Archive for October 26th, 2015

KPMG gets contract for mental health facility OBC

KPMG gets contract for mental health facility OBC

| 26/10/2015 | 6 Comments
(CNS): KPMG is the latest consultant firm to win another lucrative government contract to write a business case for a public project. The auditors have begun work preparing an outline business case (OBC) for a proposed long-term residential mental health facility. A release from government on Monday [...]

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Cruise lines tell CIG they won’t tender mega-ships

Cruise lines tell CIG they won’t tender mega-ships

| 26/10/2015 | 136 Comments
(CNS): Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has told Cayman’s tourism minister that they will not tender their mega cruise ships, while Carnival has said it is unlikely to consider tenders for the mega class of vessels. In the latest statement from the tourism minister regarding the controversial p [...]

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Suspect cocaine dealer charged

Suspect cocaine dealer charged

| 26/10/2015 | 3 Comments
(CNS): A 24-year-old resident in Lakeside Apartments in George Town has been charged with a list of drug offences following a police drug bust. The raid took place at the apartments opposite the dump on Thursday 22 October, when detectives executed a search warrant and arrested one man. He was then [...]

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Cops hunt smugglers in North Side

Cops hunt smugglers in North Side

| 26/10/2015 | 40 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police are asking boat owners to secure their vessels as officers continue looking for four men who may have landed illegally in Grand Cayman Sunday night in what appeared to be a drug smuggling attempt. Officers are searching in the Cayman Kai area of North Side for the four people w [...]

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Local man admits nail salon stick-up

Local man admits nail salon stick-up

| 26/10/2015
(CNS):  A 38-year-old man from George Town has pleaded guilty to robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in connection with a hold-up at a nail salon in July. Paul Myles admitted the crimes during a mention in the Grand Court last week just before police charged the former secretary to the c [...]

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Passenger pressure too great to make dock work

Passenger pressure too great to make dock work

| 26/10/2015 | 54 Comments
(CNS): A local businessman working in the tourist sector has warned that the passenger numbers required to finance the cruise dock will put the remaining attractions under immense pressure. The General Manager of Atlantis Submarines, Bud Johnson, said that Grand Cayman had a limited capacity to cop [...]

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Miller calls for affirmative action for locals

Miller calls for affirmative action for locals

| 26/10/2015 | 99 Comments
(CNS): The independent member for North Side has revealed his intention to being a private member’s motion to the next meeting of the Legislative Assembly calling for quotas and affirmative action in the workplace to secure jobs for locals. Ezzard Miller said that with the persistent failure o [...]

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Homes being lost for want of $3,000

Homes being lost for want of $3,000

| 26/10/2015 | 51 Comments
(CNS): Politicians wrestled with the very real problem of poverty in Cayman during a debate in the Legislative Assembly Thursday brought by the opposition leader. McKeeva Bush called on government to establish an emergency fund to prevent social deprivation and help the worst cases in the community [...]

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