Archive for August 30th, 2018

Government ignoring key laws, says opposition leader

Government ignoring key laws, says opposition leader

| 30/08/2018 | 54 Comments

(CNS): The Unity government is failing to comply with, or fully implement, its own legislation written to ensure good governance in the Cayman Islands, even as it is in the process of executing a number of costly and far-reaching public projects and contracts, the opposition leader has said. Ezzard Miller called on the administration to […]

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Boozy burglary lands WB man 4 years jail time

Boozy burglary lands WB man 4 years jail time

| 30/08/2018 | 15 Comments

(CNS): An opportunist burglary in the early morning hours at a beachfront home last August has cost Tonie Elford Bush (49) four years in jail, even though he only took a bottle of beer and drank from a bottle of wine. Justice Marva McDonald-Bishop found that the West Bay man, who has a rap sheet […]

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Rapist receives 20-year jail term

Rapist receives 20-year jail term

| 30/08/2018 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Okeno Nicholas Solomon (25) from Bodden Town has received a prison sentence of 20 years and six months for rape during a home invasion in September 2017 and committing sexual assault during a separate burglary in 2015. Solomon committed the rape while on bail awaiting sentencing for the sexual assault; as a result Justice Marlene […]

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Doesn’t want to vaccinate child

Doesn’t want to vaccinate child

| 30/08/2018 | 0 Comments

Can children enter private or public schools here without vaccinations? Is there a way to be excused?

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MRCU aims to eradicate Aedes aegypti

MRCU aims to eradicate Aedes aegypti

| 30/08/2018 | 27 Comments

(CNS): The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) has created a board made up largely of international and global technical experts with the ambitious goal of eradicating the Aedes aegypti mosquito from Grand Cayman. The creation of this specialist advisory board was revealed in a press release from government, which said the board would provide input on […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.