Posts Tagged "government"

Turks & Caicos Islands: From paradise to apartheid

Posted by on Mar 29, 2011 in Opinion | 1 comment

Turks & Caicos Islands: From paradise to apartheid

Life in the Turks and Caicos Islands is a nightmare under British rule, writes one T.C.I. belonger. By John Glasgow EIGHTEEN months ago I was living in the Turks & Caicos Islands a beautiful paradise where the citizens were free and had every human right known to men. People worked hard to support their families, children ate three meals a day and snacks in between. The sound of children’s laughter could be heard through the land. Kids were happy and their only worry was “should I do my homework or tell the teacher the dog ate it”. Families went to the beach for picnics and fun...

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Government assures hoteliers of its commitment to tourism

Posted by on Nov 9, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Government assures hoteliers of its commitment to tourism

BUSINESS Development and Tourism Minister Patrice Minors has met with the island’s top hoteliers to discuss areas of common interest. A Government statement says the meeting confirmed Mrs. Minors’ “unwavering commitment to ensuring that Bermuda’s place in the forefront of the global tourism industry — remains a high priority.” She herself described it as a very productive meeting, noting that the pillar of tourism is a critical one. And Mrs. Minors hopes she and the hoteliers can continue to work together for the benefit of all concerned. She met with...

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WATCH VIDEO: New Senator LaVerne Furbert on her appointment

Posted by on Nov 9, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

PREMIER Paula Cox raised a few eye brows when she announced recently, the appointment of long-term PLP activist LaVerne Furbert to the upper house. Dubbed “The Great Defender” on ZBM FM89 radio shows, Sen. Furbert sets the record straight to Tari Trott.

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WATCH VIDEO: Cellular One’s unbeatable Bermuda network — A review

Posted by on Nov 5, 2010 in Editor's Choice | 0 comments

MOBILE communication is very important in Bermuda — this fact is discernible every day no matter where you go on the island — just about everyone has a cellular phone from teenagers to those in their more senior years. Fifteen years ago, people would have thought you were crazy for predicting that mobile phones would soon replace landlines. Deputy Editor Tari Trott takes a personal look at Cellular One’s new 3G network in Bermuda.

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Ultimate guide: Who’s who in new Cabinet

Posted by on Nov 1, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Ultimate guide: Who’s who in new Cabinet

This is the new Cabinet unveiled by Premier Paula Cox (click image to ENLARGE):

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