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Today's Date: 30 November 2015
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Eden's Progressives departure sets off political uproar
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The departure of long-serving Bodden Town MLA Anthony Eden from the Progressives-led government last week sparked a behind-the-scenes political scramble and was viewed by some Cayman politics insiders as a potential foreshadowing of others leaving the Progressives party. Mr. Eden said he would sit on the other side of the Legislative Assembly when the House next meets in the new year.
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A 14-year-old boy died Sunday after getting into difficulty in the sea behind South Sound Cemetery, police said.
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Defense attorneys in the CarePay trial say Canover Watson was made the scapegoat for the failures of many.
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Independent legislator Winston Connolly has voiced his disappointment at the failure of his colleagues to support his calls for an end to the practice of politicians giving handouts to constituents.
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Fund-raising has started for a Children’s Garden to be created at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park.  
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Christmas schedule: merry seasonal events
The schedule of festive events is packed and varied, with something for everyone.

Pirates Week

Pirates Week 2015 is over. Did you go to any events? Which one(s) did you go to? What did you think – was it fresh or was it stale? Do you think it is fine the way it is, or do you think there should be some changes. What kind of changes would you suggest? Do you think it succeeds in bringing in overseas tourists in a traditionally slow tourism period? Was it worth the traffic problems it caused? Do you think the government should continue to support it financially? (Click here)

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The Bridge Foundation provides transitional housing for men and women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Residents of the foundation’s houses in West Bay – the Anchor House for men, and the Beacon House for women – like to call it their little piece of heaven off of Hell Road.
The Cayman Compass has produced an in-depth special report to shed light on what is being proposed in the draft Labour Relations Bill, 2015. This report includes arguments for and against the bill; a history of labor legislation; and articles to put the bill into perspective if it is passed into law.
Swiss authorities have approved the extradition of Costas Takkas, Jeffrey Webb’s assistant at FIFA and former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association, to face trial in the U.S. on bribery charges.
Cruise berthing facilities in George Town harbor have been debated for so long that many Caymanians were either children or not even born when the issue was first considered. The Cayman Compass Special Report, The Dock Debate, looks at the issue of cruise berthing from a wide range of topics.
A British couple who gambled on a move to the Cayman Islands after appearing on the BBC television show “Wanted in Paradise,” say their dream turned into a nightmare after they were confronted with the reality of Cayman’s immigration system.
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