Archive for June 5th, 2019

McLean calls out gov’t indies for u-turns

McLean calls out gov’t indies for u-turns

| 05/06/2019 | 44 Comments

(CNS): Addressing the Legislative Assembly, the new opposition leader said that Premier Alden McLaughlin should not judge the independent members in the group he now leads by the “behaviour of those on his side”, indicating the independent MLAs in the government who had not fulfilled their campaign promises after joining it. In a speech marking […]

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Alden won’t say port project of national importance

Alden won’t say port project of national importance

| 05/06/2019 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin refused to say whether or not he believes the government’s proposed cruise and cargo port project is a matter of national importance when questioned in the Legislative Assembly Wednesday. Although Opposition Leader Arden McLean pressed him on what is a critical point now that the campaign for a people’s referendum has […]

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Student activists make it clear they are not stooges

Student activists make it clear they are not stooges

| 05/06/2019 | 56 Comments

(CNS): Some of the young Caymanian students leading the Protect Our Future campaign here in the Cayman Islands have made it clear that they are driving the activism against an array of environmental threats to these islands and they are not stooges of any adults, as has been suggested. From demanding government introduce a ban […]

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Another warning of climate chaos within 30 years

Another warning of climate chaos within 30 years

| 05/06/2019 | 55 Comments

(CNS): A new research paper published on World Environment Day warns of ‘outright chaos’ if mankind does not do something to reverse climate change. “Climate change now represents a near- to mid-term existential threat to human civilisation,” according to the authors of the paper, David Spratt, a climate scientist, and Ian Dunlop, a former fossil […]

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Chicken farm going back before CPA

Chicken farm going back before CPA

| 05/06/2019 | 54 Comments

(CNS): A controversial application by Toepaz Chicken Farm for a processing factory in East End that was refused planning permission last October is going back before the Central Planning Authority Wednesday after a successful appeal. In March, the Planning Appeals Tribunal remitted the application after it found inadmissible letters were considered by the CPA during […]

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