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Archive for July 17th, 2017

Health minister aiming for ‘adequate’ cover

Health minister aiming for ‘adequate’ cover

| 17/07/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Dwayne “John-John” Seymour, a critic of the Progressives during the campaign who then joined the coalition government as health minister, believes everyone in Cayman should have “adequate health insurance coverage”. The Bodden Town MLA is understood to have been the se [...]

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Missing 12-year-old girl found in WB

Missing 12-year-old girl found in WB

| 17/07/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Police have found 12-year-old Hayleigh Sciamonte with help from the public. The young girl who had been missing since Friday, 14 July was last seen near her home in West Bay on Grass Piece Lane until Today when she was  located in the district. Police said Hayleigh was spotted by a member o [...]

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Mercedes, motorcycle and truck stolen

Mercedes, motorcycle and truck stolen

| 17/07/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Another three vehicles were stolen in George Town over the weekend, police revealed Monday afternoon. Officers are now looking for a white Mercedes Benz, a black KTM#640 motorcycle and a white Ford truck, all taken between Thursday night and the early hours of Saturday morning in different pa [...]

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Woman hit by taxi at airport

Woman hit by taxi at airport

| 17/07/2017 | 58 Comments
(CNS): A female pedestrian was seriously injured this morning when she was mowed down by a taxi near to Andy’s Rent-a-Car and the long-term car park at the airport. Police said the woman was knocked down at around 10am Monday and she was rushed to the George Town hospital. RCIPS officers are i [...]

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Patient looking for CINICO to cover cannabis oil

Patient looking for CINICO to cover cannabis oil

| 17/07/2017
I have a condition that I think may be helped by cannabis oil. However, my health insurance is covered by CINICO and I don’t think any Health Services Authority doctors prescribe it. If a private doctor gives me a prescription, will CINICO pay for it? [...]

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Parking rules don’t apply to cops on job

Parking rules don’t apply to cops on job

| 17/07/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS); Officials from the RCIPS have made it clear that the usual parking rules do not apply to the police when they are responding to a 911 call out. Noting that officers are allowed to park in the safest closest space to the scene of any potential crime, the RCIPS hit back at accusations on [&hell [...]

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Law to protect old folks comes into play

Law to protect old folks comes into play

| 17/07/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The Older Persons Law, 2017, which was passed by the Legislative Assembly in March, came into effect Monday. The legislation aims to promote, protect and advance the wellbeing of seniors in the community and requires that a Council of Older Persons is set up to identify and advance senior [...]

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CIG reports to UK bosses on public finance

CIG reports to UK bosses on public finance

| 17/07/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman delegation to the special Brexit meeting in London turned to public finance when Premier Alden McLaughlin, Finance Minister Roy McTaggart and Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers met with Miriam Sachak, the head of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Economics and Financial [...]

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Foodbank aims to help 1,000s in need

Foodbank aims to help 1,000s in need

| 17/07/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Two local businessmen and a pastor have joined forces with other volunteers to create a centralized food bank and cooking facility to help supply non-profits, such as churches and charities, feeding families in need. At a launch for the new charity, officials from the Needs Assessment Unit re [...]

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