Archive for June 29th, 2016

Over 40 Cuban migrants returned to Havana

Over 40 Cuban migrants returned to Havana

| 29/06/2016 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration, assisted by customs and prison officials, has sent 43 Cubans back to Havana over the last twelve days, officials confirmed in a release Wednesday. There are now 64 Cuban migrants in immigration custody — two children, 21 women and 41 men. There [...]

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Roadworks to step up as schools close for summer

Roadworks to step up as schools close for summer

| 29/06/2016 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) is stepping up its roadworks after schools close early in July, expanding and repairing roads in the Red Bay area. Work has already begun on the reconfiguration of the roundabout there and on the east-west arterial. Officials said that to improve safety, as [...]

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Staff shake-up at customs dept

Staff shake-up at customs dept

| 29/06/2016 | 35 Comments
(CNS): The collector of customs has revealed more details about the staff shake-up at the department responsible for bringing in around a quarter of government’s annual revenue. Charles Clifford has confirmed that Collie Powery and Emalie Wilks have retired from the department after more than thre [...]

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McAlpine secures gym contract at JGHS

McAlpine secures gym contract at JGHS

| 29/06/2016 | 26 Comments
(CNS): As the education ministry turns its attention back to the redevelopment of John Gray High School almost a decade after the project first started, the contract to complete the gymnasium on the abandoned site has gone to local contractor McAlpine. One of four companies to bid on the first phase [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Casa 43

Golden Spoons Review: Casa 43

| 29/06/2016
(CNS Foodie): Nestled in a quaint little spot behind the Copper Falls building, Casa 43 offers authentic Mexican cuisine with flares of the island intertwined.  The concept is pretty simple: tiny restaurant with reasonably priced, locally sourced products and the freshest margarita you can find on [...]

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