Archive for July 26th, 2016

Fugitive’s company closed down over $1.69M debt

Fugitive’s company closed down over $1.69M debt

| 26/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A company owned by a man wanted by local police for a violent crime has been wound up by the Grand Court after a creditor in the British Virgin Islands tried and failed for more than six months to get back almost $1.7 million he had on account with B&C Capital Ltd. Ryan […]

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Salvage crews to fish out Cuban boat from North Sound

Salvage crews to fish out Cuban boat from North Sound

| 26/07/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): A makeshift vessel that arrived in local waters last week carrying fifteen Cuban migrants has sunk in the North Sound, according to immigration officials, who said that “efforts are currently being made to have the vessel removed by a salvage specialist this week”. There has been a surge of rickety boats passing through local […]

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WB fire crew, trucks and kit move to sports complex

WB fire crew, trucks and kit move to sports complex

| 26/07/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The West Bay Fire Station operations are being temporarily relocated to the Ed Bush Sports Complex in order to facilitate work at the station over the next six weeks. Government officials said that the fire crew, their vehicles and equipment are being moved to the stadium and will be dispatched from there when responding […]

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Dart to shut down 9-hole golf course

Dart to shut down 9-hole golf course

| 26/07/2016 | 96 Comments

(CNS): Keeping the Britannia nine-hole golf course open is “commercially unfeasible”, officials from Dart Realty (Cayman) have said. Announcing the decision to close the course, which came in the package when the islands’ largest developer acquired the former Hyatt Resort and Grand Cayman Beach Suites, Dart said it had analyzed operations for the past few […]

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Stay lifted paving way for GM mosquito release

Stay lifted paving way for GM mosquito release

| 26/07/2016 | 28 Comments

(CNS): The Mosquito Research and Control Unit has been given the greenlight by the court to begin the controversial release of the genetically modified bio-engineered Aedes aegypti mosquitoes after Justice Ingrid Mangatal lifted the stay on the project. Kerrie Cox, the lawyer representing the local activists trying to halt the project until an independent risk […]

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Blake joins executive in regional football union

Blake joins executive in regional football union

| 26/07/2016 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The vice president of the Cayman Islands Football Association, Bruce Blake, has secured a seat on the executive committee of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) after elections in Miami this weekend. Blake, who has yet to fully explain what has gone on with the CIFA accounts, was heading up the organisation when the sports […]

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