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MLA  prepared to ‘eat own vomit’ for coalition

MLA prepared to ‘eat own vomit’ for coalition

| 15/10/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): The PPM’s backbench member for George Town West, David Wight, said that he was prepared to “eat his own vomit for his country” as he addressed the issue of being in a coalition with his former arch political enemy, McKeeva Bush. Before the PPM joined forces with now Speaker [...]

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Minister ‘no-show’ at GT MLA’s meeting

Minister ‘no-show’ at GT MLA’s meeting

| 15/10/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell failed to appear at a public meeting last week in the constituency where the controversial cruise berthing project is going to be if government presses ahead with the project. George Town Central MLA Kenneth Bryan hosted the meeting as part of a series hoste [...]

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Celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi opens at ‘Margaritaville’

Celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi opens at ‘Margaritaville’

| 15/10/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Award-winning celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi is opening his first restaurant in the Caribbean, one of three new eateries at the Margaritaville Beach Resort on Grand Cayman. Eating House 1503, a spin-off of Yamaguchi’s Eating House 1849 in Hawaii, will be offering “an eclectic menu& [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Full of Beans Café

Golden Spoons Review: Full of Beans Café

| 12/10/2018
(CNS Foodie): I found myself running errands in “town” this week and had a few minutes to meet up with a friend for an early lunch. Busy as we were, we decided the place needed to be quick and easy to get to, so we decided on Full of Beans Café. Strolling in around 11:30am […] [...]

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Shareholders pave way for bank sale

Shareholders pave way for bank sale

| 11/10/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Despite some dissenting voices, the majority of shareholders of Cayman National have voted to remove a restriction that prevented any single entity from owning more than 10% of the bank’s shares in order to pave the way for its sale to a regional financial corporation. Following a meeti [...]

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Tourism association divided over cruise port

Tourism association divided over cruise port

| 11/10/2018 | 71 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association, which represents businesses dealing with both overnight and cruise tourism, is attempting to stay neutral on the increasingly polarized debate about the government’s plans to develop a berthing facility in George Town Harbour, as its membership is [...]

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FOI for Tech Cayman deal reveals nothing

FOI for Tech Cayman deal reveals nothing

| 10/10/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The deal between the Cayman Islands Government and Tech Cayman, which officials have said could make Cayman the “Silicon Valley” of the Caribbean, has been released following an FOI request by CNS, but it was so heavily redacted that it revealed nothing at all about what government has a [...]

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Premier: Cruise opposition political

Premier: Cruise opposition political

| 10/10/2018 | 124 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that while there may be a few people genuinely concerned about the environment, the majority of those opposing his government’s proposed cruise berthing project and calling for a referendum are politically motivated — a claim that may soon be tested [...]

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CNB reveals directors’ gains in bank sale

CNB reveals directors’ gains in bank sale

| 09/10/2018 | 71 Comments
(CNS): A circular released to Cayman National Bank shareholders on Friday, ahead of the general meeting tomorrow evening, about the bank’s takeover by a regional financial corporation revealed what the directors on the board, the majority of which have recommended that shareholders accept the [...]

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UK and local agencies agree on info exchange

UK and local agencies agree on info exchange

| 08/10/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): British and Cayman Islands crime fighting agencies appear to have resolved their differences over the exchange of information on beneficial ownership information in criminal probes following recent complaints from the National Crime Agency (NCA) that the Cayman authorities were being uncooper [...]

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Public purse coughs up CI$26k for UK MP’s trip

Public purse coughs up CI$26k for UK MP’s trip

| 08/10/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The September 2018 register of interest report for British members of Parliament reveals that the Cayman Islands’ taxpayers stumped up about £24,108 (CI$26,344) to cover the cost of a short visit from Britain, 2-6 August, by four MPs: Andrew Rosindell, Henry Smith, Col. Bob Stewart an [...]

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