Archive for October 5th, 2017

Dump closed after heavy rains damage road

Dump closed after heavy rains damage road

| 05/10/2017 | 25 Comments
(CNS): The George Town landfill was closed to the public on Thursday amid safety concerns as the main access road has been badly damaged by the deluge of rain in Cayman over the last week or so. The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) said it had to close the facility in order to carry out [&he [...]

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3-lane roundabout still challenging drivers

3-lane roundabout still challenging drivers

| 05/10/2017 | 102 Comments
(CNS): The roundabout at Camana Bay is still proving a challenge for some drivers. This recent picture, which circulated on social media this week, made it quite clear just quite how much some people are struggling to come to terms with the traffic circle. Fortunately, no vehicles collided when this [...]

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Population reaches historic high

Population reaches historic high

| 05/10/2017 | 107 Comments
(CNS): At the end of 2016 the population of the Cayman Islands had reached an historic recorded high of 61,361 people, according to the latest Compendium of Statistics released by the Economics and Statistics Office. Caymanians now make up 55.6% of the population, the lowest proportion of locals t [...]

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Depression emerges as TS Nate, heading NW

Depression emerges as TS Nate, heading NW

| 05/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): At 8:00am Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Nate was about 10 miles south of Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, and heading northwest at around 8mph. The storm poses no immediate threat to the Cayman Islands, according to the local weather service. Local forecasters said tha [...]

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Pension exodus emerging as reality

Pension exodus emerging as reality

| 05/10/2017 | 183 Comments
(CNS): The predicted exodus of expatriate workers as a result of  changes to the pensions law appears to be becoming a challenging reality for Cayman. From small businesses losing experienced staff to mass departures from larger employers, the warnings that more than two thousand people could leave [...]

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