Archive for February 21st, 2019

St Kitts-Nevis moves towards decriminalising ganja

St Kitts-Nevis moves towards decriminalising ganja

| 21/02/2019 | 44 Comments

(CNS): The government of the Caribbean country St Kitts and Nevis has announced plans to create a framework for the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes and the decriminalisation of small amounts of the drug for recreational use. The move comes after government largely accepted the findings of a national commission on the use of […]

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Premier announces holiday for royal visit

Premier announces holiday for royal visit

| 21/02/2019 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has declared that Thursday, 28 March 2019, will be a public holiday in honor of the royal visit to the Cayman Islands by Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla. Describing the anticipated arrival of the royal couple next month as a the most important highlight among many for 2019, McLaughlin said the coming […]

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Disney on board with cruise project

Disney on board with cruise project

| 21/02/2019 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Disney is now the third cruise line to agree to invest in the Cayman Islands Government’s proposed cruise berthing facility in George Town, Premier Alden McLaughlin said Thursday. No details were revealed about the specifics but the Unity government leader told an audience of business leaders that his government was still fully committed to […]

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Police rescue dogs stuck down a well

Police rescue dogs stuck down a well

| 21/02/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Two dogs may have been stuck down an uncovered well in West Bay for two and half days before they were rescued by Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers Tuesday morning. The dogs, which had been missing since Saturday night, were found stranded at the bottom of the well in the Shores area of […]

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Underwater scooter seized, cops seek owner

Underwater scooter seized, cops seek owner

| 21/02/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is looking for the owner of an orange underwater scooter recovered during a search of a house in George Town earlier this week that is believed to have been stolen. Detectives conducting the investigation say that if anyone recognises the scooter and wants to look at it in person, […]

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Octogenarian’s ability to face charges in question

Octogenarian’s ability to face charges in question

| 21/02/2019

(CNS): The ability of an 84-year-old man who is accused of trying to kill his wife to answer the charges and stand trial is in question. William Glasgow is facing one count of attempted murder following an incident last summer at the couple’s home in Tropical Gardens, George Town, where prosecutors say he attacked his […]

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BOTs status discrimination wrong, says FAC

BOTs status discrimination wrong, says FAC

| 21/02/2019 | 171 Comments

(CNS): The denial of the right to vote or run for office to legal residents in the UK territories is wrong, a parliamentary committee has said in a report about Britain’s relationship with those territories. The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee is urging the UK government to consult with its territories to agree a pathway for […]

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Pampered pooches get chance at forever home

Pampered pooches get chance at forever home

| 21/02/2019

(CNS Local Life): A recently opened dog daycare has teamed up with the Cayman Islands Humane Society to give shelter dogs a “staycation” and an opportunity to get adopted into a permanent home. Claudia Pilat, co-owner of Cay 9 Resort and Spa, said the programme offers one dog a week a “platinum spa package” which […]

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