June 15, 2021

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 […]

The Editor speaks: How to make a tragedy even worse

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The horrific tragedy in East End where four lives were lost and two others are lying seriously injured in hospital was bad enough. However, the incident has become even worse. I have only minutes ago received a press release form the RCIPS that prompted me to write this Editorial immediately. We can all speculate at […]

Appointment of Council Chairman for The UWI Open Campus

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Press Release:- The Office of the Principal, Barbados. 02 May 2017. The Council of The University of the West Indies (UWI) approved the appointment of Ambassador Dr. June Soomer as the new Chairman of the Open Campus Council at their annual meeting on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Barbados. Ambassador Soomer assumes this post after […]

Saint Lucia: Community outreach on Pearl of the Caribbean continues

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Press Release:-The Government of Saint Lucia is continuing its informative and consultative sessions on the Pearl of the Caribbean project earmarked for Vieux Fort. This evening the Government will hold a Town Hall meeting to provide the public with factual information about the project and to answer any questions they may have. This evening’s exercise […]