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Re: Cayman's crime problem

Post Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:41 pm

South Sound is a fine area, but rents are generally high. Savannah is also popular, but there are traffic jams in the morning and evening rush-hours. Mind you, what we call a jam is a thirty-minute de ...
GordonBarlow
Topic: Cayman's crime problem
Replies: 6
Views: 3790
 

Re: Cayman's crime problem

Post Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:58 pm

There are some *streets* I wouldn't recommend, but this is a small island and there aren't any large *areas* that are dangerous. Maybe Dog City and Rock Hole should be avoided, and Birch Tree Hill, bu ...
GordonBarlow
Topic: Cayman's crime problem
Replies: 6
Views: 3790
 

Re: Cayman's crime problem

Post Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:20 am

Well, it's gradually gotten worse over the years. Street violence is what scares us most, of course: corruption is blatant, but not scary, if you see what I mean. Cayman is nothing like Chicago (!), b ...
GordonBarlow
Topic: Cayman's crime problem
Replies: 6
Views: 3790
 

Re: Moving To The Cayman Islands?

Post Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 12:13 pm

It's important to note that about two thirds of Cayman's 55,000 residents are expats (i.e. immigrants and transients), so the circumstances or expat-ship here are rather different from lots of places. ...
GordonBarlow
Topic: Moving To The Cayman Islands?
Replies: 1
Views: 3317
 

Re: Our government's financial mess

Post Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2014 12:54 am

Just a quick update. Our local rulers are now toying with the idea of privatisation. I approve of that in principle, but in practice there are dangers. I blogged about this just last month (June), mak ...
GordonBarlow
Topic: Our government's financial mess
Replies: 1
Views: 3330
 

Cayman Islands traffic

Post Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:36 am

Here's an item I added to my blogsite a few weeks ago, for the information of new residents and prospective visitors (both stopover and off the cruiseships). It's by no means a formal analysis of the ...
GordonBarlow
Topic: Cayman Islands traffic
Replies: 0
Views: 2838
 

Our government's financial mess

Post Posted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:20 pm

This is a piece I posted on my blog in December, under the title "More trouble in paradise". It was addressed to local readers, but it is a useful update to my past comments on Cayman's political situ ...
GordonBarlow
Topic: Our government's financial mess
Replies: 1
Views: 3330
 
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