Archive for April 23rd, 2020

Burning garbage illegal, says CIFS

Burning garbage illegal, says CIFS

| 23/04/2020 | 39 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) is urging the public to take care with backyard bonfires following an increase in reports of fires in various neighbourhoods in recent weeks. Senior fire officers also reminded people that burning general waste on private property is prohibited by law. Burning garden waste is not illegal but people […]

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Dump truck crashes into car

Dump truck crashes into car

| 23/04/2020 | 30 Comments

(CNS): A driver of a small Toyota car was trapped in the vehicle on Wednesday after being hit by an oncoming dump truck. The collision happened at around noon yesterday on Bodden Town Road in the Pease Bay area. The dump truck, which was travelling westbound towards George Town, collided with the small sedan heading […]

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Work permit job ads now mandated via WORC

Work permit job ads now mandated via WORC

| 23/04/2020 | 102 Comments

(CNS): The premier has presented to the Legislative Assembly the long-awaited change to the work permit system to make it mandatory to post all job vacancies on JobsCayman, the internal portal for Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC), if an employer is seeking a work permit. Lawmakers on both sides hope that this change, one […]

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Rogue-rider spits at cops during arrest

Rogue-rider spits at cops during arrest

| 23/04/2020

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from George Town was remanded in custody after he was charged with a long list of offences Monday, following an alleged assault on police officers, whom he spat at as they tried to arrest him claiming he was “infected”. The man came to police attention last week when he was reportedly […]

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Schools closed for rest of term

Schools closed for rest of term

| 23/04/2020 | 55 Comments

(CNS): All schools in the Cayman Islands will remain closed until at least the end of this academic year, government officials have confirmed in a letter to the heads of all educational facilities. Ministry of Education Acting Chief Officer Lyneth Monteith wrote to the schools on Wednesday confirming government’s decision not to open schools before […]

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