Archive for October 8th, 2019

NRA plans 2nd road safety conference

NRA plans 2nd road safety conference

| 08/10/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Just as the issue of traffic congestion and the endless road accidents are at the top of the driving public’s agenda, the National Roads Authority is planning to host its second annual Road Safety conference at the end of this month. Among local and international speakers, the key note speaker for the four day […]

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Approval sought for 2-year-old shoreline work

Approval sought for 2-year-old shoreline work

| 08/10/2019 | 62 Comments

(CNS): More than two years after a developer, without permission, ripped up a slice of the North Side shoreline close to a turtle nesting area, he is now seeking after the fact approval for the assault on the coast. According to the Central Planning Authority agenda, to be heard Wednesday, the Rum Point Club is […]

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Cruise campaigners need miracle, says premier

Cruise campaigners need miracle, says premier

| 08/10/2019 | 166 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that those campaigning for a ‘no’ vote in the cruise port referendum will need a miracle to stop the project, as he made it very clear he is expecting a low turnout for the national poll. But the premier said he would consider his position as the country’s leader […]

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Ministry boss goes back to Tory conference

Ministry boss goes back to Tory conference

| 08/10/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Eric Bush, who left his job as the Cayman Islands representative in the UK to return home and head up the premier’s new trade ministry, was back in England recently, where he made a return visit to the Conservative Party conference. While Cayman held a fringe event at its first ever Labour Party event […]

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Verdant Isle registered in GC not Brac

Verdant Isle registered in GC not Brac

| 08/10/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Verdant Isle, the bidder selected to take on the controversial cruise port project, is registered in Grand Cayman and not Cayman Brac, as had been believed. Following media enquiries about the registration of the new company and why it was based on the Brac, officials said during their visit last week they did not […]

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GT man arrested in fatal boat collision

GT man arrested in fatal boat collision

| 08/10/2019

(CNS) A 35-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with a fatal boat crash in the North Sound in August. Police have not identified the suspect, who has been bailed as investigations continue. He was said to be captaining the Pepper Jelly, a 32-foot Scarab centre-console boat with […]

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To dredge or not to dredge, that is the question

To dredge or not to dredge, that is the question

| 08/10/2019 | 27 Comments

Courtney Platt writes: I respect our leaders, expect that they have our country’s best interest at heart and they love everyone, just as I do. I have no ill will toward them nor those who have bought into their plan, though I think it flawed.

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