Archive for October 6th, 2017

DG quashes damaging rumours after Compass blunder

DG quashes damaging rumours after Compass blunder

| 06/10/2017 | 112 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The fallout of a completely false story published by the Cayman Compass this morning, both in print and online, about a highly respected, very senior civil servant prompted Deputy Governor Franz Manderson to issue a statement Friday evening to stress how factually wrong the article wa [...]

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Police investigate baseball bat assault at Welly’s

Police investigate baseball bat assault at Welly’s

| 06/10/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The police are appealing for information about an early morning assault at Welly’s Cool Spot on Sound Way, George Town, Friday. At around 2:30 this morning the emergency services were called to the parking lot at the local bar and restaurant. Police learned that an unidentified man had hit [...]

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Police warn people off the ocean this weekend

Police warn people off the ocean this weekend

| 06/10/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The police are urging people not to engage in water-related activities this weekend due to the continued tropical storm conditions. They warned the public to stay out off the water until advised it is safe again, including boating, swimming, diving, surfboarding and scuba diving. The RCIPS al [...]

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MLA calls for clarity on job criteria

MLA calls for clarity on job criteria

| 06/10/2017 | 72 Comments
(CNS): The independent member for George Town Central is calling for a national list of jobs, clarifying the criteria, to help address the mounting concerns about rogue employers manipulating recruitment to favour cheap labour over locals. Kenneth Bryan plans to file a private member’s motion [...]

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Police locate missing woman

Police locate missing woman

| 06/10/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police say they have located Ellice Martin (19), who lives on Cayman Brac but is visiting Grand Cayman. This morning the RCIPS asked for the public’s assistance in contacting Martin, as her family became concerned for her safety after she did not return when expected and they co [...]

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Nate churns up storm surge and rough seas

Nate churns up storm surge and rough seas

| 06/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Despite passing almost 300 miles to the west-southwest of Grand Cayman, Tropical Storm Nate’s interaction with an upper level trough over the Western Caribbean churned up storm surge and rough seas around Cayman on Friday. As well as scattered showers and thunder, local weather forecast [...]

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Armed cops called to school fight

Armed cops called to school fight

| 06/10/2017 | 79 Comments
(CNS): The head of John Gray High School has confirmed that there was a series of violent incidents at the school at the end of last week and the beginning of this that have resulted in arrests after armed police were called to the school. But he said the situation has been dealt with “firmly [...]

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Recycling should be required in Cayman

Recycling should be required in Cayman

| 06/10/2017
I’m wondering why recycling is not mandatory in Cayman Islands. We all know garbage is a problem worldwide. But looking at “Mount Trashmore”, it’s huge here. In the past we had two garbage collections weekly, cut back to one now. Why doesn’t DEH replace the second collection with a recycla [...]

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