Archive for November 27th, 2019

Coastguard to manage Stingray City

Coastguard to manage Stingray City

| 27/11/2019 | 107 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Coast Guard has been given the remit to patrol and manage Stingray City to try and address the overcrowding as well as growing reports about the anti-social and sometimes criminal behaviour of boaters and operators at Cayman’s number one tourist attraction.

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Woman gets 6 years for $390k theft from bosses

Woman gets 6 years for $390k theft from bosses

| 27/11/2019 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Nadia Miranda Powery (34), who has admitted stealing more than $390,000 from two employers, was given a six-year jail term on Wednesday and taken into custody. The mother of five, who admitted the offences earlier this year, had been on bail as she awaited her fate but following the delivery of the lengthy jail […]

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Man charged with GBH after GT fight

Man charged with GBH after GT fight

| 27/11/2019

(CNS): A 58-year-old man from George Town has been charged with assault GBH and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon, and is expected in court later today. The charges arise from an altercation on Sunday, 24 November, in which another man was seriously injured. The suspect was arrested shortly after a fight on […]

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MRCU main suspect in mass bee deaths

MRCU main suspect in mass bee deaths

| 27/11/2019 | 63 Comments

(CNS): Hundreds of dead and dying bees along Seven Mile Beach caused significant public concern yesterday, and the cause may be the Mosquito Research and Control Unit’s aerial spraying. In response to CNS inquiries, the Department of Environment said the situation was serious and that they had raised their concerns about the deaths, and while […]

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Colours demands apology for HR lawyer

Colours demands apology for HR lawyer

| 27/11/2019 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The local activist group advocating for LGBT rights has demanded an apology from Members of the Legislative Assembly after the human rights lawyer, Dr Leonardo Raznovich, was targetted by lawmakers last week who asked the attorney general to deport him. Billie Bryan, the Caymanian leader of Colours Cayman, said this was a “witch-hunt” where […]

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Over 10,000 affected by morning power cut

Over 10,000 affected by morning power cut

| 27/11/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Around 10,000 CUC customers across George Town, West Bay and Savannah were without electricity Wednesday morning for as much as an hour. Officials from the power company said it was caused by three units being tripped, as they offered apologies to those who were impacted by the technical fault.

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Student environmental activists plan protest

Student environmental activists plan protest

| 27/11/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A group of young activists are planning another peaceful eco-protest at Eden Rock on Friday evening, and they are urging the public to support them again in their call for much needed environmental protection. The students in the Cayman Islands, who form the Protect Our Future group, are joining millions of young people around […]

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Customs arrest 5 in cargo port raid

Customs arrest 5 in cargo port raid

| 27/11/2019

(CNS): Five people were arrested by Customs and Border Control (CBC) during a raid at the George Town cargo dock over what officials said were various work and customs offences. The bust took place on Thursday night was to heighten border security efforts, according to CBC Deputy Director Jeff Jackson, who is responsible for enforcement. […]

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