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Word on the street

Driving in the Cayman Islands can be hazardous, gridlocked and stressful. Many households have more than one vehicle which adds to congestion and the incidents of motorists being distracted using their phones is on the increase. The Cayman Reporter asked the public what they thought should be done about these …

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Auntie Pat’s Place

Faye Lippitt is a Canadian journalist living in Grand Cayman with her husband Greg. Together they raised six children in eight years, four of which arrived in pairs. To keep her head above water, Faye began writing about the crazy things the children would say and do, and these became …

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Ag Show has something for all

All roads lead to the Agricultural Pavilion in Lower Valley for the fiftieth Agricultural Show on Ash Wednesday, Mar. 1 to an event that has grown from humble beginnings in central George Town to one of Cayman’s best attended and most treasured annual events. Not only is it a fantastic …

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Electronic license plates set to monitor vehicle movements

Is big brother watching you? That’s the question on many people’s lips with government’s plan to replace more than 40,000 vehicle number plates with electronic ones. The process is expected to take up to three years to implement and the cost to the public purse has yet to be revealed. …

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HospiceCare deserves support

Cayman has an ageing population and as a result there is an increasing need for the services of Cayman HospiceCare, which in turn puts pressure on it to find more funds. The aim of CHC is to improve the lives of people who have an incurable illness and to see …

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Healthcare in total disarray

Healthcare is one of the most important services a country can provide its citizens, yet Cayman’s healthcare system is failing to adequately meet the needs of Cayman’s population. As we highlighted in our Feb. 3 issue, according to a recently released report by the Office of the Auditor General, Cayman’s …

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All should support the DG 5k

You don’t need to be sporty or even reasonably fit to get involved in the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, just be a community-minded person with a good heart. The recipient from all proceeds from this event will be the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. Led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, …

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Going green protects Cayman

  They paved paradise And put up a parking lot With a pink hotel, a boutique And a swinging hot spot Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got ‘Til it’s gone They paved paradise And put up a parking lot Canadian singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell’s …

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Carnival has a deep past

The carnival season is approaching and Cayman will celebrate its own with Batabano in May. Not only is Batabano a fun event for Cayman’s residents, it helps draw tourists to Cayman’s shores, bolstering our tourism industry. However, most people only have a vague idea of the origins and significance of …

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It’s time Cayman enforced the Animals Law

Mahatma Gandhi, the primary leader of India’s drive for independence from the British Empire and an anti-war activist who inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world was quoted as saying that “the greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” Unfortunately …

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