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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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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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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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Your voice counts

By Catherine Tyson This is an election year and the buzz is in the air but so many people, young and old, feel that they should not vote.  Some people are apathetic about the whole ordeal saying they don’t care of that it does not affect them. And some just …

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Obama’s Caribbean legacy is debatable

By Livingston Smith America’s 44th president and first black man to hold this powerful office, Barack Obama, is now completing the final few days in office. The individual set to succeed him, could not be more different, it appears, in style and substance. Obama must in his private moments of …

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Choose Laughter: Bowling

By Faye Lippitt I took the kids bowling today. Greg was at work, and our church group had planned a family day at the lanes long ago, so thinking it might be entertaining for the kids, we set out. *Note to self: kids don’t need any extra entertaining. Life for …

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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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Ringing in a New Year

So, 2017 is here and ready or not so are we right along with it. For some it may have felt like that scoundrel of a year 2016 was out to get us. However, with the right mindset, we can make 2017 so much better. The possibilities are endless with …

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Theological commentary: The joyful power of His deliverance

By Bishop Nicholas Sykes There is considerable emphasis today on whether a person is qualified sufficiently for the job that he undertakes. Teachers and doctors, medical staff and lawyers as well as many others have to possess certificates of various sorts before they can hope to be hired. Yet paper …

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