Archive for June 2nd, 2016

Environmental claims and the George Town landfill

Environmental claims and the George Town landfill

| 02/06/2016 | 59 Comments

Anthony Akiwumi and Vaughan Carter write: The recent publication of a study from Italy entitled Morbidity and mortality of people who live close to municipal waste landfills: a multisite cohort study in the International Journal of Epidemiology (Mataloni et al, Int J Epidemiol (2016) 1-10) should bring into even sharper focus the dangers posed by […]

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Lands & Survey makes bid to collect missing duty

Lands & Survey makes bid to collect missing duty

| 02/06/2016 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the Lands and Survey Department are calling for people to pay duty on their leases. Information released under the FOI law last month in response to a request by local attorney Peter Polack revealed that the public purse was missing millions of dollars because many tenants of business or residential properties are […]

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Former Pepsi boss dies snorkelling at Stingray City

Former Pepsi boss dies snorkelling at Stingray City

| 02/06/2016 | 26 Comments

(CNS): A 71-year-old US citizen residing in the Cayman Islands died yesterday at Stingray City after snorkelling at the popular attraction, police said Wednesday. The RCIPS has confirmed that he was Roger Enrico, a former chief executive officer of PepsiCo. Around 2pm Wednesday, the 911 Communications Centre received a call that a man had encountered […]

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UK cops join RCIPS management team

UK cops join RCIPS management team

| 02/06/2016 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Two senior British police officers, both recruited by former police commissioner David Baines before he left his post this week, have joined the RCIPS command team. Peter Lansdown and Robert Graham have joined as superintendents and, as of today, now head up specialist operations and district operations in what may be seen by many as […]

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Deputy Premier defends costly cruise port project

Deputy Premier defends costly cruise port project

| 02/06/2016 | 91 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has defended government’s decision to press ahead with the controversial and costly cruise berthing project and revealed that four engineering consultant firms have been pre-qualified to bid on the next contract in the process. Speaking in the Legislative Assembly Wednesday, he said that consultants to cost out and define the […]

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OAG didn’t review latest Dart deal

OAG didn’t review latest Dart deal

| 02/06/2016 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The newly revised deal between government and the Dart Group has not been reviewed by the auditor general, despite his criticisms and concerns about the so-called NRA Agreement in a scathing report published last July, which was discussed during the Public Accounts Committee hearings in March. “To date, the Office of the Auditor General […]

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Rescue report reveals resource problems

Rescue report reveals resource problems

| 02/06/2016 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Personnel shortages and equipment problems for the RCIPS Air Support and Joint Marine units were all identified in a report by a coastguard expert made public yesterday. The search and rescue (SAR) operation conducted by the RCIPS in March following a report that five people, including two children, were missing at sea, was reviewed […]

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