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Roger Burden, acting chairman of the Football Association (FA), has withdrawn his application for the permanent position saying he can no longer trust FIFA members after the failure of England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup.
"I recognise that an important part of the role is liaison with FIFA, our global governing body.I am not prepared to deal with people whom I cannot trust and I have withdrawn my candidacy," he said in a statement.
Detectives of the Southern Division have arrested and charged the following two men for the murder of of 61 year old Abdulhai Patel of Country Road, St. Michael, who was murdered on the 28th November 2010, at Lowthers, Christ Church.
The two men Junior Worrell, 32 years of Mahaica Gap, Green hill, St. Michael; and 25 years Ricardo Nightingale of Spooners Hill, St. Michael will make their court appearance at the District A Magistrates Court today Saturday 4th December 2010.
Bermuda has signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement with economic powerhouse China.
Premier Paula Cox and Wang Li, deputy commissioner of the State Administration of Taxation of China, finalised the agreement at Camden.
A delegation from the People’s Republic of China joined Government Senators, Ministers and Opposition leaders at the ceremony.
The document is Bermuda’s 24th TIEA and China’s sixth.
The Asian nation is the second largest trading country in the world, with the biggest population.
Bermuda’s Gross Domestic Product dropped 5.8% in 2009 or 8.1 percent when adjusted for inflation as the global recession continues to impact on the island’s economy. GDP, which measures the total value of goods and services produced in Bermuda, totalled $5.7 billion in 2009 according to new figures released by the Statistics Department on December 3rd.
“Financial intermediation, international business, hotels and restaurants, and the construction industry all suffered large declines in domestic output,” said the department. “The main factors contributing to the weaker growth performances were job losses, plummeting profits and reduced consumer spending.
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Diego Martin Central MP Dr Amery Browne had the last evening became the only MP ever to be silenced by a previously unused standing order after being described as "disrespectful" by House Speaker Wade Mark.
Browne was last evening contributing to the Anti-Gang Bill at the Red House, Port of Spain, when the motion was moved against him.
He pointed out a peace walk in Covigne Road, Diego Martin, and two HIV awareness projects had been cancelled by the Youth Division of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs and questioned whether the division was missing funds.