Archive for August 12th, 2021

Young offenders still jailed with adult inmates

Young offenders still jailed with adult inmates

| 12/08/2021 | 42 Comments

(CNS): A new report by the Cayman Islands Independent Monitoring Board (CIIMB), which was established to observe the conditions and treatment of inmates within the local prison system, has noted that Cayman is still housing juvenile offenders alongside adult prisoners, in some cases with some of the most dangerous and volatile serving time in HMP […]

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CIG fails on healthcare and welfare policies

CIG fails on healthcare and welfare policies

| 12/08/2021 | 65 Comments

(CNS): More than six years after the Office of the Auditor General first raised the alarm about the government’s failing social welfare system and almost five years after it warned that the health system was riddled with problems, no policies, plans or strategies have been implemented to address the myriad problems.

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Scientists find key piece in coral disease puzzle

Scientists find key piece in coral disease puzzle

| 12/08/2021 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Researchers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have found what could prove to be an important piece of the puzzle in what is causing the stony coral tissue loss disease, which is killing coral reefs in the region. SCTLD was first reported off the Florida coast in 2014 and over the last […]

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