Archive for January 3rd, 2019

Police round up 47 drunk drivers over holidays

Police round up 47 drunk drivers over holidays

| 03/01/2019 | 40 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service made 47 arrests for drinking and driving during the holiday season, but just four of them were on the morning of New Year’s Day. That so few people were caught over the limit and behind the wheel after the night of celebration may be because around 1,400 people made use […]

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Garbage workers on overtime to catch up

Garbage workers on overtime to catch up

| 03/01/2019 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Garbage collection workers at the Department of Environmental Health worked double shifts on Thursday and officials said that this would continue through to at least Saturday, 5 January, to address delays in rubbish collection in George Town and the Eastern Districts. Despite bringing in a new management team from other parts of the civil […]

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Stop obscuring licence plates

Stop obscuring licence plates

| 03/01/2019

I believe it is illegal and am certain that a car will not pass its inspection with tinted plastic over the number plates – can you confirm? If it is illegal, then why are so many drivers blatantly driving with their plates obscured? The only reason I can see for making your plates hard to read […]

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No sign of plan during port construction

No sign of plan during port construction

| 03/01/2019 | 39 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has expressed further concerns about the government’s continued plans for cruise berthing piers in George Town in the absence of any contingency plans for the actual construction phase. Ezzard Miller has said this could have a serious detrimental impact on the entire tourism industry far beyond the two years or more […]

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Iguana cull on track as 300k taken to dump

Iguana cull on track as 300k taken to dump

| 03/01/2019 | 64 Comments

(CNS): In the nine-week period since the green iguana cull began at the end of October on Grand Cayman, 302,326 iguanas have been exterminated, which researchers at the Department of Environment believe equates to around a quarter of the population at the time the island-wide cull began. The numbers show that the $5 bounty is […]

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Major GT crash lands one in hospital

Major GT crash lands one in hospital

| 03/01/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): With no let up in the number of collisions on the roads of Grand Cayman, another person landed in hospital in serious condition early Thursday after a crash on North Sound Road by Alissta Towers. Police said that around 2:20am on 3 January, a black Ford SUV and silver Lexus carrying six passengers collided on the northbound […]

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