Archive for June 14th, 2016

Drunk drivers netted during violence-free weekend

Drunk drivers netted during violence-free weekend

| 14/06/2016 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The police said things were a lot quieter in and around local nightspots over the holiday weekend following rising concerns that licensed premises were becoming trouble spots for law enforcement authorities. While police arrested five drivers on suspicion of drinking and driving, there were n [...]

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GM insect release will go ahead, says premier

GM insect release will go ahead, says premier

| 14/06/2016 | 54 Comments
(CNS): The first planned release of millions of genetically engineered mosquitoes in West Bay by a UK bio-technology firm will not be stopped, Premier Alden McLaughlin has confirmed. In a letter responding to a request from the opposition leader to put the release on hold until “scientific questio [...]

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Cops round up suspect drug users in GT home

Cops round up suspect drug users in GT home

| 14/06/2016
(CNS): Five people aged between 18 and 40 have been arrested for drug related offences after police found the group in possession of ganja and cocaine at an apartment near Smith Cove last weekend. The RCIPS said the arrests were made because of the suspicious behaviour of one man, which led police t [...]

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CIG plans post office investment for future viability

CIG plans post office investment for future viability

| 14/06/2016 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Government has released a strategic assessment document looking at ways to reduce the Cayman Islands Postal Service’s dependence on public subsidies and find ways it can make money. The report found that personnel at the post office present “one of its main challenges”, with some work [...]

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Cayman’s coral nurseries begin to flourish

Cayman’s coral nurseries begin to flourish

| 14/06/2016 | 15 Comments
(CNS): A project to grow new coral in local waters in an effort to replenish the increasingly depleted local reefs is doing well, according to experts working on the nurseries. Reefs around the Cayman Islands have been impacted by over-fishing, coastal development and climate change issues, such as [...]

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