Archive for March 30th, 2021

Beachgoers find ganja and wrecked boat

Beachgoers find ganja and wrecked boat

| 30/03/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Members of the public walking along the shoreline west of Spotts Dock on Saturday morning came across a wrecked boat containing a package of ganja. RCIPS officers responded to the report and recovered the drugs and the vessel, which police said had received extensive damage. Police said, “There was also no sign that persons […]

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Dart not allowed to import rubbish

Dart not allowed to import rubbish

| 30/03/2021 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin gave an emphatic “no” when asked by CNS following last week’s press briefing if Dart would be allowed to import additional rubbish to burn in the waste-to-energy facility it has now been given the green light to build. Following the announcement that a deal has finally been signed with the preferred […]

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Helipad stirs up trouble in North Side

Helipad stirs up trouble in North Side

| 30/03/2021 | 102 Comments

(CNS): A proposal by one of Dart’s network of companies to construct a helicopter landing pad in the Hutland area of North Side has stirred up concerns across the district, and the local MP has submitted a formal objection on behalf of his constituents, including neighbouring landowners directly impacted by the proposal. The helipad appears […]

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Over 3 tons of plastic picked off local beaches this year

Over 3 tons of plastic picked off local beaches this year

| 30/03/2021 | 17 Comments

(CNS): In less than three months, Plastic Free Cayman has removed more than 7,350 pounds, or around 3.7 tons, of debris from beaches around the Cayman Islands, most of it plastic. This means that despite their efforts to raise awareness, plastic pollution is getting worse, and the activists said the next government must implement the […]

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PPM plan to cap cruise numbers

PPM plan to cap cruise numbers

| 30/03/2021

(CNS): Moses Kirkconnell has announced plans to review the future of cruise tourism in the Cayman Islands and cap the numbers of passengers allowed to come into George Town. With the majority of ships not expected back at sea until 2022, the current tourism minister has said that, if he is returned to that job […]

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