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Classic Crow's Nest

March 1981

RIGHT OF WAY (ran March 1981) In the past ten years, hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent in Bermuda on such essential community facilities as education, health and social welfare, public works, tax gathering, the Police, and the Civil Service. And yet, while we can now sit back and admire an efficient and prosperous Island, it is clear that a major area of reform has been almost totally ignored – the traffic problem. The number of vehicles on…


Classic Crow's Nest

April 1981

FROM FARAWAY SHORES (ran April 1981) The past couple months have brought us some rather extraordinary mail. (more…)


Classic Crow's Nest

April 1974

INCOME TAX  (ran April 1974) As far back as we remember there have been intermittent attempts to introduce income tax in Bermuda. (more…)


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The Colour of Tourism Part 2

In the advent of Bermuda tourism, the island was strategically promoted as the ideal playground for affluent (white) Americans. Part II   There were other dimensions to maintaining the racial idyll of Bermuda tourism. Whites coming to Bermuda had to…


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Fashioning Our Heritage

One of the great attractions on Bermuda Day is watching the Gombey troupes come out in full force for the parade. With their colourful costumes and distinctive heart-throbbing drumbeat, the Gombeys have been dancing and entertaining Bermuda for centuries. The Gombey…

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The Colour of Tourism Part I

This article was taken from our archives. It comes from the Spring 2012 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. In the advent of Bermuda tourism, the island was strategically promoted as the ideal playground…