Archive for May 15th, 2019

Listen Up! Gutting the Conservation Law

Listen Up! Gutting the Conservation Law

| 15/05/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS Podcast): Just last week a new government committee established to review the Cayman Islands National Conservation Law had its first meeting behind closed doors. The decision to review and, as most people suspect, water down the law comes at an alarming time for our planet. In Episode 4 of ‘Listen Up! with CNS, podcast […]

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Gov’t signs another cruise line deal

Gov’t signs another cruise line deal

| 15/05/2019 | 58 Comments

(CNS): The government has entered into a funding agreement with MSC Cruises toward the costs of constructing Grand Cayman’s cruise berthing facility. This is the fourth cruise company that has reportedly committed to a financing deal with the Cayman Islands Government, even though the project is being tendered with potential developers as a design-build-finance project. […]

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Plastic Free Cayman plans peaceful demo

Plastic Free Cayman plans peaceful demo

| 15/05/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Campaigners behind local activist group Plastic Free Cayman are calling on the public to join them in a peaceful protest next week on the steps of the government building in an effort to highlight the growing problem of plastic pollution and climate change. The local NGO, which has been campaigning with some success for […]

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Analysts to help RCIPS report clean-up rates

Analysts to help RCIPS report clean-up rates

| 15/05/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Two expert crime analysts will be joining the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service shortly to help the police understand their detection rates, which, in addition to current information on crime levels, will show the public how successful the RCIPS is at solving crimes. Police Commissioner Derek Byrne explained that crime reduction and prevention rates […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library