Archive for June 27th, 2019

Cayman urged to drop HIV ban by UNAIDS

Cayman urged to drop HIV ban by UNAIDS

| 27/06/2019 | 110 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands is one of 48 countries being urged by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) to drop their restrictions on people living with HIV landing or working in those places. While the Cayman government does not necessarily prevent HIV+ people landing or visiting Cayman, it still requires work permit applicants […]

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BOTs unite over ‘modern colonialism’ threat

BOTs unite over ‘modern colonialism’ threat

| 27/06/2019 | 98 Comments

(CNS): The leaders of the British Overseas Territories presented a united front at the close of the pre-JMC meeting in the Cayman Islands on Wednesday against what they all see as the creeping neo-colonialism of the UK. While the leaders and representatives of the territories outlined different concerns about their individual relationships with and the […]

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New boss for traffic cops unit

New boss for traffic cops unit

| 27/06/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Inspector Dwayne Jones, who has taken over the leadership of the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit, is warning drivers that with increased resources, traffic cops will be clamping down even more. Following three years of work by Inspector Ian Yearwood, who has now rotated to a new uniform management position, Jones will be […]

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Arson suspected in dual car fires

Arson suspected in dual car fires

| 27/06/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS and the Cayman Islands Fire Service have opened an investigation into a fire in a South Sound Road parking lot early this morning. The 911 centre was called at around 5:00am and was told that two vehicles were on fire and the flames were spreading to other areas of the property. Fire […]

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Tourists wake up to masked home-invaders

Tourists wake up to masked home-invaders

| 27/06/2019 | 83 Comments

(CNS): Visitors to the Cayman Islands who are staying at a home on the Queen’s Highway woke up in the early hours of this morning to find masked men (possibly three), one of whom may have been armed with a gun, in the residence. The men, who were dressed in dark clothing, were rummaging through […]

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Why doesn’t the hospital have more blue spots?

Why doesn’t the hospital have more blue spots?

| 27/06/2019

I frequently go to George Town Hospital for appointments with my disabled spouse. We have a disabled tag for our car so can park in the handicapped spots. However, there have been instances when every one of the six blue spots in the main parking lot is taken, either by cars carrying disabled tags or, […]

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