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MLAs wrong to condemn constituents

MLAs wrong to condemn constituents

| 12/04/2019 | 25 Comments

Bille Bryan, of Colours Cayman, writes: With all the news surrounding our LGBT community in recent weeks, it has been a trying time for our small organisation. As such, regrettably, we have not had the opportunity to properly address many of these events and would like to share some of our thoughts and feelings in […]

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Cayman’s homophobia has British roots

Cayman’s homophobia has British roots

| 09/04/2019 | 121 Comments

Madeleine Rowell writes: As a queer Caymanian woman, I was happy to hear the news of Justice Smellie’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage in Cayman. Rights gained for our community should be celebrated, and I am so grateful for the other LGBTQIA+ people in Cayman who made this possible, including Chantelle Day, Vickie Bodden Bush, […]

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Love trumps hate

Love trumps hate

| 05/04/2019 | 53 Comments

Dominic Dyer writes: Love trumps hate. This double entendre that rose to prominence during President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign is something that many people of the Cayman Islands need to be reminded of.

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CPR rebuts premier’s misleading claims

CPR rebuts premier’s misleading claims

| 28/02/2019 | 47 Comments

CPR Cayman writes: Premier Alden McLaughlin again stated at last week’s Chamber of Commerce Luncheon that no public money will be used to build the proposed cruise berthing facilities. This statement may be technically correct, however it is misleading. Taking into consideration the accounting principle, substance over form, while public money might not be allocated […]

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Slapping down political discourse

Slapping down political discourse

| 24/01/2019 | 35 Comments

Anonymous writes: I will never understand the logic or rationale behind Cayman’s general approach to persons who are active in the community. We detest our government and also detest anyone who tries to run to change anything in the government. The comment above (see here) highlights part of the issue.

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Government secrecy and deception is a slippery slope

Government secrecy and deception is a slippery slope

| 05/01/2019 | 66 Comments

Johann Moxam writes: The Ministry of Tourism’s refusal to release the FOI requested information on the cruise berthing project speaks volumes. Does anybody remember the public meeting hosted by the ministry on 26 Sept 2018 at the Family Life Center? The participation of the cruise lines’ representatives at the public meeting and the failure by […]

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Governor Choudhury: the unfinished story

Governor Choudhury: the unfinished story

| 03/12/2018 | 21 Comments

Gilbert Connolly writes: In the excitement of welcoming the new Governor of the Cayman Islands, Governor Martyn Roper and his family to the Islands, it appears that the public and the media have forgotten Governor Anwar Choudhury and the apparent injustice that was dealt to him by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) when he […]

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Discovery Point Club responds to accusations

Discovery Point Club responds to accusations

| 18/10/2018 | 31 Comments

Rebuttal to ‘Neighbour furious over vegetation destruction’: Mr Johnson, this is the Strata Executive Committee’s reply to your email and your grossly inaccurate article in CNS. 1) There was no “wanton destruction” of your vegetation. After confirmation of the boundary lines, it appears there was no trespass.

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Five cruise port ‘debate’ lessons

Five cruise port ‘debate’ lessons

| 18/10/2018 | 39 Comments

101 writes: The debate surrounding the proposed new cruise berthing facility is far from over but the experience thus far has taught us more than a few lessons. Most of these lessons suggests the country is not getting the debate it deserves. Here are a few examples:

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Homophobia

Homophobia

| 08/10/2018 | 103 Comments

In light of the current events, we are re-posting this VP about homophobia by ‘Pax Vobiscum’: “Why is it that if I am against homosexuality I am referred to as a homophobic as if I have some kind of ailment?” This was a question asked by a CNS reader in one of the comments. It […]

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Questions following the cruise port meeting

Questions following the cruise port meeting

| 05/10/2018 | 75 Comments

Candy Whicker writes: I attended last week’s public meeting, headed by Minister for Tourism Moses Kirkconnell, on the proposed Cayman cruise berths. Although I had a number of questions, the opportunity to ask them didn’t arise, so I hope the following will prompt a response from government and give others further food for thought on […]

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