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Respect for each person’s opinion

Respect for each person’s opinion

| 10/10/2019 | 69 Comments

Patrice Donalds-Morgan writes: Well, the date for the people-initiated referendum on the cruise berthing facility has been set. It’s exciting, isn’t it? This whole process has been a beacon of democracy at work and the Cayman Islands has made history as the first British Overseas Territory to ever bring a people-initiated referendum. As Caymanians, we […]

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The port: sifting through the political weeds

The port: sifting through the political weeds

| 09/10/2019 | 41 Comments

101 writes: With only ten weeks before Cayman’s historic referendum vote on the proposed cruise berthing facility, there is little balance in the information available to the general public. The government has been inept at informing the people (part of the reason for the referendum’s success), and even with the date set for the vote […]

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To dredge or not to dredge, that is the question

To dredge or not to dredge, that is the question

| 08/10/2019 | 26 Comments

Courtney Platt writes: I respect our leaders, expect that they have our country’s best interest at heart and they love everyone, just as I do. I have no ill will toward them nor those who have bought into their plan, though I think it flawed.

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The state of local media

The state of local media

| 03/10/2019 | 54 Comments

CNS writes: Now that the Cayman Compass is collaborating with the government to bring “independent” video news to the local community, CNS is the last fully-functioning, truly independent media house in the Cayman Islands. This is a very sad moment in Cayman history. The quality of reporting at the Compass has varied over the years, […]

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DCI earns gold standard award

DCI earns gold standard award

| 23/09/2019

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Gold standard accreditation, which is awarded to organisations worldwide that demonstrate world class practice and operate at the highest levels of people management aligned to business strategy, ethos and values. The accreditation is given […]

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Man critically injured in 3-vehicle crash

Man critically injured in 3-vehicle crash

| 15/09/2019

(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: Police are appealing for witnesses to the serious smash in Bodden Town on Saturday night in which one man was seriously injured. Officers said he remains in hospital in a critical condition as they urged anyone with information to contact the traffic unit. A 31-year-old man has already been arrested on suspicion […]

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Cops find 400lbs ganja on boat off Grand Cayman

Cops find 400lbs ganja on boat off Grand Cayman

| 14/09/2019

(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: The 34-year-old man from West Bay and 35-year-old man from George Town arrested early Saturday morning have both been charged with importing and possessing ganja with intent to supply. The men were netted by the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit which found around 400lbs ganja, with an estimated street value of CI$400,000, aboard […]

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One injured after shooting in George Town

One injured after shooting in George Town

| 13/09/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has reported that one man was injured and is currently receiving medical treatment for what is believed to be a gunshot wound following an incident in George Town Friday night. Police said they were informed of a shooting incident near Sound Way just after 9pm tonight, 13 September.  Police are currently on […]

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2,500 missing in the Bahamas

2,500 missing in the Bahamas

| 11/09/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): As the full catastrophe of Hurricane Dorian becomes apparent in the Bahamas, 2,500 people have been registered as missing. However, the list of the missing has not yet been checked against government records of those still in shelters or who have been evacuated, according to National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) spokesman Carl Smith. The […]

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Chopper providing vital assistance to Bahamas

Chopper providing vital assistance to Bahamas

| 10/09/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service helicopter, which was deployed to the Bahamas last week to help with relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, flew 21 flights in the first three days, according to the RCIPS. The H145 helicopter is based in Nassau, from where the two crews, working round the clock, […]

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Cullers race to combat iguana hatchlings

Cullers race to combat iguana hatchlings

| 09/09/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): With 885,383 green iguanas in the proverbial bag, the army of local cullers are now racing to keep pace with the invasive reptile’s breeding season. After a drop in the numbers culled during July and August, the Department of Environment is keen to ensure the cull remains on track now that the animals are […]

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