Archive for August 4th, 2022

DCI continues to clamp down on Sunday music

DCI continues to clamp down on Sunday music

| 04/08/2022 | 68 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) is now conducting regular spot checks throughout the island every weekend to enforce a law that prevents bar owners from playing music on a Sunday. Under what some see as discriminatory legislation, since hotels and restaurants can play some music, regular local bars are banned from even […]

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DoE works on reef damaged by boat at Eden Rock

DoE works on reef damaged by boat at Eden Rock

| 04/08/2022 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Divers from the Department of Environment Marine Unit are working to re-attach damaged corals to the reef at Eden Rock following a recent unreported grounding by a large ship at the popular dive site. The damage was reported by local environmental activist Rory McDonough, who contacted the DoE, the premier and the port authority […]

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Panton inclines towards access to legal abortion

Panton inclines towards access to legal abortion

| 04/08/2022 | 239 Comments

(CNS): The lack of legal access to abortion in the Cayman Islands is currently under review by the Law Reform Commission as part of its work modernising the Penal Code. However, Premier Wayne Paton has made his first public declaration of his inclination to support at least limited access. Indicating that he understood the position […]

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Government moves ahead with new prison plans

Government moves ahead with new prison plans

| 04/08/2022 | 46 Comments

(CNS): The PACT Government has begun the process of finding architects for a new prison that will be built on land next to the existing jail at Northward, with a target completion date of 2027. A Request for Supplier Qualifications (RFSQ) has been issued for bidders interested in designing the new facility. The aim is […]

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North Side man charged over shotgun ammo

North Side man charged over shotgun ammo

| 04/08/2022

(CNS): A 50-year-old man from North Side was charged with possession of unlicensed ammunition under the firearms law after police found several shotgun rounds in his vehicle while it was parked in Frank Sound. Police were in the area responding to a report of shots fired when they spotted an unoccupied vehicle with what appeared […]

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