Archive for April 22nd, 2019

Minister dodges NCL review in Earth Day message

Minister dodges NCL review in Earth Day message

| 22/04/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): In his message to mark Earth Day, Environment Minister Dwayne Seymour claimed achievements in conservation in the Cayman Islands, but made no mention of the planned review of the National Conservation Law (NCL) that is expected to remove some of the protections for the islands’ natural resources. ‘Protect Our Species’ is the theme of […]

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DCI introduces new rules in face of risks

DCI introduces new rules in face of risks

| 22/04/2019 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Commerce and Investment has introduced several new board policies that will come into force on Wednesday, 1 May, as part of its new role supervising designated non-financial businesses and professions, such as real estate agents and precious metal dealers. The DCI is now tasked with ensuring that measures are in place […]

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Cayman adds 3 golds to medals tally in swimming

Cayman adds 3 golds to medals tally in swimming

| 22/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s swimmers matched their first-day medals total, taking 11 including three more gold at Sunday’s (21 April) CARIFTA Aquatics Championships taking place in Barbados. Together with the four silver and four bronze in swimming, duplicating Saturday’s haul, Cayman has 29 total medals overall, comprising synchronised swimming, open water and pool events, entering […]

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Dive shop attacker jailed for 9 years

Dive shop attacker jailed for 9 years

| 22/04/2019 | 90 Comments

(CNS): Jaron Solomon (29), from East End, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for a violent attack on his girlfriend at a dive shop in the district in the summer of 2017. Solomon had initially denied charges of attempted murder in connection with the frenzied assault in July 2017 at Ocean Frontiers, where […]

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