Archive for July 27th, 2022

US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates by 0.75%

US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates by 0.75%

| 27/07/2022 | 100 Comments

(CNS): The US Federal Reserve enacted its second consecutive 0.75% interest rate increase on Wednesday, taking its benchmark rate to a range of 2.25% to 2.5% following a two-day policy meeting. In an effort to tackle soaring inflation, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said the increase was essential and there will be more to come to […]

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Suspect killer deported back to Jamaica

Suspect killer deported back to Jamaica

| 27/07/2022 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Rudolph Almando Shaw (30), a.k.a. “Boxa”, has been deported from the Cayman Islands, the Customs and Border Control (CBC) Service confirmed Wednesday. Shaw is wanted by Jamaican police for a number of serious offences, including murder. He was arrested in the Cayman Islands earlier this month following a pursuit by RCIPS officers. A man […]

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Owners challenge land acquisition for E-W Arterial

Owners challenge land acquisition for E-W Arterial

| 27/07/2022 | 76 Comments

(CNS): The NRA expects to finish the next phase of the East-West Arterial Road in Savannah from Hurst Road to Woodland Drive within a year. But people who have been forced to give up land as part of the compulsory acquisition for this five-phase 20-year project said they have not yet been compensated. Some claim […]

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DoE officer rescues green turtle from poachers

DoE officer rescues green turtle from poachers

| 27/07/2022 | 56 Comments

(CNS): Attempts by poachers on Grand Cayman to take a nesting green turtle were prevented at the weekend when Department of Environment Conservation Officer Chadd Bush found the animal trussed up on Saturday night. The turtle was flipped on her back with her flippers tied with rope.

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