ThinkFest 2017 ends this Sunday with a final presentation entitled “Mental Health of Cambodian Genocide Survivors after the Khmer Rouge Genocide, Enslavement and Imprisonment” the Ethics of Language translated in Psychology” by MSc candidate Dany Pen. An educator, activist and artist, Pen is currently pursuing her Master of Science Degree in Clinical Psychology at Walden […]
Archives for November 2017
ThinkFest teams up with Age Concern to support seniors’ hardship fund
ThinkMedia and Age Concern are pleased to announce that a portion of revenue from ThinkFest will benefit Age Concern’s seniors’ hardship fund. For every $30 standard ticket booked at Age Concern’s new office located in the Fort Knox building at #1 Burnaby St, $5 will go directly into the fund. Discount offers (such as early […]
ICIJ begins publication of Appleby leaks – “Paradise Papers”
Leaked data show that lax controls at Appleby may have facilitated money laundering and terrorist financing, and laws may have been broken.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and its media partners have begun publishing details from a trove of data leaked from law firm Appleby – findings that will have serious repercussions on Bermuda, the offshore financial services industry and the law firms that facilitate it. ICIJ says that of the 14 million files, 6.8 million…...
NGOs, Education and the legacy of Colonialism in Ghana
Next ThinkFest event features youth development worker and Ghana resident Quinton Sherlock
Quinton Sherlock, MSc, made a name for himself in Bermuda as a golfer. Now he is using golf to transform lives in the Republic of Ghana with his own youth development foundation. And residents will have an opportunity to hear of his work, its impact and reflections on the legacy of colonialism in the West […]
Premier: 14 items of 100 day plan fulfilled
Fourteen of 21 items in the Progressive Labour Party government’s 100 day plan have been completed, Premier David Burt told parliamentarians today. In a lengthy speech in the House of Assembly, Premier Burt announced his administration has “successfully completed or significantly advanced” all of its pledges for its first 100 days. In response to Opposition…...
Justin Mathias on the PLP’s “Plan to Start a Plan”
Future Bermuda Alliance leader's take on the Government's 100-day plan
We have reached the first milestone of the new PLP administration – the end of its 100-day plan. Or as I like to call it ‘The Plan To Start A Plan’. For the record I strongly dislike the 100 day deadline as I don’t believe the US style of politics is one to mirror, especially […]