Archive for August 2nd, 2017

Data Protection Law to start in 2019

Data Protection Law to start in 2019

| 02/08/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The Cabinet has set January 2019 as the implementation date for the Data Protection Law which was passed in the Legislative Assembly earlier this year. Over the next 18 months, a newly formed working group will develop the necessary regulations to complete the legislation and allow the law to [...]

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Admin team picks up pace on PR backlog

Admin team picks up pace on PR backlog

| 02/08/2017
(CNS): With around 1,000 outstanding permanent residency applications still waiting to be considered, the new team of immigration administrators now assisting the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board have helped to pick up the pace, doubling the rate of reviews in their first week.  The t [...]

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Mental health facility design contract worth $900k

Mental health facility design contract worth $900k

| 02/08/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): The contract to design the Cayman Islands’ first-ever dedicated mental health facility, won by Toronto-based architects Montgomery Sisam along with local partners  DDL Studio, is worth CI$898,285, officials have now confirmed. The overall cost to complete the project is estimated to b [...]

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Suspected burglar caught by cops, 2nd on the run

Suspected burglar caught by cops, 2nd on the run

| 02/08/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Police arrived within four minutes of a report of a burglary at a condo on Seven Mile Beach in the early hours of Wednesday morning, and managed to nab one of the suspects after witnessing him and his alleged partner in crime climb out of a window. Officers were called to a report of [&hellip [...]

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Gunman comes clean over firearm

Gunman comes clean over firearm

| 02/08/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Kevin Bowen (34) from George Town pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of an unlicensed firearm, just before his trial was about to get under way. As a result of his courthouse door admission to possessing an illegal shotgun and issues relating to the crown’s evidence, Bowen dodged ch [...]

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Air arrivals heading for record-breaking year

Air arrivals heading for record-breaking year

| 02/08/2017
(CNS Business): As the tourism sector passes the halfway mark for 2017 government officials are confident that the Cayman Islands will enjoy another record-breaking year as a destination for overnight visitors. If the numbers continue Cayman can expect to see at least 400,000 guests this year. Follo [...]

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