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No charges for Rankin in viral voice note controversy

A police investigation into a so-called ‘viral voice note’ by businessman Mario Rankin, including false allegations about the Governor has been dropped.

How a small campaign snowballed to force a referendum

The movement started in Katrina Jurn’s living room: six people gathered together after work because they didn’t like what they were hearing about a proposed cruise ship berth being built in George Town Harbour.

Debate over national referendum count continues

Government officials maintain a single national count for Referendum Day is an appropriate process for a vote on an issue of national importance, such as the cruise berthing and cargo project.

Good enough is not good enough

We continue to witness the constant erosion of the historic foundation laid down by our ancestors who shaped this beautiful country in which we...

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.

Employer’s wage payments agreed

Mario Rankin, trading as Sail Inn, has reached a payment agreement with the Department of Labour and Pensions, Magistrate Adam Roberts heard on Monday.

Rankin in court for failure to pay wages

Political candidate Mario Rankin appeared in Summary Court Thursday for review of agreed payments following charges that he, trading as Sail Inn Restaurant, failed to pay various amounts of wages to a number of employees during periods of 2012-2013.

Three candidates face eligibility challenges

Constitutional challenges were filed on Wednesday and Thursday against three independent candidates by the Cayman Islands Elections Office.

Record-setting Nomination Day: 63 hopefuls compete for 19 seats

A record 63 candidates will contest the Cayman Islands general election on May 24 after a frantic day of nominations across the country generated some surprises.

AS IT HAPPENED: This is how nomination day played out

Returning officers will hear candidate nominations between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. today. Cayman Compass reporters will submit updates on location from the country's 19 nominating locations as they develop. — Ed.

Crowded field facing off in Bodden Town

Cars jammed the sides of the main road from the public library to Cox Lumber as passing motorists honked their horns and shouted encouragement in the direction of two separate, competing events – announcing the political candidacies of election hopefuls Dwayne Seymour and Robert Bodden.

Mixed reaction to BBC documentary

The BBC’s documentary on the Cayman Islands, “Britain’s Trillion Pound Island” showed off some of the island’s natural beauty to viewers in the U.K. But not everyone watching from Cayman, including some of the people featured in the show, were too impressed.

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