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Elgin Avenue extension underway

Elgin Avenue extension underway

| 20/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) has begun work on the construction of the Elgin Avenue Extension in George Town. The project will see the road extended to the east of from the CNB roundabout, connecting to a new two-lane roundabout, with exits to Printer Way and Crewe Road. Officials said [...]

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CIAA confirms Brac trainee arrested

CIAA confirms Brac trainee arrested

| 20/07/2018
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has said that an air traffic control trainee employed at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac has been suspended from the roster after he was arrested Monday night. The 25-year-old Bracker was arrested at Owen Roberts Inte [...]

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August completion for South Sound boardwalk

August completion for South Sound boardwalk

| 20/07/2018
(CNS Local Life): Work is expected to completed by the end of August on the 1,500-foot-long South Sound boardwalk, which will include a bike lane, three major beach access points and parking. The boardwalk will extend from the public boat ramp to just east of the shoe tree, a popular feature which h [...]

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WORC boss promises great things as bid opens for IT

WORC boss promises great things as bid opens for IT

| 19/07/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) interim director, Sharon Roulstone, is promising significant changes for locals looking for work in Cayman as the new department begins to take shape. “WORC is radically changing the way job-seeking Caymanians connect with employers a [...]

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Women withdrew support for port complaints

Women withdrew support for port complaints

| 19/07/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The author of the Internal Audit Service report that dismissed sexual misconduct allegations against a senior manager at the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands has said it was not just the freedom of information request that came in around the same time the complaints were made that led to [...]

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CITA defends tourism taxes and regulations

CITA defends tourism taxes and regulations

| 19/07/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The private sector association representing the tourism industry has come to the defence of the regulation, licensing and tax regime surrounding the local accommodation sector. The Cayman Islands Tourism Association released a statement this week saying that the regulation has served the tour [...]

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Ministry claims safety risk, turf makers disagree

Ministry claims safety risk, turf makers disagree

| 19/07/2018 | 39 Comments
(CNS): The manufacturers of the artificial turf that was donated to the Edna Moyle Primary School in North Side by a parent have said that although it was designed for indoors, it would be perfectly safe to use outside, with the only risk being that it may fade in the sun. The ministry has neverthel [...]

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Why are parking spots blocked?

Why are parking spots blocked?

| 18/07/2018
I noticed in town on Edward Street opposite the post office what appears to be public parking spaces that were blocked by orange cones. I counted four free spaces blocked off in this manner. Presumably to ‘reserve’ these spaces, but is this not illegal? Can I remove the cones and park there? [...]

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Miller takes on ministry over school playing field

Miller takes on ministry over school playing field

| 17/07/2018 | 61 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller (North Side) has said he is determined to do whatever it takes to get a playing field for his constituency’s primary school, as a major battle with the education ministry appears to have come to an impasse. The field at the Edna Moyle Primary School is in [...]

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Port manager cleared of sexual misconduct

Port manager cleared of sexual misconduct

| 17/07/2018 | 34 Comments
(CNS): A senior manager at the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) who is accused of multiple incidences of sexual harassment spanning several years and involving at least nine women has been cleared by an internal investigation. Falling short of accusing the women who complained of making m [...]

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Legalise ganja, says regional commission

Legalise ganja, says regional commission

| 16/07/2018 | 107 Comments
(CNS): Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, University of the West Indies Dean of the Faculty of Law and chair of the CARICOM commission on cannabis, has called for the prohibition on ganja to be lifted across the region. In a recent presentation to the annual gathering of Caribbean nations, she pr [...]

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