Archive for May 23rd, 2019

Fire out in Lower Valley after four-hour battle

Fire out in Lower Valley after four-hour battle

| 23/05/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): After almost four hours of battling a brush fire in Lower Valley yesterday, when firefighters had to work in multiple areas to contain it, the Cayman Islands Fire Service has confirmed that it is no longer burning. CIFS officers were able to successfully extinguish it sometime after 6:00 last night, having arrived at the […]

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McLean sworn in to lead opposition benches

McLean sworn in to lead opposition benches

| 23/05/2019 | 86 Comments

(CNS): After several weeks of speculation that Arden McLean would become the next leader of the opposition, the MLA for East End was sworn into office by Governor Martyn Roper on Thursday. The veteran politician is a former member of the Progressives but left the party in 2012 and has since run as an independent. […]

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GTPS makes progress but challenges remain

GTPS makes progress but challenges remain

| 23/05/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): After its third follow-up inspection report last month, George Town Primary School has made enough progress for inspectors to rate the school as ‘satisfactory’ after its previous ratings of weak. In this latest report inspectors said the GTPS had addressed all six of the recommendations made in 2015. The first had been for the […]

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RCIPS chopper heads to US for damage assessment

RCIPS chopper heads to US for damage assessment

| 23/05/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The fate of the first Royal Cayman Islands Police Service helicopter hangs in the balance as it is on its way to Louisiana, via Texas, to find out whether or not it can be repaired. The helicopter was wrapped and delivered to the George Town dock earlier this week to be shipped to the […]

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