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Government explores efficiencies with the CAYS Foundation

Efforts are currently underway to analyse the efficiency and effectiveness of Government services for children and youth who have been remanded or court-ordered into its care. The Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth and Sports (CAY&S) has released the results of their Strategic Assessment, which has received Cabinet approval to proceed …

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Motor vehicle collision on Shamrock Road

Just before 10PM last Friday, 18 November, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency personnel to the scene of a single motor vehicle collision on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Soto Lane.  A man driving a white KIA Pickup Truck had collided with a CUC light pole while …

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Remembrance Day in photos

The Cayman Islands joined nations around the world and paid tribute on Sunday, 13 November 2016 to Veterans who defended their countries during times of war. The annual Remembrance Sunday parade and ceremony honoured all veterans, including those who sacrificed their lives, to serve their country. For those who were unable to …

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Cayman represented at World Heritage Convention

The second Trinidad & Tobago national workshop for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage Convention (WHC)  was held  1-2 November 2016. The Cayman Islands was represented by Ministry of Culture Deputy Chief Officer Nancy Barnard. The workshop which took place in Port of Spain, Trinidad …

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New Recycling Equipment has arrived

New recycling equipment has arrived on Grand Cayman and is being installed.  The equipment complements existing machinery, allowing for more efficient collection, storage, processing, compacting and shipping of recyclables collected from supermarket depots. This is an interim measure arranged by the Department of Environmental Health (DEH)  to divert recyclable materials …

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The political waiting game

It seems that potential local political candidates in the May 2017 General Elections are playing a game of wait and see. With the exception of less than a handful of candidates, no one seems to want to officially declare their candidacies – or even in what constituency they will be …

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The Moral Foundations of Politics Part 3

In the last two articles we discussed five Moral Foundations, namely: The Care, Fairness, Loyalty, Authority and Sanctity foundations.   In this article we will discuss the final moral foundation, namely:  The Liberty foundation.   THE LIBERTY FOUNDATION In politics, the Liberty foundation operates in dynamic tension with the Authority foundation …

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Theological Commentary – The Resurrection Hope

By Bishop Nicholas Sykes   Jesus was often engaged in arguments with the scholars of His time and His nation. In S. Luke 20: 27-38 He argues from the very nature of the eternal God, who forms relationships with His children, that there is a resurrection to life. The Scriptures …

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Petition gains momentum to prevent road widening closing Equestrian Center

By Lindsey Turnbull If current plans move forward in their existing format to widen the Linford Pierson Highway, the Equestrian Centre faces closure. As a result, a body calling itself Friends of the EC have organised a petition (https://www.change.org/p/the-cayman-islands-government-save-the-equestrian-center) to show government the support given by many people for keeping …

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Financial Services Minister Speaks with US Officials about Bank De-risking

Financial Services Minister Hon Wayne Panton and representatives from the Ministry of Financial Services and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority continue to engage key US lawmakers, regulators and stakeholders about bank de-risking from the Caribbean perspective – an issue that the Minister said is important to every Cayman resident. A …

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