· July, 2011

Stories about Bermuda from July, 2011

Bermuda: Waiting in Vain for PATI

  27 July 2011

According to Vexed Bermoothes, “there is no sign of ‘freedom of information act’ preparation in any part of Government”, despite the fact that a year has passed since the Public Access to Information Act was passed in the Bermuda Legislature.

Bermuda: Nickels & Defecit

  22 July 2011

“Every nickel of deficit translates to more debt. The costs of the PLP Government are a noose around the Bermuda economy’s neck”: Vexed Bermoothes points out what he considers to be the elephant in the room.

Bermuda: Out of Sync Development

  15 July 2011

Of the controversial Bazarian development, Vexed Bermoothes says: “We have some screwy priorities in this country. We refused to plan for housing that our international executives could buy…and then we give concessions in order to develop the same thing under the guise of tourism.”

Bermuda: The Good Governance Act

  15 July 2011

“The Web has been around for 20 years now. It’s a pity the Bermuda Government has yet to use it to distribute the bills that have been tabled for debate in the House of Assembly…”: Still, Vexed Bermoothes manages to get a copy of the Good Governance Act and shares...

Bermuda: Corruption in Motion?

  7 July 2011

As news breaks that the former Premier plans to open a new health agency with “the consultant who coordinated Dr Brown’s trip to India last year”, New Onion asks: “How is this not corruption?”

Bermuda: Action Needed on Good Governance

  5 July 2011

“We need anti-corruption laws. We need whistleblowing statutes. We need political finance reform. We need to take the political Register of Interests seriously”: Vexed Bermoothes has had enough of all talk and no action.

Bermuda: Government's Governance

  1 July 2011

The tabling of the Public Accountability Act in Parliament “sounds phenomenal…on the surface”, says Vexed Bermoothes, who goes on to explain that “the new law merely lays the ground work, as required by European directives, for the supervision of accounting firms performing audits of companies that are listed on stock...