Archive for December 2nd, 2015

Urgency increases to address same-sex discrimination

Urgency increases to address same-sex discrimination

| 02/12/2015 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has revealed an urgency by the government to address discrimination in immigration legislation impacting same-sex couples but he said the goal was to stave off the need to recognise same-sex unions rather than a step towards them. He said that the British government has been approached by Argentina’s ambassador to the […]

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In support of the Turtle Farm

In support of the Turtle Farm

| 02/12/2015 | 29 Comments

David Miller writes: We constantly hear that the Cayman Turtle Farm is barbaric, against the environment, evil, stupid, costs too much, etc, etc, but one would agree that in the past people near the coast caught turtles and ate them all over the world. Turtles have existed for hundreds of millions of years. They existed […]

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Baby hospitalised in major road smash

Baby hospitalised in major road smash

| 02/12/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Six people, including an infant, were all taken to hospital on Tuesday night after a crash in West Bay involving a car, a motorbike and a pedestrian family. The collision happened around 8pm close to Super C’s Restaurant on Watercourse Road. One man, who was the pillion passenger on the motorbike, is currently in […]

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Premier ‘scared’ by rhetoric

Premier ‘scared’ by rhetoric

| 02/12/2015 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Rhetoric in the Legislative Assembly last week during a debate about the lack of advancement by locals, particularly in the offshore sector, has concerned and even “scared” the country’s leader. But much of what Premier Alden McLaughlin described as “anti-foreign and anti-business” sentiment was coming not just from government opponents but his own backbenchers […]

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JMC opens but no word on sideline discussions

JMC opens but no word on sideline discussions

| 02/12/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): During this year’s Joint Ministerial Council with the UK and the British overseas territories, leaders have been discussing climate change and energy, education and skills, health and sports. But there is no news yet from London regarding Premier Alden McLaughlin’s discussions with the British government over beneficial ownership and the pressure for Cayman and other […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.