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 Apostle 13 & the Disciple of Demons

Play with music & dance

FOUR performances only

Opens Thu Oct 22- Sat Oct 24 7:30pm & Sun Oct 25 3:00pm

St George’s Anglican Church Hall

Tickets $15 (A) $5 (C) [Discounts for groups 10 or more]

Tel: 949 5583 or 916 4594 or at the door

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WED OCT 7

Next Wednesday is Quiz Night.

CARE – Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts

CARE

SAT OCT 10

8th Annual CISPA Gala “Back to the Future-Celebrating 45 years of excellence”

Date: 10/10/2015

Time: 6:30 PM

Ritz Carlton Seven Mile Beach

Phone: 749 3360

Register

Event Description: The 8th Annual CISPA Gala “Back to the Future-Celebrating 45 years of excellence” is a time to celebrate Caymanians who recently attained their professional accounting designations as well as a chance to celebrate the past and look to the future

Directions: The Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman

 

SAT & SUN OCT 11 & 12

ELITE

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SUN OCT 11

Brenda Tibbetts Lund Memorial 10K Walk/Run

The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens’ Brenda Tibbetts Lund Memorial 10K Walk/Run is on Sunday (11 Oct) on Crighton Drive near Holiday Inn Resort at 6am.

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TUE OCT 13

25th Annual Culinary Awards of Excellence Competition & Trade Show

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FRI OCT 16

NGCI tIDal shift

Mark your Calendar!

You’re invited to a special Young Patrons’ Circle late night event in conjunction with NGCI’s newest exhibition…

Friday, 16 October 2015, 5pm – 10pm

Join us at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands for a late night of entertainment, live music, performance art, canapes, and fun! More details to follow – SAVE THE DATE and forward this to your friends.

 

THU OCT 22

Apostle 13 & the Disciple of Demons

Play with music & dance

FOUR performances only

Opens Thu Oct 22- Sat Oct 24 7:30pm & Sun Oct 25 3:00pm

St George’s Anglican Church Hall

Tickets $15 (A) $5 (C) [Discounts for groups 10 or more]

Tel: 949 5583 or 916 4594 or at the door

Triple C School Music Department will be having a POP Concert featuring Erica Assai and Yung

Fusion. The public is invited to attend. The event will be taking place:

When: Thursday, October 22, 2015

Where: Triple C School Multi-Purpose Hall

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Refreshments will be on sale.

For more information please contact the school office at 949-6022.

 

MON OCT 26

Please join the Cayman Jewish Community for the following programme

Mark Halawa: From Kuwait to Jerusalem

 

THU OCT 29

UCCI 2015 Commencement Ceremony

Celebrate an important milestone in our students’ academic journeys

Join the UCCI community as we recognize the achievements and share in the triumphs of the University College of the Cayman Islands’ Graduating Class of 2015.

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OCTOBER is Lions Club of tropical Gardens Breast Cancer Month

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Annual Meals on Wheels Dress Down Day

SAVE THE DATE

Dress Down Day Friday, 20th November, 2015

Help feed our Seniors we believe no-one in Cayman should go hungry.

Individuals can help by purchasing an orange ribbon for $5.00 or a tee shirt for $15.00 and wearing them on Dress Down Day, we are encouraging companies to match employee donations.

For more information or to sign up to participate please feel free to contact us via email at [email protected] or via telephone at 949-3905.

 

Public Consultation for Marine Parks

For more information of the proposed Enhanced Marine Parks System, visit http://www.doe.ky/marine/marine-parks-review/.

To submit an opinion about the proposals, email [email protected]

General queries can be directed to [email protected]

The deadline for submissions is Friday, 4 December.

 

AIMA – CAYMAN ISLANDS CHAPTER MEETING

Ron S. Geffner, Partner and Head of the Financial Services Practice will speak at the AIMA Cayman Chapter Meeting on US Regulatory Developments and the outlook for the US and Cayman investment funds industry on November 24th at 12:00 noon.

