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Airport bid pushes out small businesses

Airport bid pushes out small businesses

| 28/06/2017
(CNS Business): Some of the small business owners that are currently running retail concessions at Owen Roberts International Airport believe they are being pushed out of the bids for the new space. The Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) has accused the airport authority of creating a [...]

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Hospice breaks ground on forever home

Hospice breaks ground on forever home

| 25/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): After moving four times since being established in 1998, Cayman HospiceCare will finally be getting a permanent home, a milestone celebrated Thursday, 15 June with an official groundbreaking on its new headquarters that will be located on West Bay Road. A yearlong fundraising effor [...]

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Toppling trailer belongs to Foster’s

Toppling trailer belongs to Foster’s

| 23/06/2017 | 105 Comments
(CNS): The owners of Grand Cayman’s leading supermarket chain, Foster’s IGA, have admitted that it was their truck that was caught on film speeding and almost toppling over on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. The supermarket bosses said that the driver had been removed from the road and th [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: China Village

Golden Spoons Review: China Village

| 23/06/2017
(CNS Foodie): Spoiler alert: I love Chinese food of all styles and regions. However, I admit to being less than enthusiastic about the authenticity and quality of the fare being served at Chinese restaurants in Cayman. Still, it was with some excitement and cautious optimism that I brought some comp [...]

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Dealing with paedophilia

Dealing with paedophilia

| 22/06/2017 | 73 Comments
‘Reality Strikes’ writes: Errington Webster is the latest in a recent spate of paedophiles brought to justice, but we know from Marl Road gossip and knowledge of the wider world that there are many more out there. In every country there are adults, mostly men, who find children sexually [...]

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Regulating the number of taxi drivers

Regulating the number of taxi drivers

| 22/06/2017
How does the government issue taxi licences? What are the criteria and is there any kind of limit on how many are issued per year or at any one time? [...]

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How much confidence do you have in our new government?

How much confidence do you have in our new government?

| 13/06/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Following a weekend of horse trading after the 24 May General Elections, Alden McLaughlin was able to form a government and retain his position as premier. However, in order to accomplish this, he had to form alliances with both McKeeva Bush’s Cayman Democratic Party and three Independe [...]

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Suspects son is smoking ganja

Suspects son is smoking ganja

| 13/06/2017
My 15-year-old son came home from spending the evening with friends smelling like weed. I don’t know if he was actually smoking himself or around people who were. Either way, this concerns me. I’m not sure what I should do. Any advice? [...]

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Turtle friendly lighting

Turtle friendly lighting

| 09/06/2017 | 3 Comments
The Department of Environment writes: We appreciate the need for security and fortunately studies show that turtle friendly lighting does not compromise security and safety. Turtle friendly lighting does not mean that beach front properties must be dark – instead, lights can be directed to illumin [...]

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Neighbour wants to replace fence with wall

Neighbour wants to replace fence with wall

| 08/06/2017
You have a chain link fence around your yard that you put there with your own money, without any help from your neighbour. Now your neighbour would like to put a block wall there instead. Are you obligated to help the neighbour with half of the cost, even though I have a fence there already? [...]

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When are we marking the birthday of the Queen?

When are we marking the birthday of the Queen?

| 06/06/2017
Britain is celebrating the Queen’s official birthday on 10 June, and all my local calendars show Monday, 12 June to be a public holiday for that event. However, Mr (Franz) Manderson has declared Monday, 19 June as Cayman’s public holiday to mark the event. So which is it? [...]

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