Archive for October 10th, 2018

Vote count challenges claim for port mandate

Vote count challenges claim for port mandate

| 10/10/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the government does not need to put the proposed controversial cruise berthing and cargo expansion project to a referendum because the last election result gave it a mandate to press on. But voter numbers don’t add up for government: an analysis of the [...]

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FOI for Tech Cayman deal reveals nothing

FOI for Tech Cayman deal reveals nothing

| 10/10/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The deal between the Cayman Islands Government and Tech Cayman, which officials have said could make Cayman the “Silicon Valley” of the Caribbean, has been released following an FOI request by CNS, but it was so heavily redacted that it revealed nothing at all about what government has a [...]

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Several injured in BT head-on crash

Several injured in BT head-on crash

| 10/10/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police from the traffic unit have opened an investigation into a head-on collision in what police said was the Pease Bay area of Bodden Town last night. All four people were injured in the crash, which involved two cars. Police said the crash happened at around 8:20pm on Tuesday, 9 Oc [...]

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Miller calls for CIG staff secrecy to stop

Miller calls for CIG staff secrecy to stop

| 10/10/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller is calling on the Cayman Islands Government to lift the veil of secrecy surrounding what appears to be a multitude of problems relating to senior management in the public sector. Following the sudden and very limited announcement from the board of directors at [...]

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Cops arrest five young men for smoking ganja

Cops arrest five young men for smoking ganja

| 10/10/2018 | 83 Comments
(CNS): Three teenagers and two young men in their early 20’s were arrested on Monday and Tuesday for smoking ganja in George Town. The police arrested the five youngsters in two separate instances at a location along Walkers Road, between East Boulevard and Moxam Road, because of “publi [...]

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Premier: Cruise opposition political

Premier: Cruise opposition political

| 10/10/2018 | 124 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that while there may be a few people genuinely concerned about the environment, the majority of those opposing his government’s proposed cruise berthing project and calling for a referendum are politically motivated — a claim that may soon be tested [...]

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