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Despite efforts, police lag in local recruitment

Despite efforts, police lag in local recruitment

| 24/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Trainee police officers are the highest paid of all new recruits in the uniform services but the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has the hardest time recruiting Caymanians into its ranks. Customs, immigration and the fire service all have 100% local staff or close to it, whereas Caymanian [...]

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C&W launches charitable foundation

C&W launches charitable foundation

| 21/09/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): One of the biggest telecommunications and entertainment providers in the region has launched a charitable foundation to help Caribbean islands impacted by catastrophic hurricanes this season. C&W Communications (C&W), the parent company of Flow, has also launched a ‘Text To Donate [...]

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Disputing fire lanes marked by condo

Disputing fire lanes marked by condo

| 21/09/2017
I was trying to go to Seven Mile Beach on Sunday and I saw a beach access by Christopher Columbus condos going into West Bay. When I pulled to the roadside by the beach access, I saw signs on the condo complex wall stating the roadside was a fire lane and parking was not allowed […] [...]

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Cayman to provide schooling for child evacuees

Cayman to provide schooling for child evacuees

| 20/09/2017 | 56 Comments
(CNS): The Ministry of Education is opening up temporary spaces in government schools and waiving school fees for child evacuees from British Overseas Territories devastated by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Children of compulsory school age (5-17 years old) who have temporarily relocated to Ca [...]

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CIG and Dart enable evacuees to bring pets

CIG and Dart enable evacuees to bring pets

| 20/09/2017 | 87 Comments
(CNS): People evacuating from British Overseas Territories who want to bring their pet dogs and cats can do so even if the animals do not meet the current import conditions, thanks to emergency provisions approved by Cabinet and the generosity of Dart Real Estate, which has provided a facility to ho [...]

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RCIPS holds open day to attract recruits

RCIPS holds open day to attract recruits

| 19/09/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Over forty young men and women showed up for an RCIPS open day last Saturday, which was part of the current recruitment drive to attract young Caymanians into the service, to learn more about what it’s like to be a police officer. The current recruitment campaign ends on Wednesday, 11 O [...]

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Cayman relief teams in BOTs braving Maria

Cayman relief teams in BOTs braving Maria

| 19/09/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): RCIPS officers in the British Virgin Islands and medical and emergency personnel in Anguilla, deployed to assist those islands in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, are remaining to face the onslaught of Hurricane Maria, which is expected to pass over the Virgin Islands as a category 5 tomorrow [...]

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GT hotel proposal faces local opposition

GT hotel proposal faces local opposition

| 19/09/2017
(CNS Business): The proposed new hotel development at the Pageant Beach site in George Town will be going before the Central Planning Authority on Wednesday, but not everyone will be hoping the board gives the proposed project the nod. Despite enthusiastic support from government for the new hotel i [...]

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Bottleneck at Hurley’s Roundabout to be fixed

Bottleneck at Hurley’s Roundabout to be fixed

| 17/09/2017 | 87 Comments
(CNS): As government’s significant road improvement programme moves east, it will include a major, but as yet undecided, redesign of the Hurley’s Roundabout, possibly adding a third lane to it, and a reconstruction of the traffic flow along Shamrock Road. Speaking at a community meeting [...]

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Police find teenage runaway

Police find teenage runaway

| 16/09/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Roseanna Redden (15), a resident of the Francis Bodden Girls Home, was located by police officers today, 18 September, and appears to be in good health, according to the RCIPS. Redden ran away for the third time last Tuesday, and each time she was missing for a week. Police reported S [...]

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146 PR applications now approved

146 PR applications now approved

| 15/09/2017 | 64 Comments
(CNS): The administrative staff from immigration and members of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board are making significant progress on the massive backlog of residency applications which accumulated as a result  of a number of problems presented by the 2013 legislative change. Accord [...]

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