Adventures in Paradise… A trip to Bermuda draws an odd call from the government

by Will Fitzgibbon | source Having said cheerio a few days earlier to Bermuda and its sparkling pink beaches, immaculate streets, potent rum Swizzle cocktails, colorful shorts and dark kneesocks, I was back at my grey desk in Washington grinding through some incorporation records and bank statements when the phone rang. Bermuda’s Department of Immigration… Read More Adventures in Paradise… A trip to Bermuda draws an odd call from the government

Protesters force closure of Bermuda’s House of Assembly

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — Bermuda’s House of Assembly remained closed yesterday after legislators were locked out by protesters who formed a human ring around the building in a continuing protest against government’s proposed Pathways to Status initiative. Politicians were due to debate the controversial bill but an estimated 1,500 protesters, who stayed in the House… Read More Protesters force closure of Bermuda’s House of Assembly

Moody’s: ‘Fiscal Consolidation Efforts Bear Fruit’

Moody’s issued a credit report on Bermuda, Minister of Finance Bob Richards said in the House of Assembly today [Feb 26], with the report noting that the ”Government’s success in reducing the budget deficit reflects its increased efforts to maintain fiscal discipline and a moderate economic rebound that took hold in 2015 following a six year… Read More Moody’s: ‘Fiscal Consolidation Efforts Bear Fruit’

Police called to incident in House of Assembly

What is happening in this little island paradise?  The politicians now seem to be attacking each others’ family members in Session. Bernews says: Numerous unofficial reports are indicating that there was some form of an incident last night [Dec 5] in the House of Assembly, with a very heated incident said to have occurred involving… Read More Police called to incident in House of Assembly