Archive for January 6th, 2020

Iguana cull secures budget for 2020

Iguana cull secures budget for 2020

| 06/01/2020 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Having already killed well over one million invasive green iguanas, local cullers will be able to continue their important work in 2020 to keep the population down after financing was secured for the cull to continue in 2020. By the end of December, hunters had killed 1,123,526 iguanas, but the prolific breeding ability of […]

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Teen runs from children’s home for 3rd time

Teen runs from children’s home for 3rd time

| 06/01/2020 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The police are once again asking the public to help them find sixteen-year-old Motesha Mothen, who has absconded from the troubled Frances Bodden Children’s Home in Bodden Town for the third time in as many weeks. Mothen went on the run again on Friday, 3 January, and was last seen around noon on Eastern […]

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CPR activist secures court protection

CPR activist secures court protection

| 06/01/2020 | 53 Comments

(CNS): Cruise Port Referendum activist Shirley Roulstone, who is challenging how government has gone about setting the referendum in the courts, has secured another important victory. Lawyers for Roulstone confirmed Monday that the chief justice had ruled in favour of a protective costs order, which will protect Roulstone from government should the court rule against […]

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Lightning triggers tree and pole fire

Lightning triggers tree and pole fire

| 06/01/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): CUC and Cayman Islands Fire Service crews battled a dramatic fire near to condos at Lime Tree Bay off the Esterly Tibbetts Highway on Saturday evening after lightning struck a tree, which caught fire and in turn set a utility pole ablaze.

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Teachers tackle 800 ‘incidents’ at CHHS

Teachers tackle 800 ‘incidents’ at CHHS

| 06/01/2020 | 90 Comments

(CNS): Clifton Hunter High School failed to impress during its latest follow-through inspection, making only weak progress on recommendations from earlier inspections in the previous academic year. The report by the Office of Education Standards (OES) reveals that the behaviour of students remains a pressing problem, as records show staff handled 800 “major incidents since […]

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Night shifts source of port’s challenges

Night shifts source of port’s challenges

| 06/01/2020 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Changes to and management of the workers’ shift patterns at the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands are having an impact on the operations, which will not be resolved by a bigger dock. Although PACI Acting Director Joseph Woods is insistent that Grand Cayman needs a larger cargo pier, he told CNS that there […]

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More trouble exposed for Boeing’s 737 Max 8

More trouble exposed for Boeing’s 737 Max 8

| 06/01/2020 | 102 Comments

(CNS): US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has admitted that another potential problem with the grounded 737 Max 8 aircraft was discovered during last month’s safety audit. Hundreds of these planes have been sitting in airports and hangers around the world since March last year in the wake of two fatal crashes in which a total of […]

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