Archive for November 21st, 2019

Activists confident as they launch ‘No’ campaign

Activists confident as they launch ‘No’ campaign

| 21/11/2019 | 67 Comments

(CNS): The Cruise Port Referendum group kicked off their formal ‘No to the Port’ campaign Wednesday night on a confident note. Described as a David versus Goliath story, the volunteers and activists were positive about the road ahead. In four weeks Caymanians will go to the polls to vote for or against the proposed port […]

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Turtle farm to open Brac centre

Turtle farm to open Brac centre

| 21/11/2019 | 88 Comments

(CNS): Government has allocated CI$2 million over the next two years to open a satellite Cayman Turtle Centre in Cayman Brac. The centre was described as having a particular focus on the conservation of hawksbill turtles. But as Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell was questioned in Finance Committee on Wednesday about the new project, it emerged […]

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Expert warns coral relocation won’t work

Expert warns coral relocation won’t work

| 21/11/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): Central Caribbean Marine Institute President Dr Carrie Manfrino, a respected oceanographer and coral expert, has warned that the proposed relocation of coral from the George Town Harbour will not work and all that Cayman is guaranteed by the port project is widespread destruction of the local marine eco-systems. She said the technique that the […]

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MLA claims to be listening to voters on port

MLA claims to be listening to voters on port

| 21/11/2019 | 134 Comments

MLA Barbara Conolly (GTS) writes: When I campaigned during the 2017 general elections I asked the people to vote for me because I was willing to do what is right for the benefit of our people and these beautiful Cayman Islands. I have thought long and hard about the various issues surrounding the proposed cruise […]

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Prince Andrew pushed from royal duties

Prince Andrew pushed from royal duties

| 21/11/2019 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Queen Elizabeth has moved to curtail the damaging fallout from Prince Andrew’s calamitous BBC interview last weekend about his friendship with the convicted, but deceased, child sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. In an official statement released Wednesday, as criticisms of the prince mounted, the Duke of York (59) said he would “step back from public […]

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