Archive for March 14th, 2015

Charges pending against hit and run driver

Charges pending against hit and run driver

| 14/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS) Police said that a file relating to the case against a 49-year-old man for dangerous driving and leaving the scene of an accident in January is with the director of public prosecutions for consideration. The man is alleged to have lost control of his red Ford Mustang (Shelby) and mowed down an American couple who […]

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Unemployed have right to know about jobs

Unemployed have right to know about jobs

| 14/03/2015 | 49 Comments

(CNS): The employment minister has said that Caymanian job seekers have a right to know about all the vacancies that exist at any time in the marketplace, including those earmarked for permit holders. As government begins moves that will eventually lead to more transparency about permit holders and immigration data, Tara Rivers is also calling for […]

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Work continues to cool down the GT dump

Work continues to cool down the GT dump

| 14/03/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A fire that began at the George Town dump at the beginning of the month is still not completely out and, warning that smoke would be in the air again, officials said that an excavator was used Friday to dig down to the heart of a fire to get to the smouldering hot spots.

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Erin Brockovich to speak at Crisis Centre fundraiser

Erin Brockovich to speak at Crisis Centre fundraiser

| 14/03/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre is hoping to raise some much-needed funds at a luncheon event, where the guest speaker will be environmental activist Erin Brockovich, the inspiration behind the 2000 Oscar Award winning movie Erin Brockovich, starring Julia Roberts in the title role, and the impelling force behind the largest medical settlement lawsuit in history.

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Local youngsters dive into conservation fight

Local youngsters dive into conservation fight

| 14/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A group of local students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) are getting serious about conservation. Five young people are working with DiveTech Cayman to film underwater footage for a documentary called ‘Deep Bleu’, which is looking at the threats to the marine environment, its grouper population, water pollution, the conditions of […]

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Cayman keeps dengue and chikungunya at bay

Cayman keeps dengue and chikungunya at bay

| 14/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Public Health Department officials have confirmed that there have been no new locally transmitted cases of either chikungunya or dengue fever reported to the authorities since the start of 2015. Although health officials remain on alert, it appears that Cayman has managed to escape the regional epidemics. Meanwhile, as the PHD waits on details regarding […]

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