December 6, 2019

The Editor Speaks: If there was any doubt it has gone

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If there was any doubt in one’s mind whether it would be a good thing to go back in time to a country ruled by independents it should have evaporated into the ether by the shocking behaviour of the opposition, comprising mainly independents yesterday (13). Premier Alden McLaughlin released a statement last Friday (10) evening […]

Cayman Islands sets ambitious target for Renewables

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From Caribbean News Service NASSAU, The Bahamas, Jan 25 2017 – The Cayman Islands has just completed a National Energy Policy, it was announced here Wednesday. Cayman Islands legislator Winston Connolly said the draft document was completed last Friday and will now be sent to Cabinet for its consideration. It proposes moving from less than […]

The Editor speaks: Alden is right about novice MLA’s who crossed sides

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As I have said before in one of my Editorials the motives of the two novice MLA’s who crossed over the Legislative Assembly floor is motivated by politics not by the nonsense that flows from their mouths: Their conscious. They can be a much better MLA for their country by being on the other side. […]

The Editor Speaks: The “Over-Throwers cry “Foul”

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“It is ironic that those who have created the current instability in government, either by crossing the floor or inveigling others to do so, now fear the outcome of the democratic process of elections. They must ask themselves why”. Those are not my words but those of Premier Alden McLaughlin in response to a letter […]

Winston Connolly leaves Cayman Islands government

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Winston Connolly, George Town MLA and education ministry councillor, has announced he has left the ruling Progressives’ government. “I’m a just an ordinary Caymanian who serves his community as a member of the Legislative Assembly. Nothing more,” he said, “People need to come ahead of parties. People need to come ahead of politics. I am here to serve […]

Cayman Islands MLA asks legal profession to commit to hire and train Caymanians

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Letter from Winston Connolly to: The Presidents, Caymanian Bar Association and Cayman Islands Law Society Grand Cayman Cayman Islands 11 September 2015 Dear Sirs, RE: Statement of Goals of Cayman Islands Law Society, Caymanian Bar Association, Caymanian Law Firms and Legal Departments (including Government) for the Hiring, Retention and Promotion of Caymanians (“Statement of Goals”) […]

Rivers and Connolly say their first year in MEE&GA has been ‘very productive’

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Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs progress report: May 29, 2014 marks one year since Hon. Tara Rivers, Minister, and Mr. Winston Connolly, Councillor, joined the Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs (MEE&GA). During the past year they have been extremely busy driving a policy agenda to make improvements and accomplish […]

The Editor Speaks: It’s a major problem with teachers

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With little or no help from the parents of unruly children, teachers in Cayman’s schools are leaving in droves. The main problem is violence between students especially at Clifton Hunter and John Gray high schools. Fights are said to be commonplace, with dozens of incidents taking place every day. It has been reported that 23 […]