Archive for January 5th, 2017

27 DUI arrests over the holidays

27 DUI arrests over the holidays

| 05/01/2017 | 23 Comments

(CNS): During Operation Ice Crystals, the RCIPS holiday safety campaign which ran from 7 December through 2 January, police officers made a total of 27 DUI arrests, issued 30 citations for speeding, 39 citations for using a mobile phone while driving, 32 citations for failing to wear seat belts and 65 citations for expired registration. […]

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Accident on Crewe Road

Accident on Crewe Road

| 05/01/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A three-car accident at the intersection of Smith Road and Crewe Road is currently blocking traffic but police say that tow trucks are on scene and the road should be cleared shortly. The RCIPS responded to reports of the accident just after 2:00pm today (5 January). At least one person was injured. Motorists are […]

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Brac fire officers flown to GCM after truck flips on runway

Brac fire officers flown to GCM after truck flips on runway

| 05/01/2017 | 95 Comments

(CNS) Updated 5:26pm: The police helicopter has transported both fire officers involved in today’s fire truck accident on the Brac airport runway to Grand Cayman for further medical assessment. Officials reported earlier that the truck they were driving flipped while they were conducting a mandatory speed test on the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport runway on […]

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Minister invites boxing legend to Cayman

Minister invites boxing legend to Cayman

| 05/01/2017 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Manny Pacquiao, considered one of the greatest boxers of all times, will be arriving tomorrow for a brief visit to the Cayman Islands, where he will be attending two events on Grand Cayman Saturday and then flying to Cayman Brac on Sunday. Pacquiao (38), who is not only a sporting legend but also a […]

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Our youth are politically apathetic

Our youth are politically apathetic

| 05/01/2017 | 47 Comments

Blue Iguana writes: Apparently, a certain constitutional entitlement is rather unimportant in our democratic society. If there’s one thing that the Elections Office’s canvassing exercise reveals about Cayman’s youth, it’s this: politics disinterests them. That’s essentially the message our young Caymanians are expressing emphatically. The numbers don’t lie and do not suggest otherwise.

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Cayman signs onto agreement to protect Sargasso Sea

Cayman signs onto agreement to protect Sargasso Sea

| 05/01/2017 | 13 Comments

(CNS): While the PPM government continues to mull the extension of the Cayman Islands Marine parks to further protect our own unique marine environement, it has signed these islands up to the Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the Conservation of the Sargasso Sea, the earth’s only sea without a land boundary, located in the North […]

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Cayman tourism – fantasy destination or facade?

Cayman tourism – fantasy destination or facade?

| 05/01/2017 | 92 Comments

MM writes: There is no doubt that the Cayman Islands are blessed with beauty and some of the clearest, cleanest and safest beaches of the Caribbean. Our infrastructure boasts some of the finest four- and five-star accommodations in the region, with all the best amenities and most luxurious services. Our political scene is stable, neutral […]

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