Archive for June 20th, 2016

NCC seeks public backing for new fish plan

NCC seeks public backing for new fish plan

| 20/06/2016 | 44 Comments
(CNS): As marine life around Cayman battles against mounting manmade threats, from over fishing and development to climate change challenges, the National Conservation Council is asking the public for comment on a new fish conservation plan. The draft plan, designed to enhance protection for local f [...]

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Two men assault elderly man aboard bus

Two men assault elderly man aboard bus

| 20/06/2016 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The police are appealing to members of the public to help them find two young men who assaulted a 71-year-old man on a bus on Sunday afternoon in West Bay. The man was riding a beige Toyota Hiace (a public bus) at around 2pm when he was punched by the two young men who […] [...]

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Shetty hospital chief defends doctor’s credentials

Shetty hospital chief defends doctor’s credentials

| 20/06/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): The CEO and head of medical services at Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) has defended the qualifications and experience of his doctors after the Department of Health Regulatory Services refused a freedom of information request to release details of the medical staff at the hospital. Dr Chan [...]

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Local activist in dock over Nation Building Fund grant

Local activist in dock over Nation Building Fund grant

| 20/06/2016
(CNS): A local woman better known as an outspoken advocate on a range of issues, from animal abuse to sex-offenders, was in the dock Friday facing trial over allegations of fraud relating to the controversial Nation Building Fund. Sandra Catron is charged with eight counts of uttering a false docum [...]

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Minister: Brexit will see UK focus on BoTs

Minister: Brexit will see UK focus on BoTs

| 20/06/2016 | 25 Comments
(CNS): The UK minister with responsibility for the British overseas territories has said that a British exit from the European Union will be an advantage for the BoTs because the UK will be able to focus on traditional relationships with them and what he described as the English-speaking world. Jame [...]

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‘Shocking’ iguana numbers pose environment crisis

‘Shocking’ iguana numbers pose environment crisis

| 20/06/2016 | 103 Comments
(CNS): Local experts now believe that there are around half a million invasive green iguanas on Grand Cayman. Early estimates indicate the population is doubling annually and there could be well over a million by this time next year. Research by the Department of Environment has revealed that the nu [...]

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