Archive for May 29th, 2019

DoE director blocked from people’s vote meeting

DoE director blocked from people’s vote meeting

| 29/05/2019 | 77 Comments

(CNS): The chief officer in the ministry overseeing the Department of Environment has blocked DoE Director Gina Ebanks-Petrie from attending a public meeting on Thursday being organised by the Cruise Port Referendum campaigners, despite the many technical environmental questions likely to arise from potential voters. The supervisor of elections, Wesley Howell, has confirmed that he […]

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Sea wasp stings land swimmers in hospital

Sea wasp stings land swimmers in hospital

| 29/05/2019 | 22 Comments

(CNS): At least two people were treated in hospital on Monday after several swimmers were stung by jellyfish while visiting Stingray City, according to reports from watersports operators. The Department of Environment said the jellyfish are likely to be sea wasps (Carybdea alata), a small species that is almost transparent and can deliver a nasty […]

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Bryan calls on gov’t to add Qs to port vote

Bryan calls on gov’t to add Qs to port vote

| 29/05/2019 | 77 Comments

(CNS): MLA Kenneth Bryan (GTC) is calling on government to use the opportunity of the people-initiated referendum on the cruise port project to add more non-binding but indicative questions to help it resolve some of the issues being debated in the Cayman Islands. Bryan submitted a parliamentary question for the next sitting of the Legislative […]

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Premier pays tribute to Edward Seaga

Premier pays tribute to Edward Seaga

| 29/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): Premier Alden McLaughlin has paid tribute to Edward Seaga, the former Jamaican prime minister, who died Tuesday, 28 May, in Miami, on his 89th birthday. McLaughlin said he was deeply saddened to have learned of the passing of Seaga. “He will be remembered as a great and respected Caribbean leader and as […]

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Teenager faces list of charges after assaulting cops

Teenager faces list of charges after assaulting cops

| 29/05/2019

(CNS): A 19-year-old man from George Town was charged with a list of crimes after he resisted arrest following an altercation in the capital earlier this week. The young man, who is accused of assaulting two officers, was arrested on Monday and has now been charged with assault ABH, common assault, assaulting two police officers, […]

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