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 ov [...]

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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 goal [...]

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Police destroy cocaine washed up on NS beach

Police destroy cocaine washed up on NS beach

| 06/03/2018 | 31 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, [...]

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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 Termi [...]

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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 w [...]

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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, travell [...]

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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 [...]

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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 a [...]

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