· February, 2008

Stories about Bermuda from February, 2008

Bermuda, Cayman Islands: Constitutional Change

  28 February 2008

Bermudan blogger Vexed Bermoothes, on learning that the Cayman Islands is updating its Constitution following “rigorous public consultation”, asks: “Are we just so used to corrupt governance that normalcy seems unusual?”

Bermuda: Silo Situation

  27 February 2008

The fact that “the cement company at Dockyard would not be required, at least for now, to relocate the contentious silos” should be raising political questions – at least in the opinion of two Bermudan bloggers, Vexed Bermoothes and A Radical In Bermuda.

Jamaica, Bermuda: Rogue Children

  26 February 2008

“A Bermudian member of parliament…is convinced that when you have ‘bad bruk pickney’ you must punish parents as it is the parents whose responsibility it is to ensure that children are socialised properly”: Jamaican Lifestyle hopes that “the sentiments of one man won’t be the basis of a policy that...

Bermuda: Education System

  25 February 2008

Bermuda Longtail thinks that “discipline is an aspect of the education system that…needs some careful consideration when we look at revamping the education system.”

Bermuda: Open Government

  19 February 2008

“Back in November, Bermuda was fixated on our little race war, I mean election, so it’s understandable that the release of Barack Obama’s Technology platform did not get much attention”: Vexed Bermoothes thinks it's worth a read, adding: “We have no vision for open government. Obama is talking about doing...

Bermuda: Tourism Feels the Love

  14 February 2008

“So, it’s time for the Love Festival, Dr. Brown’s annual Valentine’s bacchanal,” writes Vexed Bermoothes, blogging from Bermuda – then adds: “I am not damning the Department of Tourism for their big activities…we just need to look at our cost vs benefit a little more frequently, and using honest benchmarks.”

Bermuda: Public Access

  7 February 2008

“The Ombudsman has published her annual report, describing cases of…incompetence affecting virtually every branch of the Bermuda Government. And guess what: the world did not end.” Vexed Bermoothes is in support of a Public Access to Information law.