Archive for June 18th, 2015

Cops charge throat slashing suspect

Cops charge throat slashing suspect

| 18/06/2015 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The man suspected of being involved in a gang-related violent incident on the streets of George Town Tuesday has been charged by police and was expected to appear in Summary Court on Thursday. Officers on the case are also looking for the driver of a blue car (left) caught on CCTV that may ha [...]

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Success rate of NWDA in question

Success rate of NWDA in question

| 18/06/2015 | 38 Comments
(CNS): The employment minister has said the government’s National Workforce Development Agency is not a recruitment agency but still aims to help people find work. The ministry’s job centre was called into question Friday, when members of Finance Committee queried what the agency was doing, [...]

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Activists call on Beck to stop blocking beach

Activists call on Beck to stop blocking beach

| 18/06/2015 | 76 Comments
(CNS): A wealthy property owner in South Sound has blocked beach access in the area as a result of unauthorized coastal works, activists have said, but it appears that the planning department is not enforcing the law after it suspended an enforcement notice requiring the work to stop. Activists from [...]

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Dogs run off turtle poachers

Dogs run off turtle poachers

| 18/06/2015 | 44 Comments
(CNS): A 400lb female turtle was rescued from the hands of poachers yesterday morning at around 4:30am. A man walking his dogs along the shore in West Bay came across a group of men attempting to take the nesting turtle. But the concerned citizen, with the assistance of his dogs, ran the poachers of [...]

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Bodden Town water works close to finish

Bodden Town water works close to finish

| 18/06/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Phase one of a Cayman Water Authority pipeline project that has seen works disrupting Bodden Town traffic for more than a month is coming to an end, officials have said. The authority expects to complete the job, weather permitting, by the end of this month, it stated in a release. The work, [...]

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Ministry to tackle teacher trouble

Ministry to tackle teacher trouble

| 18/06/2015 | 55 Comments
(CNS): The acting chief officer in the education ministry has said that there are plans to review teachers’ pay, as well as to conduct exit interviews with all teachers who are leaving this year and to start focus groups with local teachers who have already quit the profession. Christen Suckoo tol [...]

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