April 23, 2019

Canada: Court orders lobbying czar to take new look at Aga Khan’s vacation gift to PM

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Canadian Press From canoe OTTAWA — The Federal Court has ordered the lobbying commissioner to take another look at whether the Aga Khan broke the rules by giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a vacation in the Bahamas. In September 2017, then-commissioner Karen Shepherd said there was no basis to a complaint that the Aga Khan, […]

Guadeloupe’s Accession to the OECS: What does it mean for you?

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Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Friday, March 29, 2019 — OECS Director General Dr. Didacus Jules and OECS Chairman and PM of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. The Hon Ralph Gonsalves recently addressed a packed town hall meeting at the Université des Antilles à Fouillole in Guadeloupe.  With the accession promising to open up deeper cooperation […]

UK – Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says a ‘lot more work’ needed to get deal through

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From BBC A “lot more work” is required to get MPs to back Theresa May’s Brexit deal, Jeremy Hunt has said, amid uncertainty over whether it will be put to a vote for a third time this week. The foreign secretary said there were “encouraging signs” that opponents of the deal were slowly coming round. […]

Guadeloupe to accede to associate membership of OECS at Opening Ceremony for Special Meeting of OECS Authority on March 14, 2019

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Friday, March 8, 2019 — The OECS Authority is scheduled to meet in special session in Guadeloupe on 14-15 March 2019 at which time Guadeloupe will be admitted as an associate member of the Organisation. The accession of Guadeloupe will take place with the signing of an agreement to that effect during the Opening Ceremony for […]

Cayman Islands National Gallery Artist Talk Series

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From NGCI Join some of the artists featured in the Cross Currents exhibition as they discuss their work during our series of Artist Talks. Each event will feature short presentations by artists followed by an informal discussion about the latest happenings in Cayman’s art scene. Held on select Wednesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Wednesday, 27 February […]

PM’s Brexit deal rejected by MPs

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From BBC Prime Minister Theresa May has lost an MPs’ vote on her Brexit deal by 230 votes – the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. MPs voted by 432 votes to 202 to reject the deal, which sets out the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU on 29 March. Labour leader […]

Brexit: Second Commons defeat for Theresa May in 24 hours

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From BBC Rebel Conservative MPs have joined forces with Labour to inflict a fresh blow on Theresa May’s government in a Commons Brexit vote. It means the government will have to come up with revised plans within three days if Mrs May’s EU withdrawal deal is rejected by MPs next week. It could also open […]

Cayman Islands: GT Waterfront closed due to rough weather, 21 December

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From RCIPS Dec 21, 2018, 8:56 PM The RCIPS is encouraging motorist to avoid using North Church Street to South Church Street until further advised otherwise.  This area is experiencing high tide and rough water that is coming over onto the roadway making it unsafe for use.  Alternatively motorists can use Central George Town and […]

UK: Theresa May calls off MPs’ vote on her Brexit deal

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From BBC Prime Minister Theresa May has called off Tuesday’s crucial vote on her Brexit deal so she can go back to Brussels and ask for changes to it. As it stands the deal “would be rejected by a significant margin” if MPs voted on it, she admitted. But she said she was confident of […]

National Gallery events

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Cayman Islands National Gallery news and Event Members & Supporters Christmas Party The holiday season is finally here – and we have something special in store for our loyal patrons.  Join us at the Members and Supporters Christmas Party, 10 December from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Enjoy mulled wine and socialize during the opening […]