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Bermuda's premier confident of removal from EU tax haven blacklist

13 Mar 2019

HAMILTON Bermuda's Premier David Burt on Tuesday called the European Union's decision to put the British overseas territory on a list of global tax havens "a setback" but said he was confident it would soon be reversed.

Bermuda's premier confident of removal from EU tax haven blacklist

13 Mar 2019

HAMILTON Bermuda's Premier David Burt on Tuesday called the European Union's decision to put the British overseas territory on a list of global tax havens "a setback" but said he was confident it would soon be reversed.

Bermuda's premier confident of removal from EU tax haven blacklist

12 Mar 2019

HAMILTON, March 12 Bermuda's Premier David Burt on Tuesday called the European Union's decision to put the British overseas territory on a list of global tax havens "a setback" but said he was confident it would be reversed.

Force British territories to legalize gay marriage, report says

23 Feb 2019

HAMILTON, BERMUDA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British overseas territories should be forced to legalize same-sex marriage, according to a report released by the British parliament this week.

Bermuda appeals to London high court to enforce gay marriage ban

14 Dec 2018

HAMILTON, Bermuda Bermuda's government on Thursday filed an appeal to a high court in London seeking to uphold a law challenged in local courts that would ban gay marriage in the British overseas island.

Bermuda top court reverses government's gay marriage ban

24 Nov 2018

HAMILTON, Bermuda Bermuda's top court ruled on Friday that legislation banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, rejecting a government bid to overturn an earlier court ruling that reached the same conclusion.

Bermuda top court reverses government's gay marriage ban 

23 Nov 2018

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 23 Bermuda's top court ruled on Friday that legislation banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, rejecting a government bid to overturn an earlier court ruling that reached the same conclusion.

Mozambique reforms timber sector to counter illegal logging

26 Jul 2018

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mozambique's government has introduced forestry reforms and signed a memorandum of understanding with China in an effort to control its hardwood exports and stop illegal deforestation.

Bermuda judge rules against law banning gay marriage

06 Jun 2018

HAMILTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bermuda's top judge on Wednesday ruled against a new law banning same-sex marriage in the British overseas territory, a decision the government could now appeal, lawyers and witnesses said.

Feature: Insurance turns to coral reefs and mangroves as ocean risks surge

14 May 2018

SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Coral reefs, mangroves and even some fish could soon have their own insurance policies as the industry seeks new ways to boost protection for those affected by the ocean changes wrought by climate change.

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