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Archive for February 12th, 2015

Construction spill blocks Red Bay roundabout

| 12/02/2015 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The police have closed the feeder road at the Red Bay roundabout, near Auto Spa Car wash, as a result of a heavy trailer losing its load. An RCIPS spokesperson said the westbound access is blocked due to the spillage of lumber on the road. Heavy equipment is on scene clearing the obstruction [...]

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Court rejects Caledonian bank liquidation

Court rejects Caledonian bank liquidation

| 12/02/2015
(CNS Business): Attempts by Caledonian Bank to place it and Caledonian Securities in voluntary liquidation under its own appointed liquidators have been rejected by the Cayman Islands Grand Court, which has upheld the appointment of the local regulator’s controllers. During a hearing on Thursday m [...]

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Governor’s legal fight ‘desperate’ says QC

Governor’s legal fight ‘desperate’ says QC

| 12/02/2015 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The legal team representing the governor’s office in the latest courtroom battle over the release of a secret document relating to the infamous Operation Tempura enquiry were accused Wednesday of “desperation” by the QC representing the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The off [...]

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Finance firms challenge FOI release

Finance firms challenge FOI release

| 12/02/2015 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Four local private sector financial services firms have taken legal action to challenge the release of information by the immigration department in response to what is understood to be a number of freedom of information requests relating to work-permits held by local companies. Maples Financ [...]

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CITA job drive manipulated, says MLA

CITA job drive manipulated, says MLA

| 12/02/2015 | 55 Comments
(CNS): A recent job drive by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) appeared to be a “deliberate attempt to discredit Caymanians and justify using cheap labour”, a government MLA has told CNS. Alva Suckoo, who followed up on the drive, discovered a catalogue of issues and a lack of transp [...]

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Audit offices steps to fitness victory

Audit offices steps to fitness victory

| 12/02/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Fifty-eight civil servants took 9.3 million steps over 21 days in the first ever civil service ‘Pedometer Challenge’. The fitness programme designed to make civil servants aware of the benefits of healthy lifestyle practices, such as increased physical activity and changing eatin [...]

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