Archive for November 13th, 2019

Written questions only at pro-port meetings

Written questions only at pro-port meetings

| 13/11/2019 | 89 Comments

(CNS): Members of the public hoping to engage directly with government and its selected partners proposing to build the cruise berthing facility were disappointed when they attended the public meeting Wednesday evening and found there was a written-only questions policy. At the first government meeting on the issue in over a year, people were expecting […]

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Trust and CPR taking port battle to court

Trust and CPR taking port battle to court

| 13/11/2019 | 78 Comments

(CNS): Both the National Trust for the Cayman Islands and campaigners behind the petition for a referendum on the cruise port have sent formal legal letters to the government warning of their intention to take legal action. Both the Trust and the Cruise Port Referendum group are seeking a postponement of the referendum until environmental […]

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New EIA for port remains in question

New EIA for port remains in question

| 13/11/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): At the first of a series of government-hosted public meetings about the proposed cruise piers, executives from the winning bid for the project implied that they are seeking to avoid a fully revised environmental impact assessment. In the absence, once again, of any representatives from the Department of Environment, government officials and the bidders […]

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UK agrees constitutional changes

UK agrees constitutional changes

| 13/11/2019 | 46 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin said the UK has made some “incredible” concessions regarding amendments to the Cayman Islands Constitution and members of the Legislative Assembly “would be fools if we were to look this gift horse in the mouth”. Reading a letter from the UK overseas territories minister on Wednesday, McLaughlin outlined what he said […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library