Archive for January 12th, 2023

Cubans deported as ministry navigates ongoing crisis

Cubans deported as ministry navigates ongoing crisis

| 12/01/2023 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Sixteen men were repatriated to Cuba on 11 January and twenty more people were moved from Cayman Brac to Grand Cayman as the ministry responsible for immigration continues to navigate the ongoing crisis relating to the sharp increase in irregular landings by Cuban’s fleeing the neighbouring island. A Cayman Airways flight left Grand Cayman […]

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McTaggart blames premier for delay on MHF

McTaggart blames premier for delay on MHF

| 12/01/2023 | 59 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Roy McTaggart has taken aim at Premier Wayne Panton in the fallout from the resignation of Dr Marc Lockhart from the Mental Health Commission over the lack of movement on the mental health facility by the health ministry. The Progressives leader said that the situation was “unacceptable and should be an embarrassment […]

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K9 Baron’s death could lead to criminal charges

K9 Baron’s death could lead to criminal charges

| 12/01/2023 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The findings of an investigation by the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) and the Department of Agriculture into the death of RCIPS canine Baron last year were handed to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions four months ago, the OMB has revealed. While there were unofficial reports at the time that the […]

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Teacher accused of ‘exorcism’ may return to post

Teacher accused of ‘exorcism’ may return to post

| 12/01/2023 | 92 Comments

(CNS): The education ministry and other relevant parties are “engaged in active discussions” over the future of the principal of Red Bay Primary School, the ministry has said. Officials confirmed that the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub had completed its investigation into allegations that Vickie Frederick acted inappropriately with students when she allegedly performed some form of […]

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Future ‘grim’ for brown booby, DoE warns

Future ‘grim’ for brown booby, DoE warns

| 12/01/2023 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Survey results of the 2022 nesting season for Cayman Brac’s brown booby colony are grim, the Department of Environment has warned after finding a staggering 70% of the eggs laid by the nesting pairs last year were lost. Of the 42 eggs identified during the season, only 13 fledged successfully. Many of the eggs […]

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