Archive for August 9th, 2018

Opposition calls for more education spending

Opposition calls for more education spending

| 09/08/2018 | 96 Comments
(CNS) Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller is urging government to invest more cash in the education system in this budget cycle. The independent member for North Side said he plans to file a private member’s motion ahead of the next Legislative Assembly meeting calling for an injection of funds t [...]

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East End man facing attempted murder charge

East End man facing attempted murder charge

| 09/08/2018
(CNS): A 22-year-old-man from East End has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing at a yard in the district last month. Police said the man remains in police custody as investigations continue into the assault, in which the victim was seriously injured and remains in the [...]

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Burglars targeting churches, warn police

Burglars targeting churches, warn police

| 09/08/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has received reports of eight break-ins at churches across Grand Cayman over the last two months, two of which happened overnight Tuesday-Wednesday (one in Savannah and one in George Town), in what appears to be a spree of targeted break-ins at religiou [...]

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Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

| 09/08/2018 | 64 Comments
(CNS) Updated with clarification by the RCIPS: The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is extending the current recruitment drive period and opening it up to applicants who have been legally resident on the islands for at least four years. Although the recruitment drive was originally for Caymanian [...]

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Prisoners on road to rehabilitation with the NRA

Prisoners on road to rehabilitation with the NRA

| 09/08/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): HMP Northward and the National Roads Authority have entered into a partnership to help clean up Grand Cayman using prisoners to clear litter along the roadside to make the authority’s work cutting back trees and overgrowth more efficient. The prison work crews have all volunteered for t [...]

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Tour company applies to put pontoon at Sandbar

Tour company applies to put pontoon at Sandbar

| 09/08/2018 | 101 Comments
(CNS): MarineLand Tours has made a coastal works application to install moorings to support a multi-level tourist pontoon just yards from the Sandbar in the North Sound. The application indicates that the owners want to create a tourist attraction in the area with water slides, snorkelling trips, an [...]

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New 10-storey 7MB project gets green light

New 10-storey 7MB project gets green light

| 09/08/2018 | 98 Comments
(CNS): A new $177 million development proposal on one of the last vacant parcels on Seven Mile Beach not owned by the Dart group of companies was given the green light by the Central Planning Authority on Wednesday. Watermark is a ten-storey condo project with a commercial building across the road. [...]

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