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Beach Bay project goes back to CPA

Beach Bay project goes back to CPA

| 20/11/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority will be examining the application for a proposed ten-storey hotel and residences in Beach Bay once again on Wednesday, after the developers submitted new plans to address a list of issues raised by the CPA concerning the original plan. However, the new application has not found favour with residents in […]

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Minister dodges health cover issue

Minister dodges health cover issue

| 19/11/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The health minister said very little about the pressing issue of health insurance costs when he spoke for almost two hours on Monday during the debate on the Unity government’s $2 billion budget. Despite having some of the most intractable problems of any minister, including garbage collection failures and the increasing struggle many face […]

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BA adds 5th flight to schedule

BA adds 5th flight to schedule

| 19/11/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ record-breaking overnight tourism received another boost this month after British Airways confirmed that it will be adding a fifth flight to its weekly schedule to the Bahamas and the Cayman Islands next spring. The flights from Heathrow in London will be flying into and departing from Owen Roberts Airport from April […]

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Montessori model gets another good grade

Montessori model gets another good grade

| 19/11/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The Montessori School of Cayman, based in the South Sound area, became the fourth pre-school using this model given a ‘good’ grade by government inspectors. The Montessori model is dominating the successful inspection reports of early learning in Cayman, with only one other pre-school surpassing these four schools.

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LA backs CIG’s $2 billion budget

LA backs CIG’s $2 billion budget

| 19/11/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): All of the members still in the Legislative Assembly backed the government’s massive spending plan for 2020/21 when the vote was called on Monday evening for the biggest ever budget in Cayman’s history. As Premier Alden McLaughlin wrapped up the debate, he denied it was an electioneering budget, saying this was “demonstrably untrue”, as […]

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Eden denies hate speech then attacks LGBTs

Eden denies hate speech then attacks LGBTs

| 18/11/2019 | 141 Comments

(CNS): During the budget debate on Monday opposition MLA Anthony Eden (SAV) denied engaging in hate speech about the lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender community. But appearing to be surprised by the warning from Governor Martyn Roper about the language used in the Legislative Assembly in the past, Eden denied that people who “choose” a […]

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Police bail murder suspects

Police bail murder suspects

| 18/11/2019

(CNS): The 44-year-old man from West Bay who was arrested on suspicion of murdering Shaquille Demario Bush (24) has been released on bail, an RCIPS spokesperson has confirmed. A 30-year-old woman from Bodden Town was also arrested in connection with the fatal shooting on Daisy Lane last week and she, too, has been released as […]

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Elections Office working on postal ballots

Elections Office working on postal ballots

| 18/11/2019 | 18 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office is now receiving postal ballot applications for voters who will not be on island when Cayman goes to the polls next month for the cruise port referendum. Registered voters who will travelling on Referendum Day, 19 December, can apply for a postal ballot delivered locally or overseas. The deadline for the […]

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Hacktivists target CNB in Isle of Man

Hacktivists target CNB in Isle of Man

| 18/11/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Cayman National Bank has announced that its subsidiaries in the Isle of Man were hacked by a well known hacking group on Sunday. Although the bank has not named that group, it appears from European media that it was Phineas Fisher, an infamous, anti-capitalist vigilante hacker group that targets banks and other major corporations […]

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Colours demand marriage equality by year end

Colours demand marriage equality by year end

| 18/11/2019 | 40 Comments

(CNS): The local activist group advocating for the rights of lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender people has called on the governor to put same-sex marriage equality in place before the end of the year. In the wake of the ruling by the Court of Appeal that the Cayman Islands must “expeditiously” legalise civil unions for […]

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Cops seek help in aging Brac burglary case

Cops seek help in aging Brac burglary case

| 18/11/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Nine months after a break-in at the Tiger Bay Restaurant on Cotton Tree Bay Road, Cayman Brac, police have released a CCTV footage image of the suspect from private security cameras to help identify the man. The break-in happened on 9 February and the recovered footage shows the burglar smashing exterior cameras on the […]

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