Archive for January 31st, 2022

Brac man critically injured in weekend crash

Brac man critically injured in weekend crash

| 31/01/2022 | 27 Comments

(CNS): A young man from Cayman Brac was transported to Grand Cayman by the police helicopter for treatment following a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning on Dennis Foster Road, at the top of Sandpiper Drive. The police said that just after 6am on 29 January, police and other emergency services responded to a 911 call […]

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OAG: MITAMA broke law re CI$6M spent on o’seas promos

OAG: MITAMA broke law re CI$6M spent on o’seas promos

| 31/01/2022 | 315 Comments

(CNS): The former administration broke the law when it committed the current government to around $6 million in spending over the next five years on overseas promotion. The former premier’s ministry signed agreements and contracts to open overseas offices and attend an Expo in Dubai just days before and after the election. The breaches of […]

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Traffic cops say excessive speeding continues

Traffic cops say excessive speeding continues

| 31/01/2022 | 92 Comments

(CNS): Drivers in Cayman are still causing a major headache for the traffic police, especially in the Eastern Districts, after another targeted operation by the RCIPS found drivers doing double the speed limit even in 50mph zones. Between 14 and 24 January, police were out in East End and North Side as a result of […]

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Arrest made in homophobic assault

Arrest made in homophobic assault

| 31/01/2022

(CNS): Police have arrested a 33-year-old man from West Bay on suspicion of assault GBH in relation to the homophobic attack that took place at The Strand complex on West Bay Road on Monday, 3 January. The man was arrested Thursday but has been granted bail with conditions as the investigation continues and has not […]

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Activists maintain pressure for plastic ban

Activists maintain pressure for plastic ban

| 31/01/2022 | 83 Comments

(CNS): Plastic Free Cayman, Protect Our Future and the Mangrove Rangers are keeping up the campaign for a single-use plastic ban and a reduction in plastic waste and other critical environmental issues, such as preserving diminishing wetlands and threatened reefs.

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Passengers stranded by CAL-Jam-Cuba dispute

Passengers stranded by CAL-Jam-Cuba dispute

| 31/01/2022 | 27 Comments

(CNS): A group of passengers travelling from Cuba to Grand Cayman on a Cayman Airways flight on Friday were caught up in a dispute between Jamaica, Cayman Airways and the Cuban authorities and were left stranded in Havana.

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CI boxers head overseas as COVID rules ‘knock out’ sport

CI boxers head overseas as COVID rules ‘knock out’ sport

| 31/01/2022 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Local boxers are finding it impossible to train in the Cayman Islands at present as a result of the restrictions currently imposed on gyms because of COVID-19. Officials from the Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA) said the regulations are preventing on-island competition preparation like pad work, sparring and other methods that involve contact or […]

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Record number of people still locked down

Record number of people still locked down

| 31/01/2022 | 140 Comments

(CNS): More people than ever before were in isolation last week after taking PCR tests confirming they were positive with COVID-19. According to figures released by Public Health, at the end of the day last Wednesday, 6,545 people were in quarantine as a result of the coronavirus. Almost 1,600 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 between […]

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