Archive for March 10th, 2022

Cubans migrants arrive in two wrecked boats

Cubans migrants arrive in two wrecked boats

| 10/03/2022 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Two separate groups of Cuban migrants were found in local waters over the last two days in vessels that were described as unseaworthy by the Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control. The first of the two was a makeshift wooden vessel that arrived at around 11am on Wednesday, 9 March, in East End carrying […]

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Road threatens hundreds of acres of pristine habitat

Road threatens hundreds of acres of pristine habitat

| 10/03/2022 | 141 Comments

(CNS): Plans for a ten-mile long, 160ft wide stretch of multi-lane highway that will extend the East West Arterial from Woodland Drive to Frank Sound Road will see the removal of more than 174 acres of undisturbed habitat. If the road goes ahead it poses a threat to more pristine natural environment as it traverses […]

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GT community police officers back on waterfront beat

GT community police officers back on waterfront beat

| 10/03/2022 | 49 Comments

(CNS): As the number of visitors begins to increase with the reopening of the borders and less than two weeks before the first cruise ship in two years is scheduled to dock in George Town Harbour, the RCIPS said that its community officers have returned to the waterfront. Familiar officers will be back on the […]

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CMEA row ‘Notches’ up as local musicians struggle

CMEA row ‘Notches’ up as local musicians struggle

| 10/03/2022 | 76 Comments

(CNS): A long-running dispute among members of the Cayman Music and Entertainment Association ratcheted up another ‘notch’ this past weekend following an angry meeting that resulted in what appears to be yet another failed attempt to oust the current president.

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Cops ask public to ID men in relation to assault

Cops ask public to ID men in relation to assault

| 10/03/2022 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The police are asking the public to help them identify two men who appear on CCTV footage taken outside a bar in the Marquee Plaza on Lawrence Boulevard, George Town, on Sunday, 20 February. The RCIPS said the men were present during a serious assault that night. The first man is wearing a white […]

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COVID death toll jumps to 21 after delayed reports

COVID death toll jumps to 21 after delayed reports

| 10/03/2022 | 20 Comments

(CNS): There have been three more deaths in the Cayman Islands where COVID-19 was a factor, according to the latest weekly report by the Public Health Department, which failed to report a death last week at the time and has said that two other deaths have been retroactively ruled as COVID-related, though officials did not […]

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No environmentalists on planning law review team

No environmentalists on planning law review team

| 10/03/2022 | 77 Comments

(CNS): Cabinet has appointed a new committee to review the Development and Planning Act that doesn’t include a single expert on climate resilience or sustainability. The lack of any environmentalists on this board is likely to raise considerable public concern, given the PACT Government’s stated policy objectives and the need to address fundamental problems in […]

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Key CIG agencies monitoring Russia sanctions

Key CIG agencies monitoring Russia sanctions

| 10/03/2022 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government says that key agencies have been actively monitoring their respective books of business for any possible connections with individuals, companies and other entities that are subject to the Russia sanctions. These entities include the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI), General Registry, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Lands & Survey […]

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