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Elections Office urges petitioners to come on in

Elections Office urges petitioners to come on in

| 21/06/2019 | 43 Comments

(CNS): With Cabinet set on the Elections Office checking each and every signature on the petition calling for a people-initiated referendum on the cruise berthing project, all of the more than 5,300 people who signed are being urged to go to the office as soon as possible to confirm their signature and help move the […]

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We are making history so must get it right

We are making history so must get it right

| 21/06/2019 | 34 Comments

Mario Rankin writes: It has been a long, hard fight collecting over 5,288 signatures of registered voters, which is 25% of the electorate, in order to trigger a people-initiated referendum so that we, the people, who elected the politicians can also have a place in politics without having to always depend on our government to […]

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WORC boss wants boards cut from WP process

WORC boss wants boards cut from WP process

| 21/06/2019 | 65 Comments

(CNS): In her first comprehensive public address about the development of the Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman, a new agency to deal with all of the issues associated with Cayman’s local and expat labour force, its director, Sharon Roulstone, said that when WORC is fully operational it will do much more of the work currently […]

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Where are my packages from overseas?

Where are my packages from overseas?

| 21/06/2019

I shop locally in Cayman wherever possible and am happy to support local business, however there are some items which I sometimes have to source from overseas, and most of the time these items are delivered via parcel post at the Airport Post Office. The issue is, though, that it is a completely hit and […]

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Chamber wants end to rollover

Chamber wants end to rollover

| 20/06/2019 | 173 Comments

(CNS): The Chamber of Commerce president has revealed that a recent survey of its members showed that the government’s rollover policy is still extremely unpopular within the organisation. In his opening address at the Economic Forum Wednesday, Chris Kirkconnell said that 71% of those who took part do not like the term limit policy, despite […]

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Premier to attend former Jamaican leader’s funeral

Premier to attend former Jamaican leader’s funeral

| 20/06/2019 | 19 Comments

Premier Alden McLaughlin and his political advisor, Roy Tatum, will travel to Jamaica this weekend to attend the funeral of former Jamaica Prime Minister Edward Seaga, the premier’s office has said. There will be a state funeral for the man who led Jamaica through the 1980’s on Sunday, 23 June, at the Cathedral of the […]

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NCC rejects Turtle Centre plan

NCC rejects Turtle Centre plan

| 20/06/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The chair of the National Conservation Council, McFarlane Connolly, has said the NCC will not be accepting a document put forward by the Cayman Turtle Centre because it is not, as claimed, a species conservation plan but a tourism plan, made for the benefit of the Turtle Centre. In a clash between the council […]

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Governor backs full petition ‘do-over’

Governor backs full petition ‘do-over’

| 20/06/2019 | 88 Comments

(CNS): As concern mounts that the decision to verify every signature and effectively redo the entire petition for a people-initiated referendum on the port, Governor Martyn Roper has given his backing to the process. But campaigners behind the initiative, who say there is no legal basis for this ‘do-over’, are worried that it is an […]

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No arrests in domestic violence killing

No arrests in domestic violence killing

| 20/06/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police have confirmed that the man found dead following a serious domestic violence incident in West Bay Sunday night, was Errol George Grey (42), who was a resident of the district and a Jamaican national. Grey died as a result of a stab wound. A woman, who is understood to have been in a […]

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DoT director reveals continued record arrivals

DoT director reveals continued record arrivals

| 20/06/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Director Rosa Harris shared more record-breaking statistics on air arrivals Wednesday, when she revealed that 40,591 overnight guests visited Cayman last month, the first time that the numbers for May have surpassed 40,000 and the sixth consecutive month of growth. Harris was speaking at the Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum, where she offered […]

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UK signs OTs up for regional treaty

UK signs OTs up for regional treaty

| 20/06/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Britain’s ambassador to Cuba, Antony Stokes, signed up most of the UK’s Caribbean Overseas Territories to a new Caribbean Customs Organisation (COO) recently at the 41st Annual Caribbean Customs Law Enforcement Council (CCLEC) in Havana. The treaty provides a legal framework to formalise and enhance an existing MOU first signed in 1989. It allows […]

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