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PAC meetings to start Jan 16 | Loop News – Loop News Cayman

PAC meetings to start Jan 16 | Loop News  Loop News CaymanThe Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is expected to begin consultations with the public on January 16. The meetings are expecte.

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Canon Gibson Celebrates 70 Years As An Ordained Priest

Canon Gibson on December 18, 2018 celebrating 70 years in the priesthood Basseterre, St. Kitts – An Anglican minister who served in St. Kitts, BVI and USVI  decades ago recently celebrated 70 years as an ordained priest. Canon Keith Gibson who served St. Mary’s, Cayon, Christ Church, Nichola Town; St. John’s, Cappisterre and Dieppe Bay from 1951 to 1956, celebrated this ...

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Sewerage Problem Is A Major Challenge

Minister for Communications and Works, Hon. Mark Vanterpool has admitted that he has been challenged and bombarded by the issues of sewerage and water throughout his tenure and said that he is hopeful that the matter will come to some solution soon. In stressing how much the situation has challenged him the Minister referred to the two issues as if ...

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NDP And PVIM Deemed Twins By Hon. Fahie

First District Representative, Hon. Andrew Fahie announced during a press conference on 7 January that the National Democratic Party (NDP), and the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) represent the ideals of one party. The former Leader of the Opposition alleged that at the moment the ruling party and the main opposition party are proverbially cut from the same cloth. “What ...

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Progressive United Party Established

Third District Representative, Hon. Julian Fraser announced that he will be contesting the upcoming general elections under the banner of a new political party – Progressive United, of which he is the Chairman. Interestingly enough: Hon. Fraser is advocating for a cap on the amount of money donated to political parties. Hon. Fraser who was once a member of the ...

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NDP Presents 11 Candidates

Except for Districts 1 and 2, the National Democratic Party (NDP) has presented all of the candidates that would be contesting this year’s general elections under its banner. The grand unveling of 11 NDP candidates took place on 5 January at ‘Maria’s by the Sea conference room. The slate of candidates includes Party Chairman and incumbent At Large representative Hon. ...

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Wall Report Received: Commissioner Of Police Says

Commissioner of Police Michael Matthews announced that the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force has not commenced an official investigation in the Elmore Stoutt High School wall that was subjected to a special Auditor General Report. Instead the Commissioner explained that the RVIPF is currently conducting a scoping exercise into the matter to determine if there is need for an investigation. ...

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Pension Programme Is Unsustainable: Auditor General Says

For years the current fully funded public pension programme has been described as an albatross around the neck of government as it was always explained that for some time now the actual amount required to maintain pensioners far surpasses the annually budgeted figure. However, the gravity of the situation was not fully explained until it was mentioned in reports from ...

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EDITORIAL – Law passed, problem solved … Not even close – Cayman Compass

EDITORIAL – Law passed, problem solved … Not even close  Cayman Compass“The greatest part of legislating is pontificating.” … Well, that is a maxim that emerges after taking note of the words of lawmakers almost everywhere (including ......

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Vaccine still available as flu season reaches its peak – Cayman 27

Vaccine still available as flu season reaches its peak  Cayman 27The months of December and January are generally regarded as the peak of flu season. Public Health told Cayman 27 it's been an active one thus far. If you've ...

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