· September, 2008

Stories about Bermuda from September, 2008

Bermuda, U.S.A.: Political Slander

  30 September 2008

Vexed Bermoothes is “glad that the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers is taking an active role in lobbying in the United States to slow down the political slander facing Bermuda.”

Bermuda, U.S.A.: Presidential Debates

  29 September 2008

A Bermudian's View weighs in on the first US presidential debate and says he is looking forward to the upcoming vice-presidential debates: “Given what I’ve seen of Palin…I’d say all Biden has to do is show up. I keep waiting for Ashton Kutcher…to pop out and tell the American people...

Bermuda, U.S.A.: Political Dilemma

  25 September 2008

Bermuda has got some unwanted attention with the Obama camp's latest campaign ad, which accuses McCain of being on the side of tax-dodging Bermuda-based US companies – Breezeblog says the whole thing “underlines the dilemma many Bermudians feel: as much as they wish to finally see a black US president,...

Bermuda: Daily News

  5 September 2008

“The media should ask tough questions; it keeps power honest. It is not the media’s fault if the answers to those questions are inadequate or embarrassing or rejected by the public”: Vexed Bermoothes suspects that Bermuda's new daily “is designed as a political tool rather than an independent news source.”

Bermuda: Information & Human Rights

  4 September 2008

Vexed Bermoothes quotes the Organization of American States resolution – which recognises access to information as a fundamental human right – to make the point that “Bermuda has paid lip service to freedom of information for far too long.”

Bermuda: Government Paper?

  3 September 2008

As international criticism continues to pour in over the government's attempts to control the media, Vexed Bermoothes says: “The Premier’s excuse that newspapers are not the best media outlet for Bermuda is wearing a little thin as news leaks out that the Premier’s close allies have invested several million dollars...

Bermuda, Grenada, U.S.A.: Poor Pick in Palin?

  2 September 2008

Bermudan blogger By Any Means Necessary is not at all impressed by John McCain's pick for his running mate, while Grenadian Blah Bloh Blog says: “There is something I can't put my finger on about this woman that fascinates, irrationally horrifies, and violently enrages me.”

Bermuda, Trinidad & Tobago: Federation Forum?

  1 September 2008

Blogging from Bermuda, Vexed Bermoothes thinks that the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister's call for a Caribbean federation is “doubletalk at its best: he wants a ‘movement of the people’ but will not allow the people a forum focused on the issue.”