Archive for December 17th, 2019

Looking back, moving forward

Looking back, moving forward

| 17/12/2019 | 37 Comments

CPR Cayman writes: With the holidays around the corner and the referendum delayed, CPR Cayman wishes to take this opportunity to ensure that the public understands what has happened and that individuals are aware of what they can do to continue to advocate for transparency and a brighter future for Cayman.

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600 tons of rubbish collected in holiday clean-up

600 tons of rubbish collected in holiday clean-up

| 17/12/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Residents threw out more than 600 tons of bulk waste from their homes and yards across the Cayman Islands over the period of the Department of Environmental Health’s annual holiday collection. The free bulk waste collection service ends this Friday, as teams from the DEH clear up in West Bay. Officials said that once […]

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Migrants land on Brac after 5 days at sea

Migrants land on Brac after 5 days at sea

| 17/12/2019 | 37 Comments

(CNS): One woman and 30 men from Cuba landed on Cayman Brac last Friday morning, 13 December, officials from the Customs and Border Control Service have finally confirmed. While there have been social media postings about the migrants’ arrival, officials took four days to issue a public release about their detention. The 31 people were […]

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Dozen arrested in gambling bust

Dozen arrested in gambling bust

| 17/12/2019

(CNS): Twelve people were arrested on suspicion of unlawful gambling, possession of criminal property and other related offenses following a police bust at a small George Town bar on Sunday. The raid, in which $16,000 was also seized, took place around 10:30am at licensed premises located off Dorcy Drive in the industrial area, when officers […]

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Turtle farm keeps lid on reports

Turtle farm keeps lid on reports

| 17/12/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Following significant public support for the Department of Environment’s turtle conservation plan, the National Conservation Council has ratified the proposal and sent it to Cabinet for approval. But while the public was fully behind the plan, the Cayman Turtle Centre (CTC) has been less than supportive and refused to share critical data with the […]

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