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Interactive map: How the port will impact life in the harbour

Much of the debate around the cruise berthing facility has centered on the potential impact on the wrecks and reefs in the harbour. Amid conflicting reports about the health of the marine life in the impacted area, we enlisted the help of underwater photographer Courtney Platt and produced an interactive graphic to demonstrate exactly what lies beneath the glassy surface.

Port opponents kick off campaign with rally

A crowd of more than 200 people filled much of Celebration Park in downtown George Town Wednesday night as the Cayman Port Referendum group held its first rally in the runup to the 19 Dec. vote.

International observers to oversee port vote

An independent observer mission from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in the UK will be heading to Cayman for the upcoming people’s initiated referendum. Governor Martyn...

Travelling voters can request referendum ballots

Registered voters who may be travelling around Referendum Day, as well as those living off-island, will be able to have their say. Elections Supervisor Wesley...

Update: Campaign group calls for record turnout

“Caymanians now have an opportunity to control their destiny” Campaign group Cruise Port Referendum Cayman has welcomed the publication of the Referendum Bill and called...

EDITORIAL – Getting up to speed on port decision

With the very real possibility of the question coming to referendum, the time has officially come for readers to redirect their attention to these discussions and to educate themselves about the issues at hand.

Campaigners: Threshold met to trigger cruise pier referendum

The Cruise Port Referendum Cayman campaign announced on Friday that it has received enough signatures on its petition to initiate a referendum on the government’s proposed cruise pier facilities.

Cruise arrivals surge to new record levels

The Cayman Islands’ cruise industry just experienced its busiest month in recorded history.

Cruise port petition puts dock debate on collision course

Almost six months after beginning a campaign to force a referendum on the controversial cruise port project, volunteers are still collecting the signatures needed to trigger a public vote, though organizers have not stated how many people have signed the petition to date.

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