Archive for December 31st, 2015

Police arrest one over Christmas Eve assault

| 31/12/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 26-year-old man from Bodden Town is likely to be spending New Year’s Eve in the police lock-up following his arrest in connection with an assault on Christmas Eve in the district. The police and emergency services received a call about the incident around 10pm on 24 December after a man received a serious […]

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Extension kicks off New Year for booze laws

Extension kicks off New Year for booze laws

| 31/12/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The start of 2016 brings a one-hour extension to regular closing times of all liquor licence holders on New Year’s Eve as well as a new regime surrounding the liquor law in Cayman, as amendments made to the legislation in October come into force on 1 January. The new law features several amended and some entirely new […]

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Unemployment ‘Achilles heel’ for PPM

Unemployment ‘Achilles heel’ for PPM

| 31/12/2015 | 114 Comments

(CNS): The number of jobless Caymanians is proving to be the Achilles heel of the PPM government, according to the premier. In his New Year statement to the nation setting out his administration’s ambitions for 2016, Alden McLaughlin said the prospects for the year ahead were bright but admitted that at 8.3%, Caymanian unemployment remained […]

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Cayman to shape policies to reduce carbon footprint

Cayman to shape policies to reduce carbon footprint

| 31/12/2015 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Following the historic climate change conference in Paris, the Cayman Islands will be reviewing its own carbon footprint in 2016 in an effort to adapt to the requirements of all nations to help reduce global warming. As a low lying nation on the front line of the consequences of a warming world, the minister […]

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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.