Archive for December 21st, 2018

CIG postpones immigration transition

CIG postpones immigration transition

| 21/12/2018 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have said that the transition to separate the immigration department into the new Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) unit and the Customs and Border Control Agency, scheduled to begin on 1 January 2019, has been postponed. No new date has been set and CNS was told that there was nothing more […]

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2018 Year 11 exam results down from last year

2018 Year 11 exam results down from last year

| 21/12/2018 | 97 Comments

(CNS): Students skills and knowledge in the government high schools on Grand Cayman have been judged to be significantly below expected levels in the three core subjects of English, maths and science. In a summary report of 2018 secondary school inspections, the Office of Education Standards paints a bleak picture for students at government schools, and inspectors […]

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Politicians deliver video messages for Christmas

Politicians deliver video messages for Christmas

| 21/12/2018 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin said that Christmas was not just a time to celebrate the birth of Christ but to celebrate each other and the accomplishments of the year, as well as a time to rest and rejuvenate for the year ahead, as he joined the other elected members as they expressed their Christmas messages […]

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Man faces Christmas in jail over stolen goods

Man faces Christmas in jail over stolen goods

| 21/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS) A 26-year-old man from West Bay and a 25-year-old woman from Bodden Town were charged with handling stolen goods and appeared in Summary Court Thursday. The man is facing Christmas in jail after he was remanded in custody while the woman was bailed in connection to a burglary that happened on Thursday, 13 December, […]

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Cops step up patrols to boost business safety

Cops step up patrols to boost business safety

| 21/12/2018 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS stepped up foot patrols in commercial areas across the islands this week to enhance the safety and security of businesses and the customers during the Christmas Season. On Wednesday evening officers were meeting and greeting with staff in and around the business area of West Bay at Centennial Towers, advising on security […]

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Drivers urged to stay sober behind the wheel

Drivers urged to stay sober behind the wheel

| 21/12/2018 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Since the beginning of December, when police began their Holiday Safety Campaign, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has already made 32 arrests for DUI, with six of those arrested having a blood alcohol content of over twice the legal limit and in one case over three times the limit. The RCIPS, which supports […]

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