Archive for September 26th, 2019

Limping gun man robs women in GT

Limping gun man robs women in GT

| 26/09/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Two women standing outside a business on Shedden Road near the junction of Liberty Lane at around 9pm last night were victims of an armed stick-up when a masked robber brandishing a gun made off with a bag containing cash and personal possessions. The man, who was said to have a limp, made off […]

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Cruise dock will cost public nearly $6M per year

Cruise dock will cost public nearly $6M per year

| 26/09/2019 | 92 Comments

(CNS): As information trickles into the public domain about government’s proposed cruise berthing facility, the financial picture emerging is increasingly troublesome. Activists behind the push for a people’s referendum have raised concerns about the financing issues surrounding the project in addition to the environmental ones. While the public purse is set to lose almost US$6 […]

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Public authorities slip on FOI efficiency

Public authorities slip on FOI efficiency

| 26/09/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): As the Office of the Ombudsman prepares to mark the annual Right to Know Day, in the tenth year since the Freedom of Information law was implemented, the office released a report revealing that public authorities are falling behind again when it comes to complying with the legislation. The latest statistics show that last […]

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Drivers, you’re too close!

Drivers, you’re too close!

| 26/09/2019 | 65 Comments

Wendy Ledger writes: Taking part in Car Free Day on Friday was by no means my first experience reporting the news under pedal power, but it was the first time I’d ridden my bike in and around George Town during office hours since last year. And in that short space of time, there is no […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.