Archive for April 5th, 2018

Health is a human right, says minister

Health is a human right, says minister

| 05/04/2018 | 81 Comments
(CNS): Health Minister Dwayne Seymour has said that “health is a human right and nobody should have to choose between good health and other life necessities”. In a statement to mark World Health Day, the minister said that everybody in Cayman should have access to the best healthcare av [...]

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Power black-out hit 13,000 CUC customers

Power black-out hit 13,000 CUC customers

| 05/04/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): A power outage that impacted large parts of West Bay, Bodden Town, Prospect and George Town on Tuesday evening, from around 7pm, just as families were preparing dinner, was caused by “generating unit safety systems tripping a number of generating units in response to an operational a [...]

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Cops dish out 341 speeding tickets in just one month

Cops dish out 341 speeding tickets in just one month

| 05/04/2018 | 112 Comments
(CNS): Traffic police issued 341 speeding tickets throughout March, 187 of them over the last two weeks of the month, following enforcement operations largely on the Linford Pierson and Esterley Tibbetts Highways. The RCIPS said that while both of these roads have top speed limits of 40mph, a few d [...]

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Cayman’s new prison boss wants to engage community

Cayman’s new prison boss wants to engage community

| 05/04/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Steven Barrett, the new prison director, hopes he can engage HMP Northward with the community so that when prisoners are released they will be welcomed back and given a new chance at life in that community. Speaking to CNS just a few weeks after taking over the helm of HM Cayman Islands Priso [...]

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Miller calls for change in civil service promotion process

Miller calls for change in civil service promotion process

| 05/04/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller expressed his frustrations last month over the blame political representatives get for the failings in civil service succession planning and urged the administrative arm of government to stop making competent, qualified and experienced Caymanians in the line of [...]

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Sick man facing fraud charges fights extradition

Sick man facing fraud charges fights extradition

| 05/04/2018
(CNS): Despite his failing health, Iain Nigel MacKellar (61), who is wanted in the United States over a fraud relating to counterfeit flea and tick powder, is fighting his extradition. MacKellar, who has been resident in the Cayman Islands for more than ten years, has been in jail since December an [...]

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