October, 2010

Bermuda has new Premier

Former deputy Paula Cox takes over leadership of the ruling Progressive Labour Party (PLP) and the government as her predecessor warns of threats within the party.

British Airways chief blasts air duty increase

Guardian, UK: British Airways boss Willie Walsh has warned that next week's increase in flight taxes will hit families and hinder the government's deficit-cutting strategy by restricting private sector job growth.

$100-million hit!

Observer, Jamaica: Gunmen, in what appeared to be a well-organised robbery, yesterday looted a jewellery store at Premier Plaza in Kingston of cash and jewellery valued at close to $100 million.