Archive for Nov 15th, 2018

CIG spends $55k promoting cruise port

CIG spends $55k promoting cruise port

| 15/11/2018 | 104 Comments
(CNS) The Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism has admitted spending more than CI$55,000 of public cash advertising the cruise and cargo port project and engaging a public relations company to promote the controversial proposal, largely via social media. Following what is believed to be several freedo [...]

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Cayman National board fires 15-year president

Cayman National board fires 15-year president

| 15/11/2018 | 108 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The president and chief executive of Cayman National Corporation, Stuart Dack, has said that the termination of Ormond Williams, who has been the president of Cayman National Bank for more than 15 years, was a decision by the CNB board of directors and was unrelated to the potential s [...]

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CINICO faces review as CIG pours in cash

CINICO faces review as CIG pours in cash

| 15/11/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The finance minister has said the Cayman Islands National Insurance Company (CINICO) is undergoing a review to see if it is fit for purpose. Roy McTaggart told his colleagues in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday that the government-owned insurance company was under strategic analysis to [...]

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Teenage suspects charged over ganja

Teenage suspects charged over ganja

| 15/11/2018
(CNS): Two teenagers who were arrested over the holiday weekend on suspicion of breaking into cars have been charged with possession of ganja and a restricted weapon as well as going equipped to steal. The young men, an 18-year-old man from Bodden Town and a 19-year-old from West Bay, appeared in c [...]

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Bulk waste collection delays blamed on residents

Bulk waste collection delays blamed on residents

| 15/11/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has blamed residents in the Eastern Districts for causing a delay in the seasonal bulk waste collection programme, saying that they put out more waste after the initial collection. “DEH collectors made repeated trips to retrieve bulk waste f [...]

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Ministry indicates long wait on dump solution

Ministry indicates long wait on dump solution

| 15/11/2018 | 50 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government is still not expecting to sign a final contract to begin the long-awaited proposed waste-management plan until at least the middle of next year. In an update about the negotiations between the ministry responsible for environmental health and the preferred bidder [...]

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