June 16, 2021

Cayman: World Oceans Day 2021 – Message from the Hon Premier & Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency

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World Oceans Day 2021 Message from Premier & Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency Hon Wayne Panton, JP, MP   Today, on World Oceans Day, the words of our National Song Beloved Isle Cayman come to mind: “O sea of palest em’rald,Merging to darkest blue,When ‘ere my thoughts fly Godward,I always think of you…” As […]

Cayman: Message from the Minister of Health & Wellness Honourable Sabrina Turner, MP, World No Tobacco Day 31st May 2021

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Today, the Cayman Islands joins the global community in observing World No Tobacco day. World No Tobacco Day is celebrated every year on 31st May as a mandate of the World Health Assembly, the supreme decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO). World No Tobacco Day informs the public about the dangers of tobacco use, […]

Cayman: Statement on the death of Prince Philip by Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MP

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It is with deep sorrow that we learned of the death this morning of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Her Majesty The Queen. Both I and the Government of the Cayman Islands send our condolences to Her Majesty the Queen; Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince […]

2021 New Year’s Message from Cayman’s Premier

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By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MP As we bid farewell to 2020 I know we will all be sharing the hope that 2021 is a much better year. Undoubtedly 2020 will be remembered as the year that everything changed, as the COVID-19 virus spread from Asia across the whole world in a matter […]

UK: MPs debate bill paving way for 12 December election

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MPs are debating Boris Johnson’s call for a general election on 12 December after Labour threw its weight behind a pre-Christmas poll. Jeremy Corbyn said he had changed his mind on a snap election after the EU gave the UK another Brexit extension. The prime minister can only hold an election with the support of […]

Cayman Islands Premier begins meetings in London

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LONDON – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin met separately on Wednesday with Ben Wallace, Minister of State for the Home Office and Ben Merrick, Director of the Overseas Territories Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Accompanying Premier McLaughlin was Chief Officer Eric Bush of the Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs, and […]

Guyana: Granger’s Presidency comes to a shocking end, new elections soon

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian The No Confidence Motion that was brought by opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo got the support of AFC Parliamentarian Charandass Persaud, who voted in its favour just before 10pm Friday night, thus inevitably bringing an end to the rule of the APNU/ AFC Government. Charandass who was questioned by his fellow APNU+AFC […]

A shadowy group spent £257,000 on Facebook ads asking people to drive a knife into Theresa May’s Brexit plan

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By Jake Kanter From Business Insider Politicians have uncovered evidence of a dark advertising campaign on Facebook, in which Brits were encouraged to lobby against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan. The Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee said £257,000 was spent on the adverts by an anonymous group called the Mainstream Network. The committee […]

UK: MP visits Cayman Islands

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From The Enquirer The Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has lead a delegation of MP’s to the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands, last weekend. During his trip, the MP was asked to give a speech and also had the incredible opportunity to release a young turtle into the ocean as part of the conservation […]

Caribbean Canadian Group demands formal apology over MP’s shocking marijuana remark

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From NAN News Americas, NOVA SCOTIA, Canada, Weds. May 2, 2018: A Caribbean group in Canada is demanding an official apology from a Canadian politician after she reportedly claimed legalizing cannabis in Nova Scotia will make the province unproductive like Jamaica. The members of the Jamaican Cultural Association of Nova Scotia say they want the […]