Archive for September 29th, 2022

FOI requests pick back up after lockdown decline

FOI requests pick back up after lockdown decline

| 29/09/2022 | 4 Comments

(CNS): After a decline in requests during 2020 when the Cayman Islands was locked down and the borders closed, freedom of information applications increased last year from 230 to 426, according to statistics released by the Office of the Ombudsman. The report released yesterday to mark International Right to Know Day on 28 September showed […]

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Robbers set up victim with fake car sale

Robbers set up victim with fake car sale

| 29/09/2022 | 62 Comments

(CNS): A resident who arranged to meet someone who claimed on social media to be selling a vehicle was robbed Wednesday night at the location where he had arranged to meet the seller and exchange cash for the car. But as the would-be buyer waited at the rear of a restaurant on North Church Street, […]

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Dog killed and man injured in WB shooting

Dog killed and man injured in WB shooting

| 29/09/2022 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Police have opened an investigation into a shooting at a yard in Birch Tree Hill, West Bay, during the early hours of Thursday morning in which one man was shot in the leg and a dog was shot and killed. Police and other emergency services were called out around 12:15am following a 911 report […]

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7MB erosion worsens after Ian batters structures

7MB erosion worsens after Ian batters structures

| 29/09/2022 | 182 Comments

(CNS): The passage of Hurricane Ian this week has revealed the seriousness of the erosion problems on Seven Mile Beach and how seawalls and hard structures, far from solving the problem, are making matters worse. In some places where there are no hard structures on the dynamic beach, the ocean delivered new deposits of sand. […]

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CUC cuts deal for long-awaited energy storage

CUC cuts deal for long-awaited energy storage

| 29/09/2022 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) has signed a deal with a global energy company to install two 10-megawatt storage systems. This will be the local power provider’s first storage facility, which was approved by OfReg more than three years ago. The project is expected to be finished late next year and will enable CUC to […]

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NRA to roll out more crossings in George Town

NRA to roll out more crossings in George Town

| 29/09/2022 | 58 Comments

(CNS): In the interest of public safety, the National Roads Authority is constructing several new crosswalks in George Town and has already developed a school zone along Northwest Point Road in West Bay. The additional crosswalks will be installed on North Sound Road near A.L. Thompson and the Humane Society, Goring Avenue by Citrus Grove, […]

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