcing the recent Cabinet changes the Premier lauded the fact that he had consolidated ministries from 11 to 10. He made no mention that with his second cabinet shuffle in ... Readmore