Archive for May 12th, 2022

Home gardeners snap up free DoA class

Home gardeners snap up free DoA class

| 12/05/2022 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Places on a free four-week training session offered by the Department of Agriculture, aimed at introducing and equipping homeowners with the skills necessary to develop home gardens, were snapped up as soon as the official registration opened. With many people worried about supply chains, food quality and costs, more and more residents are trying […]

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Police appeal again for information in 7MB murder

Police appeal again for information in 7MB murder

| 12/05/2022

(CNS): No further arrests have been made in the investigation into the murder of Caine Demetree Thomas (21), a former key crown witness in two trials relating to a home invasion who was gunned down on Seven Mile Beach last month. A spokesperson for the RCIPS said that detectives continue to appeal for anyone with […]

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CAL flights cancelled due to ATC strike in Jamaica

CAL flights cancelled due to ATC strike in Jamaica

| 12/05/2022 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Jamaica’s airspace is closed due to a strike by the country’s air traffic controllers and Cayman Airways flights to Jamaica were cancelled Thursday as a result. Passengers from the affected flights, KX 604 and KX 605, have been rescheduled for Friday, 13 May, but the airline is warning that this depends on the situation […]

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Woman escapes with minor injuries after flipping car

Woman escapes with minor injuries after flipping car

| 12/05/2022 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A driver received only minor injuries after flipping her car following a collision on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway just before the Cost-U-Less roundabout around 6:30 Wednesday morning. No other cars were involved and police are now investigating the cause of the crash.

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CBC detention centre full, Cubans moved to Gun Bay

CBC detention centre full, Cubans moved to Gun Bay

| 12/05/2022 | 13 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Another seven Cubans, including one woman, arrived in Cayman Brac waters on Thursday morning and disembarked their vessel. This brings the number of migrants currently held by Customs and Border Control Service to 170 and the detention centre is now at capacity. As part of its Mass Migration Contingency Plan, CBC officials said […]

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Ebanks appointed as first woman chair of CUC

Ebanks appointed as first woman chair of CUC

| 12/05/2022 | 20 Comments

(CNS): More than 55 years since the company was founded, Caribbean Utilities Company has appointed its first woman board chair. Following a meeting of shareholders on Tuesday, Sheree L. Ebanks was confirmed as the head of the board of directors, replacing David Ritch, who retired after 33 years of service as a board director at […]

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CIG rakes in near $447 million in just the first quarter

CIG rakes in near $447 million in just the first quarter

| 12/05/2022 | 167 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government earned a record $446,906,000 in the first three months of this year, the most it has ever collected, surpassing budget predictions and resulting in a whopping first-quarter surplus of almost $221 million. CIG collected over $73M more at the start of 2022 than in pre-pandemic 2019. As well as the […]

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COVID cases taking a toll on services, say health officials

COVID cases taking a toll on services, say health officials

| 12/05/2022 | 75 Comments

(CNS): The public is being urged to practice infection control measures as the number of people isolating due to SARS-CoV-2 continues to climb. According to the latest official active case numbers, more than 1,600 people are currently infected, which is taking a toll on businesses and services, Public Health officials said in the latest COVID-19 […]

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