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Smart politics or a blink?

The Bermuda Government is putting its privatization bill on hold after getting an agreement with the union to find 5% of cuts in next year’s budget. Based on this year’s budget projections, that would amount of $60m in cuts and … Continue reading

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Turning around the economy

As he promised, former Bermuda resident Kevin Comeau has written a second part to his series on the causes of the Bermuda recession and why international companies have left or reduced jobs here. He says that, in one of those … Continue reading

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Jetgate statement released

Bernews has a report on that other story doing the rounds.

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Wilful misunderstanding

There’s good insight, as usual, from John Barritt today. As a strong proponent of parliamentary democracy, he expresses restrained regret that the Governor did not see fit to take up the House of Assembly’s recommendation for a Commission of Inquiry, … Continue reading

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Scratching old sores

Tim Hodgson does a nice job in the Gazette today of articulating the many hypocrisies and poor decisions surrounding the land expropriation row here. Like the good journalist he is, he is able to point out the u-turns that both … Continue reading

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Two cheers for Suzann

Suzann Roberts Holshouser has made some waves with her decision to vote with the Opposition Progressive Labour Party in the debate on a commission of inquiry into the compulsory purchases of land in Bermuda in the 20th Century. On the … Continue reading

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It should not just be about the votes

The One Bermuda Alliance is in an unexpected quandary over the recent Supreme Court decision which seems to pave the way for Permanent Residency Certificate (PRC) holders to attain status. That should not diminish the fact that the Progressive Labour Party … Continue reading

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It’s still the economy, stupid

Michael Dunkley gave his first national address last night. The Bernews story, text and video are here The news items were payroll tax relief for construction, which will be welcomed by that beleaguered industry, and a promise to have PATI … Continue reading

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