· October, 2009

Stories about Bermuda from October, 2009

Bermuda: PATI Problems

  26 October 2009

Vexed Bermoothes says that Bermuda's draft freedom of information law “is a rather opaque transparency law. It also misses a singular opportunity to protect whistleblowers…”

Bermuda: Economic Pinch

  21 October 2009

“The critical mass of tourism facilities continues its tailspin of decline. The Government may spin all it wants, but the facts are dismal”: Vexed Bermoothes says Bermuda is feeling the economic squeeze.

Bermuda: PATI Pending

  16 October 2009

Of Bermuda's pending Public Access To Information legislation, Catch a fire says: “I don’t understand the reason for PATI only applying to information created following the enactment of PATI. It certainly leaves the government open to rumour-mongering and undermines the credibility of PATI.”

Caribbean: Celebrity Twitter

  15 October 2009

“Celebrities on Twitter; it’s the new fan mail – with direct, instant, and real-time contact”: Caribbean Public Relations has the scoop on how regional celebrities fare on the social networking site.

Bermuda: I Told You So

  9 October 2009

“Would the UBP be better off focusing on the issues at hand…rather than focusing on self promotion?”: Bermudian 21 Square says that the “I told you so” approach isn't working.

Bermuda: Is It Enough?

  7 October 2009

Vexed Bermoothes wonders if the existing punishment in instances of poor governance are a sufficient deterrent for Bermudians.

Bermuda: Bad Investment

  2 October 2009

“Government misses the point. Spends millions to save thousands. Shows utter inability to invest our money wisely. Again”: New Onion takes issue with the Bermuda government's subsidizing of the solar electric industry.