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Traffic diverted to allow weekend GT roadworks

Traffic diverted to allow weekend GT roadworks

| 20/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) and its subcontractors are working on North Church Street this weekend and diversions are now in place. The work is happening between Bodden Road and Rackhams on Saturday and Sunday from 9am until 3pm both days. The work is phase 2 of the upgrade project for [...]

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Green energy advocate drowned on 7MB

Green energy advocate drowned on 7MB

| 19/10/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Police have now confirmed that James Knapp was the man who died after getting in trouble in the water on Seven Mile Beach on Wednesday morning. A long-time campaigner for greener energy, Knapp was one of the first people in Cayman to build a home entirely off the grid and solar-powered. He wa [...]

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Last call ahead of green iguana cull

Last call ahead of green iguana cull

| 19/10/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environment has now signed up 262 people for the nationwide green iguana cull, which starts on Monday, 29 October. Friday is the last day that registration will be open and those taking part must be registered to collect the $5 per head bounty. DoE staff will be on hand unti [...]

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TBL and DVDL payments going online

TBL and DVDL payments going online

| 19/10/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The roll-out of two more e-government services will be show-cased next week when Commerce Minister Joey Hew hosts an event at a local hotel unveiling the latest advances which, according to officials, will include the ability for people to pay for key services online. One of the new services [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Taco Cantina

Golden Spoons Review: Taco Cantina

| 19/10/2018
(CNS Foodie): After a day spent in East End enjoying a break and a change of pace, my partner and I decided a fitting way to end our little “adventure” was to try out the newest spot in the district, Taco Cantina. Turning into what may very well be the smallest parking lot in the […] [...]

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Mango Tree ‘sorry’ over major hygiene gaffe

Mango Tree ‘sorry’ over major hygiene gaffe

| 18/10/2018 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Owners of the well-known local restaurant Mango Tree have issued a public apology after a customer found a chunk of deep fried paper towel inside her chicken lunch this week. The unpleasant discovery was videoed and posted on social media on Tuesday, exposing the restaurant to severe criticis [...]

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Cayman-UK relations ‘no longer fit for purpose’

Cayman-UK relations ‘no longer fit for purpose’

| 18/10/2018 | 77 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government has taken a very different position from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office over the current balance in the relationship between the UK and Cayman. In its submissions to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee for the review currently underway, the CIG has describe [...]

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Minister avoids cruise issue at tourism showcase

Minister avoids cruise issue at tourism showcase

| 18/10/2018 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Speaking to an audience of industry stakeholders who sell the Cayman Islands tourism brand around the world on Tuesday, Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell promoted the destination’s pristine underwater experience, but avoided mentioning the planned destruction of it with the proposed cr [...]

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Cops charge sex-offender suspect caught on camera

Cops charge sex-offender suspect caught on camera

| 18/10/2018
(CNS): Leandro Solomon (28) from George Town, who was arrested in relation to a sexual assault on a woman in South Church Street earlier this week, has been formally charged with indecent exposure and indecent assault and is expected in court today, 18 October. The local man was arrested shortly aft [...]

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Discovery Point Club responds to accusations

Discovery Point Club responds to accusations

| 18/10/2018 | 28 Comments
Rebuttal to ‘Neighbour furious over vegetation destruction’: Mr Johnson, this is the Strata Executive Committee’s reply to your email and your grossly inaccurate article in CNS. 1) There was no “wanton destruction” of your vegetation. After confirmation of the boundary lines, it ap [...]

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Five cruise port ‘debate’ lessons

Five cruise port ‘debate’ lessons

| 18/10/2018 | 39 Comments
101 writes: The debate surrounding the proposed new cruise berthing facility is far from over but the experience thus far has taught us more than a few lessons. Most of these lessons suggests the country is not getting the debate it deserves. Here are a few examples: [...]

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