Archive for June 8th, 2021

Seas choking on plastic, overfished and acidified

Seas choking on plastic, overfished and acidified

| 08/06/2021 | 28 Comments

(CNS): In his message to mark World Oceans Day on Tuesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that many of the benefits oceans provide are being undermined by human activity. “Our seas are choking with plastic waste, which can be found from the remotest atolls to the deepest ocean trenches,” he said. “Overfishing is causing an annual […]

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Dart reports detail $24M dump work

Dart reports detail $24M dump work

| 08/06/2021 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Two recently published reports commissioned by Dart outline the CI$24million worth of work paid for with public cash for the islands’ largest investor to cap the George Town landfill and control the leaching and gas coming off it, based on the deal struck with the previous government just weeks before the election. According to […]

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Scammer may soon be freed with sentence do-over

Scammer may soon be freed with sentence do-over

| 08/06/2021 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Judith Douglas (55), who was convicted of conning a man out of more than CI$1.9 million in a massive PR and Caymanians status scam, could soon be released from prison after a judge re-sentenced her on Tuesday to serve five years. In a case that has stretched out for more than a decade, Douglas […]

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