11/2017: ‘Ber-Murder’; the island’s 5th murder of 2017 (the 3rd shooting) sees the island moving up the world ranking of murder rates. With a population of 61,245, the murder rate is a little over 1 in every 100,000 – more than most of the States in the USA.
12/2015: Commission of Inquiry to investigate the findings of the Auditor General’s Report on the Consolidated Fund for the Financial Years 2010, 2011 and 2012. It is claimed that there were instances of overspending, expenditures not having the required Cabinet approval, contracts not being tendered, duplicate payments being made and other issues pertaining to tens of millions of dollars.
Wikileaks post: 2010 ‘Bermuda: auditors general call on police to investigate mismanagement of government funds’ – click here
It appears likely the inquiry will consider events such as those reported at:
$485,000,000 missing from the public purse – click here for more information – and the arrest of Bermuda’s Auditor General, Larry Dennis – click here for more information.