Letter to Editor: BMA Consumer Complaint – Bermuda Financial Network & Western Union

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September 9, 2017 Dear Sirs: Re: Consumer Alert: Bermuda Financial Network Bermuda Financial Network (BFN) is licensed by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) to do business in Bermuda. BFN also is the licensed vendor for Western Union. I like many Airbnb hosts receive our monies for vac... Read more

What CCTV Cameras Will Never See: Faces Concealed by Crash Helmets With Dark Visors

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Five years ago, while working for the newspaper, I wrote an article entitled: 'Dark helmet visor ban back on the table'. That was in February 2012, an article written on the same issue that was thrashed back and forth years before then. An issue still being thrashed about like a political footbal... Read more

Gun & Gang Violence: “Time to Deal With This Growing Cancer Within Our Midst” by Sharon Wilson

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It's time to have a very serious conversation among the Black community in Bermuda. As a woman I am now speaking to men. It is time for you to go after our sons who are steeped in this so-called gang culture. You need to meet and develop a strategy to get our sons back from those who would use th... Read more

Rev Dr Maria Seaman: Relationship or “The State of Being Connected”

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Relationship. The lack of relationship will indeed sink the ship. That is true in every situation, whether it is a business relationship, marriage, or government. I believe that the severe lack of relationship between the One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) party and the Bermuda constituents sunk the ship... Read more

Charles Richardson: I Know Why I Am Going To Vote For the PLP

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In 1994 my entire life changed. I was sent to prison for 15 years for a committing a crime. I wasn't innocent, and my punishment was deserved. Going to prison ended up changing my life in many ways, both internally as a person and extrinsically in terms of what I was now qualified to do with my life... Read more

Rev Dr Maria Seaman: Two Bermudas?

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A question that has been raging to be addressed in social media is: "Are there really two Bermudas?" So let me take a look at this issue and provide my own opinion and commentary on the topic at hand. Now, as far as geographically and ideologically, there is only one Bermuda. However, let's be re... Read more

Bermuda Union of Teachers Sends Open Letter to Premier Dunkley & Asks Is The Crisis Over?

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The following open letter to Premier Michael Dunkley, dated June 27th, 2017 was sent by Bermuda Union of Teachers General Secretary Mike Charles and copied to Bermuda Real this evening, the day after the end of the 35th America's Cup: Congratulations Mr Premier! You made it happen... When o... Read more

A Fresh Wind is Needed by Anglican Bishop of Bermuda the Right Revd. Nicholas Dill

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Even as we wonder at the power of the wind to drive the Sea Venture onto our shores in 1609 and in our day, the visiting Tall Ships and the AC 35 boats to multiples of the wind speed, so Bermuda needs a new wind to blow upon us - soften our hearts, break down divisions, and send us out once more, un... Read more

Time For a Volcanic Eruption in Education by Dr Muriel Wade-Smith, PhD

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Greetings Fellow Bermudians: "The stone which, the builders rejected has become the head stone of the corner." Psalm 118:25 These were the words that floated around my ears sometime after April 1st, 1978. I was walking on Elm Street in Oxford, Ohio. I was on my way to work in the Reading Clini... Read more

Education Board Chairman Urged to Take The Politics Out of Bermuda’s Public School System

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The following letter was submitted to the Chairman of the Board of Education, Curtis Dickinson, by Dr Muriel Wade-Smith and forwarded to Bermuda Real for publication. As a contributing opinion columnist, she asked: Do you know how many of our Black children we have lost since 1988 because of the lac... Read more