May 13, 2021

The Editor Speaks: Not all gloom at Turtle Farm (now Centre)

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The Cayman Islands Turtle Farm continues to lose money. This time it was approx. $6M in the red. Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell said approx. two thirds of that figure – $4.5M – was due to repayment of a loan. The rest was to cover operating losses. The loan should be settled in 2019 so we […]

The Editor speaks: Cool

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Yesterday’s Editorial was “Hot”! Today’s is “Cool”. Around many Christmases/New Years here in the Cayman Islands I have experienced Nor’westers, flooding, etc. especially my early years. I remember one real bad one that decimated the old Turtle Farm before it got expanded to the mega attraction it is now. With Global Warming we have seen […]

Cayman Islands: UPDATED – Body discovered near North West Point Tue morning, 22 November

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From RCIPS: Wed 23 Nov 2016 at 2:45 pm Police can now confirm the identity of the man found deceased near North West Point yesterday morning, 22 November.  His name is Tian Lun Ma, age 39, a resident of West Bay, originally from China.   Tue 22 Nov 2016 at 12:33 PM Around 7:45AM this […]

Cayman Islands Opposition Leader’s New Year’s message

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My Dear Friends – Once again without shadow of turning, God has safely brought us through the ever changing scenes of life, and through the changes of time, to the beginning of another year. What can we ask of Him? We can beseech him to pardon the sins we have committed in the past year […]

World Animal Protection says we don’t want Cayman’s Turtle Farm to close

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The World Animal Protection’s (WAP) Dr. Neil D’Cruze said his organisation does not want the Turtle Farm to close its doors but to discontinue its farming of turtles. Speaking to iNews Cayman last Thursday (31) he said there has been a misconception about what WAP would like to see happen with the Turtle Farm. He […]

Recent poll for turtle meat in the Cayman Islands shows limited demand

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From WSPA The Cayman Turtle Farm, the last facility in the world that farms endangered green turtles for their meat, has long cited continued demand for turtle meat in justifying its activities. However a recent poll shows that in reality most people in the Cayman Islands do not eat turtle meat. Since 2012, WSPA has […]

iNews Briefs

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Tourism minister invites cruise lines to talks The tourism minister and Acting Premier, Moses Kirkconnell has confirmed plans for bilateral discussions with cruise lines that will be the end users should Cayman go ahead with the development of a berthing facility in George Town. The tourism minister said it was to find out what the […]