Archive for Dec, 2018

Can expat kids be kept out of school?

Can expat kids be kept out of school?

| 13/12/2018
Does the government keep track of children attending school on island? Cayman is very transient. Is it possible to move to the island with my family and not enroll my children in school? How is that monitored, aside from nosy neighbours? However, if ever questioned, the person could lie and say they [...]

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DEH increases recycle containers for holidays

DEH increases recycle containers for holidays

| 13/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has added three new recycling containers to two of its supermarket recycling depots, with more on the way. Two more skips have been placed at the recycling depot located at Kirk Market for plastic and mixed paper and an additional skip went to Hu [...]

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UK prime minister hangs on to job after party vote

UK prime minister hangs on to job after party vote

| 13/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May’s leadership of the Conservative Party was defeated Wednesday, allowing the beleaguered British leader to hang on to her job in the face of continuing chaos in UK politics circulating around the country’s attempts to leave the [...]

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OfReg presses fuel suppliers on price

OfReg presses fuel suppliers on price

| 13/12/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Duke Munroe, who is responsible for the regulation of the local fuel sector within the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg), has told CNS that the regulator has intervened to persuade the local fuel suppliers to drop the price of fuel by more than they had intended and much soon [...]

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Search on for missing West Bay man

Search on for missing West Bay man

| 13/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Jude Theobalds (36) has been reported missing and police are asking the community to help in the search for the West Bay man, who has not been seen since Saturday. He did not turn up for work on Monday, 10 December, as expected and efforts to contact him via phone after he failed to [… [...]

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UK interests ‘paramount’ in Cayman Constitution

UK interests ‘paramount’ in Cayman Constitution

| 12/12/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The premier’s office has said that the constitutional talks between the Cayman Islands delegation and the UK, which concluded Monday, were “constructive and positive” and that the British government had committed to formally responding to the Cayman proposals in the coming w [...]

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West Bay begs bar owner not to dredge Barkers

West Bay begs bar owner not to dredge Barkers

| 12/12/2018 | 75 Comments
(CNS): Emotions ran high at a public meeting in West Bay on Tuesday, when district residents met with the owner of Calico Jack’s beach bar and begged him to pull his application to dredge an area in Barkers that would remove more than four acres of turtle grass. Many of the people who attended [...]

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UK government to co-chair LGBT rights coalition

UK government to co-chair LGBT rights coalition

| 11/12/2018 | 47 Comments
(CNS): The governments of Britain and Argentina have been chosen to co-chair the Equal Rights Coalition, an international body created to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people around the world. Lord Ahmad, who is the UK’s minister for human rights, said [...]

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Fishermen rescue sailors in distress

Fishermen rescue sailors in distress

| 11/12/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Police have commended the actions of a fishing crew who helped rescue a sailboat and three people on board at the weekend following a report that the vessel was in trouble. Officers from the RCIPS Air Support Unit pointed to the importance of the assistance boaters in Cayman offer other vesse [...]

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Smugglers swallowed over 60 drug pellets

Smugglers swallowed over 60 drug pellets

| 11/12/2018
(CNS): A jury heard Tuesday how two drug mules involved in a conspiracy to bring uncut liquid cocaine from Colombia into Cayman last year swallowed more than sixty pellets, wrapped in condoms, to get the contraband past the authorities. As the prosecution finished presenting the opening of its case [...]

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Man arrives at police station with multiple stab wounds

Man arrives at police station with multiple stab wounds

| 11/12/2018
(CNS): The police arrested a 20-year-old man from West Bay after another man, whom officers suspect he had stabbed, turned up at the district police station on Saturday afternoon with multiple stab wounds. When the injured man arrived at the station around 2:40pm, officers called an ambulance and he [...]

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