Archive for May 24th, 2019

NRA to move GT bus stop for safety reasons

NRA to move GT bus stop for safety reasons

| 24/05/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): As the National Roads Authority completes the work it has been doing in the Shedden Road-Crewe Road area close to the airport perimeter, it has received approval to move a public bus stop shelter to what it said was a safer and more convenient location. The existing bus stop is by the airport fence, […]

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DEH falls behind on commercial rubbish collection

DEH falls behind on commercial rubbish collection

| 24/05/2019 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Once again, officials from the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) have issued apologies for falling behind on the collection of garbage from its commercial customers in Grand Cayman. In addition, collection at residential properties with ten or more units with DEH skips experienced delays, officials said. The DEH said this was due to a […]

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Alden and Arden will need to work together

Alden and Arden will need to work together

| 24/05/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has congratulated his former party colleague, Arden McLean, on becoming the new opposition leader and said the one-time political allies will need to work together again in the coming months. It has been around seven years since McLean left the PPM without ever spelling out his reasons, though political pundits have […]

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Prime Minister quits in the face of Brexit failure

Prime Minister quits in the face of Brexit failure

| 24/05/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May, the leader of the Conservative party, has quit the job, as the country’s political scene implodes over Brexit. The UK’s second female leader will step down on 7 June, paving the way for a leadership battle the following week against the backdrop of deep political divisions in the Tory […]

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New opposition leader takes aim at Miller

New opposition leader takes aim at Miller

| 24/05/2019 | 125 Comments

(CNS): In his first public statement as opposition leader, Arden McLean took aim at his predecessor, Ezzard Miller,  accusing him of staying on the job too long and reneging on a commitment made during the post-election closed-door talks two years ago. As the ink was drying on the instruments of his appointment, McLean’s office issued […]

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Cruise petition hits target for vote

Cruise petition hits target for vote

| 24/05/2019 | 137 Comments

(CNS): After eight months of persistence collecting registered voters’ signatures, the campaign for a people-initiated referendum on the issue of the government’s proposed cruise port development in George Town has confirmed they have now verified more than 5,300 signatures and counting. The activists issued a press release Friday, along with a short letter sent to […]

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Beach Bay community in the dark over new hotel

Beach Bay community in the dark over new hotel

| 24/05/2019 | 63 Comments

(CNS): A long-proposed hotel development in the Beach Bay area of Bodden Town is causing serious concerns among residents, not least because many of them have been kept in the dark about what appears to be a significant project. The developer of this potential beachfront resort has made a planning application to begin work on […]

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