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Scorpion fears unfounded, say DoE

  A scorpion found at a house in Savannah is NOT one of the most dangerous in the Caribbean, as first feared.  Images of the blue scorpion circulated on social media with many believing it could have been the blue scorpion, which is found in Cuba.   The blue scorpion, or Rhopalurious Juncues, is …

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Cuba still has far to go

On my first visit to Cuba in 2007 I was warned not to talk openly about local politics to Cubans or even the football people I travelled with from Cayman. Such was the sensitivity about Fidel Castro’s controversial communist rule, everyone was literally too scared to voice their opinions lest …

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Can Cayman compete against Cuba?

Our answer to this question is an unqualified “yes.”   On Monday (21 March) Premier Hon Alden McLaughlin answered fears that Cuba’s resurgence in the regional tourism market will capsize Cayman’s hopes of growth in the sector.   Premier McLaughlin asserted that Cuba opening up to US tourism will pose …

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CAL makes changes to Cuba routes

By Austin Harris In what has been described as a move to reduce costs and improve the overall operational needs, national flag carrier Cayman Airways (CAL) has made some significant changes to its Cuba routes. Over the weekend, Cayman Airways issued an internal memo advising staff that the regularly scheduled …

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Two international flight routes to Cayman Brac now available

Access to Cayman Brac increased significantly on Saturday, 28 November when Cayman AirwaysLimited (CAL) commenced with the island’s first international flight to and from Holguin, Cuba, while also expanded the airline’s existing service between Miami and Cayman Brac.   “The introduction of this service provides several benefits and allows us …

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Cayman Airways launched Cuba flight from the Brac

Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) recently announced that starting on Saturday, 28 November, it will be launching new service between Cayman Brac and Holguin, Cuba. The service is being added to meet the growing demand for flights between Cayman and Cuba, and to provide dual destination travel opportunities for Canadian and …

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“Balance” needed at Immigration Detention Centre, says Prison Director

By Tina Trumbach Detainees at the Immigration Detention Centre are not prisoners and cannot be treated as such, said Prison Director Neil Lavis. Lavis was responding to questions from the Cayman Reporter on the security situation at the IDC, which is primarily used to house Cuban migrants, following two well-publicised …

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