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Bermuda’s Transient Governor
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Bermuda’s Transient Governor

The arrival in 2020 of Rena Lalgie as Bermuda’s latest governor perpetuated one of the island’s most durable traditions: London’s despatch of a seasoned administrator to advise on the affairs of what are now called Britain’s “overseas territories.” Lalgie brings years of experience in Her Majesty’s Treasury and consequent insight into the flows of international capital in this age of faltering globalisation. Her predecessors have similarly arrived with varied tool kits: military, political and diplomatic skills have predominated. The tenure…


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“Dickie” Tucker’s Christmas Past

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the December 1983 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally.  'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a…


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Harsh History: The Bermuda Conference of 1939

This article was taken from our archives. It comes from the May 2005 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. A look at Bermuda's role in the discrimination of Jews and the infamous Bermuda Conference…


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8 Stunning Vintage Shots of Bermuda’s Shores

Can you can guess where these striking shots were taken? Some of these beaches or seascapes are unrecognisable to the younger generation. As hurricanes rip across our shores they change the cliff faces and sandy bays year by year. Reacquaint…


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Going With The Flow

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the May 2000 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. An author and historian recounts tales of The Tide and other stories of his…

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The 411 on Shipwrecks: 12 Wrecks You Should Know

With more shipwrecks per square mile than anywhere else in the world, Bermuda is known as the shipwreck capital of the Atlantic. It’s no wonder why Bermuda was once known as the Devil’s Isle as the constellation of reefs that…