Indefensible of Premier Alden McLaughlin to hold the Port Berthing Referendum vote six days before Christmas, 2019! “The country has to get on with it,” he said? That “travelling voters” can request referendum ballots? Will the voice of the Caymanian people re: the desecration of George Town harbour be muffled by our premier?

Traffic nightmares, legion in George Town, will be nothing compared to downtown traffic jams if the huge concrete mega-cruise ship berthing is constructed against the people’s will in Hog Sty Bay.

Seafront development and destruction of Cayman’s pristine undersea environment are not ideas that will benefit the Caymanian people during this era of climate warming and change (viz. rafts of Sargasso Seaweed skirting even the seashore of George Town).

The Boston Tea Party in America on 16 December 1773 was nothing compared to the Cayman Islands Government’s arbitrary Christmas Referendum Party in the Cayman Islands this December.

– Nan Socolow

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