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Gender gap must be closed

The Cayman Islands joins the rest of the world today, March 8, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2017. This year’s message is to Be Bold For Change, to help forge better environments for women at work and to be more gender inclusive. IWD has been observed for over a century …

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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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Word on the street

Should we put the brakes on number plate monitoring? Government is planning to replace all vehicle license plates with electronic ones, which will have the ability to track vehicle whereabouts and store information. However, the introduction of the proposed electronic number plates has raised a host of questions amongst members …

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‘Choose Laughter’ with Faye Lippitt

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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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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