Bermuda Police Service has yet to conclude its investigation into the JetGate affair. In July, just days after Thad Hollis then Chairman of Bermuda’s governing party One Bermuda Alliance concluded an internal investigation, police announced the start of an investigation by its Financial Crimes Unit to determine whether any criminal wrongdoing had taken place […]
In the wake of the Bermuda Governor’s rejection of parliament’s request that he set up a Commission of inquiry into historic thefts of land, we at Politica launched our own inquiry into irregular land transfers in contemporary times. This is the first of a series of articles. Gibbons Deposit Company, now known as Clarien Bank, financed an unlawful […]
A police investigation into the handling of recordings of Bermuda Court of Appeal proceedings was flawed and has ended with more questions than answers according to pressure group Civil Justice Advocacy Group. But Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva is standing by the investigation and its finding of no criminal conduct. Chief among CJAG’s criticism is […]
Bermuda’s voters were “bamboozled” and deceived into handing power to the One Bermuda Alliance on December 17 2012, Ewart Brown told guests at Friday’s annual Labour Day banquet. Reaction from Government Ministers was somewhat mixed – while Economic Development Minister Grant Gibbons dismissed the former Premier’s speech as reminiscent of Richard Nixon’s “Checkers” speech, Works […]
Bermuda should plug a “glaring gap” in its anti discrimination law and protect people with mental illnesses from discrimination. This from Michael Hanson, chairman of the island’s Human Rights Commission, who told a media roundtable that he was at a loss to explain why it is not unlawful to discriminate against someone who is mentally […]
Residents protesting the removal of trees along the median of Ewing Street in Bermuda’s North Hamilton neighbourhood are preparing to take their case to court. They won a temporary victory yesterday when Chief Justice Ian Kawaley ordered City Hall to hold off on its refurbishment plans. Architects Henry Ming and Ashley Raynor who work in the area asked…...