Archive for March 6th, 2018

Bryan spearheads Commonwealth climate change council

Bryan spearheads Commonwealth climate change council

| 06/03/2018 | 65 Comments

(CNS): The independent member for George Town Central, Kenneth Bryan, has called on leaders across the Commonwealth to support the creation of a council to closely monitor the impact of climate change on member states to help prepare and mitigate for future challenges. Bryan has been in London over the last week representing Cayman at the first Commonwealth […]

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Public given chance to judge CIG customer service

Public given chance to judge CIG customer service

| 06/03/2018 | 44 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government is undertaking a pilot study to find out whether or not the public is happy with the customer service they get from 10 key government departments. Government officials have said that the five-year strategic plan for a world class civil service includes five goals, and delivering outstanding customer experience has been […]

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Police destroy cocaine washed up on NS beach

Police destroy cocaine washed up on NS beach

| 06/03/2018 | 32 Comments

(CNS): A massive 18 kilogram haul of cocaine that washed up on a North Side beach this weekend has been destroyed, police said. The drugs, which would have had a street value in excess of $216,000, were spotted around 4pm on Saturday by RCIPS Air Support Unit officers aboard the police helicopter, which was on border […]

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OfReg and HMCI to create emergency notification system

OfReg and HMCI to create emergency notification system

| 06/03/2018 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The government’s utilities regulator, OfReg, and Hazard Management Cayman Islands have joined forces to create an emergency notification system (ENS) to ensure widespread communication in the face of a man-made or natural disaster. Following the fuel depot fire at Jackson Point Terminal last July and a tsunami warning in January, the need for a more comprehensive and […]

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New boss appointed for Chamber Pension Plan

New boss appointed for Chamber Pension Plan

| 06/03/2018 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The not-for-profit Chamber Pension Plan, which has around 16,000 people enrolled in the plan, has a new senior manager of pensions. Saskia Stevenson was appointed following the retirement of Randall Fisher from the post of director of operations. She has spent the last twelve years involved with Chamber plan and she will now be responsible […]

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Speed and booze caused fatal WB road smash

Speed and booze caused fatal WB road smash

| 06/03/2018 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A jury sitting in the Coroner’s Court Tuesday returned a verdict of death by misadventure after hearing the details of a fatal road collision on 21 November 2015, when 21-year-old Jamaican national, Lanado Martin Waugh, was killed. The jury heard that Waugh was alone in his car, travelling south at almost 79 miles per […]

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Webster to serve 6 years for child sex crimes

Webster to serve 6 years for child sex crimes

| 06/03/2018 | 49 Comments

(CNS): Former firefighter and political hopeful, Errington Webster (55), has been handed a six-year prison term for the sexual offences he committed against a 13-year-old girl in 2016. Justice Charles Quin described Webster’s offences as “grave” and that his responsibility for the crimes was “very high”, even though Webster refuses to accept his conviction. “What […]

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Opposition calls for crime select committee

Opposition calls for crime select committee

| 06/03/2018 | 53 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has called on government to form a select committee of all members of the Legislative Assembly to examine the question of rising crime in the Cayman Islands and to find cross-party solutions. Ezzard Miller told CNS Monday, in the wake of a police shoot-out with robbers at the weekend, that he […]

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