Archive for November 6th, 2018

Cruise petition nears referendum target

Cruise petition nears referendum target

| 06/11/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Organisers of the campaign for a people-initiated referendum on the proposal for a cruise berthing facility in George Town have confirmed that the target of 5,282 voters is now well within sight, but the goal is to press on for an additional 1,500 names over and above the magic number to trig [...]

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CPA rejects chicken farm’s changed site

CPA rejects chicken farm’s changed site

| 06/11/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Plans to open a commercial chicken farm in East End have been rejected by the Central Planning Authority after dozens of residents objected to the project, which could have resulted in as many 10,000 laying hens housed in large barns. Toepaz, the company that made the application, was granted [...]

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Dog left for dead by school bus

Dog left for dead by school bus

| 06/11/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Animal lovers have been left reeling by a video circulating across social media showing a dog left for dead in the middle of the road after being hit by a school bus. The incident was caught on video by a Clifton Hunter High School student. On the short video clip (see below), a shocked stud [...]

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Heritage Days need sponsor to boost Pirates Week

Heritage Days need sponsor to boost Pirates Week

| 06/11/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Changes over the last two years to the Pirates Week Festival are due to a lack of funding and organisers are looking for the best way to make what little ‘treasure’ there is go further while maintaining the concept of the Heritage Days. But without a major sponsor for the distric [...]

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CIG dragging feet on welfare reform

CIG dragging feet on welfare reform

| 06/11/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Auditor General Sue Winspear has raised concerns that the Cayman Islands Government has been very slow to implement recommendations made by her office and the Public Accounts Committee [...]

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