Archive for February 10th, 2015

Draft bill to enforce cancer reporting

Draft bill to enforce cancer reporting

| 10/02/2015 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Doctors and physicians will soon be obligated to report all cases of cancer and brain tumours that they diagnose in patients living in Cayman. Although a voluntary register was established some four years ago, just 250 cases have been recorded on it, only a fraction of the patients diagnosed [...]

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Further arrests in Yates killing

Further arrests in Yates killing

| 10/02/2015
(CNS): The police have arrested two more people in connection with the murder of Victor Oliver Yates in West Bay during the early morning hours of 3 January outside a local bar and restaurant. The RCIPS said that at around 3:00pm Tuesday 10 February a 29-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman, both f [...]

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Cops charge suspects in NS drug & gun bust

Cops charge suspects in NS drug & gun bust

| 10/02/2015
(CNS): Three men who were arrested in North Side in the early hours of Sunday morning have now been charged with drug and firearms offences.  The men appeared in Summary Court Tuesday when two of the men, aged 25 and 27, were remanded in custody and the third, a 61-year-old man, was bailed to retur [...]

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Ultra marathon to take in hidden back roads

Ultra marathon to take in hidden back roads

| 10/02/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Now in its sixth year, Cayman’s ultra-marathon, Off the Beaten Track, will take place on 1 March this year, organisers said this week. The islands’ toughest off-road 50k run will take competitors on a venture along hidden back roads, bush, dykes and white sandy beach. Runners ready for a [...]

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Orchids in bloom at annual show

Orchids in bloom at annual show

| 10/02/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Botanic Park in Frank Sound is encouraging the community to come out for the Annual Orchid Show and Fundraiser at the end of this month to enjoy the joint event and fundraiser for both the park and the Cayman Islands Orchid Society. The show is an exhibition of locally grown orchids and a [...]

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GT spruce up beginning with roads

GT spruce up beginning with roads

| 10/02/2015 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The much-anticipated rejuvenation of the country’s capital is due to start within the next few weeks on the roads, the premier has stated, beginning with Godfrey Nixon Way, the first road to be upgraded, widened and improved. The premier has promised to breathe new life into George Town, wi [...]

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Caledonian accused of $75M penny stock scam

Caledonian accused of $75M penny stock scam

| 10/02/2015
(CNS Business): Caledonian Bank is facing legal action from the US Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations it and three other companies based in Panama and Belize were involved in a $75 million penny stock scam. It a statement released Monday the Cayman-based bank said it was cooperating [...]

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Longest ever solar filament caught on UCCI camera

Longest ever solar filament caught on UCCI camera

| 10/02/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A huge magnetic filament is currently hanging over the surface of the sun, and it could erupt at any moment. The tendril of plasma, which reached some 700,000 kilometers this week and is suspended above the surface of the sun by magnetic forces, was captured by Bill Hrudey at UCCI’s observa [...]

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CIG to create utilities commission

CIG to create utilities commission

| 10/02/2015 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The government is making plans to create a public utilities commission, which will among other things regulate the fuel sector. Premier Alden McLaughlin is calling on the two oil suppliers to be more transparent about fuel pricing. Falling short of announcing possible price regulation at the [...]

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