Archive for August 2nd, 2022

Sargassum trial stalled as seaweed decomposes

Sargassum trial stalled as seaweed decomposes

| 02/08/2022 | 34 Comments

(CNS): The trial to remove the massive influx of sargassum stranded in the North Sound using a pumping system has come to an abrupt end after just a few days because the level of decomposition of the seaweed made continued removal efforts impractical, according to the Department of Environment.

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RCIPS dog dies in kennels at police station

RCIPS dog dies in kennels at police station

| 02/08/2022 | 96 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has confirmed that an investigation is underway into the death last month of a Belgian shepherd from the K-9 Unit in the kennels at the George Town Police Station. CNS has learned that ‘Baron’, who joined the unit in 2018 and was noted for his crimefighting skills was left in the heat […]

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COVID-19 case numbers not reflecting reality

COVID-19 case numbers not reflecting reality

| 02/08/2022 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Public Health officials will no longer be releasing the active case numbers or daily test results for COVID-19 as they say testing has drastically decreased over the last few weeks and is not reflecting the reality of transmission. “The daily estimate of active cases no longer provides a true representation of how COVID-19 is currently […]

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Suspect in March street muggings charged

Suspect in March street muggings charged

| 02/08/2022

(CNS): A 27-year-old man from George Town has been charged with two counts of robbery and possession of an imitation firearm with intent in connection with two muggings that happened more than four months ago in George Town. The man is accused of two separate street robberies that took place in the early morning hours […]

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Cayman swimmer and gymnast make historic finals

Cayman swimmer and gymnast make historic finals

| 02/08/2022 | 17 Comments

(CNS) Harper Barrowman (16) made history in Birmingham on Monday when she became the first female swimmer in the history of the Cayman Islands to qualify for a Commonwealth Games final. Barrowman stopped the clock at 9:16.49 in her 800-metre freestyle heat at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre, which was just enough to take the last […]

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Over 650 families going to bed hungry

Over 650 families going to bed hungry

| 02/08/2022 | 137 Comments

(CNS): At least 652 households recorded people in their families going to bed hungry in Cayman because they could not afford to buy food in the month prior to them taking part in the 2021 census last October. Another 673 households said they didn’t know or did not answer the question, which means that well […]

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