Speaker: Ron S. Geffner

Start Date: 11/24/2009

End Date: 11/24/2009

Location: The Wharf Restaurant, Cayman Islands

Associated: Ron S. Geffner

 

Please join the Cayman Jewish Community for the following programmes:

Mark Halawa: From Kuwait to Jerusalem

Wednesday, December 9th

4:00 pm Pardes Rock Chanukah Concert

Wednesday, January 6th 2016

Jerusalem Uncovered: Rabbi Avraham Stolik

 

REDUCE RISK. ADD BUSINESS VALUE

Transforming your Risk Management Preparedness and Response Strategy into a Competitive Advantage.

ALM’s cyberSecure is a two-day event designed to unite business leaders and the entire risk management team. Keynote presentations, tracked sessions and hands-on workshops will provide attendees with powerful insights and essential connections necessary to implement a preparedness and response strategy that changes the conversation from financial risk to competitive advantage.

The event will kick off at 9:00 am on December 15 with an opening keynote presentation that will show you how to proactively monitor for, assess, and counter information security threats without going dark yourself. This opening keynote will prime you for the event by leading you through the landscape on:

How to safely pursue an offensive strategy

Examples from the health care and financial services industries

The latest ISP (Information Security Program) approaches and compliance initiatives

Upgrading of IT Systems and New Continuous Monitoring platforms in IT

Keynote Speakers:

Mauricio Paez Partner Jones Day

Bill Sieglein Founder CISO Executive Network

Visit the website to view the complete agenda. Take advantage of our early registration rates – Register by September 30 and save up to $400.

Website: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/135818/309496/?utm_source=LAWAALMEVENTSweb&utm_medium=300×100&utm_campaign=CS15

 

ROWING FOR CANCER

Starting November 14, 2015

Craig Noble Attempting to Break Rowing Record to Raise funds for CICS

Cayman Charity Row – Spectators Welcome!

Date: 14th November 2015

Time: 0700hrs

Event: Cayman Charity Row – British Concept 2 Rowing machine 100,000 metres age group record attempt, currently 7 hours 11 minutes.

Location: Anytime fitness gym, Camana Bay

Open to all public who want to view and offer support

Visit the Cayman Charity Row webpage for more information: www.caymancharityrow.splashthat.com

Craig has set a Noble goal of raising $50,000 for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society as well as another $50,000 for the Children’s Tumor Foundation so please DONATE NOW at: http://www.active.com/donate/cancersociety

 

Cayman Islands Subway’s FOOD DRIVE to help Meals on Wheels

Now through Dec 6, 2015

Help us feed those in need this Thanksgiving.

Bring in any canned goods or non-perishable items to any Subway location before December 6th.

All proceeds to benefit Feed our Future, Meals on Wheels and a few other organizations dedicated to providing nourishment to the less fortunate.

 

 

Older Persons’ Month Starts with a Bash

Seniors in the Cayman Islands are invited to a number of events throughout October that celebrate older persons.

On Grand Cayman these include;

  1. The Older Persons’ Month Launch, which is set for Thursday, 1st October, 10.00 am to 1.00 pm at the Family Life Center off Walkers Road.
  2. On Thursday, 15th October, from 5.00-8.00 pm, seniors will be special guests at the opening of a National Museum exhibition, entitled “60+ and Shining”.
  3. Eastern District Day takes place at the Bodden Town Civic Centre on Tuesday, 20th Oct 2015, 5.30pm-8.30pm.
  4. The Circle of Love Prayer Tea is scheduled for Saturday, 24th October, 2.00 pm to 5pm, venue to be confirmed.
  5. The Seniors’ Bash takes place at the Westin Casuarina Resort on Thursday, 29th October, 6:30 to 10.00 pm.
  6. To wrap up the month Cayman National Cultural Foundation has invited seniors to a special performance on Friday, 30th October, 8.00pm at the Harquail Theatre. Limited spaces available. For more information contact 949-0290.

Meanwhile on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman,

  1. A Seniors’ Island Tour takes place on Tuesday, October 13th and Tuesday, October 27th, 8:30am to 2.00pm
  2. The Cayman Brac Seniors’ Social will be at the Aston Rutty Civic Center on Wednesday, 28th October 10.00am-2.00pm.
  3. On Little Cayman a church service and luncheon takes place on Sunday, 25th October at the Little Cayman Baptist Church at 11.00 am.

