Archive for May 20th, 2016

CIG missing $millions in rental stamp duty

CIG missing $millions in rental stamp duty

| 20/05/2016 | 72 Comments
(CNS): A memo that was written more than six years ago about government’s failure to collect stamp duty on residential leases suggests that the public purse is missing out on at least a million dollars every year in revenue that government experts said should not be very expensive to collect. Foll [...]

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NCC faces speargun conundrum

NCC faces speargun conundrum

| 20/05/2016 | 73 Comments
(CNS): The National Conservation Council is facing a challenging problem because of a compromise the environment minister was forced to make over spearguns in order to gain support from his political colleagues on the National Conservation Law. As the last parts of the law are implemented, which is [...]

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HRC urges people to embrace Cayman’s diversity

HRC urges people to embrace Cayman’s diversity

| 20/05/2016 | 75 Comments
(CNS): The Human Rights Commission is calling on Cayman to embrace the cultural diversity here that stems from the multiple nationalities that make up the community. In a statement to mark the United Nations World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, the commission pointed out th [...]

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Beached Cuban boat irritates residents

Beached Cuban boat irritates residents

| 20/05/2016 | 31 Comments
(CNS): An abandoned Cuban boat that is currently beached at the water’s edge in South Sound, near to Miss Lassie’s House, is irritating residents. A group of Cuban migrants arrived in the vessel two weeks ago and it has been sitting there since. Despite complaints, the authorities explained that [...]

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