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More stormy weather expected

More stormy weather expected

| 03/09/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Cayman has been experiencing some spectacular electric storms over the last few days and the free light shows may continue this evening as forecasters say that a tropical wave passing to the south of the islands is expected to bring more stormy weather. Forecasters said that radar images show isolated showers around the Cayman […]

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Oasis of the Seas calls for medical emergency

Oasis of the Seas calls for medical emergency

| 03/09/2015 | 51 Comments

(CNS): One of Royal Caribbean’s largest cruise ships made an unscheduled call at the George Town port Wednesday as a result of a medical emergency. The Oasis of the Seas towered over the other three Carnival vessels that were in port yesterday but the local tender service was able to deal with the passengers that […]

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CIFA boss leaves day job at Maples

CIFA boss leaves day job at Maples

| 03/09/2015 | 39 Comments

(CNS): Bruce Blake, the acting president of the Cayman Islands Football Association, has reportedly left his lucrative position as a lawyer with an offshore firm to focus on his job at the helm of the beleaguered local football organisation. The decision comes following several months of controversy, beginning in May with the arrest of the […]

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Same-sex couple plan immigration challenge

Same-sex couple plan immigration challenge

| 02/09/2015 | 196 Comments

(CNS): Two gay lawyers resident in Cayman who are legally married in their relevant home countries will be mounting a legal challenge to an immigration decision, which could set the ball rolling for the legitimisation of same-sex unions here. In an ironic twist, the first person to publicly address the gap in the Cayman Islands […]

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Seeing can mean believing

Seeing can mean believing

| 02/09/2015 | 19 Comments

Miss Represented writes: The annual release of the ever improving results from the government schools has yet again stirred up debate, fuelled in the main by those that doubt their legitimacy. In some ways this skepticism about government data is not without foundation. Other arms of government have fudged figures in the past, yet the […]

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General secretary resigns from CIFA

General secretary resigns from CIFA

| 01/09/2015 | 63 Comments

(CNS): Paul Macey has resigned from the Cayman Islands Football Association just days after he and most of the other members of its executive committee were re-instated during the annual general meeting on Saturday. The news comes against the backdrop of a possible local corruption probe into the local football body after its annual audit […]

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Ministry defends choice of consultants

Ministry defends choice of consultants

| 01/09/2015 | 52 Comments

(CNS): The Education Ministry has roundly defended its decision to choose consultants with no experience at all inspecting government schools anywhere to conduct its baseline inspection of all the Cayman Islands’ government schools. The ministry has also strongly refuted accusations that this report has been doctored, as turned out to be the case with a […]

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Glass House faces demolition

Glass House faces demolition

| 31/08/2015 | 53 Comments

(CNS): The Public Works Department is looking for a demolition firm to bring down the Glass House before the end of January next year. The former government headquarters on Elgin Avenue in George Town, which has been empty for six years, is earmarked to become a public park as part of the George Town redevelopment. […]

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CJ highlights list of problems with immigration appeals

CJ highlights list of problems with immigration appeals

| 31/08/2015 | 61 Comments

(CNS): The chief justice has ordered the Immigration Appeals Tribunal (IAT) to rehear two cases after describing a catalogue of problems in the points given to two women whose applications for permanent residency were refused. In a judgment likely to impact many more future cases, Anthony Smellie pointed to a substantial wrong and a miscarriage […]

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