Archive for January 21st, 2020

Cruise scoping update given to EAB

Cruise scoping update given to EAB

| 21/01/2020 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Government and Verdant Isle Port Partners, the consortium of developers picked to build the proposed cruise dock, submitted their scoping update to the Environmental Advisory Board (EAB) Tuesday, on the eve of a court case that will decide the future of this controversial facility.

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Car ignites after major crash

Car ignites after major crash

| 21/01/2020 | 18 Comments

(CNS): A member of the public came to the rescue of a driver trapped in a BMW following a crash late Sunday night on Anton Bodden Road, Bodden Town. After the passerby managed to get the driver out of the wreckage, the car caught fire, the police said. The narrow escape happened about 11:50pm after […]

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WB home owner ordered to address landscaping issue

WB home owner ordered to address landscaping issue

| 21/01/2020 | 42 Comments

(CNS): The persistent efforts of a member of the Concern Citizens Group to get public officials to address an encroachment of landscaping into the road at a large new house in West Bay has led planning to order the owners to remove the features, otherwise they will not be allowed to move into the home. […]

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Finance laws still dominate drafting agenda

Finance laws still dominate drafting agenda

| 21/01/2020 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Attorney General Samuel Bulgin has said Cayman is suffering from “review fatigue” over the scrutiny the jurisdiction faces relating to its vulnerability to financial crime in the offshore sector and related industries. Despite the ongoing engagement with international initiatives relating to taxes, anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing, the constantly changing rules require more […]

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Airport wildlife transferred to new ponds

Airport wildlife transferred to new ponds

| 21/01/2020 | 40 Comments

(CNS): Dozens of birds and animals living in and around the ponds on the airfield at Owen Roberts International Airport have been relocated to new homes, officials have said. The Cayman Islands Airports Authority is due to start work on filling the ponds as part of the project to improve the airport’s apron, runway and […]

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