Archive for Apr 9th, 2018

Mobi-mat rolled out for disabled beachgoers

Mobi-mat rolled out for disabled beachgoers

| 09/04/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The much-anticipated Mobi-mat was rolled out on Friday, offering wheelchair users access to Grand Cayman’s famous Seven Mile Beach. The project has been in the works for around 18 months, and disability advocates were delighted when the access ramp was laid out for a test run. Morne Bo [...]

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Colorado predicts 14 storms in 2018 season

Colorado predicts 14 storms in 2018 season

| 09/04/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): The first official prediction for the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season has been published by researchers; weather experts from Colorado State University and the storm seers are calling for 14 named storms, seven of which will become hurricanes and three of those are forecast to reach the highe [...]

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Woman hit by car sustains serious injuries

Woman hit by car sustains serious injuries

| 09/04/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): A woman is in hospital recovering from serious injuries, including several broken ribs, after she was hit by a car in West Bay on Sunday evening. At around 6:20pm a report was made to 911 that a woman had been hit by a grey Hyundai Accent on Mount Pleasant Road. The victim was reportedly [&he [...]

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Bush has ‘forgiven and forgotten’

Bush has ‘forgiven and forgotten’

| 09/04/2018 | 86 Comments
(CNS): The speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly has denied that politics and a desire to hold onto power led him to join forces with Premier Alden McLaughlin to form the Government of National Unity. After years of animosity between McKeeva Bush and McLaughlin, the veteran politician [...]

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BT burglary suspect admits using cocaine

BT burglary suspect admits using cocaine

| 09/04/2018
(CNS): A 45-year-old man from Bodden Town who was netted by police following two burglaries in the district last week also admitted using drugs when he was arrested. He has now been charged with consumption of cocaine as well as burglary. The man is accused of breaking into a home on Hirst Road o [...]

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Hyman misses out on medal in 100m final surprise

Hyman misses out on medal in 100m final surprise

| 09/04/2018
(CNS Local Life): Kemar Hyman clocked the second best time in the 100 metre semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, but a surprise domination by the South African duo saw the Cayman Islands track star pushed off the medal podium in the finals Monday. Akani Simbine and his team‑mate, He [...]

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Brac artist prepares to defend work at trial

Brac artist prepares to defend work at trial

| 09/04/2018
(CNS): Cayman Brac artist Ronald Kynes, aka Foots, who has been charged with offences relating to obscene publications over his sculptures, will be defending himself and his art at trial later this month without an attorney. During a pre-trial hearing Friday, the artist told the magistrate that he [...]

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Welding repairs triggered fuel tank fire

Welding repairs triggered fuel tank fire

| 09/04/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): A report by the utilities watchdog, OfReg, has found that a fire at the SOL fuel tanks in Jackson Point last summer was due to welding work that had been done inside one of the tanks on the previous day while it was still in use. The regulator has pointed to a list of factors […] [...]

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Worker hits boss on head with hammer

Worker hits boss on head with hammer

| 09/04/2018
(CNS): An altercation between a Foster’s employee and his supervisor has landed the man in court facing charges of GBH after he hit his boss on the head with a hammer. Dain Damean McPherson has pleaded not guilty to one count of wounding with intent in connection with the incident that took p [...]

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