Archive for March, 2018

Government listening to business, claims Hew

Government listening to business, claims Hew

| 27/03/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): Commerce Minister Joey Hew has said that government has been listening to the business community and is focused on addressing the red tape and other challenges faced by entrepreneurs, removing some requirements in the licensing process that have been found to be unnecessary. “Helping busine [...]

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Man robbed of shoes and phone

Man robbed of shoes and phone

| 27/03/2018 | 76 Comments
(CNS): A man was assaulted and robbed of the shoes he was wearing, his phone and other personal items, as he was walking along Tropical Gardens Road, George Town, at around 5:30pm Friday, while it was still light. Police said that the man was approached by three men, all of whom appeared to be unde [...]

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West Bay man arrested over fatal crash

West Bay man arrested over fatal crash

| 27/03/2018
(CNS): A 24-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving in relation to a crash Sunday evening that resulted in the death of a motorbike rider, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service have said. Lenny Ray Pinet-Trusty (35), who worked at the local ha [...]

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Premier calls on governor to make NSC work

Premier calls on governor to make NSC work

| 27/03/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): In his welcome address to the Cayman Islands’ new governor, Anwar Choudhury, Premier Alden McLaughlin called on him to help tackle the problem of rising crime and ensure that the National Security Council functions as it was intended. Speaking in the Legislative Assembly after Choudhury [...]

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Hurricane seer hints at busy season ahead

Hurricane seer hints at busy season ahead

| 27/03/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Colorado State University hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach has hinted at a busy hurricane season for the Atlantic this year. Speaking at the US National Hurricane Conference in Florida, less than two weeks before he releases his April forecast, he warned that 2018 is going to be active. [...]

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Police on lookout for stolen Honda Integra

Police on lookout for stolen Honda Integra

| 26/03/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Car thieves helped themselves to another Honda, this time from outside the Country & Western bar and restaurant in George Town on Saturday night, police said Monday in a release asking for help tracking it down. The black 1996 Integra with a distinctive quincentennial registration plate, [...]

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Governor priorities security, rights and environment

Governor priorities security, rights and environment

| 26/03/2018 | 171 Comments
(CNS): The new Cayman Islands governor, Anwar Choudhury, has said that his first duty on taking up office is security. But the new UK representative also pointed to human rights and the environment as other key issues he will be turning his attention to, as well as helping to protect Cayman’s [...]

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Airbnb to boost CaymanKind

Airbnb to boost CaymanKind

| 26/03/2018 | 60 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has said that a deal with the international online home-sharing accommodation platform, Airbnb, will boost the concept of CaymanKind and help more Caymanians benefit from the growing tourism product, while ensuring local rentors are following [...]

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Suspected killer’s mental capacity in question

Suspected killer’s mental capacity in question

| 26/03/2018
(CNS): William Ian Rivers (39), who was charged with murder last year, may not be fit to stand trial. Rivers is accused of shooting and killing a man at a West Bay restaurant, after which he barricaded himself in his family’s home and engaged in a stand-off with police. He has denied murderin [...]

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Garbage collection troubles roll on

Garbage collection troubles roll on

| 26/03/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is once again offering apologies to the people of the Cayman Islands for more lengthy delays over garbage collection services last week. Officials said several issues were to blame including a mechanical breakdown of the two garbage trucks that are [...]

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Barking blocks doggy day care plans

Barking blocks doggy day care plans

| 26/03/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): A proposed open air doggy day care centre on Crewe Road has been blocked from opening for business as it was unable to convince planning authorities that it would be able to keep the dogs on the premises from excessive barking. The decision by the Central Planning Authority last week came [...]

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