A week in sound bites

“We have done everything we can to
maximise our space, from using classrooms back-to-back for our evening courses
to cannibalising our bigger faculty offices into classrooms. We have simply run
out of space. It is a good problem to have.”
President of ICCI John Cummings on coping with increased student numbers.

“Ms Levers’ immigration status has
been changed from that of a government contracted employee to that of a
visitor. She has been given sufficient time to sort out her personal affairs
and depart.” Chief Immigration Officer Linda Evan gives a summary of former, Cayman
Islands Grand Court Justice Priya Lever’s immigration status.

“Shooting them, bashing their heads
in with a baseball bat or a frying pan – whatever. A man’s home is his castle
and he has a right to protect it and himself and his family. I don’t feel badly
at all for anyone hurt or killed breaking into another man’s home.” Some
correspondents to the Compass web poll were pulling no punches about their
reaction to someone invading their property.

“Life has options and you don’t
have to follow the examples around you, You can choose to walk on the other side
of the board.” Deserene Miller owner of a vacant lot in West Bay which she
hopes to turn into a playpark.

“This is the last thing we needed,”
Kirk Freeport managing director Gerry Kirkconnell, on the reduction of cruise
ship calls to Cayman in 2011.

“A lot of people in Cayman find out
who you are and then they seem to be very interested. It’s obvious to me that,
to a lot of people, it’s a very important role in the Islands. That’s really
struck me since I’ve been here.” New Auditor General Alastair Swarbrick.

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