 

Two men arrested on suspicion of drug charges in Cayman Islands during proactive police patrol near Patricks Islands

From RCIPS

On Saturday, 3 October at approximately 12:15pm, a uniform officer in an unmarked vehicle was conducting a police patrol in the Patrick Islands Community, as a response to increased burglaries and reports of shoreline fishing in the area. During this patrol the officer encountered two men in a remote location in the bushes in the vicinity of Reverie Road. When questioned, the men’s response and actions gave the officer cause to conduct a search, during which a quantity of drugs was found. The men, ages 26 and 31, of George Town and West Bay, respectively, were arrested on suspicion of Possession of Cocaine, Possession With Intent to Supply and Possession of a Drug Utensil. The men remain are currently on Police Bail. Both men are employed as members of the civilian support staff of the Immigration Department.

 

Cayman Islands Greenlights Destructive Cruise Dock

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See that beautiful image of a reef scene in the Cayman Islands? Well, that reef might not be there next year.

The Caymanian government has confirmed plans to build a massive cruise ship dock, which many environmentalists claim will have a devastating impact on the island’s iconic reefs.

“The decision to be made is not whether we want to build cruise berthing, it is whether we want to remain in the cruise business in any significant way,” Caymanian Premier Alden McLaughlin confirmed this week, hoping the port will bring in more cruise ship business.

Per a environmental impact report released in June, the dredging process to built the port will destroy 15 acres of coral reef, and likely also harm another 20 acres. In this area you can find 26 species of coral, including two critically endangered species and four threatened ones.

“It was not unexpected, but I think it is a sad day for the country,” Keith Sahm, a leader of the Save Cayman anti-port campaign, told Yahoo. “Once they do this, there is no turning back.”

We hope the government will reverse their decision and you can find more info on the Save Cayman Facebook page.

For more: http://www.divephotoguide.com/underwater-photography-scuba-ocean-news/cayman-islands-greenlights-destructive-cruise-dock/

 

Ericsson Innovation Awards 2016 explore the future of city life

Registration for EIA 2016 is open to all students

EIA 2016 enables entrants to develop innovative ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts; cash prizes and career incentives also on offer

Theme for competition is the future of city life

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has opened registration for the Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2016, a global competition that gives students the opportunity to develop innovative ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts.

The theme for EIA 2016 is the future of city life. By 2050, about 70 percent of the world’s population is expected to reside in urban areas and smart cities are a major opportunity to improve the lives of billions of people. The competition is therefore focused on ideas that use ICT to improve the quality of urban life and to ensure that tomorrow’s cities are creative, connected and sustainable places to live and work.

EIA 2016 is open to teams of two to four people. All current students are eligible to enter. After registration closes on November 30, 2015, 10 semi-finalists will be announced on December 18, 2015. Nine of the semi-finalists will be selected by an Ericsson jury, with the remaining place assigned by a public vote.

The 10 teams will each work with two selected Ericsson experts to develop a minimum viable product (MVP) and business plan for their idea. Four teams will be chosen by the jury to participate in the EIA 2016 grand final in in Stockholm, Sweden.

The winning team will receive a cash prize of EUR 25,000, with a second-place prize of EUR 15,000 and two runners-up prizes of EUR 1,000 each. Career-enhancing incentives are also on offer: all participants will be invited to apply for Ericsson opportunities, and semi-finalists will be interviewed for internship or full-time positions.

Ulf Ewaldsson, CTO, Ericsson, says: “In the future, everyone and everything will be connected. Ericsson’s role is to drive this transformation, opening up new ways to innovate, to collaborate and to empower people, business and society. Ericsson Innovation Awards 2016 is a stage where the brightest minds of a new generation are empowered to innovate and contribute to the transformation of city life.”

For more information on EIA 2016 and to enter the competition, please visit http://www.ericsson.com/innovationawards

Follow the competition on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ericssoninnovationawards

 

27 S. Koreans Uncovered Posing as Foreign Investors

From KBS Radio

Dozens of South Koreans have been caught posing as foreign investors and making undue profits from paper companies established in overseas tax havens.

