Archive for June 19th, 2019

Cops pepper spray drunk woman

Cops pepper spray drunk woman

| 19/06/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Police officers on Cayman Brac deployed pepper spray on a 23-year-old woman, who “appeared to be highly intoxicated”, at a bar on Watering Place Road Tuesday evening after she assaulted the officers who responded to a report that her bag had been stolen. At around 8pm the police went to La Esperanza bar because […]

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Port bid winner to be revealed in 3 weeks

Port bid winner to be revealed in 3 weeks

| 19/06/2019 | 111 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell expects the winning bid on the cruise port project to be announced within three weeks and has said that government intends to press on with the process regardless of the petition for a people’s vote. Speaking at the Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum event Wednesday, he told the audience, “We […]

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Cargo port could curb inflation, claims minister

Cargo port could curb inflation, claims minister

| 19/06/2019 | 63 Comments

(CNS): The finance minister came up with a new justification for the cargo element of government’s controversial cruise berthing project Wednesday, as he addressed members of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce. Roy McTaggart noted that the increase in inflation was a reflection of Cayman’s successful economy and its “high level of activity”. But, he […]

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DoE: Barefoot Beach project won’t need EIA

DoE: Barefoot Beach project won’t need EIA

| 19/06/2019 | 47 Comments

(CNS): Experts from the Department of Environment have concluded that a proposed hotel development on Barefoot Beach off the Queen’s Highway in East End, land now owned by one of Dart’s network of companies, will not need to do an environmental impact assessment. The DoE said the developer already has plans to install turtle friendly […]

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