Archive for September 19th, 2019

Cyclists and pedestrians suffer over bad driving

Cyclists and pedestrians suffer over bad driving

| 19/09/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Royal Cayman Islands Police Service statistics show that 88 cyclists and pedestrians were hit by cars last year on local roads. Three people were killed and another 57 sustained injuries, many of them serious. Although police usually issue releases when a person is killed or badly hurt on the roads, many of these collisions […]

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Doctors raided over legal cannabis

Doctors raided over legal cannabis

| 19/09/2019 | 97 Comments

(CNS): Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers raided Doctors Express, a medical practice in George Town, on Wednesday evening and seized “a large quantity of CBD (Cannabis) oils/vapes”, even though all the doctors at the clinic are registered practitioners. No arrests have been made and CBC Director Charles Clifford has said that because it is […]

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Cabinet urged to release cruise project info

Cabinet urged to release cruise project info

| 19/09/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The campaigners who successfully petitioned to trigger a people-initiated referendum on the issue of government’s proposed cruise berthing facility have once again put pen to paper urging the Cayman Islands’ leadership to release the missing information on the project as soon as possible. After writing four times to Premier Alden McLaughlin seeking answers to […]

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EIA concerns still unfounded

EIA concerns still unfounded

| 19/09/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environment reviewed 140 planning and ten coastal work applications in May, June and July, but did not require any developers to conduct an environmental impact assessment. Government has pointed to this element in the National Conservation Law as one of the reasons why it created a committee to review the legislation, […]

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Activists join global demo with sunset climate strike

Activists join global demo with sunset climate strike

| 19/09/2019 | 80 Comments

(CNS): Led by the Protect Our Future movement, young Caymanian activists will be joining in the global climate demonstration this Friday with a ‘sunset strike’ in George Town. As the Cayman Islands, like many low lying islands, face a very uncertain future as a result of global warming and rising sea levels, the younger generation […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library