Archive for December 9th, 2021

Body of smuggler suspect washes ashore

Body of smuggler suspect washes ashore

| 09/12/2021 | 47 Comments

(CNS): A body that washed up on the shore of East End Thursday morning is likely to be the missing man who was aboard a suspected ganja canoe which ran aground on the reef on Tuesday. When police arrested two men, both Jamaican nationals, aged 68 and 56, who had managed to make it to […]

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17 COVID-19 patients currently in hospital

17 COVID-19 patients currently in hospital

| 09/12/2021 | 52 Comments

(CNS): The daily positive COVID-19 results reported on Thursday fell again to a new low of just 45 cases, or 6.4% of the batch 697 PCR tests conducted on Wednesday. But the number of people in hospital has increased to 17 patients after falling to 14 admissions at the beginning of the week.

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Gun suspect goes on the run again

Gun suspect goes on the run again

| 09/12/2021 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Charles Leonard Walton III (24), who is wanted by the police in connection with a shooting in George Town earlier this year, has gone on the run once again. Police said the George Town man was last known to be living in Prospect but has breached bail conditions imposed by the court following his […]

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PACT commits over $200M per year for education

PACT commits over $200M per year for education

| 09/12/2021 | 112 Comments

(CNS): The education ministry accounts for more than 20% of the entire annual budget for 2022, as government has committed over $200 million for education, including scholarships and spending on school buildings, which is the largest amount for any single ministry. Minister Juliana O’Connor-Connolly said education was the paramount consideration in the development of the […]

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Fire crews still on site as dump continues to burn

Fire crews still on site as dump continues to burn

| 09/12/2021 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Firefighters are still at the George Town landfill, as there are now five more spots that are smouldering across the operational and open area of the dump. The Cayman Islands Fire Service carried out an assessment Thursday morning and identified these five additional areas of concern. The crews are expected to remain on site […]

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