· April, 2008

Stories about Bermuda from April, 2008

Bermuda: Drunk Driving

  29 April 2008

As more road fatalities make the news, Bermuda Longtail says: “The message must be hammered home that drunk driving is unacceptable.”

Bermuda: Freedom of the Press

  21 April 2008

As Bermuda's Premier responds to international concern over the country's press freedoms, Vexed Bermoothes thinks that his letter “oozes with false sincerity and contorted logic.”

Bermuda: Restricting the Media?

  17 April 2008

Vexed Bermoothes reports that the government's decision to pull advertising from the Royal Gazette has prompted a letter of complaint from The Inter American Press Association: “It’s really quite an embarrassment for Bermuda to be singled out for this criticism … to be grouped in with countries that sponsor censorship,...

Bermuda: Road Deaths

  16 April 2008

Vexed Bermoothes is “appalled by the multiple deaths on Bermuda’s roads” and says that “police enforcement will improve driving behaviour.”

Bermuda: Holiday Spirits?

  16 April 2008

Both A Radical In Bermuda and Politics.bm blog about the “outrage” surrounding the government's decision to “axe the Queen's Birthday as a June holiday”.

Bermuda: It's Not Easy Being Green

  10 April 2008

“The Bermuda Government has gone green…producing Bermuda Government materials (as opposed to PLP party materials) in the PLP's party colour of green”: Politics.bm maintains that “this is an important separation that must be respected. The line where politics and policy crosses is a bit of a grey area, but there's...

Bermuda: Support for Obama

  8 April 2008

Vexed Bermoothes says that “Obama has a lot of support from Bermuda, partially due to his theme of bipartisanship. Whether he’s earnest or not, it strikes a hopeful chord for the 48 percent of Bermudians who are disenfranchised by our current government.”

Bermuda, Jamaica: Garveyism

  2 April 2008

“Instead of people coming together to create a better society regardless of race, class, gender, sexual orientation etc, they would have us descend further back into tribalism and sectarianism”: A Radical in Bermuda discusses what he sees as “the problem with Garveyism.”