Archive for October 24th, 2018

DEH problems ‘systemic’, says CS boss

DEH problems ‘systemic’, says CS boss

| 24/10/2018 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Civil service chief, Gloria McField-Nixon, said the problems impacting the Department of Environmental Health and the failings in garbage collection are “systemic”, but the new bosses parachuted in to get things back on track are making progress. Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday, McField-Nixon, who is currently acting deputy governor but whose usual job […]

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Brac man stabbed, woman charged with attempted murder

Brac man stabbed, woman charged with attempted murder

| 24/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The 29-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH in Cayman Brac yesterday has been charged with attempted murder and wounding with intent in connection with an early morning attack on Tuesday. The woman is accused of stabbing a man known to her twice during an attack at an address on Legend […]

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Two pre-schools falling short but parents unaware

Two pre-schools falling short but parents unaware

| 24/10/2018 | 44 Comments

(CNS): Two private pre-schools, the first early education centres to be inspected under the new inspection regime, have been graded as weak by the inspection teams but evidence from surveys seems to show that the parents are unaware that the centres are failing to meet the early learning needs of their young children.

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Accounting skills land property firm green iguana job

Accounting skills land property firm green iguana job

| 24/10/2018 | 43 Comments

(CNS): The strong record of financial management and accounting experience has landed Cornwall Consulting, a property management company led by Karl Noble, the contract to run the national green iguana cull. Following a competitive bidding process involving five firms, Cornwall Consulting was chosen by government’s procurement committee.

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Ministry still vague on fate of trees in GT revamp

Ministry still vague on fate of trees in GT revamp

| 24/10/2018 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The government has taken aim at Cayman News Service and falsely claimed that a recent report suggested officials were planning a mass removal of trees in George Town as part of the long anticipated but as yet undefined revitalisation project in the capital. But in a statement attempting to refute things which were not […]

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Drivers need to turn off their high beams

Drivers need to turn off their high beams

| 24/10/2018 | 0 Comments

What are the laws regarding the use of high beam lights in vehicles? I’m constantly blinded by at least 35% of vehicles driving around with high beam lights for no real reason. Maybe you can ask RCIPS as well if this is not enforceable or should I just have a spotlight to beam back into […]

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Legal associations merging into one body

Legal associations merging into one body

| 24/10/2018 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Law Society (CILS) and the Caymanian Bar Association (CBA) are about merge into one single professional body. After years of the CBA largely representing the interests of local litigators and the Law Society attorneys involved in the offshore sector, the two professional bodies are shaking off the labels and, following approval […]

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