November 16, 2019

Cayman Islands Chamber supports minister’s call for increased resources for education

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The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce supports Education Minister the Hon. Julianna O’Connor-Connolly’s recent call for the allocation of additional resources to the public education system and confirms its commitment to work with the Minister and school officials to improve the public education system. “Improving public education is a top priority for the business community. […]

The Editor Speaks: Cayman Islands battle ground – “our schools”

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Just recently we reported on the assault of a teacher by a pupil at the Clifton Hunter high school. In one of our stories today we have featured a story on school bullying. CITN/Cayman27, after their own Freedom of Information request, revealed last month that over the past five years, almost 2,750 pupils were suspended […]

Education Minister responds to Caymanian Compass Editorial

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Education minister responds to April 22 editorial, “Time to declare ‘Recess is over’ in Cayman’s schools” Thank you for giving me the opportunity to not only respond to the recent editorial, “Time to declare ‘Recess is over’ in Cayman’s schools,” but to also shed some light on the actions being taken by me, as minister […]

Trinidad and Tobago records more than 2,500 teenage pregnancies annually

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From Caribbean360 Dr. Gopeesingh, a gynaecologist with more than 27 years practice, described the situation as “frightening” saying that for every 15 new patients in the ante-natal, 10 were teenagers. PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad CMC – Education Minister Dr. Tim Gopeesingh said many men were getting away with statutory rape after indicating that more than 2, 500 […]