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George’s Position

New ideas to control our spiraling health insurance costs I love writing my weekly columns because it not only makes me use my essay writing skills effectively but also affords me an opportunity to address issues and to also; on occasion; “toss” out some suggestions.   Everyone knows that the …

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The manifesto of scientific racism – lessons from history

By Sher Khan ‘The Passing of The Great Race’ authored by the American eugenicist, lawyer, and anthropologist Madison Grant was published in 1916. It was published at the height of the World War I. The book became an immediate best seller and was reprinted in 1918, 1920 and 1921 and …

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Disconnections

In the past week we have seen something of an unprecedented action being taken by elected representatives. Eight MLAs – all of different ideological backgrounds and positions and some with severe personality and political conflicts between them, banded together to request an extraordinary meeting of the legislature. This in and …

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Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission Statement on Honouring Women’s History Month

The Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”) joins other organisations in Cayman and countries around the world in celebrating women and women’s history during the month of March.  The history of women and their roles in society, and the issues encountered by women today, are important to acknowledge.  Equally, …

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A time of renewal

As we head into the Easter holiday, our community may be forgiven for collectively feeling somewhat battered and bruised. Controversy rages on with regard to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), with the front page of this edition full of news about the beleaguered police force. Our pages have …

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Theological Commentary

  Signs of the King By Bishop Nicholas Sykes In St Luke’s account of the Passion of our Lord (S. Luke 22: 14 – 23:56), and in Philippians 2: 5 – 11, we are reminded of the humiliation and abasement of Jesus. “Being found in human form he humbled Himself …

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It started with a cake…

By Annick Jackman I recently attended a wedding summit and while I was there I heard a remarkable story and met an amazing young man by the name of Jarvis Lawhorn. He shared with me that his family celebrated the young men in the family by holding a right of …

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