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Political upheaval in the Caymans

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Political upheaval in the Caymans

Post Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 4:00 am

by Expat Focus columnist, Gordon Barlow

Our Islands are in trouble, following the latest political upheaval. It seems likely that our most charismatic politician, our recently dismissed Premier, will now push for independence from Britain.

He will have his work cut out for him, because all our voters know that our prosperity might not survive the change; but quite a few of the native-born-and-bred (and culturally distinct) Caymanians don’t care about that. They would willingly give up the trappings of Mammon if that would get rid of all expat residents.

Anti-expat sentiment has always been strong in the “real” Caymanian community; no man or woman has ever been elected to our Legislative Assembly except on an anti-expat platform, explicit or implicit...

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Re: Political upheaval in the Caymans

Post Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:09 am

Here is the latest summary from our online news service. Trouble in paradise, indeed!
caymannewsservice.com/...r-politics

 

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