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‘We have a political mess’ says Rolly

‘We have a political mess’ says Rolly

| 24/03/2021

(CNS): Rolston Anglin, who is challenging Bernie Bush for the West Bay North seat after eight years on the political sidelines, distanced himself from any alliances, including those of his West Bay candidate colleagues, as he answered questions at the Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum on Tuesday. Anglin described the current election campaign situation as […]

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Bryan offers support to Mac on ‘wealth of knowledge’

Bryan offers support to Mac on ‘wealth of knowledge’

| 23/03/2021

(CNS): Kenneth Bryan, who is campaigning to retain his George Town Central seat, has confirmed he is willing to work with anyone in government who is elected by voters, including McKeeva Bush. Bryan was asked on Rooster’s morning phone-in show on Monday whether he would work with Bush, who was recently convicted of a violent […]

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Reef fish restoration, a desperately needed next step

Reef fish restoration, a desperately needed next step

| 23/03/2021 | 38 Comments

Courtney Platt writes: Announced last Friday, the Marine Parks expansion is official and it is already in effect! Thank you DoE and Wayne Panton for your perseverance over the years! One MAJOR hurdle down… just a few more yet to go (assuming optimum productivity for maximum sustainable use is the goal). Hooray, our marine heritage has […]

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When they’re gone, they’re gone forever

When they’re gone, they’re gone forever

| 22/03/2021 | 6 Comments

Green Hornet writes: A few years back the National Trust published a small booklet all about the animals that had once lived here and which are now extinct. It was funky in its own way, with each animal telling the story in dialect about his or her own extinction. Back to the Oxford English Dictionary […]

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Fatal crash near blowholes in East End

Fatal crash near blowholes in East End

| 20/03/2021 | 42 Comments

(CNS): The male driver of a Jeep Wrangler died following a crash early Saturday morning in East End. The single-vehicle collision happened around 2.35am on Seaview Road, in the vicinity of the blowholes, as the jeep was reportedly travelling westbound and ran over the guard railing and into the water. The RCIPS said in a […]

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Weaving webs of deceit

Weaving webs of deceit

| 17/03/2021 | 21 Comments

Green Hornet writes: The other morning I was watching a spider painstakingly weaving its web and thinking what a wondrous sight it was. Legend has it that Robert the Bruce, sitting exiled in his cave, spent much of his time observing a patient arachnid busy about its work. For those who don’t know the story, […]

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Suckoo returns to PPM fold

Suckoo returns to PPM fold

| 15/03/2021

(CNS): The long rumoured return of Alva Suckoo to the Progressives was confirmed Saturday night at the launch of the party’s election campaign, when the former deputy leader of the opposition announced he would be running with the PPM-led alliance. Suckoo, who is campaigning for a seat in Newlands, resigned from the party and government […]

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Addressing corruption a priority for Miller

Addressing corruption a priority for Miller

| 11/03/2021

(CNS): The most serious national issue for the Cayman Islands right now is corruption, Ezzard Miller said at the Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum in North Side on Tuesday. The candidates were asked about the priorities the next government must address, and, bucking the trend of answers from his challengers in the district that traffic […]

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East End candidates let down LGBT community

East End candidates let down LGBT community

| 09/03/2021

(CNS): Not one of the candidates running for office in East End gave even the slightest hint of support to members of the LGBT community on Monday during the first of the Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forums. When asked about the Civil Partnership Law, the candidates gave answers implying that gay people were evil and […]

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Roads – can’t live without them… can we?

Roads – can’t live without them… can we?

| 08/03/2021 | 58 Comments

The Green Hornet writes: I know I said this was to be a weekly perusal of the environmental and ecological threats to the Cayman Islands, but that was before the announcement of the start of the East-West Connector extension which would wipe out large chunks of the Central Mangrove Wetlands. And so…

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Tara’s allies back André in WB South

Tara’s allies back André in WB South

| 05/03/2021

(CNS): At the official launch of his campaign to represent West Bay South on Thursday evening, André Ebanks was introduced and endorsed by two former West Bay political allies of the incumbent, Tara Rivers, a PPM/Coalition member who is not running for re-election. Paul Rivers and Mervin Smith are not appearing on their own hustings […]

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