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Archive for June 23rd, 2015

Gov’t clampdown on unlicensed vendors

Gov’t clampdown on unlicensed vendors

| 23/06/2015
(CNS Business): Tourism bosses tell CNS Business it’s time to put a stop to unlicensed vendors and operations happening along our beaches and cruise port. The docks in George Town have been used for many years by Caymanian entrepreneurs to sell their crafts and items to tourists as they step off t [...]

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Hospital registers new donors in blood drive

Hospital registers new donors in blood drive

| 23/06/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The Health Services Authority recruited 38 new donors during the weekend blood drive and took blood from more than 30 previous donors. Pleased with the results, staff explained that the hospital is always in need of blood and continues to encourage people to come in and donate whenever they c [...]

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Man avoids jail after drink-fuelled attack

Man avoids jail after drink-fuelled attack

| 23/06/2015 | 8 Comments
(CNS): A local man who suffers from a bipolar disorder avoided jail last week despite being convicted for unlawful wounding and common assault after attacking his friends during a drunken night out. Wayne Dilbert (56) admitted the assault, which took place over two years ago, and although he receive [...]

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TCI, like Cayman, faces surge in violent gang crime

TCI, like Cayman, faces surge in violent gang crime

| 23/06/2015 | 23 Comments
(CNS): As Cayman battles its problems regarding gang violence, robberies and shootings, the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) appears to be battling a similar kind of crime wave among its young people. The premier of the Caribbean overseas territory issued a statement Tuesday calling on the police comm [...]

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Finance ministry to review CIG fees

Finance ministry to review CIG fees

| 23/06/2015 | 50 Comments
(CNS): Minister of Finance Marco Archer has stated that government will be doing a review of the fees it charges for services, especially in the offshore sector, after it was revealed that fees are not routinely being reviewed. Although government has committed not to increase fees or introduce new [...]

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Cuban migrant numbers climb again

Cuban migrant numbers climb again

| 23/06/2015 | 6 Comments
(CNS): A group of Cubans that arrived in Cayman Brac at the weekend have been transported to the detention centre in Fairbanks on Grand Cayman, pushing the facility to its limits once again. The movement of migrants from Cuba continues to increase and they are arriving in Cayman in ever more danger [...]

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Police hear community concerns through surveys

Police hear community concerns through surveys

| 23/06/2015 | 7 Comments
(CNS Video): The RCIPS said they will be trying to address the concerns of the wider public based on the results they receive over the next week from surveys they are asking people to complete at their community clinic road show. Concerns that public meetings are not as well attended as they would [...]

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