Archive for January 15th, 2020

Margaritaville creates ‘all inclusive’ option

Margaritaville creates ‘all inclusive’ option

| 15/01/2020 | 82 Comments

(CNS): With all-inclusive resorts often seen as undermining the benefits that tourism offers the wider community and economy, news that the Margaritaville resort on Seven Mile Beach is adding an all-inclusive option to their product offering is raising some concerns of a slippery slope. CNS spoke to a number of people in the tourism sector, […]

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CCMI in push to promote need for healthy reefs

CCMI in push to promote need for healthy reefs

| 15/01/2020 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is launching a new campaign this year to promote the need for healthy coral reefs and why they are critical to the well-being of the oceans and the Cayman Islands in general. The new campaign, “We Need Healthy Reefs”, comes against the backdrop of government’s plans to construct […]

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Poor driving major issue for police

Poor driving major issue for police

| 15/01/2020 | 120 Comments

(CNS): The number of cars on the road, tourists unfamiliar with driving on the left, a legacy of poorly engineered roads, too many foreign licence holders, or even a lack of enforcement have all been blamed for the traffic chaos the Cayman Islands is enduring, but the police say it’s all about poor driving. Inspector […]

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Men charged in gun point rape

Men charged in gun point rape

| 15/01/2020

(CNS): Two men from East End are facing a list of serious charges over allegations that they sexually assaulted a woman on 30 December at gunpoint. The men, aged 29 and 26, are said to have used a firearm to threaten their victim and force her to perform sexual acts. Police have not revealed the […]

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Cruise line’s ‘ghost ship’  raises new concerns

Cruise line’s ‘ghost ship’ raises new concerns

| 15/01/2020 | 84 Comments

(CNS): Royal Caribbean appears to have linked the lack of cruise berthing facilities in the Cayman Islands to problems with its Western Caribbean itinerary. But more questions have been raised about this justification for the Cayman government’s cruise port project after news reports in Jamaica revealed that the cruise line is paying fees to that […]

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