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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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The premier has failed and should resign

The premier has failed and should resign

| 16/05/2018 | 105 Comments
“Sad” writes: Alden McLaughlin should resign immediately from the Office of Premier. This comment may sound politically motivated, but it is not. In fact, it is expected in politics that when a politically elected leader fails in the performance of his duty on a level that is so detrimen [...]

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Questions about the cruise dock project

Questions about the cruise dock project

| 16/04/2018 | 30 Comments
‘A. Caymanian’ writes: Dear Government of National Unity Members, Please enlighten the public and provide clarity on the following questions: [...]

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Door wide open for white collar crime

Door wide open for white collar crime

| 05/02/2018 | 6 Comments
A CNS reader writes: Although it’s valid that our police lack a compelling strategy to deal with escalating violent crime, the door to blue and white collar crime has also been left wide-open and duped consumers merit some recourse. The existing judicial structure of our court system caters to sma [...]

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Health warning to drug users

Health warning to drug users

| 28/12/2017 | 38 Comments
A CNS reader writes: Users are largely unaware that incoming drugs are highly likely to have been already laced with potentially deadly, highly addictive, cheaper, internet mail-order synthetic opioids (in addition to the normal toxic production chemicals). Those in denial, or blindly trusting their [...]

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When health insurance doesn’t cover health costs

When health insurance doesn’t cover health costs

| 15/11/2017 | 44 Comments
Have a heart Cayman writes: The numbers just don’t add up when it comes to insurance and the average person. I’ve been unable to work due to ill health and my husband earns $30k a year to support us both. My medical insurance premium is almost $4,500 a year for what is considered a good [...]

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Society’s neglect of children in trouble

Society’s neglect of children in trouble

| 20/10/2017 | 99 Comments
MM writes: Reading the articles about Devon Anglin and how his life spiraled is always hurtful for me, and here is why: Many moons ago Devon was one of my best friends in high school, a super smart child in all the highest academic sets at the John Gray High School; he was particularly excellent [&h [...]

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Talking of discrimination…

Talking of discrimination…

| 04/10/2017 | 85 Comments
Anonymous writes: From one heterosexual male Caymanian; I’ve got nothing against gay marriage. To each, his/her own. The Marriage Law should treat straight and gay marriages equally. Hey, and while we’re on the subject of equal treatment for all, can white expat ladies please stop treati [...]

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Health insurance woes

Health insurance woes

| 05/03/2016 | 36 Comments
Candace Ebanks writes: I am absolutely disgusted with the Needs Assessment Unit. I tried to assisted a dear friend whom I have known almost all my life, a borne Caymanian, who under better times and conditions applied to CINICO and was needs tested and could pay a small amount towards a premium fo [...]

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