Archive for January 17th, 2017

Cubans land on Brac as US ends migrant policy

Cubans land on Brac as US ends migrant policy

| 17/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Immigration officials are in the process of transferring another group of Cubans from Cayman Brac to the Immigration Detention Centre and other facilities on Grand Cayman after a makeshift boat carrying 28 migrants ran aground over the weekend. Possibly unaware of the announcement by the US authorities last week of an immediate end to […]

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Over 21,000 registered to vote

Over 21,000 registered to vote

| 17/01/2017 | 49 Comments

(CNS): After a surge in registration over the last few days of the Election Office drive, more than 21,000 people are expected to be eligible to vote in the historic general election on 24 May. Supervisor of Elections Wesley Howell said that over 300 new voter registration applications were received Monday before the midnight deadline […]

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Police appeal for help finding stolen car plates

Police appeal for help finding stolen car plates

| 17/01/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Thieves have made off with a set of licence plates from a car parked in the Windsor Park area of George Town, police said Tuesday. The yellow private licence plates #150 873 were stolen from a Hyundai parked in the neighbourhood off Walkers Road on 12 January, according to the police, who are now […]

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Consultants to cost new Sunrise Centre

Consultants to cost new Sunrise Centre

| 17/01/2017 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The education ministry has awarded a contract to Rider Levett Bucknall to come up with an outline business case (OBC) for the new Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SRC). Officials said the consultants will review the cost of possible options to develop a new and expanded facility in a more central location that can offer […]

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Ex security finance boss jailed for theft

Ex security finance boss jailed for theft

| 17/01/2017 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The former financial controller at the Security Centre Ltd has been remanded in custody ahead of her sentencing hearing, which has been postponed until later next month. It’s almost three years since investigations at the security company turned up what was originally believed to be the theft of around $1 million and led to the arrest […]

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Seasonal clean-up opens beach access

Seasonal clean-up opens beach access

| 17/01/2017 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have said that the seasonal clean-up project, which was accomplished under budget, resulted in significant improvements to the physical appearance and functionality of dozens of public spaces across the Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. But as well as the extensive roadside clean-ups, beautification and refurbishment work, the teams also cleared over 30 beach […]

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