Archive for September 11th, 2018

Ministry denies collusion in waste project bid

Ministry denies collusion in waste project bid

| 11/09/2018 | 45 Comments
(CNS): Following allegations by the opposition and persistent questions surrounding the integrity of the tender process for the government’s long-planned new Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS), the Ministry of Health has denied that there was anything wrong with the bidding and h [...]

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Booze sale law changes now in effect

Booze sale law changes now in effect

| 11/09/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Amendments to the Liquor Licensing Law passed by the Legislative Assembly earlier this year went into effect this week, and officials hope they will clear up some of the ambiguities relating to the sale of liquor at bars, hotels, restaurants and stores and by mobile licensees, private catere [...]

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Land commission plans to signpost over 100 access points

Land commission plans to signpost over 100 access points

| 11/09/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): The Public Lands Commission plans to signpost all of the registered beach access points on all three islands in order to ensure that everyone can enjoy the beach, as is their right under the law. There are 121 registered public rights of way to the sea in the Cayman Islands — 108 on Grand [...]

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Police and DCI clamp down on illegal sessions

Police and DCI clamp down on illegal sessions

| 11/09/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Following complaints to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service from members of the community about illegal sessions and late night, loud after-hours parties in George Town, the RCIPS has joined forces with the Department of Commerce and Investment to undertake proactive patrols and clamp dow [...]

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Pirate ship runs aground in bad weather

Pirate ship runs aground in bad weather

| 11/09/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): One of Grand Cayman’s popular tourist attractions, The Jolly Roger, was a victim of Monday’s stormy weather when it ran aground in the George Town Harbour after breaking from its moorings. The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands confirmed that they sought the assistance of West [...]

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OfReg chairs in near punch-up over CEO job

OfReg chairs in near punch-up over CEO job

| 11/09/2018 | 118 Comments
(CNS): The situation on the board of the Cayman Islands’ utilities regulator appears to be spinning out of control as leaked minutes of special board meetings last month show that Board Chair Linford Pierson threatened to ‘box’ Deputy Chair Ronnie Dunn in the head. This happened af [...]

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Cyclist killed in collision on ETH

Cyclist killed in collision on ETH

| 11/09/2018 | 106 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The cyclist who was killed in a crash on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway this morning is a 56-year-old resident originally from Australia, the police have confirmed. The man was killed at the scene some time after 7:30am Tuesday along the stretch of highway between Yacht Drive and Bata [...]

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