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Billionaire reef repair offer under review

Billionaire reef repair offer under review

| 11/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Computer software billionaire, Paul Allen, has reportedly “taken steps to develop a remediation plan to restore the reef” after one of his luxury yachts caused significant damage to coral off the coast of Seven Mile Beach last month. His company, Vulcan Inc, said in a statement that it was willing to play its part “in quickly […]

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Blake’s cloud, CIFA’s shame

Blake’s cloud, CIFA’s shame

| 10/02/2016 | 19 Comments

101 writes: Entrenched. Stubborn. Dedicated. Confused. We are not sure which of these words best describes Bruce Blake right now. If we are to believe what he wants us to, Blake, the acting president of CIFA, is simply a man dedicated to the development of football in this country, who was not only unaware of the corrupt […]

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Sex offender strikes again in George Town

Sex offender strikes again in George Town

| 09/02/2016 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Police are stepping up patrols and initiating other security measures after a third woman reported being sexually assaulted while exercising in the Walkers Road area of George Town. The latest attack, the third in less than two weeks, happened near Webster’s Drive at around 6:00 yesterday morning. The victim said the man ran off towards Antoinette […]

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Chamber fumes quietly over Rivers’ comments

Chamber fumes quietly over Rivers’ comments

| 11/02/2016

(CNS Business): Stuck between a desire to rail against criticisms levelled at it by the employment minister and a wish to show its willingness to cooperate with government, the Chamber of Commerce responded with a short public statement Tuesday. “In order to keep the focus on moving forward, the Chamber will state only that it is concerned […]

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NDC begins 8th drug student survey

NDC begins 8th drug student survey

| 10/02/2016 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The National Drug Council is about to begin its eighth student survey to establish the current level of drug and alcohol use among local teenagers. According to the last survey conducted in 2014 and published last year, more than half of all students in the Cayman Islands said they had never used drugs but six out […]

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Royal Navy crew plans exercise with RCIPS

Royal Navy crew plans exercise with RCIPS

| 09/02/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): A British Royal Navy vessel that is currently patrolling the Atlantic, offering support and standby assistance to UK territories as well as watching out for drug traffickers, will be visiting Grand Cayman this month. The crew from HMS Mersey, one of four Royal Navy River Class Offshore Patrol vessels, will conduct an exercise with […]

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Eligible voters urged to register at Ag show

Eligible voters urged to register at Ag show

| 09/02/2016 | 10 Comments

(CNS): With more than four thousand people in the Cayman Islands entitled to vote but still not registered to do so, the supervisor of elections is urging potential voters to sign up at this year’s Agriculture Show on Wednesday. Given the recent political turmoil on the government benches and the PPM’s reduced majority after three MLAs […]

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Canadian suspects charged in ATM fraud

Canadian suspects charged in ATM fraud

| 08/02/2016 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Two Canadian men have been charged with ATM fraud. Police said the Financial Crime Unit received a report from a local bank about suspicious cards that had been retained by one of its cash machines. The FCU began an investigation that led to the arrest of two men at a local hotel where they were staying. […]

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Cops recover casings following shots in GT

Cops recover casings following shots in GT

| 08/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police recovered three spent shell casings from the scene of reported gun fire in the capital during the early hours of Monday morning. The RCIPS said that just after 2am on 8 February, scenes of crime officers who were called out after the gunshots were reported in the School House Road area of George […]

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