Archive for November 27th, 2017

Government’s rubbish trick

Government’s rubbish trick

| 27/11/2017 | 42 Comments
Theresa Green writes: Government’s move to take $15.6 million from the Environmental Protection Fund to pay for capping the existing landfills and help finance the proposed national garbage plan was not only wrong but part of a wider deception about this project. No one doubts the management of g [...]

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Ex cop confirmed as new ministry’s No. 2

Ex cop confirmed as new ministry’s No. 2

| 27/11/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Michael Ebanks, who began his public service career as a detective with the RCIPS CID but has been acting deputy chief officer at what was the Ministry of Home Affairs, has been appointed as the deputy CO at the new Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration for its Security and Public Safe [...]

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Illegal bikers charge cop road block

Illegal bikers charge cop road block

| 27/11/2017 | 400 Comments
(CNS): As many as one hundred people riding motorbikes charged at a police road block Sunday, throwing bottles and steering towards officers, as the RCIPS attempted to stop an unsanctioned across-island bike event. Senior police said it was “pure luck that someone was not killed”, when the gang [...]

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Fire chief applauds rescues by WB crew

Fire chief applauds rescues by WB crew

| 27/11/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Chief Fire Officer David Hails has lauded his fire crews and paramedics in West Bay after two recent rescues where they managed to save the lives of visitors who got into trouble swimming and snorkelling. On Saturday, 18 November, the collaborative efforts of emergency responders saved one li [...]

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Man attacked with hammer during fight

Man attacked with hammer during fight

| 27/11/2017
(CNS): An injured man was treated in hospital Friday after he was struck on the head by another man, at his place of work, with a hammer. Police said they responded to a report around noon of an altercation between two men who knew each other at a business on Portland Road, George Town. The [&hellip [...]

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Cayman poised to draw line on global cooperation

Cayman poised to draw line on global cooperation

| 27/11/2017 | 50 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the Paradise Papers leak was designed to influence the consideration of the latest European blacklist and if Cayman is on it next month, it could mark the end of cooperation. Speaking to members of the Legislative Assembly, he suggested that the Cayman Island [...]

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Child in near-miss after car tries to pass school bus

Child in near-miss after car tries to pass school bus

| 27/11/2017 | 79 Comments
(CNS): Police say that a driver’s efforts to try to overtake a school bus on the inside resulted in a near miss with a child this week. On Tuesday, 21 November, on West Bay Road, a car attempted to pass the bus by going around the left side when it was letting off a student. […] [...]

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