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Choudhury silence

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EDITORIAL – ‘Conspiracy of silence’ surrounding the Choudhury affair

If British officials believe last week’s two-sentence statement on the removal of the territory’s governor will be the final word in the story of Anwar Choudhury in the Cayman Islands, they are dreaming “happy dreams.”

Governor transparency

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EDITORIAL – Britain vs. Cayman: A lack of transparency on financial transparency

The secretive row is indicative of – potentially an eroding relationship between country and colony – but at minimum an absolute breakdown of communications … between the FCO and our government, and between Mr. Toon’s agency and our watchdogs.

EDITORIAL – Tick-tock goes the Choudhury clock: Where is our governor?

The longer this issue remains unresolved, the greater the reputational damage that continues to accrue – certainly to Governor Choudhury but also to the U.K. and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO).

EDITORIAL – Replacing secrecy with transparency in government policy

Silence may be safe, it may be convenient, but it is not an acceptable strategy in a free and democratic society.

EDITORIAL – To UK lawmakers: Come back soon – and often!

Like Lord Tariq Ahmad, a steady ally who most recently visited in June to discuss public registries and hurricane preparedness, these four elected members appeared eager to understand the U.K.’s relationships – and its responsibilities – to its territories.

Dueling petitions

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EDITORIAL – Gov. Choudhury: Keeping politics out of the process

It is understandable that people would be eager to bring an end to the tension and uncertainty swirling around Cayman’s highest office. But Cayman has nothing to gain by polarization or further division into opposing camps.

Governor rumors

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LETTER: Choudhury investigation must run its course

Please be assured that we will provide further updates on the situation as soon as we are able to do so in a manner that upholds the fairness and integrity of the investigation.

EDITORIAL – ‘Mum’ still mum on status of Governor Choudhury

In this absence of any “official statements” whatsoever by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, some scenarios are beginning to gain attention.

Governor Choudhury ‘temporarily withdrawn’ from post

The U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office has “temporarily withdrawn” Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury from his post pending an investigation into “a number of complaints” against him, Premier Alden McLaughlin said in a statement released early Wednesday.

EDITORIAL – Gov. Choudhury puts government on ‘burn notice’

Governor Anwar Choudhury has pledged to “shred or burn policies or bits of bureaucracy” that serve no apparent purpose. We say: “Burn, baby, burn.”

EDITORIAL – Congratulations to Batabano: The beat goes on!

At age 35 (Who’s counting? We are!), Batabano seems to have a magical or mystical quality not just to stay young but to keep young all Cayman Islanders who participate with abandon in the much-anticipated annual event.

Letter: Welcome to Cayman’s new governor

Keep up the good work, sir.

Weekend Mail Call: Meeting Governor Choudhury

Governor Anwar Choudhury and his family seem to be making a fine impression with Cayman’s residents.

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