Archive for October 22nd, 2019

Job fair stirs up controversy

Job fair stirs up controversy

| 22/10/2019 | 158 Comments

(CNS): The Verdant Isle consortium, which has been selected by government to take on the controversial cruise and cargo port project, has confirmed that it will be hosting a job fair ahead of the people-initiated referendum. However, the issue is already stirring up controversy as those campaigning against the proposed project believe that holding out […]

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CMR creator in court over online bullying allegation

CMR creator in court over online bullying allegation

| 22/10/2019

(CNS): The founder of Cayman Marl Road, the online news and gossip blog, appeared in court Tuesday, facing charges of harassment on a communication network. Sandra Hill is accused of bullying local businessman and one-time political hopeful, Matthew Leslie, on her website and social media pages. The case was transferred to Grand Court, where Hill, […]

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NS man charged over home invasion

NS man charged over home invasion

| 22/10/2019

(CNS): A 40-year-old North Side man who broke into the home of a person whom he knew, armed with an undisclosed weapon, has been charged with aggravated burglary. The home invasion took place in North Side on Saturday morning. Police have offered no other details in the case other than stating he was arrested the […]

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Cayman magistrate acquits Bermuda magistrate in traffic case

Cayman magistrate acquits Bermuda magistrate in traffic case

| 22/10/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Magistrate Valdis Foldats, who normally sits in the Cayman Islands summary criminal courts, cleared a magistrate in Bermuda yesterday after he had been drafted to the fellow British territory to hear a traffic case against Khamisi Tokunbo, who was charged with refusing a breath test after a crash. Foldats found that the police officer […]

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CPA urged to deny land clearing to help sale

CPA urged to deny land clearing to help sale

| 22/10/2019 | 43 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environment is urging the Central Planning Authority not to allow a landowner to clear 7.5 acres of primary habitat in East End just to help sell the land. The DoE said there were various alternatives to assist the owner’s marketing plans but it “strongly objects” to the reasons put forward for […]

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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.