Archive for Nov 12th, 2018

Thousands lose power in CUC’s latest equipment failure

Thousands lose power in CUC’s latest equipment failure

| 12/11/2018 | 47 Comments
(CNS): CUC maintenance crews were hard at work Sunday after an as yet undisclosed technical problem cut electricity to as many as 14,000 customers. According to a post on the company’s Facebook page, customers in West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town and North Side were affected but the monopoly [...]

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UN urges Caribbean to wake up to sea level rise

UN urges Caribbean to wake up to sea level rise

| 12/11/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): A new campaign has been launched by the United Nations Economic and Social Council to create a climate change survival blueprint for the Caribbean. The effort is being led by Inga Rhonda King, president of the council who is from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the council is set to h [...]

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MRCU to stop releasing GM mosquitoes

MRCU to stop releasing GM mosquitoes

| 12/11/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): The Mosquito Research and Control Unit has admitted that it has stopped the release of Oxitec’s genetically modified male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Grand Cayman, claiming that it is moving into a monitoring phase just a few months after it entered a deal with the bio-engineering fi [...]

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CIG on track for whopping surplus

CIG on track for whopping surplus

| 12/11/2018 | 75 Comments
(CNS): Government’s fiscal performance is on track for a record surplus. The financial results for the first nine months of this year show the public purse bursting at the seams with a net surplus of $183.8 million. A 99% increase on the projected figures, government has already collected $91 [...]

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