Archive for January 30th, 2019

Ethics law undergoing another review

Ethics law undergoing another review

| 30/01/2019 | 63 Comments

(CNS): The long-awaited Standards in Public Life Law, which was first passed by the Legislative Assembly more than four years ago, is going through another review because of backlash from private sector board members, who don’t want their information being made public, government officials told the Public Accounts Committee Wednesday. Although the law was amended […]

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Stray dogs plague West Bay Road communities

Stray dogs plague West Bay Road communities

| 30/01/2019 | 76 Comments

(CNS): A pack of vicious stray dogs that has been plaguing communities around the West Bay Road, from Snug Harbour to Camana Bay and now along Seven Mile Beach, attacking people and killing pets, is still on the loose, even though several dogs have been rounded up by the Department of Agriculture (DoA). Last week […]

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Fire chief to depart with cash windfall

Fire chief to depart with cash windfall

| 30/01/2019 | 77 Comments

(CNS): Chief Fire Officer David Hails will be leaving his post tomorrow after receiving what is understood to be a significant cash windfall last year for comp-time and vacation back-pay that he had accrued over his contract period. His departure only came to public attention recently after his post was advertised in the print media […]

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Dart wants court to block use of beach facilities

Dart wants court to block use of beach facilities

| 30/01/2019 | 185 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s largest developer and landowner has filed a legal action to prevent the residents of a condominium complex from getting access to the beach facilities on one of its acquisitions. The Dart Group and its ever-growing property portfolio wants a legal declaration that the homeowners in the luxury Britannia Estates development do not have […]

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Cannot transfer funds from PayPal to Cayman account

Cannot transfer funds from PayPal to Cayman account

| 30/01/2019 | 0 Comments

I have funds in my PayPal account that I would like to transfer to my bank account in Cayman. PayPal is really useful for receiving money from countries around the world and I tend to use it a lot. I have previously transferred money from PayPal to a bank account in the US but getting […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.