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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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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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The future is bright for Cayman

Cayman’s economy is in robust health and 2017 is set to be a bright year for our islands with an exciting slew of planned projects to come online. As we reported in our Wednesday, Jan. 18 issue, the Cayman Island’s economy grew by some 3 percent in the first six …

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Trump should do business with Cayman

  President-elect Donald Trump takes office this Friday, Jan. 20. Trump’s eccentric character took centre stage throughout much of the drawn-out campaign, leaving much of us to wonder what he will do with his power as president once he takes office. As Friday looms ever closer, the world is now …

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White elephant in the room

A “white elephant” is a possession that is useless or troublesome, especially one that is expensive to maintain or difficult to dispose of. In Cayman’s case, one of our white elephants is the Cayman Turtle Farm. While it is not useless, it is certainly troublesome, while also expensive to maintain …

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Public transport problems

In a small place like Cayman, specifically Grand Cayman, you would probably expect that there would be a relatively robust public transportation system. Given that the island is roughly made up of just 100 square miles, and approximately 24 miles long from end to end, it should be easy. Right? …

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