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Archive for February 1st, 2017

Ozzie rues need for sports anti-abuse policy

Ozzie rues need for sports anti-abuse policy

| 01/02/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): With the launch of a new policy aimed at local sports associations to help them prevent the abuse of young athletes, Sports Minister Osbourne Bodden said that Cayman has regrettably changed and development has led to greater risks for kids playing sport. The policy is designed to deter and pr [...]

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Suspect drunk driver ploughs into political board

Suspect drunk driver ploughs into political board

| 01/02/2017
(CNS Elections): Just days after political hopeful Kenneth Bryan erected his new campaign billboards in the George Town area, one of them was found in pieces Wednesday. But it was soon revealed that there was no foul play or political vandalism, which has been a factor in previous campaigns, and tha [...]

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US non-profit backs local anti-GM mosquito campaign

US non-profit backs local anti-GM mosquito campaign

| 01/02/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): As the Mosquito Research and Control Unit begins talks about expanding the release of bio-engineered Aedes aegypti mosquitoes across Grand Cayman, given the emerging success of the controlled project in West Bay, those opposed to the use of GM bugs to control the invasive pests have launched [...]

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Ellio deserts CDP to go it alone

Ellio deserts CDP to go it alone

| 01/02/2017
(CNS Election): Ellio Solomon, a former radio talk show host and one-time backbench MLA in the 2009 to 2013 United Democratic Party administration, launched his 2017 election bid as an independent on Tuesday night at a public meeting in the heart of George Town West. Solomon told CNS that he had de [...]

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Poor lose out in budget cash shuffle

Poor lose out in budget cash shuffle

| 01/02/2017 | 57 Comments
(CNS): The government has taken more than $2.5 million from various welfare cash allocations in the 2015/16 budget, according to the supplementary appropriations bill that it will be bringing to the Legislative Assembly later this month. In its reallocation of money originally appropriated in the la [...]

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