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Discovery Point Club responds to accusations

Discovery Point Club responds to accusations

| 18/10/2018 | 29 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 ap [...]

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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 [&hell [...]

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Questions following the cruise port meeting

Questions following the cruise port meeting

| 05/10/2018 | 74 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 [...]

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Enforce the Animals Law, stop cruelty

Enforce the Animals Law, stop cruelty

| 01/10/2018 | 23 Comments
‘PAWSatively Hopeful for Change’ writes: Thirty-two dogs were recently removed from one premises in Grand Cayman by the Department of Agriculture. The DoA contacted all the animal charities on island seeking their assistance in arranging for these dogs to be taken out of their facility. [...]

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The red tape fiasco

The red tape fiasco

| 04/09/2018 | 25 Comments
Gilbert Connolly writes: The PPM government recently had a photo op with Acting Governor Franz Manderson, a minister of Cabinet and several senior civil servants to announce that government was implementing measures to cut red tape in government. Why would the PPM government go to such lengths to pu [...]

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Cayman Islands: a political tragedy in paradise

Cayman Islands: a political tragedy in paradise

| 02/09/2018 | 61 Comments
Gilbert Connolly writes: This article focuses on the historical and current role of the Caymanian politician in providing, or not providing, socio-economic and political protection for the Caymanian people. It assumes that Caymanians are the first responsibility of local politicians. It also asserts [...]

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Cayman must have a referendum on the cruise port

Cayman must have a referendum on the cruise port

| 22/08/2018 | 182 Comments
Johann Moxam writes: The proposed project and the potential consequences have the ability to negatively impact the future of the Cayman Islands. It will be the largest and most expensive capital works project in Cayman’s history. As a result the environmental, financial and socio-economic concerns [...]

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A teacher’s perspective

A teacher’s perspective

| 06/08/2018 | 87 Comments
Teacha 2 writes: I worked in several government schools for many years. For the most part, I saw many hard-working teachers, whether local or expat, do their best to try to help their students achieve. I met many parents as well, good people who also did their best. The challenges that teachers and [...]

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Savings: a bigger problem than foreclosures

Savings: a bigger problem than foreclosures

| 29/06/2018 | 33 Comments
JH writes: There is a much larger problem in this economy which plays a huge part in the economic circumstances faced by the Caymanian populace at large. This issue has never been discussed, and while there are many factors involved, I will just summarise it by saying lack of savings instruments in [...]

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CAYS Foundation Parents Association

CAYS Foundation Parents Association

| 15/06/2018 | 11 Comments
A CNS reader writes: I am a parent of a child in the care of Bonaventure Boys Home. I am actively trying to start CAYS Foundation Parents Association. It’s an initiative that so far has about 8 parents who are willing to join. I believe there is a beautiful power in unity. Parents with two [&h [...]

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