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Archive for June 22nd, 2015

Ministry takes education bill on the road

Ministry takes education bill on the road

| 22/06/2015 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Education Minister Tara Rivers and government officials began a series of public meetings at the weekend, which continue tonight in George Town. The open house sessions will enable the broader public, not just parents with school age kids, to ask questions and offer input on the proposed law. [...]

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LIME responds to internet speed petition

LIME responds to internet speed petition

| 22/06/2015
(CNS Business): An online petition is circulating throughout Cayman demanding “decent internet” on the island. Local campaigner Sandra Catron started the petition and said it’s time to mandate that customers actually receive the broadband internet speeds they are paying for. Catron says the [...]

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Blue iguana killed at Botanic Park by dog

Blue iguana killed at Botanic Park by dog

| 22/06/2015 | 45 Comments
(CNS): The Blue Iguana Recovery Programme is reeling from yet another loss after Inky, one of the Queen Elizabeth Botanic Park’s star iguanas, was killed by a stray dog this weekend. A large adult male, Inky is said to be one of the most photographed of the BIRP animals that lives at the park in [ [...]

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PPM: Cayman making progress

PPM: Cayman making progress

| 22/06/2015 | 79 Comments
(CNS): The premier claimed that his Progressive administration was making progress on Cayman’s economy when the government published its own mid-term report Friday after two years in office.  Alden McLaughlin said government had made “excellent progress” and it was delivering on election pr [...]

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Cruise concerns to be ‘weighed against’ benefits

Cruise concerns to be ‘weighed against’ benefits

| 22/06/2015 | 56 Comments
(CNS): The premier has said the government is aware of the issues raised in the environmental impact assessment on the cruise berthing facilities “so the viability and economic benefits of cruise berthing must be understood and carefully weighed against those concerns” before government makes a [...]

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