Archive for January 19th, 2021

Activists seek public opinion on environment

Activists seek public opinion on environment

| 19/01/2021 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The local activist group, Amplify Cayman, has published on online survey which it says is designed to gather data and gauge public opinion on local and global environmental issues impacting the Cayman Islands. According to a release from the campaigners, the aim is to influence candidates running for office in May to set environmental […]

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Fire crews back at burning dump

Fire crews back at burning dump

| 19/01/2021 | 20 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Government officials said the Cayman Islands Fire Service was back at the George Town dump at around 7pm on Tuesday evening, attending to “an incident” after “open flames were observed from the top of the landfill”. Officials have now confirmed that they don’t believe this fire was connected to one on Monday probably […]

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Suspect drunk driver has narrow escape

Suspect drunk driver has narrow escape

| 19/01/2021

(CNS): The driver of a grey Kia Cerato who crashed into a wall on Sunday evening in Bodden Town was uninjured after a lucky escape. The 26-year-old man from West Bay was helped out of the car by a member of the public after it caught fire shortly after the collision. However, he was arrested […]

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Over 5,300 get first dose of COVID vaccine

Over 5,300 get first dose of COVID vaccine

| 19/01/2021 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The COVID-19 vaccination plan continues apace with 5,339 people having received their first dose within two weeks of the Pfizer shots arriving here. Following government’s decision to use up all 9,750 doses of the vaccine that were delivered on 5 January for first shots and give the second from new supplies of up to […]

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Police identify victim in West Bay crash

Police identify victim in West Bay crash

| 19/01/2021 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have identified the young man killed in the single-vehicle crash last weekend as Shayne Anthony Ewart (24) from West Bay. However, the RCIPS has not offered any more details about the fatal collision. The crash happened early Saturday morning, just minutes after the green Honda Accord had been pursued by police, having driven […]

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Local boutique B&B struggled for concessions

Local boutique B&B struggled for concessions

| 19/01/2021 | 63 Comments

(CNS): The local owner of The Cottages, a small boutique style B&B resort in East End, battled to get modest duty concessions for her development, even as some of Cayman’s wealthiest developers were getting concessions worth millions of dollars. During the course of Cayman News Services’s efforts to get government to release all of the […]

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