Archive for December 28th, 2018

OfReg tries to steer CUC to reward renewables

OfReg tries to steer CUC to reward renewables

| 28/12/2018 | 27 Comments

(CNS): The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) has approved changes to Caribbean Utilities Company’s terms of service that create more choices and promote the use of renewable energy. The revisions to Grand Cayman’s monopoly power provider’s service terms impacts how consumers acquire electricity and what they pay for it. Customers can continue to consume as they always have […]

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Woman charged after attacking man with machete

Woman charged after attacking man with machete

| 28/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 57-year-old West Bay woman was due to appear in court Friday, having been charged with GBH and wounding with intent following a machete attack on a man she knew at a home in Meadow Avenue in the early hours of Thursday morning. Police said that at around 2:15am they and medics were called to the residence, […]

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Overnight guests still soaring to new heights

Overnight guests still soaring to new heights

| 28/12/2018 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Tourism’s final release of statistics this year has revealed that in the first eleven months of 2018, almost 411,000 stay-over tourists visited the Cayman Islands, an increase of more than 11.2% over 2017, which was itself a record-breaking year. In 2017 a total of 418,403 stay-over visitors arrived. At the end of […]

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Visitor killed kite-surfing in East End

Visitor killed kite-surfing in East End

| 28/12/2018 | 45 Comments

(CNS): Thomas Downer (63), who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States, was killed in East End yesterday in a kite-surfing accident in which he was swept to shore and into a beachfront building by the wind. At around 1:00pm on Thursday, the 911 Communication Centre dispatched police and other emergency personnel to […]

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Airport fire crew under safety breach probe

Airport fire crew under safety breach probe

| 28/12/2018 | 86 Comments

(CNS): A leaked internal memo from the Cayman Islands Chief Fire Officer David Hails to home affairs ministry bosses and the Cayman Islands Airports Authority has revealed that insufficiently qualified fire officers as well as one who was injured and walking with a cane made up an enhanced fire shift request from air traffic control […]

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