Archive for December 4th, 2019

Repeat teen runaway absconds from girls home

Repeat teen runaway absconds from girls home

| 04/12/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Motesha Mothen (16), who is now a serial runaway, has absconded from the Frances Bodden Children’s Home and the police are asking for the public’s help to track her down. She was last seen on Tuesday, 3 December, at about 2:50pm near the Cayman Islands Hospital. She was wearing a bright pink sweatshirt with […]

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Trust joins CPR legal case

Trust joins CPR legal case

| 04/12/2019 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has confirmed that rather than pursuing a separate parallel case regarding the cruise port vote, it will become an interested party in the application brought by Shirley Roulstone, who is representing the Cruise Port Referendum grassroots movement. Following Tuesday’s court ruling delaying the people’s referendum until after […]

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Stingray injured by boat at sandbar

Stingray injured by boat at sandbar

| 04/12/2019 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Just a week after one local watersports owner warned of the dangers presented by overcrowding at Stingray City, the Department of Environment confirmed that a ray was recently hit and injured by a boat there. The department also posted on its social media pages what is believed to be a very recent picture of […]

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MRCU boss denies dead bees linked to spraying

MRCU boss denies dead bees linked to spraying

| 04/12/2019 | 51 Comments

(CNS): Mosquito Research and Control Unit Director Dr Jim McNelly told Finance Committee on Tuesday that the MRCU has no evidence to link its work with anecdotal claims of dead bees. McNelly has not yet responded to enquiries by CNS, following reports by concerned readers last week that several people saw a significant number of […]

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Meetings cancelled, vote prep halted

Meetings cancelled, vote prep halted

| 04/12/2019 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office has paused its preparations for the people-initiated referendum on the port project in the wake of the court’s decision Tuesday to delay the vote until after judicial review proceedings are completed. Officials said the postal ballot requests received to date that have not yet been issued will be held securely and […]

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