Archive for July 8th, 2024

CUC increases base rate on electricity bills by 3.2%

CUC increases base rate on electricity bills by 3.2%

| 08/07/2024 | 118 Comments

(CNS): The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) has approved an annual base rate increase of 3.2% on CUC bills, which will come into effect on power used by customers from 1 June. The hike comes as Cayman Islands residents are struggling with the rising cost of living and after CUC saw its earnings increase […]

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Fuel tanker runs aground on Cayman Brac’s reef

Fuel tanker runs aground on Cayman Brac’s reef

| 08/07/2024 | 31 Comments

(CNS): An oil tanker called the Sea Elephant ran aground off the eastern shore of Cayman Brac on Saturday afternoon, damaging both the ship and the reef. Officials said the maritime incident happened while the ship was delivering diesel to the island. On Sunday night, it was reported that there had been no fuel leakage […]

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Child injured after being run down by car on ETH

Child injured after being run down by car on ETH

| 08/07/2024 | 38 Comments

(CNS): A young girl who was knocked down by a car near the Island Heritage Roundabout on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway on Saturday night has been treated for her injuries and released, police have said. The police did not reveal how old the girl was but said that she had sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries […]

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Bush raped woman in mangrove clearing, crown tells jury

Bush raped woman in mangrove clearing, crown tells jury

| 08/07/2024

(CNS): Former Cayman Islands premier and the longest serving member of parliament, McKeeva Bush, has been accused by a woman of raping her on the ground in a mangrove clearing off the West Bay Road more than 24 years ago. As Eloise Marshall KC opened the historic rape case against Bush on Friday, she briefly […]

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