Archive for October 22nd, 2018

Solar farm cuts emissions but investors lost cash

Solar farm cuts emissions but investors lost cash

| 22/10/2018 | 46 Comments

(CNS): The solar array in Bodden Town, which began generating electricity from solar panels last summer, is functioning as expected and fit for purpose, with the necessary controls and systems in place, but the investors failed to make a profit on building the plant. Some 800 homes have been fuelled by the solar energy from the […]

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Stolen Honda crashed by Kings Roundabout

Stolen Honda crashed by Kings Roundabout

| 22/10/2018 | 36 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is appealing for witnesses to a two-vehicle crash yesterday evening at the Kings Roundabout involving a Honda Accord that was said to be stolen and a Nissan Pathfinder. Police said that after the collision, the occupants of the Honda Accord left the scene in another vehicle, described as a […]

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Seven Mile Beach ‘flasher’ fled from cops

Seven Mile Beach ‘flasher’ fled from cops

| 22/10/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A 48-year-old man from West Bay was formally charged this morning with indecent exposure, possession of an offensive weapon, and resisting arrest regarding an incident on Seven Mile Public Beach on Friday afternoon. Police said that shortly before 3:00pm on 19 October, officers on patrol in the popular tourist spot were informed by a member of […]

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Airport bid ruled out small business, says CISBA

Airport bid ruled out small business, says CISBA

| 22/10/2018 | 59 Comments

(CNS): The president of the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) says the arduous and costly process to bid on concessions at the renovated Owen Roberts International Airport excluded small businesses before they even tried. Dawn McLean-Brady told CNS that the process required reams of paperwork to be completed and professional assistance to do it, […]

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Local economy heating up with 4% growth

Local economy heating up with 4% growth

| 22/10/2018 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The local economy is growing much faster than predicted, and while this is good news for business and government coffers, the increased economic activity across all major sectors is fuelling inflation. Gross domestic product was up 4% in the first quarter of 2018, and consumer demand led to the highest second quarter growth in imports since 2005 […]

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Truck damaged $1.3M South Sound boardwalk

Truck damaged $1.3M South Sound boardwalk

| 22/10/2018 | 105 Comments

(CNS): Even before the $1.3 million, 1,500-foot boardwalk in South Sound was officially opened, it has been damaged by a truck that ran over it last week, government officials have confirmed. The Public Works Department has investigated the matter and “repairs will commence in short order”, according to Government Information Services in response to inquiries […]

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Buses should not stop in roundabouts

Buses should not stop in roundabouts

| 22/10/2018 | 0 Comments

What are the rules in regard to where school buses can stop? I have seen a school bus stop on the roundabout by Hurley’s (on the inside lane) to allow children to disembark. It appears incredibly dangerous to me to expect all traffic entering the roundabout to stop.

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