Archive for October 24th, 2019

Armed police guard court as witness gives evidence

Armed police guard court as witness gives evidence

| 24/10/2019

(CNS): Security at the George Town courthouse was beefed up Thursday as a witness gave evidence in an ongoing case regarding a 2017 home invasion in Prospect. Caine Thomas (20), one of the men who has admitted being involved in the crime, began giving evidence against Elmer Wright (25), who is now the only man […]

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Elections Office stresses ballot secrecy

Elections Office stresses ballot secrecy

| 24/10/2019 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Elections Office staff reassured voters Thursday that they will maintain the security of the upcoming people’s referendum on the cruise berthing project and that the secrecy of the ballot will be protected. Elections Supervisor Wesley Howell has also confirmed that there will be just one national count of votes cast, as was the case […]

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One million greens bite the dust

One million greens bite the dust

| 24/10/2019 | 48 Comments

(CNS): Cullers, who have been working for just under twelve months to control what was a serious risk to Cayman’s natural environment from the invasive green iguanas, reached an important milestone Thursday, when the millionth animal was killed. Fred Burton, the head of the Department of Environment Terrestrial Resources Unit, said the landmark was a […]

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Inspectors find excellence at GT pre-school

Inspectors find excellence at GT pre-school

| 24/10/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Another Montessori-style pre-school has been rated ‘good’ overall by the government’s school inspectors this month, as this particular model of early learning appears to be topping the list of nurseries in the Cayman Islands. Montessori del Sol in South Sound, George Town, was graded ‘good’ but achieved ‘excellent’ ratings in several areas examined by […]

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WORC agency opens for business at new location

WORC agency opens for business at new location

| 24/10/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): As government’s new agency responsible for all matters relating to the workforce begins to take shape, it will open for business on Monday at new offices in George Town. Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) has moved from Midtown Plaza to the old Walkers offices at Apollo House West, Mary Street, in the heart […]

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Minister pressing NCC over east-west arterial

Minister pressing NCC over east-west arterial

| 24/10/2019 | 70 Comments

(CNS): The minister with responsibility for infrastructure, Joey Hew, has said government is in talks with the National Conservation Council over plans to extend the East-West Arterial Road to Bodden Town. With mounting congestion during the morning and evening commute for residents east of George Town, the minister said efforts by police to direct and […]

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