Archive for March 11th, 2021

CORE expanded as OfReg clears new rate

CORE expanded as OfReg clears new rate

| 11/03/2021 | 28 Comments

(CNS): OfReg has approved CUC’s new feed-in tariff rate for an additional five hundred kilowatts of capacity which was released under the of the Consumer Owned Renewable Energy programme (CORE), diverted from the Distributed Energy Resources (DER) programme to meet increasing demand from residential customers who want to use more of their own renewable sources […]

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No cases of serious vaccine side-effects reported to HSA

No cases of serious vaccine side-effects reported to HSA

| 11/03/2021 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The Health Service Authority is keeping track of all cases of side-effects from the COVID-19 vaccine but so far no one in the Cayman Islands has been hospitalised as a result of the shots. A total of 21,262 people have received at least one dose, and Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez has […]

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Lost tourism revenue only small dent in public purse

Lost tourism revenue only small dent in public purse

| 11/03/2021 | 69 Comments

(CNS): Despite missing out on more than nine months of tourism tax revenue during 2020 as a result of the lockdown, the government still managed to navigate public finances last year based on the financial services sector and stamp duty. Finance Minster Roy McTaggart said government collected $3,273,000 in cruise departure taxes last year, more […]

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Restaurant robbers flee on blue scooter

Restaurant robbers flee on blue scooter

| 11/03/2021 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Two men, one of whom was armed with a machete, robbed China Village, a restaurant in Plaza Venezia on North Sound Road in George Town, Wednesday night and fled with stolen cash on a blue scooter. The stick-up happened at around 9pm, the police said, when the robbers, both dressed in dark clothes and […]

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Residents seek meeting with FIN developers

Residents seek meeting with FIN developers

| 11/03/2021 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Residents living around the controversial luxury condo project, FIN Grand Cayman, as well as those who dive, snorkel and swim in the affected marine park, want a meeting with the developers to discuss how the negative impact the work is having can be mitigated. Almost 400 people have now signed a petition asking Crighton […]

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Addressing corruption a priority for Miller

Addressing corruption a priority for Miller

| 11/03/2021

(CNS): The most serious national issue for the Cayman Islands right now is corruption, Ezzard Miller said at the Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum in North Side on Tuesday. The candidates were asked about the priorities the next government must address, and, bucking the trend of answers from his challengers in the district that traffic […]

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