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Tourist influx will test infrastructure

Government believes it can finance necessary improvements to the road network around George Town to cope with an expected influx of new tourists once the airport and cruise terminal projects are completed.

Veterans’ sacrifices honored

Cayman Islands veterans, who served in the armed forces of many countries, were honored for their service at a ceremony Sunday morning.

Three new justices for Court of Appeal

Three new jurors are appointed to the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal.

Cayman signs tax info exchange

The Cayman Islands and the U.K. signed an intergovernmental agreement governing the automatic exchange of information about U.K. taxpayers who hold Cayman Islands accounts.

UK not budging on wiretap plan

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office minister says Britain's representative in Cayman will control police wiretap warrants.

McKeeva: The judiciary 
should control wiretapping

Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush, in a letter published in Monday’s Caymanian Compass (Page 4), argues that powers granted to the police under the Interception of Telecommunication Regulations “should only be used in very sparing circumstances and in a manner in which permission to do so is given by an impartial tribunal such as the courts.”

Gov’t expenditures: ‘Show and tell’ time

The Governor should scare the civil service straight on following financial reporting laws.

Governor favors four-year budget

Cayman looks at a longer-term budgeting process.

Governor: Use the police to police

Cayman's governor says the police should be used to fight crime on the streets, not to handle bureaucratic licensing functions.

Governor: ‘Controls in place’ for wiretapping

Governor Kilpatrick tries to quiet fears about the extent of police wiretapping activities.

Baraud gets bold for Olympians

Funds for Olympic athletes will be raised with another fun-filled event this weekend.

Locals share experiences at gender abuse march

BPW Silent Witness March supprt and honor those who have suffered as a result of dometic violence and bullying

Police: Murder cases 
not gang warfare

Local police say there appears to be no connection, or any particular gang affiliation, in three recent homicides.

Annual Silent Witness March scheduled for Friday

The annual Silent Witness march takes place on Friday, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m. from the Government Administration Building to Celebration Square.

Veterans to hold annual benefit gala

The Cayman Islands Veterans Association will hold its second annual Veterans Benefit Dinner/Dance on Saturday.

Accounting society welcomes new colleagues with gala affair

CISPA celebrated the achievements of new certified Caymanian professionals and recent accounting graduates.

New governor scopes out George Town communities

Governor Helen Kilpatrick tours George Town.

Governor to tour GT

Governor Helen Kilpatrick is scheduled to tour George Town Wednesday.

Hurricane High 
planned for Cayman Brac

A partially built emergency shelter on Cayman Brac dubbed the “hurricane Hilton” will be transformed into a high school.

World Cup trophy hit the spot

Another milestone in Cayman Islands sports history was created by the visit of football’s coveted prize, the World Cup Trophy, on Monday.

Editorial for October 8: Throne Speech: Short, but oh so sweet

New Gov. Helen Kilpatrick reminded Cayman Islands lawmakers of their prime duty.

$100M surplus projected in gov’t budget

The new government budget posts an ambitious plan for an operating budget surplus.

Opposition leader meets the governor

Opposition leader McKeeva Bush said he had a “good discussion” with new Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick on Monday, following years of rocky relations with her predecessor.

Editorial for September 23: Getting serious about serious crime

We are getting weary of publishing – and we’re certain you’re getting weary of reading – crime stories that chronicle the growing threat to our sense of security, tranquility and quality of life in these once-peaceful islands.

Governor kicks off Cayman’s new J22 season in style

Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, was recently at the Cayman Islands Sailing Club to meet sailors before heading out onto North Sound to start the first race of the 23rd annual J22 Governor’s Cup regatta.

Foster’s swim attracts strong showing

The overcast clouds threatened but did not burst until later thankfully as the first open water sea swim of the new season went off without a hitch.

Governor gets view from the Bluff

Governor Helen Kilpatrick got to spend some time on the highest point of the Cayman Islands, the Bluff on Cayman Brac.

New governor visits districts

Cayman's new governor spends her first week making the rounds in local districts.

Minister Rivers defends South Africa trip, assails local media

Education Minister Tara Rivers defended herself on Tuesday against charges of wasteful spending and unnecessary travel at last week’s South Africa’s Commonwealth Conference, saying the gathering had boosted her insight into local issues.

Electricity rate cut ‘premature’

Several items, including a CUC rate cut, in the PPM's 99-day government message seem a bit premature.

Kilpatrick sworn in as governor

The harsh rhetoric and angry words that have so often characterized the relationship between Cayman Islands lawmakers and the United Kingdom’s territorial representative over the past decade evaporated on Friday as new Governor Helen Kilpatrick was sworn in and welcomed with open arms.

Governor’s post set for major change

Appointed only on Tuesday, new Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick is set to be an entirely different breed of administrator than the traditional occupant of Goverment House.

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