Archive for July 24th, 2015

Activists promote underwater paradise with free screening

Activists promote underwater paradise with free screening

| 24/07/2015 | 35 Comments

(CNS): The Save Cayman campaign is inviting everyone to Sunset House this evening for a free screening of the fantastic underwater world in George Town Harbour that will be lost forever if government presses ahead with the proposal to develop cruise piers in the capital. Many acres will be lost directly to dredging but many more […]

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Woman sexually assaulted in home invasion

Woman sexually assaulted in home invasion

| 24/07/2015 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a man who sexually assaulted a woman at knifepoint in her West Bay home Thursday night. The police said that the intruder was a stranger to the victim, who was not only sexually assaulted but threatened and physically attacked by the unknown but armed man. The attack took […]

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Speaker may face ACC probe

Speaker may face ACC probe

| 24/07/2015 | 100 Comments

(CNS): The former minister for district administration and planning may be subject to an Anti-Corruption Committee (ACC) investigation after the auditor general raised concerns again about her use of public money on Cayman Brac. In his latest report Alastair Swarbrick pointed to what could be a “breach of trust” by Julianna O’Connor-Connolly, who is currently the speaker […]

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Private sector managing Cayman’s development

Private sector managing Cayman’s development

| 24/07/2015 | 34 Comments

(CNS): The bias of the Central Planning Authority towards development has led to private sector investors and developers shaping the Cayman Islands, with the parliament which represents the people losing control. The auditor general’s latest damning report regarding the mismanagement of public resources reveals concerns that go far wider than the usual abuse of taxpayers’ […]

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Special Olympians buoyant despite rough start

Special Olympians buoyant despite rough start

| 24/07/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The athletes representing the Cayman Islands at the Special Olympic Games in California are gearing up for the competition, despite a setback at the start of the event. Officials confirmed that the team is in high spirits, even after spending their first night sleeping on a gymnasium floor due to problems getting athletes to their […]

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Regional undersea volcano shows signs of erupting

Regional undersea volcano shows signs of erupting

| 24/07/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The seismic research centre at the University of the West Indies has issued an advisory regarding the underwater volcano, Kick ‘em Jenny, located off the coast of Grenada. Experts said a strong continuous signal was observed on instruments monitoring the submarine volcano early Thursday morning following signs of already elevated activity and quakes in […]

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