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US judge berates Carnival over pollution

US judge berates Carnival over pollution

| 12/04/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): A United States federal judge has threatened to block Carnival cruise ships from docking at American ports as punishment for a possible probation violation in relation to the company’s illegal dumping of waste into the ocean. Judge Patricia Seitz also revealed that she would like to jail the executive committee for a few days […]

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LGBTI advocate takes campaign to Vatican

LGBTI advocate takes campaign to Vatican

| 09/04/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Dr Leo Raznovich, a former professor at the Truman Bodden Law School who has been a leading voice for LGBTI rights here in the Cayman Islands and around the world, took the campaign to the Vatican last week. In the historic and significant audience with a high-ranking cardinal and other church officials, Raznovich was […]

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Brexit day passes after politicians fail to find solution

Brexit day passes after politicians fail to find solution

| 30/03/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): When the people of Britain work up Saturday morning, the country was still a member of the European Union, despite ‘Brexit day’ coming and going on Friday. Almost three years after the fateful referendum result in June 2016 and two years after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon […]

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UK Parliament takes over Brexit process

UK Parliament takes over Brexit process

| 26/03/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered another resounding blow Monday night, when Parliament voted to seize control of the Brexit process from her government and more of her Cabinet ministers jumped ship. Members of the House of Commons will now put forward their own plan on how the UK will leave the European Union […]

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No deal Brexit looms as May cancels vote

No deal Brexit looms as May cancels vote

| 25/03/2019 | 7 Comments

(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May has cancelled a proposed third vote on her European Union withdrawal deal, which was expected to go before the House of Commons Tuesday, after she conceded it still does not have enough support from members. But despite its continued unpopularity among politicians on all sides of the political and […]

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Royal couple makes history walking streets of Havana

Royal couple makes history walking streets of Havana

| 25/03/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall took a walking tour around Havana’s old city on Monday, as they made history as the first British royals to ever visit Cuba. Charles and Camilla still have a packed agenda in Cuba, where they will say until Monday afternoon, when they will leave for […]

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EU leaders agree to short Brexit delay

EU leaders agree to short Brexit delay

| 21/03/2019 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The UK will not be leaving the European Union next Friday, as Prime Minister Theresa May has managed to get a short extension from European leaders after a long meeting in Brussels on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference at the Brussels summit late in the evening, the PM said that the European Council […]

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Brexit buffoonery mounts as EU waivers on extension

Brexit buffoonery mounts as EU waivers on extension

| 19/03/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): With MPs in Prime Minister Theresa May’s own government referring to her Brexit deal as a “polished turd” and saying that the situation could be described as a “pig’s ear, a dog’s dinner or a cat’s arse”, the PM has written to European leaders to ask for an extension on the date that Britain […]

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UK politics in turmoil as MPs debate Brexit delay

UK politics in turmoil as MPs debate Brexit delay

| 14/03/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): British politics remained in turmoil Thursday as MPs began debating a delay to leave the European Union on the scheduled date of 29 March after they voted against a ‘no deal’ Brexit in the House of Commons on Wednesday. But the series of votes yesterday led to more resignations and rebellions from Prime Minister […]

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US air regulator grounds Boeing’s 737 Max

US air regulator grounds Boeing’s 737 Max

| 13/03/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The United States Federal Aviation Administration finally grounded all Boeing 737 Max aircraft, today, after mounting pressure on the regulator. The ban came sometime after the European Union, Canada, China and many other countries, including the Cayman Islands, as well as airlines from around the world had already stopped operating the planes. Boeing’s newest […]

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Brexit chaos rolls on, MPs to vote on ‘no deal’ option

Brexit chaos rolls on, MPs to vote on ‘no deal’ option

| 13/03/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Just over two weeks before the United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union after more than four decades, the departure remains in complete chaos after Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal was resoundingly beaten in the House of Commons Tuesday. On Wednesday members of parliament began debating the next proposed vote on […]

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