Archive for the ‘Let's Talk’ Category

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Safety on Bermuda’s roads

October 13, 2010

Let’s Talk is back! Tonight’s topic is Road Safety. In the face of ten road fatalities and an almost 25 percent increase in the number of drink-driving arrests, tonight’s edition will address the issue of Road Safety.

 Here’s your chance to get involved in the discussion. Telephone 295-2828 or post a comment on this blog. Some comments will be read on-air.

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Monday’s show – 12/14/09

December 14, 2009

Video highlights

Part 1 of 3


Premier The Hon. Dr. Ewart Brown is Gary’s guest and  tackles a host of important issues, among them is the problem of gang mayhem plaguing some of our youth. Chris Furbert, the president of the Bermuda Industrial Union (BIU) also joins the panel.

To join the conversation, clcik the “comment” link below.

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Let’s Talk for Monday, Nov. 23, 2009

November 23, 2009

 

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Part 1 of 2

Part 2 of 2

Let’s Talk guests Sheelagh Cooper, of the Coalition for the Protection of Children, Martha Dismont, of The Family Center, Marilyn Burchall of Capital G Bank and single mother Raynelle Dillas . Topic: The impact of the global economic recession on families in Bermuda and the services available to them.

Gary on the recessional impact on families

As the global economic downturn tightens its squeeze on the Island,

reports of abuse, hardship and increased stress among families, bring to light, a variety of services aimed at helping families to cope with the uncertain times.

*Join in on our conversation now by posting your thoughts below (by clicking the comment link)… some comments and questions will be read and answered on-air!

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Monday night’s show [Nov. 9. 2009]

November 9, 2009

Let’s Talk host Gary Moreno interviews Lt. Col. David Burch, pastor Leroy Bean and community activist Carlton Simmons on the escalating problem of gang violence in Bermuda. [Note: An appearance on the show by Premier The Hon. Dr. Ewart Brown had to be postponed]…

Part 1 of 2

With Gang violence escalating and shootings on the rise recently, Minister of Public Safety The Hon. David Burch explains why Government has demanded operational control of the Bermuda Police Service. But will such power effect a change on the problem with our young people?

Part 2 of 2

There’s no doubt a serious problem plauging some of our young black males in the community — but addressing that problem seems to be our difficulty, says Gary and his panel. Some callers say it’s a lack of discipline, some call for aggressive style policing.

*Participate in the national conversation now! Click “leave comment/comment” link below to post, or call 295-2828. **Don’t forget we’ll have video excerpts from the show here tomorrow morning!

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Monday, November 2, 2009

November 1, 2009

Let’s Talk host Gary Moreno was scheduled to sit down with Glenn Blakeney, the Minister of Environment, Youth & Sport to frankly discuss the violence that has been manifested in Bermuda’s sporting world. However, an issued required the last-minute cancellation of tonight’s show. On-air in its place is last week’s edition on declining retail sales in Bermuda. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused — but rest assured, the show will return live, next Monday!

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Monday, Oct. 26, 2009 –

October 26, 2009

Our Gary Moreno interviews Chamber of Commerce retail head Kristi Grayston and a representative from retailer Brown & Co., among other guests, to discuss the gloomy outlook on Bermuda’s retail industry.

Thirteen consecutive months of sales declines… how much more can reeling shopkeepers take? And why Bermudians are choosing to shop overseas?

VIDEO EXCERPTS FROM MONDAY NIGHT


Retail heads respond to viewer criticism of their products and services. Some viewers call to complain about a lack of parking in Hamilton, others about alleged “inferior” products on Bermudian store-owners’

With bad economic news hampering Bermuda retailiers… the debate about the benefits of shopping overseas vs. locally resurfaces. ZBM News 9’s Rich Lathan takes to the heart of Bermuda’s retail sector, Hamilton, to get a sense of what the people are thinking about the situation.

Continue the conversation now by clicking COMMENTS to share your thoughts!

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This week’s show

October 18, 2009

Let’s Talk host Gary Moreno asks Opposition Leader Kim Swan in-depth questions about his future as leader of the United Bermuda Party, especially since colleague MP Bob Richards announced on our show last week that he intends to challenge him for the top post.

Tune in to hear Mr. Swan’s thoughts and views, plus your phone calls and posts to this web site.

*And don’t forget that we’ll have video highlights from the show posted here, Tuesday morning!