Archive for August 7th, 2019

Turtle shell found in dumpster

Turtle shell found in dumpster

| 07/08/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The shell of an adult green sea turtle was found in a dumpster at the weekend, which officials said appeared to be the remains from another poaching incident. The shell measured 106cm (41.7in) and likely belonged to a 300-400 pound turtle and a once valuable member of the critically endangered wild population. The discovery […]

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Construction worker fell 20ft feet

Construction worker fell 20ft feet

| 07/08/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The Inspections Unit of the Department of Labour and Pensions has confirmed that it is investigating how a construction worker fell some 20 feet at a construction site in South Sound on Monday. At around 10:30am the man fell from one of the partially constructed buildings at the Vela Condos phase 2 location off […]

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Roper rejects interference concerns

Roper rejects interference concerns

| 07/08/2019 | 73 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper has dismissed concerns that government is backing pro-port advocates pushing for people to withdraw their signatures from the Cruise Port Referendum petition. But the Elections Office has now revealed that it is allowing people to “un-verify” their names, even after their signatures and right to vote had been confirmed by the […]

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Law firm register established

Law firm register established

| 07/08/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): All law firms and sole practitioners operating in Cayman must register with a new legal regulator before the end of this month, as government presses on with the job of meeting the latest international rules for the financial sector. The newly formed Cayman Attorneys Regulatory Authority (CARA) has begun to build its regulatory oversight […]

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CAL struggles as Max 8s still parked

CAL struggles as Max 8s still parked

| 07/08/2019 | 95 Comments

(CNS): The problem of operating Cayman Airways Ltd’s international flight schedule with only three jet planes, while its two brand new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft remain grounded, is beginning to bite for the airline. Officials apologised for a number of delays over the past week, as maintenance issues on two of the working fleet […]

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