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More businesses to open Sunday

More businesses to open Sunday

| 26/05/2015

(CNS Business): The age old debate on Sunday trading has officially been decided and establishments such as tourist-related shops, gas stations and retail businesses that sell food and beverages that are less than 4,000 square feet will be exempted from the ban. Government has revised the Sunday Trading Law by adding more types of businesses […]

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CIG marches towards basic wage and daylight saving

CIG marches towards basic wage and daylight saving

| 19/05/2015 | 39 Comments

(CNS): Government will introduce the $6 national minimum age and daylight savings next March, the premier has confirmed, giving the country around ten months to plan for both changes. In his policy statement Friday at the opening of the Budget Meeting in the Legislative Assembly, Premier Alden McLaughlin revealed that government had agreed to implement […]

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Conservation will influence Cayman’s future

Conservation will influence Cayman’s future

| 27/04/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Environment Minister Wayne Panton has said that the entire National Conservation Law will be fully in force before the end of this year, when the preservation of the Cayman Islands’ valuable environment will finally be given equal weight as social and economic considerations when it comes to future development. With 80% of the law […]

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Bulk of conservation law starts on Earth Day

Bulk of conservation law starts on Earth Day

| 16/04/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Government will be naming the first endemic species and land areas that will be protected under the National Conservation Law when more of the main elements of the law come into force next week. Environment Minister Wayne Patton told his legislative colleagues Wednesday that significant parts of the law will commence on Earth Day.

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Mac seeks to expose conspiracy in LA

Mac seeks to expose conspiracy in LA

| 14/04/2015 | 46 Comments

(CNS) Updated with video: The leader of the opposition is calling for a public enquiry into what he says was a conspiracy to oust him from office and change the political landscape of Cayman with false criminal allegations. But McKeeva Bush is planning to use the theatre of the LA to expose what he claims […]

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$120M surplus budget set for May

$120M surplus budget set for May

| 01/04/2015 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Government is hoping to deliver its 2015/16 budget on Friday 8 May if the Annual Financial Plan meets with the UK’s approval. However, with $540 million budgeted for core government spending and an anticipated surplus of over $120 million, the premier was confident that he would get the nod from the foreign and Commonwealth […]

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PPM brings back caregivers’ right to stay

PPM brings back caregivers’ right to stay

| 30/03/2015 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The current government is re-introducing the caregivers’ special immigration certificate that will exempt those looking after the sick, elderly or disabled from rollover, regardless of any failure to achieve permanent residency (PR). The certificate was originally introduced by the UDP government in 2010 to allow some domestic workers to stay in Cayman past the work […]

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HRC: Too much data wanted in cancer law

HRC: Too much data wanted in cancer law

| 11/03/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The Human Rights Commission has questioned the need for the amount of information that the proposed cancer registry law will require and is calling on government to justify the encroachment it plans to make on privacy rights in the new bill. The chair of the HRC has submitted an open letter to the health […]

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