Archive for December 8th, 2015

CIFA ousts Webb and blasts minister

CIFA ousts Webb and blasts minister

| 08/12/2015 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Football Association has formally ousted Jeffrey Webb from his position as president but the acting CIFA president, Bruce Blake, will remain at the helm until elections take place at a planned congress next year. CIFA’s Executive Committee has also hit out at the sports minister, who has expressed concerns about the […]

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Cops net rogue drivers but crashes continue

Cops net rogue drivers but crashes continue

| 08/12/2015 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Despite netting over a hundred drivers for traffic infractions, ranging from drinking and driving to parking in disabled spots, during the opening of the RCIPS Christmas crackdown on rogue driving and poor road safety, police said that there were over 50 crashes on the roads in the first week of December alone. With the […]

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Fishermen rescued near Pedro Bluff

Fishermen rescued near Pedro Bluff

| 08/12/2015 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The lives of two men picking whelks on the ironshore at the Pedro Bluff were saved Sunday morning by a coordinated rescue effort of emergency personnel and police divers after they were swept into the ocean by a large wave. The fishermen were spotted struggling in the water by a couple who were kite fishing who called the […]

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Doctor points finger at political command

Doctor points finger at political command

| 08/12/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The former medical director of the Health Services Authority (HSA), Dr Greg Hoeksema, told the court Monday he believed that the fraud allegations surrounding the contract with AIS (Cayman) for the hospital payment system went much further up the political chain of command. Giving evidence via video-link from the US in the case against […]

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Money transfer firm battles on to resolve banking problem

Money transfer firm battles on to resolve banking problem

| 08/12/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS): With almost 8,500 Jamaicans in the Cayman Islands on work permits, the cash transfer firm, JN Money Services (Cayman), is hosting a Town Hall meeting tomorrow evening for Jamaicans to update them on their efforts to resume their local currency remittance services. While Western Union has resumed operations here with a new partner and new […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.