Archive for July 29th, 2022

Suspect burglar arrested on return to crime scene

Suspect burglar arrested on return to crime scene

| 29/07/2022

(CNS): A 30-year-old George Town man appeared in court Friday afternoon charged with breaking into two different commercial premises in George Town on Tuesday, 26 July. The suspect was arrested when he returned to the scene of one of the burglaries and came face to face with the police. Officers had first been called to […]

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All of Cardinall Ave closes for more street work

All of Cardinall Ave closes for more street work

| 29/07/2022 | 61 Comments

(CNS): As the pedestrianisation of Cardinall Avenue in George Town, which began back in January, continues, the remaining stretch of the road is now closed to traffic between Albert Panton Street and Edward Street to allow work on that section of the road, according to a release from the infrastructure ministry. This will include enhancements […]

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Sargassum removal trial planned in North Sound

Sargassum removal trial planned in North Sound

| 29/07/2022 | 35 Comments

(CNS): There is no easy way of addressing the major influx of sargassum into the North Sound, Premier Wayne Panton said Thursday. Nevertheless, resources have been mobilised for a trial to pump out the invasive seaweed and reduce the impact it is having on the marine life and businesses operating in and around the area.

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More customers and consumption fuel CUC earnings

More customers and consumption fuel CUC earnings

| 29/07/2022 | 25 Comments

(CNS): With the economy recovering from the pandemic and a rise in the number of customers using more power, CUC’s earnings increased by around $1.9 million in the first half of 2022 compared to 2021. In a release issued Friday detailing the unaudited accounts up to 30 June 2022, Grand Cayman’s power provider said a […]

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Lightning strike cuts power on Little Cayman

Lightning strike cuts power on Little Cayman

| 29/07/2022 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Brac Power and Light Company worked Friday morning to restore power for its customers on Little Cayman after a lightning strike cut electricity across the entire island. The Little Cayman Clinic was closed for regular appointments and officials said they were only able to offer emergency medical treatment until power was restored. Jonathan […]

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‘Staggering’ population growth must be managed

‘Staggering’ population growth must be managed

| 29/07/2022 | 163 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton couldn’t say “how many is too many” people, as he revealed that the population of the Cayman Islands in October 2021 was 71,432. At a press conference on Thursday to mark the release of the Cayman Islands’ 2021 Census of Population and Housing Report, Panton said that the target population of […]

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COVID hospital cases increase as official numbers fall

COVID hospital cases increase as official numbers fall

| 29/07/2022 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Public Health officials said that the number of hospital admissions and patients needing treatment for COVID-19 shows that the decline in detected cases is leading to an underestimate of the true incidence of the coronavirus in the local population. The number of reported cases is falling as testing declines, distorting the true picture. Genomic […]

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