Archive for July 25th, 2022

Regional conference highlights IT in judicial admin

Regional conference highlights IT in judicial admin

| 25/07/2022 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The Conference of CARICOM Chief Justices and Heads of Judiciaries will be meeting on Grand Cayman on Thursday and Friday this week (28-29 July). This is the second time the conference has been held in the Cayman Islands, which hosted it previously in 2007 when the Conference of Caribbean Judicial Officers (CAJO) was established. […]

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Free school meals will extend to dual entry students

Free school meals will extend to dual entry students

| 25/07/2022 | 41 Comments

(CNS): The Ministry of Education is taking steps to expand the Public School Meals Programme (PSMP) to dual entry Year 12 students. These are students who attended government schools through Year 11 and then chose to attend the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) or one of the local private schools for their final […]

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Nesting loggerhead lost to poachers on Brac

Nesting loggerhead lost to poachers on Brac

| 25/07/2022 | 54 Comments

(CNS): Poachers on Cayman Brac caught one of the very few loggerhead turtles that nest on that island as she crawled up the beach to lay her eggs Wednesday night, the Department of Environment has said. DoE enforcement officers and the police followed up on the report early Thursday morning but with no success. Loggerhead […]

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NRA removes sidewalk signs but MPs’ billboards remain

NRA removes sidewalk signs but MPs’ billboards remain

| 25/07/2022 | 69 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority and the Department of Planning have removed around 55 unauthorised A-frame signs across Grand Cayman that were encroaching on sidewalks from West Bay to East End. The island-wide sweep at the end of last month focused on signs within the roadway shoulders, sidewalks and medians. However, the billboards in districts […]

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Sargassum presents challenge for environment and tourism

Sargassum presents challenge for environment and tourism

| 25/07/2022 | 82 Comments

(CNS): An unprecedented amount of Sargassum that invaded the North Sound on Saturday is presenting a significant challenge for the Cayman Islands as the country tries to rebuild its tourism business two and a half years after the COVID-19 pandemic closed its borders. However, it is also a major environmental threat. Staff from the Department […]

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