Archive for January 4th, 2018

Dump boss suspended from job

Dump boss suspended from job

| 04/01/2018 | 127 Comments
(CNS): Roydell Carter, the director of the Department of Environmental Health, has been suspended from his post amid undisclosed allegations of a budget overrun of millions of dollars, CNS has learned. Government officials have refused to comment on the situation relating to the DEH boss but sources [...]

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Opposition calls for school over port

Opposition calls for school over port

| 04/01/2018 | 65 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has made it clear that education will continue to be the priority for his team this year and they will be holding government to account, not just over teachers’ pay and more local autonomy for schools but also the completion of the John Gray campus. Speaking to CNS [...]

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Library to compile local author registry

Library to compile local author registry

| 04/01/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS) The Public Library Service has announced plans to finally begin to formally recognise local authors and are therefore asking published writers to submit information to the library service by the end of this month to be a part of the first-ever Book Registry for the Cayman Islands. Officials fr [...]

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HSA issues warning over increase in flu cases

HSA issues warning over increase in flu cases

| 04/01/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): The Public Health Department says it is monitoring an increase in the incidences of flu cases among residents. Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, Director of Primary Healthcare and Acting Medical Officer of Health, revealed that the hospital saw an increase in numbers over the last two months fro [...]

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CAL waives change fees in face of US freeze

CAL waives change fees in face of US freeze

| 04/01/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Airways has announced that due to the snow storm that is impacting the northeast United States, the airline is temporarily permitting passengers on New York flights to make voluntary changes to their itinerary without a change fee and fare difference charges. In a press release Thursda [...]

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Early predictions call for busy hurricane season

Early predictions call for busy hurricane season

| 04/01/2018 | 39 Comments
(CNS): A number of hurricane forecasters willing to make early and often very speculative predictions all agree that 2018 is likely to be another busy season. Given that the season is some six months away, forecasts made now are unlikely to be precise but even this far out there are several indicato [...]

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