Archive for March 28th, 2019

Demo uses royal visit to raise social concerns

Demo uses royal visit to raise social concerns

| 28/03/2019 | 99 Comments

(CNS): A small silent demonstration was held at the airport on Wednesday evening as around a dozen concerned citizens used the opportunity of the royal visit and the arrival of the British press to attract attention to the struggles that many Caymanians are going through, despite all of the news of economic growth. The activists […]

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Ex-customs officer facing long jail term

Ex-customs officer facing long jail term

| 28/03/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): David Lobo (33), a former customs officer convicted in a cocaine smuggling ring with four other men earlier this year, is expected to be given a lengthy jail term on Friday after the lawyers in the case made their final submission to a judge this week. Lobo, who is from Bodden Town, was the […]

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Prince opens ‘people’s airport’

Prince opens ‘people’s airport’

| 28/03/2019 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, officially opened what the deputy premier called the ‘people’s airport’ on Wednesday evening in front of a cheering crowd in a short but well orchestrated ceremony. The royal couple touched down at Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts Internal Airport (ORIA) just before 4:00pm in the RAF Voyager, which brought […]

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Truck trouble fuels more garbage pick-up delays

Truck trouble fuels more garbage pick-up delays

| 28/03/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the Department of Environmental Health have apologized yet again for delays in garbage pick-ups as a result of equipment trouble. The DEH said in a short release that their customers could expect delays after a series of mechanical failures in some of the trucks earlier this week. Department of Vehicle and Equipment […]

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