Archive for November 22nd, 2019

Premier’s confidence in port support wavers

Premier’s confidence in port support wavers

| 22/11/2019 | 157 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin appeared despondent over government’s situation regarding the cruise port campaign, when he appeared at the fourth public meeting on the issue Thursday evening at the Elmslie Church, George Town. During the meeting he appeared to lose confidence in public support for the project for the first time, saying that if he […]

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Man critically injured in fight

Man critically injured in fight

| 22/11/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A man is in critical condition after he was reportedly hit in the head several times during a fight on School Road, George Town, yesterday morning. Police said they were called to the scene following a report at around 8:15am that an altercation was taking place between two men and that weapons were involved. […]

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CAL’s losses grow with grounded planes

CAL’s losses grow with grounded planes

| 22/11/2019 | 81 Comments

(CNS): Projected earnings for Cayman Airways Ltd have been upended as a result of the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the wake of two fatal crashes last year. CAL CEO Fabian Whorms said that having the two planes leased by CAL parked was not “essentially costing us anything”, but the […]

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Gunshot report false, say cops

Gunshot report false, say cops

| 22/11/2019

(CNS): Reports of gunshots being fired in West Bay yesterday have not been confirmed by the police, who were in the district in force yesterday. A spokesperson for the RCIPS said there was no report about weapons being discharged in the Logwoods area of the district but officers were there conducting proactive operations. They did […]

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October report shows 5.7% growth in air arrivals

October report shows 5.7% growth in air arrivals

| 22/11/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The sustained growth of overnight tourism in the Cayman Islands was reflected in the latest statistics released by the Department of Tourism. October, which used to be one of the slowest months in the year, attracted 23,798 guest this year, a record number and an increase on last year of 5.76%. This puts the […]

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Vote for your own future, not the politicians’

Vote for your own future, not the politicians’

| 22/11/2019 | 56 Comments

101 writes: Reading the many comments on social media, a lot of the opposition to the new cruise berthing facility stems from our reaction to how the government has handled the proposed project. There isn’t a person on this planet who would argue that the government did not screw up in terms of information sharing, […]

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Beach Bay hotel gets OK from CPA

Beach Bay hotel gets OK from CPA

| 22/11/2019 | 54 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority has given its okay to the application for a ten-storey hotel in the quiet residential area of Beach Bay. Despite dozens of objectors submitting a catalogue of concerns in writing and turning up for the meeting on Wednesday, the CPA gave the project the thumbs up. Residents are particularly worried […]

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