December 14, 2017

Unique Vacations deepens investment in the Caribbean

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Press Release:-Unique Vacations, the worldwide representative for Sandals & Beaches Resorts, has announced plans to further its investment in the region. At present Unique Vacations has four contact centers established in Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Grenada and The Bahamas, which provide high paying jobs for over 500 Caribbean nationals. Unique has now announced plans to introduce […]

The Editor Speaks: Upbeat response to Kittiwake after storm snaps its anchors but DOE not so happy

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Although Hurricane Nate was 300 miles away from Grand Cayman when it thankfully passed us by, it still managed to snap the anchors of our shipwreck dive site, the USS Kittiwake. The ship tilted over on to its side and its port side rail was in the sand. Jason Washington, of Ambassador Divers, who surveyed […]

The Editor Speaks: There is an exception to every rule

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A rule I have made and is universally normally followed, rarely do other media houses comment on another’s Editorial. I normally avoid our local media houses editorials like the plague. I do NOT read them. However, there are exceptions. I can remember two occasions where I actually read the Cayman Compass Editorials because I was […]

The Editor Speaks: Waide has gone but not quietly

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For just over eight years Waide DaCosta has been Chairman of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board. Now DaCosta has gone and according to him it was his decision to resign. In a Press Release issued on 8th September he outlines his reasons that mostly shows his frustrations and no blame for the Permanent […]

The Editor Speaks: What is “Cultural misunderstanding?”

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The press, and not just locally, is having a field day with the arrest of Cayman Islands Speaker of the House, McKeeva Bush, for allegedly groping a woman employee at a Florida casino. The police who arrested Bush say they not only have the alleged victim’s sworn statement but they also have a video of […]

The Editor speaks: The three birds have finally sung

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Following on from my Editorial yesterday “Three Little Birds” re the Cayman Islands Football Association’s seemingly deaf and dumbness to their former President and current VP Bruce Blake’s arrest FINALLY we have a song from them: “Cayman Islands Football Association Press Release Monday July 3, 2017 The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) recently learned of […]

The Editor speaks: Long hard road ahead for PR

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The Cayman Islands Government have just announced the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board (CSPR) have “continued” work on the permanent residency applications. For the Board to have actually considered ten applications at their meeting last week this achievement warranted a Press Release. The PR did not say there are over 1,000 more applications to […]

The Editor Speaks: Shadow Cabinet

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I was much encouraged when I read the Press Release from the LA opposition Independents informing us they had organised a Shadow Cabinet – see iNews Cayman story This follows a system that has been operating in the UK Westminster Houses of Parliament since time began – or so it seems to me. Actually it […]

The Editor Speaks: Curiouser and curiouser

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We have published in full (under Breaking News) the full transcript of the Press Release from the elected Independent candidates who have “set the record straight”. It is a very curious Press Release and does not bode well for a harmonious four years to come. It takes some believing that the Deputy Leader of the […]

Rugby: South Panthers named to face Cayman Islands

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Press Release USA Rugby South announces the representatives that will battle the Cayman Islands in the first game of the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Tournament. This game will be played on Sunday May 14, 10:00 am at Life University in Atlanta, GA. Team:  Adam Channel (Tiger Rugby), Alex Nazon (Charleston Outlaws), Amro Gouda (Charlotte), Calvin […]