Archive for July 28th, 2022

GC police sent to Brac to investigate child’s death

GC police sent to Brac to investigate child’s death

| 28/07/2022 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Five police investigators, supported by forensic specialists and a pathologist, have been sent to Cayman Brac to support local officers investigating the tragic death of a two-year-old girl on the island on Monday. The RCIPS team from Grand Cayman was sent on Wednesday and police said they are now carrying out a full investigation […]

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Premier urges attorneys to support legal aid

Premier urges attorneys to support legal aid

| 28/07/2022 | 98 Comments

(CNS): The well-established Judicial Legal Aid Department and the launch of a fully staffed Legal Aid Clinic have gone a long way to reinforcing access to justice in the Cayman Islands, Premier Wayne Panton said Thursday in his address at the Conference of CARICOM Chief Justices and Heads of Judiciaries, as he urged more attorneys […]

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Another year passes with no single-use plastic ban

Another year passes with no single-use plastic ban

| 28/07/2022 | 91 Comments

(CNS): It is now three years since the PPM-led government created a steering committee in July 2019 to shape a policy to ban some single-use plastics in the Cayman Islands, such as plastic bags, straws and take-out food containers. CNS contacted the Ministry of Sustainability this week about the status of the proposed ban but […]

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CCMI to explore 12-Mile Bank and Pickle Bank

CCMI to explore 12-Mile Bank and Pickle Bank

| 28/07/2022 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The Little Cayman-based Central Caribbean Marine Institute has received a grant and a donation totalling more than CI$1 million, which will be used to explore two well-known seamounts (submerged islands) near the Cayman Islands. Collaborating with the Department of Environment, the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, CCMI researchers will […]

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