Archive for April 11th, 2018

Premier to represent BOTs at Commonwealth talk-shop

Premier to represent BOTs at Commonwealth talk-shop

| 11/04/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin will be heading to London Thursday for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit as the representative for the British Overseas Territories. The Cayman Islands leader is currently serving as the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) president and h [...]

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Marketing executive to lead National Trust

Marketing executive to lead National Trust

| 11/04/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): The National Trust of the Cayman Islands has appointed Nadia Hardie as its next Executive Director ahead of the departure of the current director, Christina Pineda, who leaves the NGO at the end of this month. Hardie, who previously worked in marketing in the offshore financial sector and to [...]

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Cruise ship crashes into dock in Roatan

Cruise ship crashes into dock in Roatan

| 11/04/2018 | 91 Comments
(CNS): A cruise ship crashed into a pier Tuesday, cutting a hole in the side of the vessel, which was attempting to dock in the port of Coxan Hole in Roatan. The MSC Armonia was supposed to pull up alongside the pier but instead the vessel appears to have arrived at speed and then ploughed [… [...]

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Governor gets down to crime-fighting work

Governor gets down to crime-fighting work

| 11/04/2018 | 54 Comments
(CNS): Since his arrival in the Cayman Islands last month, the new governor, Anwar Choudhury, has said that he is prioritising security and the battle against crime. Having already had several meetings on the subject with the police commissioner and other officials, yesterday he chaired his first Na [...]

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Sol avoids admitting safety breaches

Sol avoids admitting safety breaches

| 11/04/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Bulk fuel supplier, Sol, has released another statement in the wake of a damning report by the utilities regulator regarding the fire at the Jackson Point fuel depot last year. However, Sol has yet to admit any responsibility in the events that led up to the dangerous incident, which could ha [...]

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Testing continues for new emergency radio comms

Testing continues for new emergency radio comms

| 11/04/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Government is moving ahead with plans to install a “cutting edge” communication system for the emergency services. With new equipment for the project due to arrive on island within the week, the next phase of testing has been underway after a team of Motorola Solutions Systems En [...]

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Over 700 PRs granted over last year as backlog clears

Over 700 PRs granted over last year as backlog clears

| 11/04/2018 | 126 Comments
(CNS): Almost one year after the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency (CSPR) Board and administrators at the Department if Immigration began work on the backlog of residency applications, 1,656 applications have been tackled and 43%, or 708 applicants, have been granted permanent residency, whi [...]

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