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L. Bell
Glass House to be demolished by January
Posted by L. Bell on 9/2/2015 12:21:02 PM

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Michael, the link is to the wrong one.
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Michael Davis
Glass House to be demolished by January
Posted by Michael Davis on 9/2/2015 12:05:27 PM

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It is also possible that the CIG really didn't like the idea of being in house where you can't throw stones..
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Michael Davis
Glass House to be demolished by January
Posted by Michael Davis on 9/2/2015 12:02:48 PM

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If the building is made of steel couldn't the glass just be removed and it turned into a multi level parking lot..
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Michael Davis
Glass House to be demolished by January
Posted by Michael Davis on 9/2/2015 11:58:59 AM

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I found this which may shed a little light on why it's being torn down..Apparently it wasn't built right in the first place. Must say I'm not really surprised.


http://www.architectural-review.com/view/view-from/view-from-george-town-cayman-islands/8679021.article
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Michael Davis
Glass House to be demolished by January
Posted by Michael Davis on 9/2/2015 11:45:11 AM

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I find is strange to get so many thumbs down to a simple question. Can I assume the thumbs down are from people who think it should have been torn down if so all I was asking is why it had to be torn down. Or could it be that the thumbs down are because the question came from driftwood whose opinion or curiosity really doesn't matter.
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Ron Clair Ebanks
Glass House to be demolished by January
Posted by Ron Clair Ebanks on 9/2/2015 11:23:17 AM

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Mr Davis, I smell the fox in the hen house too, if the building is demolished, it would leave only the property value for my buddy to pay for.
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Ron Clair Ebanks
Glass House to be demolished by January
Posted by Ron Clair Ebanks on 9/2/2015 11:11:40 AM

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I wonder if the government has looked at other options to tearing down this building , verses renovation to some other cause that is so important and needed in the the Islands. Let's see, government will pay million dollars for a professional to take the building down, then a crane and a back hoe will take it down, then the dump would be 10 feet higher. Then government will say we need 30 million dollars for a new mental health building. God please help this government.
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John Harris
School inspections: A welcome 'first step' toward improvement
Posted by John Harris on 9/2/2015 10:54:25 AM

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Good schools need good teachers
Good teachers need good salaries

Good teachers also need support from the educational establishment in terms of imposing and maintaining discipline and enforcing standards.

It's not rocket science, but it does seem to have been beyond Cayman's abilities so far. Let's hope the current political willpower for change survives beyond the next election

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Michael Davis
Judicial 'slapdown': Government better pay attention
Posted by Michael Davis on 9/2/2015 10:22:08 AM

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I actually do agree with Twyla that it's not all that bad. It is what it is, I am sure there are plenty of people who came to Cayman for a better life and others that came for a better lifestyle. For the people that came here and bought properties, married and raised families and have good businesses. I am very happy for them however the fact remains that they are still consider outsiders or driftwood, no matter how much you do it seems the highest status you'll ever get is to be called a Paper Caymanian.

I do appreciate the fact that you can walk on the streets of George Town and seven mile beach, without squeezing through thousands of people on the streets like it is in other over populated countries, this is what attracts us here in the first place. When we were first exposed to Cayman and decided to purchase property and build a home for our retirement, we were full of dreams that we'd become a welcome part of the community. Unfortunately we eventually realized the whole CaymanKind thing of being welcomed with open arms is a fantasy.

Don't get me wrong we both love it here and I still feel it was good investment, but I do not expect to every be looked upon as anything more than just driftwood. As I said it is what it is and no one is forced to come here. So others that are here must also just accept it for what it is.

The only issue I have is when certain groups of people try to act like it's something that it's not like you actually welcome or expect you to devote all your resources to Cayman when you will be asked to leave without hesitation if times get hard or you rub an immigration officer the wrong way.


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Jeremy  Smith
'Bank' email part of phishing scam
Posted by Jeremy Smith on 9/2/2015 10:10:37 AM

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Unfortunately, even though people still do fall for these scams, the more awareness and knowledge about the existence of these scams put out there, the better.

I believe the major target audience for these types of scams, are older non-tech savvy people.

Since they are not as tech savvy as the generation younger than they are, they are more likely to succumb to these types of scams due to the lack of awareness.

All that I can suggest, would be to spread the knowledge of these scams, so more awareness is out there especially to your non tech savvy family members and friends.
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