Archive for September 4th, 2017

What are the rules for using Segways?

What are the rules for using Segways?

| 04/09/2017
I have been seeing Segway tours being conducted on the sand on Seven Mile Beach, on the sand typically between, I think Royal Palms up to around Beach Suites. Groups of 10 people or so a couple of times a day on the sand leaving tracks along the beach and wiggling around sunbathers. Is this [&hellip [...]

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Mandatory cancer registry may be resurrected

Mandatory cancer registry may be resurrected

| 04/09/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The new health minister has hinted that the proposed mandatory register for cancer patients in the Cayman Islands, which was rejected after enormous public backlash, maybe resurrected. Although Dwayne Seymour gave very little away during the recent Finance Committee hearing when he was asked [...]

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Secret settlements cause MLA concern

Secret settlements cause MLA concern

| 04/09/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): An opposition member told the government benches that government must stop agreeing to non-disclosure when it comes to settling legal claims with public money. As the parliament was asked to vote an extra appropriation for the 2016 budget of $350,000 for the Ministry of Health and Culture as [...]

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Nine ‘blues’ released as conservation battle continues

Nine ‘blues’ released as conservation battle continues

| 04/09/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Researchers with the Blue Iguana Recovery Programme recently released nine more young blue ignanas into the wild at the Colliers Reserve in East End. But officials are warning that despite the overwhelming success of the project, which that has seen the iconic indigenous iguana brought back f [...]

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CIG stats predict rising cost of living

CIG stats predict rising cost of living

| 04/09/2017 | 52 Comments
(CNS): The economic forecast the government presented in its recent strategic policy statement offers a stable picture for growth in the local economy and a fall in unemployment. But the inflation indicators warn that ordinary people could be in for a tougher time. If wages don’t go up over the ne [...]

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Cayman residents urged to monitor Irma

Cayman residents urged to monitor Irma

| 04/09/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Hurricane Irma is currently tracking west-southwest at 14 mph, as it builds into a dangerous category 4 storm. According to the US National Hurricane Center, it is expected to affect the northeastern Leeward Islands as a dangerous major hurricane, accompanied by life-threatening wind, storm s [...]

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Three collisions on Cayman’s roads last weekend

Three collisions on Cayman’s roads last weekend

| 04/09/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Police say there were three road accidents “of note” this past weekend, which led to minor injuries only and one arrest. Around 10:00am on Friday, 1 September, a 23-year-old man riding a red/silver Zongshen motorbike along Pease Bay Road, Bodden Town, crashed into the back of a pu [...]

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Man attacked with hammer at Countryside

Man attacked with hammer at Countryside

| 04/09/2017
(CNS) UPDATED: A 31-year-old George Town man turned himself into the Bodden Town Police Station on Saturday in relation to an incident Friday evening at the Countryside Shopping Village in Savannah, where a man allegedly attacked another man with a hammer. Police say he has now been charged with ass [...]

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New law boosts trade mark registrations

New law boosts trade mark registrations

| 04/09/2017
(CNS Business): Since the Trade Marks Law came into effect 1 August 2017, modernising legislation which originally dates from the 1970s, the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO) has received 50% of the total number of applications to register trade marks usually submitted in a year. A [...]

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