Archive for June 14th, 2019

Door to door petition checks to begin in two weeks

Door to door petition checks to begin in two weeks

| 14/06/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office has confirmed that the door to door verification process of the petition for a referendum on the cruise port project will start in around two weeks. But voters who have signed the petition can now visit the office to verify their signature during office hours with their voter card or another […]

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WORC plan to be revealed at forum

WORC plan to be revealed at forum

| 14/06/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): The new Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman strategy will be explained by WORC Director Sharon Roulstone at an economic forum next week being hosted by the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce. The event will open with an address from Finance Minister Roy McTaggart on the ‘State of the Economy’ in Cayman followed by a […]

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Environmental activists call public meeting

Environmental activists call public meeting

| 14/06/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): As the threats and challenges presented by climate change and species extinction become increasingly apparent, environmental activists in the Cayman Islands are calling another public meeting this month to galvanise more support for local action. The Cayman group of Protect our Future, a movement spearheaded by young people around the world, will be hosting […]

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NCC aims to save endemic flower from extinction

NCC aims to save endemic flower from extinction

| 14/06/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The National Conservation Council has issued an interim directive to protect the critically endangered Grand Cayman False Foxglove (Agalinis kingsii) ahead of a conservation plan for the endemic flower on the brink of extinction and now threatened by development. The Department of Environment said this small flower is “a habitat specialist with an extremely […]

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Turtle release on Governor’s Beach this Saturday

Turtle release on Governor’s Beach this Saturday

| 14/06/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Turtle Centre is organising a special release tomorrow, Saturday 15 June, on Governor’s Beach to mark World Sea Turtle Day, which falls on Sunday, 16 June. Officials said the nesting season is “off to a good start” as more than 12,000 eggs have been collected at the centre. All visitors […]

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