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Archive for November 24th, 2015

CIG to stop job-hopping expats

CIG to stop job-hopping expats

| 24/11/2015 | 88 Comments
(CNS): The government is reviewing section 50 of the immigration law due to an increase in the number of expatriate workers who are job-hopping while still on a work permit without a letter of release from their bosses, according to Deputy Governor Franz Manderson. Following what appears to be a re [...]

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New gas station faces road hurdle

New gas station faces road hurdle

| 24/11/2015 | 30 Comments
(CNS): Gasoline retailer, Rubis, should know by the end of this month if its proposal to build a gas station in front of a residential area will be approved. The company is seeking Central Planning Authority (CPA) approval to construct the station on Canal Point Road, across the street from Foster [...]

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Ozzie seeks answers to youth crime in Jamaica

Ozzie seeks answers to youth crime in Jamaica

| 24/11/2015 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The community affairs minister was in Kingston recently at a CARICOM crime prevention seminar on at-risk youth and vulnerable populations. Osbourne Bodden said that the root causes of crime across the region are very similar and it was instructive to learn of the different initiatives being [...]

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Western Union reopens at Fosters

Western Union reopens at Fosters

| 24/11/2015
(CNS Business): The money transfer service firm Western Union has reopened for business at Foster’s Food Fair airport branch, the financial services minister has confirmed. Wayne Panton told CNS Business that as of 9am Tuesday morning, the service was back in business as a result of a new partners [...]

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Lighthouse gets special accreditation

Lighthouse gets special accreditation

| 24/11/2015 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The Lighthouse School has been designated a centre of excellence for its curriculum by an awarding body specialising in the special needs and disabilities areas. In 2008 the school began offering courses with ASDAN, allowing students to receive a recognised and established qualification from [...]

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Cops drive home road safety message

Cops drive home road safety message

| 24/11/2015 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The police are ramping up their road safety message this year ahead of the Christmas anti-crime and road user enforcement campaign with a documentary about the impact of road crashes, as they urge drivers to slow down, pay attention and stop drinking and driving. Superintendent Angelique Howe [...]

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Police seek missing women in jewellery store robbery

Police seek missing women in jewellery store robbery

| 24/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is asking the public to help them find a missing woman who may be able to help them in a robbery investigation. A police spokesperson said officers are conducting investigations into a series of incidents that occurred at Mitzi’s Jewelry Store between Friday 13 November and Wednes [...]

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Banking scam emails on the rise

Banking scam emails on the rise

| 24/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The police are once again warning people to be careful about emails that refer to banking activity after more victims fell for online scams. The RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) said the public should be suspicious of any instructions received by email purporting to be from banking ins [...]

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Man charged with stabbing, victim has collapsed lung

Man charged with stabbing, victim has collapsed lung

| 24/11/2015
(CNS): A 30-year-old man from George Town has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent in connection with a stabbing outside a bar in Seven Mile Shops on the West Bay Road in the early hours of Saturday morning. The 18-year-old victim remained in the Cayman Islands Hospital on Monday in st [...]

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NCC concerned over cruise port process

NCC concerned over cruise port process

| 24/11/2015 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The National Conservation Council (NCC) has raised a number of concerns surrounding how government is handling the proposed development of cruise berthing facilities in the George Town Harbour in two public statements that have now been released to the media. While Premier Alden McLaughlin an [...]

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