In a report disclosed Monday by Rep. Chung Woo-taik of the ruling Saenuri Party and the head of the National Assembly’s National Policy Committee, the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) said that it had uncovered 27 South Koreans masquerading as foreign investors and reported them to the prosecution and National Tax Service.

The Financial Supervisory Service said it is investigating 19 of the individuals after securing their whereabouts, while still trying to track down the others.

According to the financial watchdog, the 27 people set up 45 corporations in tax havens such as Luxembourg and the Cayman Islands. It is presumed they have made tens of billions of won worth of undue profits combined.

Meanwhile, as of July, around 20 percent of the foreign investors in the South Korean stock market, numbering around eight-thousand-169, were found to have been investing in high-risk overseas tax havens as well.

For more: http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=113798

 

Jamaica and Nepal establish diplomatic ties

From Caribbean National Weekly

On Thursday, a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic ties between Jamaica and Nepal was signed.

Jamaica’s Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister AJ Nicholson and the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Nepal Mahendra Bahadur signed the document during a ceremony at the United Nations (UN).

Speaking with the Jamaica Observer after the ceremony, Nicholson said that while he cannot give specifics, it is hoped that “an envoy will be named to the Nepalese capital soon”.

According to Nicholson, both countries will seek to develop trade and cultural ties as well as collaborate in other areas of interest.

Napal, which lies between India and China in South Asia, has a population of more than 29 million.

For more: http://caribbeannationalweekly.com/featured/jamaica-and-nepal-establish-diplomatic-ties/

 

Leadership Development by WIAL Caribbean

(PRLEAP.COM) October 4, 2015 – WIAL Action Learning Caribbean announces its world class Action Learning workshops which will be held 20 – 23 October 2015 at the Jolly Beach Resort in Antigua. Workshops will be led by Master Action Learning Coach and President/Founder of the World Institute for Action Learning (WIAL), Dr Michael Marquardt.

Action Learning which has been in use for over 50 years is highly effective for breakthrough problem solving, developing critical thinking and creating mutual respect among employees at all levels. Marquardt’s updated Action Learning process is being used by brand-recognizable companies like Microsoft, Target, Samsung and Caterpillar to maintain a cutting edge on innovation and people leadership. Government agencies in China are now being required to use Action Learning to become learning organizations. Through the Canadian-funded Caribbean Leadership Project, Action Learning is fast becoming the critical tool of choice for developing public sector leaders in twelve Caribbean countries.

In its Antigua workshops, WIAL Caribbean will be offering the three workshops that form part of the World Institute’s certification requirements for Action Learning coaches. Participants who do not desire certification have the opportunity in the workshop to solve real problems and to learn a valuable process that they can practice back on the job.

For more information on the workshops visit www.wialcaribbean.org or email [email protected].

 

No ZikV here, says health ministry

By Alphea Saunders From Jamaica Observer

THE Ministry of Health has dismissed claims from Opposition spokesperson on health Senator Marlene Malahoo Forte that another mosquito-borne disease — the ZikaVirus (ZikV) — has reached Jamaica.

At a press conference on Thursday, Malahoo Forte said she had been reliably informed that three cases had been confirmed.

“I have heard that there are confirmed cases of the ZikV here… I got a call from someone whose employee was tested, and I’m reliably advised that it is a confirmed case. In fact, at the time when that case was confirmed, it was the third. I was called out of genuine concern,” she stated.

But Friday, at a joint press conference with the Ministry of Education to provide an update on the outbreak of hand foot and mouth disease in some schools, Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson said that the advice he has received from his technical team suggests that Malahoo Forte’s information is incorrect.

“In fact, outside of Brazil, there have been no cases confirmed in any country in the Latin American and Caribbean region, including Jamaica,” Ferguson said.

He added that if a case of ZikV is confirmed in the island, the ministry would inform the country.

The health ministry reported last Wednesday that a sample sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) to investigate a case of a “potential mosquito-borne viral illness” had tested negative for all three viruses that are spread by affected aedes agypti mosquitoes — dengue, chikungunya, and ZikV.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse said the sample was sent for testing as a precaution. “We are taking the precaution to rule out these diseases, in particular the Zika Virus. The ministry has heightened its response, given that this is the period where we usually see an increase in mosquito-borne illnesses,” she said in a press release.

