Archive for June 30th, 2016

Minister turns attention to needs of elderly

Minister turns attention to needs of elderly

| 30/06/2016 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Government is beginning the process of forming a policy to advance and protect the rights of the more elderly members of the community for the next twenty years. Officials from the community affairs ministry will be hosting a stakeholder workshop Friday, where pensioners, government officials and other relevant community members will explore the status […]

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Cullers bring in 14,400 green iguanas

Cullers bring in 14,400 green iguanas

| 30/06/2016 | 64 Comments

(CNS): The 18 registered cullers and their support teams managed to bring in more than 14,400 iguanas during the Department of Environment’s week-long green iguana culling project. Local cullers, who were using air rifles, sticks, traps, machetes and dogs, were offered $5 per iguana and have collected a bounty of some $72,000 for their haul. […]

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Body of missing snorkeler found after search

Body of missing snorkeler found after search

| 30/06/2016 | 35 Comments

(CNS): A 24-year-old local man has drowned off the coast of Spotts beach during a snorkelling trip with friends on Wednesday evening, 29 June. A search and rescue operation was launched yesterday at around 6pm after the 911 Communications Centre received a report that he was in the water in distress. Police have not yet identified […]

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Tory candidates line up as Cayman waits on Brexit answers

Tory candidates line up as Cayman waits on Brexit answers

| 30/06/2016 | 51 Comments

(CNS): The UK’s ruling Conservative party has begun the battle to find a new leader, who will then be the prime minister of the country, as the Cayman Islands government waits on news about how the British exit from the European Union will impact it and the other territories. In a surprise switch among the ‘Leave’ […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.