Archive for May 16th, 2019

Motorbike rider and pillion seriously injured in smash

Motorbike rider and pillion seriously injured in smash

| 16/05/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Following a collision between a Yamaha motorbike and a Honda Fit on Walkers Road Wednesday night, the rider and passenger of the motorcycle were taken for treatment at the Cayman Islands Hospital by emergency medical services. The rider of the motorbike is being treated for life-threatening injuries and the passenger for serious injuries. Police […]

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US visitor dies after snorkelling off 7MB

US visitor dies after snorkelling off 7MB

| 16/05/2019 | 29 Comments

(CNS): A 51-year-old man visiting the Cayman Islands from Massachusetts, USA, was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital Wednesday evening after snorkelling off Seven Mile Beach, south of Governor’s Beach. The man was said to have encountered difficulties in the water and was brought to shore. Members of the public conducted CPR on the […]

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Runway and airfield work to start at ORIA

Runway and airfield work to start at ORIA

| 16/05/2019 | 88 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the Cayman Islands Airports Authority have revealed plans to begin work on upgrading the airfield and runway at Owen Roberts International Airport in the next phase of operation and safety improvements this summer. The authority has almost completed the work on the terminal upgrades and this next phase of exterior work consists […]

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Beach sign denying access removed

Beach sign denying access removed

| 16/05/2019 | 38 Comments

(CNS): The Public Lands Commission has confirmed that it requested the removal of a sign which recently appeared on Seven Mile Beach denying access to beach-goers. Responding to CNS enquiries, the commission said that the landowner was contravening the Prescription Law and the Public Lands Law. CNS checked the area between Calico Jack’s and the […]

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MK: Cruise images not approved design

MK: Cruise images not approved design

| 16/05/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has described the latest leaked images that were posted by CNS and circulated on social media this week as “examples of concept drawings” and not a final approved design for the cruise berthing project. In a short statement the minister said the images were not for construction but “are necessary […]

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Cancer Registry slowed by public stigma

Cancer Registry slowed by public stigma

| 16/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): Nine years after work began to establish a mechanism to collect data on people with cancer, the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry still faces an uphill battle in encouraging people to join. Amanda Nicholson, who has been cancer registrar at the Health Services Authority (HSA) since 2013, said she has come up against […]

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Cruise petition has just 200 names to confirm

Cruise petition has just 200 names to confirm

| 16/05/2019 | 46 Comments

(CNS): The campaign to trigger a people-initiated referendum on whether or not the people of Cayman support government’s plans for a cruise berthing facility in the George Town Harbour has confirmed that more than 5,000 registered voters have now signed the petition. With just 200 names to be verified, the activists challenged government to answer […]

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Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 16/05/2019

(CNS): Police have confirmed that officers have arrested a 28-year-old woman from Cayman Brac on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. The woman was arrested over a week ago, on 8 May, in relation to the fatal incident on 22 March on Watering Place Road near to La Esperanza bar. Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55), […]

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