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Media in a democracy

From the very beginning, media had been established as a pillar of democracy. Most scholars agree that there are four critical pillars to any democracy. They are: 1)      Executive (government) 2)      Legislature (parliament and state assemblies) 3)      Judiciary (supreme court, high court, judicial branches) 4)      Media (newspaper, internet, blogs, social …

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Final responsibility

The words “I will recount the steadfast love of the Lord, the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord has granted us.” (Isaiah 63: 7) originally encouraged a downhearted nation of Israel, that was in a state of near-despair, knowing that it was rooted in a great …

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Grand Cayman welcomes the New Year

It was celebrations galore for residents of the Cayman Islands as many welcomed the New Year in style on 1 January morning, as fireworks lit up the Grand Cayman sky. However, Camana Bay may have stolen the show this year, as it incorporated a Time Square-style idea of welcoming the New Year. With …

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New Year’s resolutions you will actually keep! (Part 1)

Manuela Nemes

We often approach a new year as a chance to change, including lose weight or start training. There’s nothing like the excitement of making a change, but to achieve lasting results we sometimes need to take a different approach to our resolutions. Forget About Weight Loss It doesn’t mean you’re …

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Christmas in the Sister Islands

Like most people around the world who celebrate the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ, the Sister Islands are no different. We have put together a collage of Christmas in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. Photos by: James Tibbetts-JET Photo, Alphanso Gayle, Gina Ebanks, Kevin Roberts, Southern Cross Club, Sunset Cove.

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Stop obsessing about your weight

But you cannot control your weight. Do you disagree with that statement? Ok, go stand on a scale and decide to lose 5 pounds. Well, how’d that work out for you? Did your weight drop on your command, or did it not budge? Nope, it didn’t budge. And yet you …

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Seniors Christmas Party

A traditional, festive Caymanian spirit filled the air on Boxing Day at the Seniors Christmas Party. During the annual event, held at the First Baptist Church Hall, hundreds of older persons were served lunch and treated to music and gifts by the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman, Swanky Kitchen Band, …

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Media in an ever-changing world

The commencement of the New Year witnessed the birth of an up and coming news organisation. ‘The Cayman Reporter’ launched on 1 January 2014 and will be headed up by local businessman Deon Ebanks. When asked how he saw this new company fitting into the local media landscape, Mr Ebanks …

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Three receive New Year’s honours

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has recognized Commissioner of Police David Baines in the 2014 New Year’s Honours List. A senior police administrator with nearly four decades of experience in challenging positions in the United Kingdom, Mr Baines is named an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in recognition of services to policing in the Cayman Islands. In addition …

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Stingrays rack up gold medals at Christmas Championships

Eighteen senior and gold level swimmers, accompanied by the Stingray Swim Club’s Head Coach Andy Copley, Tour Manager Christine Maltman and a number of parents travelled to Kingston, Jamaica to take part in the Christmas Open Swimming Championships held on 18 December 2013. The team travel, sponsored by Cayman Airways …

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Cayman leads offshore jurisdictions in Q3 performance

The Cayman Islands’ offshore industry is headed for recovery, thanks to good performance across the globe, according to a report by local law firm Appleby that looks at the third quarter of 2013 (Q 3) performance of the global offshore sector. According to the report, in the third quarter of …

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2014 New Year’s message

Premier Hon Alden McLaughlin

I trust that, as it did for me, the past Christmas season has given each of you an opportunity to pause in the midst of the rush and press of your busy lives, to relax a bit and to reflect; to spend some time with family and friends and to …

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To resign or not to resign: Ormond Panton and the end of two- party politics

It’s a brand new year and the older one gets, the more time seems to leap forward, sometimes making nonsense of our cherished resolutions! I wish readers a productive and fulfilling year. A resolve to immerse oneself into Caymanian and indeed regional history is a worthy objective for this year. …

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Relationships – Our Emphasis 2014

Hon McKeeva Bush

This week marks the beginning of a New Year. There are several themes which could be our emphasis for the coming year. It could be one of relationships, of love, of faith, of unity. What happened in 2013 is behind us. The lows in our lives can be left there, …

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Cayman Enterprise City eyes the European market

With its North American marketing programmes in place and gaining good results, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), the Cayman Islands’ Special Economic Zone, is now focused on raising its profile in London, the centre of the world’s financial services industry and home to a burgeoning tech sector. Chief Executive Officer Charlie …

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