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“….coming here, taking our jobs…”

What takes place every four years? Well, Obviously, the Olympic Games. Then there are the World Cups (Football, Rugby & Cricket) and elections in the United States and here, in the Cayman Islands. After seeing if ‘lightning Bolt’ will get another Gold, we will get to observe further fun and …

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Good intentions

In light of a more than 18-month delay in a child abuse investigation noted in the local courts this past week, the issue of child safeguarding remains in the forefront of the community’s concerns. In the case, two local men aged 21 and 38 who are accused of the attempted …

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RULE 40 – Content controversy at Rio

First rule of the Olympics – you don’t talk about the Olympics. By Kirsty MacGeoch With 2016’s Rio Olympic Games now underway, we take a look at the controversial ‘Rule 40’ and how savvy sorts are getting around the rules. Imagine you’re a brand who sponsors a local athlete. You’ve …

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On our doorstep

That is where the Zika virus is right now – on our doorstep and knocking on our door. On Wednesday 3 August, Cayman’s public health officials confirmed the fourth imported case of Zika in the Cayman Islands. We are surrounded by countries where Zika is present and locally transmitted – …

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Ask Dr T

The “Ask Dr T” column appears every Thursday in The Cayman Reporter. In this forum, Dr Steve Tomlinson answers your medical questions. Have you ever just had a conversation with a doctor and just want a second opinion? Well, Ask Dr T. Have you ever wondered something but just a …

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It all begins with a dream

Imagine waking up each morning with an excitement and passion that you haven’t felt in years.  Imagine going through each day, enjoying every moment feeling purposeful and fulfilled.  Imagine enjoying your life like never before. Ever wonder how you could achieve such a thing? You first have to dream it. …

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Ready for a change?

Do you wish you could change something about your life right now? I’m here to argue that change can happen in an instant. I know this goes against popular thought. Most people believe that change has to be worked at for months or even years. We expect to try and fail …

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The importance of being prepared

It’s that time of year again. With the emergence of Tropical Storm Earl in the Caribbean on Tuesday 2 August, the Cayman Islands experienced our first storm scare.  Although the Tropical Storm Watch we were temporarily under was discontinued late Tuesday afternoon, the experience showed that Cayman’s preparedness machinery was …

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Would a government of Independents better serve the needs of our islands?

By Dr Steve Tomlinson This article seeks to answer this question and in so doing, hopefully, it will help you to draw your own conclusions. Judging from the way people voted in the last election, the number of Independent voters are on the increase in the Cayman Islands.  When the …

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