Archive for April 15th, 2024

NiCE worker dies at morning briefing

NiCE worker dies at morning briefing

| 15/04/2024 | 8 Comments

(CNS): An individual who was part of the latest group of government workers contracted to the temporary NiCE clean-up programme died at the morning briefing on Monday. The local man has not been identified as officials from the ministry responsible for public works said his family had yet to be notified. The man was said […]

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CIG has cruise pier plans for Cayman Brac, says Bryan

CIG has cruise pier plans for Cayman Brac, says Bryan

| 15/04/2024 | 84 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has told a tourism journalist that the Cayman Island Government is planning to build a cruise ship pier on Cayman Brac. In an interview Bryan gave to the Caribbean Journal during the Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Miami Beach last week, he said, “We’re planning to either build it ourselves […]

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Cayman home to Trump’s ‘questionable’ bond supplier

Cayman home to Trump’s ‘questionable’ bond supplier

| 15/04/2024 | 81 Comments

(CNS): Just as the Cayman Islands financial service industry took a step forward in improving its image by being removed from various grey or black lists, the islands’ reputation is taking another pasting in the American press. This time, it is over its connection to the parent company that supplied former US president Donald Trump’s […]

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DEH plans bulk waste collection in May

DEH plans bulk waste collection in May

| 15/04/2024 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health has announced the schedule for its pre-storm season bulk waste collection service in May and is asking the public to begin preparing. The collections will start in West Bay on 6 May for one week and rotate through all the other districts on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. There […]

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NCC seeks to protect endangered wild herb

NCC seeks to protect endangered wild herb

| 15/04/2024 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The National Conservation Council is about to begin a public consultation on a conservation plan for Cayman sage (Salvia caymanensis) to restore a self-sustaining population in the wild and to help with cultivating the plant to protect its genetic diversity. This critically endangered species was believed to be extinct until 2007, when it was […]

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Suspect dealers arrested in two drug busts

Suspect dealers arrested in two drug busts

| 15/04/2024

(CNS): A 21-year-old resident of West Bay and a 29-year-old resident of Bodden Town were arrested last week on suspicion of dealing cocaine following two separate drug busts. The first happened on Wednesday, 10 April, during a joint operation by the RCIPS and Customs and Border Control. A driver was detained during a vehicle stop […]

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At least two stabbed at bar on Dump Road

At least two stabbed at bar on Dump Road

| 15/04/2024

(CNS): A 40-year-old resident of Bodden Town has been arrested and charged with wounding for allegedly stabbing at least two people at one of the bars on Seymour Road, aka Dump Road, in the industrial area of George Town in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police did not identify which of the bars was […]

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Police attend 139 crashes during Easter operation

Police attend 139 crashes during Easter operation

| 15/04/2024 | 48 Comments

(CNS): During the RCIPS Easter road safety campaign, between 22 March and 5 April, police officers attended 139 road collisions, three of which were major crashes causing the death of two drivers. Two men working on the Linford Pierson Highway were also hit by a speeding car. Chief Superintendent Brad Ebanks said that officers issued […]

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