Archive for February 4th, 2019

Listen Up! A battle for the beach

Listen Up! A battle for the beach

| 04/02/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Podcast): In this second episode of the CNS podcast “Listen Up!”, our new frequent but not necessarily regular feature on Cayman News Service, we take a closer look at what’s happening over the controversial issue of beach access. One of the many challenges that has emerged from the consequences of development, beach access is proving […]

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Teenager charged six months after beach mugging

Teenager charged six months after beach mugging

| 04/02/2019

(CNS): A 18-year-old-man from George Town, who was arrested on suspicion of a beach mugging close to the West Bay Cemetery last July, has now been charged with robbery and assault ABH. The police said today that the teenager appeared in court Thursday and has been bailed to re-appear on 8 February. During the mugging, […]

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New world risks v. opportunities top CEO agenda

New world risks v. opportunities top CEO agenda

| 04/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The 2019 Cayman Economic Outlook conference will be focusing on the risks and opportunities presented by the current world turmoil, officials said in a press release announcing the annual local business event that will take place later this month. The keynote speaker this year at this popular event, which has been running for fifteen […]

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Objectors call proposed hotel ‘cheap and nasty’

Objectors call proposed hotel ‘cheap and nasty’

| 04/02/2019 | 109 Comments

(CNS): Objectors to a proposed 10-storey hotel at the northern end of the West Bay Road have not pulled any punches in their criticism of plans for this new land-side project across from their luxury beach-side condos and an empty lot on Seven Mile Beach. They described the proposed development as “cheap and nasty” and […]

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Former chairman’s daughter takes over bank

Former chairman’s daughter takes over bank

| 04/02/2019 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Janet Hislop has been appointed as President of Cayman National Bank, pending regulatory approval. Hislop, who takes up her position with CNB after eleven years as the chief officer of Deutsche Bank (Cayman) Limited, has a deep connection to Cayman National, as her father, Benson Ebanks, was a founding shareholder and chairman of the board.

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Paddle boarders rescued by marine police

Paddle boarders rescued by marine police

| 04/02/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Police are urging everyone who goes out on the water to ensure that they have some means of communication, after they rescued two stranded paddle-boarders last week with the help of their mobile phone. Just after 7:00pm last Thursday the 911 Communications Centre received a call  from two people who were on one paddle-board […]

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Construction period could kill cruise business

Construction period could kill cruise business

| 04/02/2019 | 71 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has called on government to explain to the public how, if it continues on the unpopular path of pursuing plans to develop a cruise berthing facility in George Town, it intends to manage cruise ship arrivals during construction. Ezzard Miller said he remains absolutely opposed to the risky, costly and totally […]

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