Archive for October 23rd, 2017

Challenges stall food bank opening

Challenges stall food bank opening

| 23/10/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Plans to have a local food bank cooking and delivering food through local charities up and running by now have been derailed due to a number of challenges, organisers have said. Pastor Charles Boucher said that since the launch of The Good Samaritan, the Cayman Islands food bank, things have [...]

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More work needed to improve local statistics

More work needed to improve local statistics

| 23/10/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The finance minister has admitted that Cayman’s local statistics are underdeveloped when compared to some countries in the region and there is still a long way to go to create a public sector-wide statistical system. Speaking to a group of regional statisticians Monday, Roy McTaggart outlin [...]

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Resident falls for Malaysian fake-job scam

Resident falls for Malaysian fake-job scam

| 23/10/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): A Cayman resident was lucky enough to get cash he sent to a fraudster back after he fell for an online employment scam this weekend. Police said they are not yet clear whether the scammers are targeting Cayman or whether this was a global advert but were keen to warn people about not sending [...]

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80lbs of ganja washes up in Little Cayman

80lbs of ganja washes up in Little Cayman

| 23/10/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Between Friday and Sunday (20-22 October) the police recovered five packages containing what is suspected to be ganja along the shoreline of Little Cayman. After the police were notified by members of the public on the island that parcels had washed ashore, officers on the ground, helped by [...]

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GT man charged over ammo and vest

GT man charged over ammo and vest

| 23/10/2017
(CNS): A George Town man was scheduled to appear in court Monday facing charges relating to the possession of unlicensed ammunition and a bullet-proof vest. The police said that the 24-year-old man was arrested on 18 October in relation to an incident at Admiral’s Landing, in the Red Bay area of [...]

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Danger of Dart tunnel raised by NRA

Danger of Dart tunnel raised by NRA

| 23/10/2017 | 251 Comments
(CNS): The West Bay Road Tunnel, one of the most dramatic changes to the appearance of that road, is due to be completed during the first quarter of next year, but a planned extension by another 195 feet could now be in question. The extension application will be considered at a Central Planning Aut [...]

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Wants to stop neighbour’s dog coming into yard

Wants to stop neighbour’s dog coming into yard

| 23/10/2017
Am I right in thinking the Agriculture Department has no website? If it does not, why not? I wanted to check for such things as how to get assistance with dealing with a neighbour’s dog always invading my property and killing and/or chasing chickens, cats, etc, none of which I want happening. [...]

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