In May when the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) put the Caribbean on alert for ZikaV, which had broken out in Brazil, Malahoo Forte warned that the Jamaican Government should be very concerned about the threat to a population, which had already been severely impacted by ChikV.

The most common symptoms of ZikV are fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes. Experts say the illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week and that hospitalisation is uncommon. Outbreaks have occurred in Southeast Asia, Africa and the Pacific islands.

For more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/No-ZikV-here–says-health-ministry_19231918

 

Jamaica ranks 86 in Global Competitiveness Index

From South Florida Caribbean News

Kingston, Jamaica – Jamaica has retained its ranking of 86 in the recently published Global Competitiveness Report, which was introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2004. The report which was released on Wednesday, September 30th provides an annual assessment of the factors driving productivity and prosperity in 140 countries.

This year’s edition found a correlation between highly competitive countries and those that have either withstood the global economic crisis or made a swift recovery from it.

Jamaica Maintains Global Competitiveness

Jamaica, while maintaining its overall global competitiveness, also managed to improve its performance on procedures to starting a business, ranking third globally and 8th in the legal rights index. The report suggests that countries failing to improve or maintain competitiveness since the recession can face future shocks to the global economy, which could have deep and protracted consequences; this is particularly true for emerging markets, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Recommendations from the study pointed to greater reform efforts and investments in infrastructure, skills and innovation. In response to the report, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce and Chairman for the National Competitiveness Council (NCC), Honourable Anthony Hylton, emphasized the importance of a more enabling business environment in Jamaica, stating that ‘reforming the environment is priority for the Ministry and its agencies.’

Minister Hylton said, “Perhaps, an important lesson to take away from this report is that Jamaica cannot relax its efforts to build a stronger more enabling business environment, the country still has a lot of work to do to improve its resilience to external factors, however, there is demonstrable evidence that work has started in this regard.”

Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) scores were calculated by drawing together country-level data covering 12 categories – the pillars of competitiveness – that collectively make up a comprehensive picture of a country’s competitiveness. The 12 pillars include: institutions, infrastructure, macroeconomic environment, health and primary education, higher education and training, goods market efficiency, labour market efficiency, financial market development, technological readiness, market size, business sophistication and innovation.

The Government of Jamaica has taken tangible steps through the formation of the Growth Agenda Steering Committee and the National Competitiveness Council to work with Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA’s) to implement key reforms to support the business environment and increase investor confidence.

“Jamaica continues to struggle in the most problematic factors for doing business where inefficient government bureaucracy, crime and theft, tax rates, corruption and access to financing were identified as being the top five hindrances in doing business. As a Government we are making strides to fix these issues as well as improve key drivers such as productivity, innovation and entrepreneurship. In this way our human capital can flourish and so too our economy,” Minister Hylton explained.

For more: http://sflcn.com/jamaica-ranks-86-in-global-competitiveness-index/

 

Teacher sacked after ‘knife threat to pupil’ loses race discrimination case

By Mike Lockley From Birmingham Mail

Damieon Herry claimed he had been victimised at Dudley’s Hillcrest School because of Caribbean background

A teacher sacked after allegedly threatening a pupil with a craft-knife has lost his claim for racial discrimination against the education authority.

Damieon Herry – also accused of pulling a student’s blazer and swearing – said he’d been victimised and harassed at Dudley’s Hillcrest School and Community College because of his Caribbean background.

He also made a legal claim for disability discrimination against Dudley Council after complaining he was struck with a brick by white youths while travelling on a bus in Lower Gornal.

After several hearings over 14 months, Mr Herry has now lost all his legal claims. At a Birmingham Employment Tribunal, judge David Dimbylow decided the 40-year-old was not disabled and that the other legal claims were not “well founded”.

Mr Herry, from Broadway Dudley, was alleged to have threatened the pupil in front of 30 students. He was suspended for four months and dismissed in May this year. He had been a full-time teacher since 2008.

Mr Herry, who also worked at Lower Gornal Youth Centre, said he was regarded at the school as a “culture shock” and given “unwarranted attention” because of his teaching style and personality.

