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When health insurance doesn’t cover health costs

When health insurance doesn’t cover health costs

| 15/11/2017 | 44 Comments
Have a heart Cayman writes: The numbers just don’t add up when it comes to insurance and the average person. I’ve been unable to work due to ill health and my husband earns $30k a year to support us both. My medical insurance premium is almost $4,500 a year for what is considered a good [...]

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Queen using Cayman investment fund

Queen using Cayman investment fund

| 06/11/2017
(CNS Business): Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on Queen Elizabeth to apologise to the British people for using tax havens, including the Cayman Islands, to avoid paying taxes to the UK treasury. Revelations that the Queen was among a list of very rich individuals and organisations using offs [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: The Wharf

Golden Spoons Review: The Wharf

| 03/11/2017
(CNS Foodie): My companion and I decided that a nice meal out was just the thing to pick up our spirits mid-week (plus the leftovers had run out) so we headed to The Wharf Restaurant and Bar. The Wharf has been newly refurbished and we wanted to see what changes had been made and check […] [...]

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Premier pledges major cut in SME red tape

Premier pledges major cut in SME red tape

| 31/10/2017
(CNS Business): The premier has committed to cutting the regulations that he said are hindering small businesses. Alden McLaughlin said that “ambitious, entrepreneurial Caymanians need encouragement, not the dead weight of government bureaucracy holding them back”, as he pledged to abolish at le [...]

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Does Cayman offer protection to consumers?

Does Cayman offer protection to consumers?

| 24/10/2017
A local media house claims it is the ‘most trusted’ news publication, a radio station claims it is ‘number one’. Are there no advertising laws in Cayman that at least require entities to provide evidence of their claims? By the way, did you know I am the best question submitter? [...]

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What happens when the CIG goes bankrupt?

What happens when the CIG goes bankrupt?

| 24/10/2017 | 67 Comments
MM writes: I believe most of us on the more informed side are aware of what happened in the past six years with that little country called “Greece” – the country that went bankrupt. Here in the Cayman Islands, we are beginning to see a trend of government/private partnerships. We see the neat [...]

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Wants to stop neighbour’s dog coming into yard

Wants to stop neighbour’s dog coming into yard

| 23/10/2017
Am I right in thinking the Agriculture Department has no website? If it does not, why not? I wanted to check for such things as how to get assistance with dealing with a neighbour’s dog always invading my property and killing and/or chasing chickens, cats, etc, none of which I want happening. [...]

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Society’s neglect of children in trouble

Society’s neglect of children in trouble

| 20/10/2017 | 99 Comments
MM writes: Reading the articles about Devon Anglin and how his life spiraled is always hurtful for me, and here is why: Many moons ago Devon was one of my best friends in high school, a super smart child in all the highest academic sets at the John Gray High School; he was particularly excellent [&h [...]

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GM antibiotic-dependent mosquitoes

GM antibiotic-dependent mosquitoes

| 20/10/2017 | 31 Comments
Dr John W Norris writes: Are we pouring gasoline on one public health crisis hoping to treat another? Voters said no in Key Haven, Florida, to a trial release of genetically modified antibiotic-dependent mosquitoes in 2016. The analysis of FDA public comment by Bloss et al was a start to look at why [...]

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Getting excused from serving as a juror

Getting excused from serving as a juror

| 18/10/2017
As a Caymanian, I am truly happy to carry out juror duty for my country — it is an honour to do this. However, I am self-employed and my business is literally not able to run without me present, which can impact heavily on the income for my family. Should I be called for juror […] [...]

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Dart finally confirms Ritz acquisition

Dart finally confirms Ritz acquisition

| 13/10/2017
(CNS Business): After several months of speculation that Dart Real Estate had acquired the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman but no comment from officials at the company, the Cayman Islands’ biggest property owner has finally announced that it has bought the luxury hotel on Seven Mile Beach. The news com [...]

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