News Archive

Ombudsman – Today’s Choices, Tomorrow’s Costs

The Ombudsman’s Report performs a valuable and much-needed service in helping the public and policy-makers to understand and appreciate the usefulness of Environmental Impact Assessments. The following is the second in a series of BEST commentaries on the Report intended […]

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Responses to David Chapman

We have become aware that Senator Laverne Furbert has been sending articles wrtten by her son David Chapman to everyone who writes to her about the Tucker’s Point SDO. We respond here to some of the errors in Mr. Chapman’s […]

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Commentators speak out on Tucker’s Point SDO

The following news release just went out to the media.  Please view the videos and share them with friends:  As the Bermuda Senate prepares to debate the Tuckers Point Special Development Order (SDO) on Wednesday the 16th of March, a […]

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“Today’s Choices, Tomorrow’s Costs” A Report by the Bermuda Ombudsman February 2012

In February 2012, Bermuda’s Ombudsman released a special Report titled “Today’s Choices, Tomorrow’s Costs — a Systemic Investigation into the Process and Scope of Analysis for Special Development Orders (SDOs).” Among other things, this Report informs the public and policy-makers […]

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Grand Atlantic Development from the Water

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Grand Atlantic 4th Phase Comments

Government should be commended for “cutting our (the taxpayers’) loses” and discontinuing this housing development, but the cessation of BHC development should not be positioned as an opportunity for private development exclusive of the Development Applications Board (DAB) approval process. […]

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Walkabout Tour of Tucker’s Point

Walkabout Tour of Tucker’s Point this Sunday 2 – 5pm A coalition of environmental and social/historical groups are inviting members of the public to a walkabout tour of the Tucker’s Point area that will be affected by the Special Development […]

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Tucker’s Point SDO What you can do

The opinions and votes of non-government Senators will be pivotal in stalling the passage of the Tucker’s Point SDO. Please contact these senators with your views concerning the proposed Tucker’s Point SDO. They next meet on March 16th and will […]

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More Tucker’s Point SDO in the news and Petition

There has been more news articles posted on the Bermuda Sun’s website in regards to the Tucker’s Point SDO.  Please see links to these articles and some pictures of the walk that happened on Sunday below. Thousands descend on Tucker’s […]

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