“I was the only black Caribbean male teacher in the school and the subject of false allegations and unfavourable treatment,” he said.

Mr Herry complained one pupil had called him an insulting six letter name.

Another used a mock Caribbean accent to cause trouble, he complained.

He alleged he alone was monitored through a diary of his activities. “It was all racially motivated,” he said.

The council maintained Mr Herry had failed to provide sick notes while suffering from stress and depression and had not worked since 2011.

Mr Herry denied all the allegations and complained he had been victimised, harassed and bullied by staff and pupils.

For more: http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/teacher-sacked-after-knife-threat-10190988

 

Region 2 Caribbean Environmental Protection Division

From EPA

CEPD moved into a multi-tenant office building in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, in 2012 that showcases green building strategies and sustainability, energy efficiency, and environmental performance. The CEPD office space is the first LEED® for commercial interiors (LEED-CI) project in Puerto Rico to attain Gold certification.

Sustainable Features

The building achieved the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED-CI version 2009 Gold certification in October 2012.

EPA installed ENERGY STAR qualified air conditioning units to meet the extra cooling needs required in the network and security rooms.

Daylighting strategies, energy-efficient overhead lighting, and daylight and occupancy sensors save energy. Light-reflective colors, higher ceilings on exterior window walls, and translucent glass in office partitions and workstation panels allow natural light to reach interior spaces.

High-efficiency toilets, urinals, faucets, and showerheads reduce water consumption by 36 percent compared to conventional models.

A 150,000-gallon cistern captures rainwater and air handler condensate water, which is used to meet 100 percent of the building’s irrigation needs.

During the office renovation period, EPA recycled 56 percent of its construction debris and diverted nearly 45,000 pounds of furniture used in its former office space from landfills by donating it to other federal and local agencies in the Caribbean region.

The building showcases sustainable interior design features with low volatile organic compound emissions, 100 percent recyclable carpet flooring, workstation furniture that is Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association (BIFMA) Level 2 certified, and Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Gold certified computer equipment.

For more information, read Greening the Caribbean: EPA’s Region 2 Puerto Rico Office or visit the EPA Facility Contact List. A Spanish version of this document is also available: Reverdeciendo el Caribe: Oficina de Puerto Rico, EPA Región 2.

For more: http://www2.epa.gov/greeningepa/region-2-caribbean-environmental-protection-division

 

Henry slams UK prison plan as Cameron tells Caribbean to look beyond reparation for slavery

By Balford Henry From Jamaica Observer

VETERAN parliamentarian Mike Henry yesterday said that Britain was adding “insult to injury” with its £25-million grant to help construct a new prison in Jamaica and vowed to take his fight for reparation for slavery to the International Court of Justice.

Henry expressed his annoyance with London as British Prime Minister David Cameron urged the region to “move on” from the issue of reparations and focus on the future.

“Slavery was and is abhorrent in all its forms. It has no place whatsoever in any civilised society, and Britain is proud to have eventually led the way in its abolition,” Cameron told a joint sitting of both Houses of Jamaica’s Parliament.

“I acknowledge that these wounds run very deep, indeed. But, I do hope that, as friends who have gone through so much together since those darkest of times, we can move on from this painful legacy and continue to build for the future,” he said.

Cameron stated that his reason for wanting to come to Jamaica was because of his interest of the future relationship between the UK and the Caribbean.

“I’m here because we have common aspirations and interests that we can meet better by working more closely together. I passionately believe that our relationship now is more important than it has ever been — for both of us,” he said.

However, Henry, who represents Clarendon Central in the legislature, and a small group of placard-bearing demonstrators supporting reparations and who staged a peaceful protest outside Gordon House, were not convinced.

Henry, who has consistently led the fight for reparation in Parliament, boycotted the joint sitting.

“I still stand resolute that Britain has not apologised for slavery,” Henry told the Jamaica Observer yesterday.

He said that he was aware that Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has said that she had raised the issue with Cameron, “but is she satisfied with the response?”

Henry said that he would continue his fight to take the matter to the International Court of Justice.

For more: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/mobile/news/An-insult-_19231511

 

 

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