Archive for March 1st, 2018

Police appeal for witnesses in fatal Brac smash

Police appeal for witnesses in fatal Brac smash

| 01/03/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Officers investigating a fatal crash late on Tuesday night on Cayman Brac are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Sharon Gayle-Clarke,  was killed at the scene and anyone who may have seen anything related to the collision of a Toyota RAV4 and a Honda Integra around 11pm on Bight Road [...]

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Procurement website launched after year of work

Procurement website launched after year of work

| 01/03/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The Central Procurement Office has finally launched its new website after a year of working on it. The site provides a central portal for stakeholders inside and outside government who are involved in the supply and provision or acquisition of public services, and offers a platform where the [...]

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Public questions Cayman’s capacity for tourism

Public questions Cayman’s capacity for tourism

| 01/03/2018 | 89 Comments
(CNS): A number of concerns about the future direction of the tourism product in Cayman, its impact on the community and infrastructure, and who is really benefiting from the record-breaking growth were just some of the issues that were raised by members of the public at a meeting hosted by the mini [...]

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Consumer bill consultation extended in face of backlash

Consumer bill consultation extended in face of backlash

| 01/03/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Concerns from the business community that the implementation of a consumer protection bill to protect shoppers from bad trade practices will impact their bottom line has led to an extension of the public consultation. The Chamber of Commerce requested the extension period to allow more of the [...]

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Risk committee to be created before governor leaves

Risk committee to be created before governor leaves

| 01/03/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The financial secretary has said that a risk and audit committee should be in place before Governor Helen Kilpatrick leaves the jurisdiction. The creation of yet another government oversight body designed to eliminate the threats to public cash from poor governance has been recommended by the [...]

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Police track down three stolen Hondas

Police track down three stolen Hondas

| 01/03/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has recovered three stolen cars, one of which was taken more than eight months ago. A green 1998 Honda Civic, registration #182 625 which was reported stolen on Saturday, 17 February was recovered in Prospect, while two other stolen Hondas were found in West Bay. A blue 2000 Hond [...]

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Driver arrested as pedestrian fights for life

Driver arrested as pedestrian fights for life

| 01/03/2018
(CNS): The driver of a Honda Accord that hit a pedestrian on Smith Road last Friday morning has been arrested, while the victim remains in critical condition suffering from very serious life-threatening injuries. Earlier this week he was transferred from the Cayman Islands Hospital to the Shetty hos [...]

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Crown: Webster shows no remorse

Crown: Webster shows no remorse

| 01/03/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Errington Webster (55), who was convicted last June of sexually abusing a child, has still shown no remorse for his offending and continues to blame others, including the girl he groomed, for his predicament, the crown told the court Wednesday. Webster was back in the Grand Court dock for a s [...]

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