Archive for Aug 28th, 2018

Teenager arrested after ‘NiCE’ stabbing at dump

Teenager arrested after ‘NiCE’ stabbing at dump

| 28/08/2018
(CNS): Police have arrested a 19-year-old man from West Bay following a stabbing on Tuesday at the George Town landfill on Seymour Drive. The victim was taken to hospital with serious but not-life-threatening injuries. The assault happened at around 1:00pm near the Department of Environmental Health [...]

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Port boat engine theft under investigation

Port boat engine theft under investigation

| 28/08/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Minutes from the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) board meetings show that the RCIPS is investigating allegations that were made in an auditor general’s report in May about irregularities at the authority, including the theft of boat engines which belonged to the port that we [...]

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Coast guard to get new chopper

Coast guard to get new chopper

| 28/08/2018 | 67 Comments
(CNS): Government is planning significant investment in the new Cayman Islands Coast Guard, it was revealed Monday when Premier Alden McLaughlin told the press that his administration is considering buying a new helicopter to help its mission. He said he hoped to “go further” than merely [...]

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More visitor growth needed to fill future rooms

More visitor growth needed to fill future rooms

| 28/08/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell said Monday that room-stock in the Cayman Islands is likely to grow by around 20% over the next three years, which will require more record-breaking stay-over tourism growth. A recently published mid-year report examining visitor numbers to the Caribbean id [...]

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Referendum campaign launched over cruise port

Referendum campaign launched over cruise port

| 28/08/2018 | 165 Comments
(CNS): With concerns mounting that government is close to making a deal with undisclosed bidders to develop the controversial and costly cruise berthing facilities in George Town, local activists have launched a campaign to start collecting signatures for a people-initiated referendum (PIR). The cam [...]

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