Archive for March 2nd, 2021

Almost 1/4 of adults have had COVID jab

Almost 1/4 of adults have had COVID jab

| 02/03/2021 | 27 Comments

(CNS): According to the latest figures released by Public Health officials, 15,386 adults, or almost 24% of the estimated population, have now received at least one shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in the Cayman Islands. Over 13%, or 8,622 people, have already completed the two-dose course and more than 24,000 shots in total have […]

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ACC makes arrest in another mystery probe

ACC makes arrest in another mystery probe

| 02/03/2021

(CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission reported Tuesday that a 27-year-old public servant from East End was arrested Tuesday for various corruption offences but gave no details about the case. The unidentified man is suspected of committing fraud on the government, bribery and breach of trust, contrary to the Anti-Corruption Law. The ACC said he had been […]

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Sustainable development – what it really means

Sustainable development – what it really means

| 02/03/2021 | 33 Comments

Green Hornet writes: A few years ago, when Desmond Seales was running Cayman Net News, the Green Hornet wrote a weekly column for several years about our environmental and related social problems. After Desmond’s demise the Hornet lost his nest, but now has found a new one at Cayman News Service. What is amazing, though […]

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Co-conspirator accuses local in guns-ganja case

Co-conspirator accuses local in guns-ganja case

| 02/03/2021

(CNS): Dencle Vic Barnes (50) from George Town has been charged with serious firearms and drug offences based on evidence given by his alleged co-conspirator in a case based on a discovery by police at Spotts Beach last year. Barnes is facing a number of charges relating to the importation of 45lbs of ganja and […]

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Police struggle with distressed woman

Police struggle with distressed woman

| 02/03/2021

(CNS): Police struggled to deal with a woman who was intoxicated and appeared to be suffering with significant mental health issues on Saturday, following a report that she was throwing rocks at traffic on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. When police officers in uniform arrived at the scene close to SafeHaven at around 11pm, the woman […]

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Most ministers face head-to-head battles

Most ministers face head-to-head battles

| 02/03/2021

(CNS): With the exception of Roy McTaggart, all members of Cabinet running to retain their seats in the upcoming election are facing head-to-head races. Although this could make the campaign tougher than it might have been if they were facing multiple challengers to split the opposition vote, Premier Alden McLaughlin nevertheless expressed confidence on Monday […]

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Four development deals still secret

Four development deals still secret

| 02/03/2021 | 178 Comments

(CNS): Government signed at least four non-disclosure agreements with developers for major projects over the last administration in which duty or fees have been waived. But voters will not get to see what revenue has been forfeited, for what reason and who benefits, at least not before the elections. CNS made a freedom of information […]

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