Archive for February 21st, 2020

Man injured trying to escape police

Man injured trying to escape police

| 21/02/2020

(CNS): Police were involved in a pursuit through central George Town on Thursday morning after the driver of a blue Honda Civic refused to pull over. Cops pursued the car at around 8:30am, using emergency lights and sirens, during the morning congestion from Eastern Avenue to the Washington Blvd area, where the man stopped the […]

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Driver badly hurt in Bodden Town crash

Driver badly hurt in Bodden Town crash

| 21/02/2020 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The police have now revised their report about the health of a driver involved in a serious smash in Bodden Town earlier this week. Officers have now confirmed that the victim was a woman, and not a man as first implied, and that she was not discharged from George Town Hospital but was transferred […]

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Premier heads to London to meet array of VIPs

Premier heads to London to meet array of VIPs

| 21/02/2020 | 107 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin is flying to London today, Friday, for what officials said was a series of very important meetings, including a first visit with Baroness Sugg, the new UK overseas territories minister, as well as the Prince of Wales and Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief of staff, among others. Issues such as this […]

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JP Morgan report warns of climate catastrophe

JP Morgan report warns of climate catastrophe

| 21/02/2020 | 49 Comments

(CNS): A banking giant that has been criticised for its heavy investments in the fossil fuel industry has circulated a new climate report that it commissioned, which warns of “catastrophic outcomes” and threats to human life “as we know it” if the world does not take immediate action to cut emissions. JP Morgan Chase paid […]

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NS teenager arrested and bailed in street robbery

NS teenager arrested and bailed in street robbery

| 21/02/2020

(CNS): Police have arrested a 17-year-old-boy from North Side on suspicion of robbery and stealing a vehicle, in relation to a mugging on the West Bay Road last Saturday morning, 8 February. He is suspected of being one of a gang of robbers, two of whom, dressed in dark clothes, approached a man walking along […]

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Could court ruling see port project dropped?

Could court ruling see port project dropped?

| 21/02/2020 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Opposition leader Arden McLean has said it is time for government to drop the cruise port project and get on with more important things. Citing widespread opposition, the destruction of our natural resources and the government’s failure to justify the business case, he questioned the motivation for even taking the process this far. It […]

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Longest turtle nesting season closes with high count

Longest turtle nesting season closes with high count

| 21/02/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): After the longest ever recorded turtle nesting season in the Cayman Islands, researchers have confirmed that 675 nests were counted between the discovery of the first nest in April on Grand Cayman to the last found in December in Little Cayman, where the final little hawksbill turtle, Cayman’s rarest nesting turtle, was helped out […]

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