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Month: February 2014

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Cayman’s Premier gets a shock as Speaker comes to his rescue

The vote on Arden McLean’s Private Member’s Motion of One Man One Vote ended in in a deadlock with 6 ‘no’s’ and 6 ‘yes’s’. There were five absentees and this caused Juliana O’Connor-Connolly to cast her vote with Premier Alden…

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Attempted steal of ATM at the Marquee

From RCIPS Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 2:44 PM At 4.46 this morning, Friday 28th February 2014, police were called to the Cayman National Bank ATM located in Marquee Plaza, Laurence Boulevard, George Town. Upon arrival, the officers were confronted with…

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Bahamas next Caribbean nation to consider legalizing medicinal marijuana?

From Atlanta Black Star The Bahamas government will consider the issue of medicinal marijuana as part of a regional meeting next month, Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell confirmed yesterday. Mitchell said the government has noted developments in the United States…

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Succession planning success for Cayman’s Department of Tourism

The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has had an effective succession planning programme in place for many years. Continued positive success from the program has seen two members of staff transition into management roles. Mrs. Ruth Myles and Ms. Annick…

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The Editor Speaks: Unfortunately not unexpected

I have been full of praise for the way the Progressives (PPM) government led by Hon. Alden McLaughlin has performed over the last 7-8 months and my fears from what happened when they were in power before have not materialised….

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Caymans’ insolvency petitions rise in 2013, trend set to continue

From FIN alternatives Investors can be patient people, but a recent uptick in insolvency petitions in the Cayman Islands suggests many are running out of patience with fund managers struggling to realize illiquid portfolio assets. According to Tony Heaver-Wren, a …

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60% of Adolescents in Cayman say they have drunk alcohol The National Drug Council (the NDC) 2012 survey shows 60 percent of adolescents in the Cayman Islands have reported having at least one drink in their lifetime. Although the NDC…

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Caribbean first region to be measle-free

From Jamaican Observer WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) says there has been no endemic transmission of measles in the Americas, including the Caribbean, since 2002. PAHO said since Venezuela reported the last case in 2001,…

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Cayman C.U.L.L. #10: ‘March Madness ‘

Saturday 1st of March 2014 06:00 AM Grand Cayman Event page on Facebook CALLING ALL CULLERS!! Hosted by: Cayman United Lionfish League Tournament date: March 1st and 2nd Registration: 5pm to 7pm on Thursday February 27th, at Stingers Bar (Behind…

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Ritz-Carlton to offer kosher catering in [Cayman and other] U.S., Caribbean hotels

By Danny King From Travel Weekly Ritz-Carlton will start offering authentic kosher catering at nine of its U.S. properties and at two Caribbean hotels, marking what may be the broadest-scale expansion yet of that service among a single domestic hotel…