Archive for June 6th, 2016

Time running out for reefs, says CCMI boss

Time running out for reefs, says CCMI boss

| 06/06/2016 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Dr Carrie Manfrino, the research director at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute on Little Cayman, has called for action to reverse the critical decline of tropical coral reefs and wants the world to try harder to save them. The institution is hosting a symposium in London this week, which [...]

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Guns, drugs found as video raises concerns about cops

Guns, drugs found as video raises concerns about cops

| 06/06/2016 | 83 Comments
(CNS): In a series of incidents on Friday night-Saturday morning, the police arrested three men and recovered a loaded firearm with five rounds of ammunition, a modified loaded flare gun, spent shells and an undisclosed quantity of ganja. One of the incidents, in which a man was shot with a Taser gu [...]

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MLAs call for gay rights referendum

MLAs call for gay rights referendum

| 06/06/2016 | 149 Comments
(CNS): Once again, some of Cayman’s longest serving politicians have attacked the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. During the budget debate in the Legislative Assembly last week, both Anthony Eden and Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush took aim at plans for a conference on issues imp [...]

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Local and regional LGBT prejudices top bill at conference

Local and regional LGBT prejudices top bill at conference

| 06/06/2016 | 72 Comments
(CNS): The social injustices faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people in the British overseas territory of the Cayman Islands and the wider Caribbean region will be at the top of the agenda at a conference this coming weekend. The conference, which has caused [...]

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Cubans put to work dismantling boat

Cubans put to work dismantling boat

| 06/06/2016 | 18 Comments
(CNS): A Cuban migrant vessel beached in South Sound was removed at the weekend with the help of some of the Cuban migrants themselves. The boat was abandoned at the shoreline one month ago when the people on board were taken into custody because it was unseaworthy and could not carry them any furth [...]

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Bush: Budget misleading public

Bush: Budget misleading public

| 06/06/2016 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has called on government to break its 18-month budget down so that people can make a fair comparison to last year’s spending plan. Responding to the government’s 2016/17 budget Friday, McKeeva Bush said it was misleading and confusing because it was impossible for t [...]

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