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Permanent Residency remains vexing issue for government

Premier Alden McLaughlin’s recent announcement that Cabinet will shortly consider amendments to the Immigration Regulations indicate that the wheels are finally set to be put in motion on the government’s contentious permanent residency situation, which grants successful applicants the right to remain in Cayman for the rest of their life. …

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Healthcare needs overhaul 

A newly released reporter by the Office of the Auditor General sheds light on Cayman’s health system, indicating that in areas it is need of a major overhaul. This should come as no surprise to many who have used the healthcare system here. Cayman’s indigenous population is ageing and to …

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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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Choose Laughter

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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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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One man one vote is right

By Thomas Johnson After following closely the events of other people’s elections and referenda it’s our turn now. Within months the Cayman Islands will go to the polls, as it has never done before. Single member constituencies will send just one representative to serve in the Legislative Assembly. There will …

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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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Choose Laughter

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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The Choice is Yours

By Catherine Tyson Every single day of our lives gives us an opportunity to learn something about life from the people we associate with.  We learn a lot from someone by just listening to what they say and do.  In life if you want to be successful, then the key is to …

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