Archive for August 8th, 2018

Cops invest in new drone technology

Cops invest in new drone technology

| 08/08/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service tested new equipment last week during a simulation of a multi-agency rescue operation at the West Bay Public Beach. The RCIPS has been using small unmanned surveillance aircraft (SUSA) for almost a year but they have now purchased a larger capability mo [...]

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Scientists warn of ‘hothouse’ tipping point

Scientists warn of ‘hothouse’ tipping point

| 08/08/2018 | 40 Comments
(CNS): An international team of scientists released a new study this week warning that even if governments around the world meet the carbon emission reductions called for in the Paris Agreement, there is a risk of ‘no return’ towards climate change as Earth hits what they called a ̶ [...]

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NCC gets short-term chairman and new members

NCC gets short-term chairman and new members

| 08/08/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): McFarlane Conolly, the representative for East End on the National Conservation Council, has been appointed as the NCC chairman, stepping into the role vacated by Christine Rose-Smyth, who resigned in January. Three new members have also been appointed to the council created under the Natio [...]

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One day left for iguana cullers to contact DoE

One day left for iguana cullers to contact DoE

| 08/08/2018 | 47 Comments
(CNS): Existing or would-be green iguana cullers have just one more day to submit information to the Department of Environment to help them begin a nationwide attack on the prolific pest. With around two million greens creating havoc in the local environment, the DoE is trying to come up with a plan [...]

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Top court confirms extent of CIMA’s powers

Top court confirms extent of CIMA’s powers

| 08/08/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands  Monetary Authority has said that a Privy Council decision last month has confirmed the regulator’s powers to compel non-licensee Cayman Islands registered firms to give up information on behalf of other overseas regulators under the authority’s 2018 Law. Accor [...]

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