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Five injured in early morning car smash

Five injured in early morning car smash

| 25/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS) Police are investigating a collision between two cars on the West Bay Road at around 12:30am Saturday morning (24 September) in which five people were injured, though none of them seriously. Following the crash, which happened close to the Queen’s Court plaza, one of the vehicles caught [...]

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Work steps up on airport expansion

Work steps up on airport expansion

| 23/09/2016 | 20 Comments

(CNS Business): Officials at Owen Roberts International Airport’s (ORIA) are warning passengers that work is stepping up at the facility on the renovation and expansion project. This means that travellers will see construction at both ends of the existing terminal over the next few weeks that w [...]

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Child protection training stepped up in schools

Child protection training stepped up in schools

| 22/09/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A group of over 170 teachers, deputy principals, counsellors and pastoral support staff from government schools have taken part in child protection training to help them recognise the indicators of abuse or neglect and learn how to respond and report abuse, the education ministry stated T [...]

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Jobless total falls to new low of 3.9%

Jobless total falls to new low of 3.9%

| 22/09/2016 | 49 Comments

(CNS): A new Labour Force Survey has found that the total number of people out of work in the Cayman Islands this spring had fallen to 3.9%, the lowest jobless figure since 2007. The latest report from the Economics and Statistics Office indicates that the rate of unemployment among locals has al [...]

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LBGT activist calls on UK to end discrimination

LBGT activist calls on UK to end discrimination

| 21/09/2016 | 184 Comments

(CNS): A representative from Colours Cayman, the only organisation in the Cayman Islands campaigning for equal rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has called on the UK to end the inequity, discrimination and mounting hostility against them. Billie Bryan, who founded th [...]

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Cops believe bus driver may have seen fatal crash

Cops believe bus driver may have seen fatal crash

| 21/09/2016 | 17 Comments

(CNS): The police are appealing to the driver and passengers of a white bus that was travelling on South Sound Road toward George Town at the time of the fatal crash on Monday, 19 September, to come forward, as they believe they may have seen the collision of a white SUV and a motorbike at around [...]

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RCIPS rescues Honduran fishermen 30 miles off Cayman coast

RCIPS rescues Honduran fishermen 30 miles off Cayman coast

| 20/09/2016 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS helicopter and vessels from the Joint Marine Unit rescued four Honduran fishermen on Monday evening after the 911 communications centre received an SOS notice via the International Emergency Response Coordination Center from their boat, located off the southwest coast of Grand Ca [...]

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Waste solution still more than 4 years away

Waste solution still more than 4 years away

| 20/09/2016 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Even if the Cayman Islands Government begins the procurement process to find a specialist partner that can deliver its garbage policy, it will be at least four years before a waste-to-energy facility and the full reuse and recycle system would be in place. Although government published a d [...]

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Motorbike rider killed in smash with SUV

Motorbike rider killed in smash with SUV

| 19/09/2016 | 27 Comments

(CNS): A 62-year-old man who was riding a motorcycle has been killed following a collision with a white Ford Explorer on South Church Street on Monday, 19 September. Randy Johnson, who lived in Grand Cayman but was originally from Canada, was pronounced dead at the hospital today at just before n [...]

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Turtle attraction dropping ‘Farm’ from name

Turtle attraction dropping ‘Farm’ from name

| 19/09/2016 | 22 Comments

(CNS): There are no plans at the Cayman Turtle Farm to stop butchering and selling the meat from the animals that are bred in captivity there but the management has revealed that they are dropping the word ‘farm’ from the name. This is yet another re-branding of the controversial faci [...]

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Cubans stranded at sea for four days

Cubans stranded at sea for four days

| 16/09/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A group of Cuban migrants were rescued Wednesday from a four-day ordeal at sea by a passing vessel and transported to Grand Cayman. The eight men on board the make-shift vessel said they had been stranded after their boat experienced engine problems. The men have now been taken into custod [...]

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