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CIG launches NiCE Christmas project

CIG launches NiCE Christmas project

| 13/11/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Local unemployed workers will have another chance to join the seasonal clean-up programme next week. But this year the National Community Enhancement (NiCE) Project for Christmas 2018 will run for three weeks ahead of the holiday, starting on Monday, 26 November, and ending on Friday, 14 Dece [...]

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Nine Cubans land in Brac as 18 return to sea

Nine Cubans land in Brac as 18 return to sea

| 13/11/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS): A boat carrying 27 Cuban migrants arrived in waters around Cayman Brac at the weekend. However, it has since left the island with 18 people still aboard returning to its perilous voyage, the Department of Immigration (DoI) has confirmed. Before the boat left, eight men and one woman opted to [...]

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Thousands lose power in CUC’s latest equipment failure

Thousands lose power in CUC’s latest equipment failure

| 12/11/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): CUC maintenance crews were hard at work Sunday after an as yet undisclosed technical problem cut electricity to as many as 14,000 customers. According to a post on the company’s Facebook page, customers in West Bay, George Town, Bodden Town and North Side were affected but the monopoly [...]

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CPA to consider Camana Bay’s residential project

CPA to consider Camana Bay’s residential project

| 09/11/2018 | 76 Comments
(CNS): A planning application for the first ‘for sale’ residential development inside the Camana Bay area will be heard by the Central Planning Authority next week, according to the recently published agenda for the first meeting of the board in November. The proposal for a 124-unit resi [...]

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UCCI finds new boss after year-long search

UCCI finds new boss after year-long search

| 08/11/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Just weeks before the current president of the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), Roy Bodden retires, the board have finally appointed someone to take his place. Dr Stacy McAfee is coming to the Cayman Islands from the University of the Pacific, California, where she was the Ass [...]

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Opposition questions customs transfer

Opposition questions customs transfer

| 07/11/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has questioned government plans to transfer the Customs Department’s money collection function as well as enforcement into the new Customs and Border Control Agency, saying he has concerns that things on the ground are not going as smoothly as the Government of Nat [...]

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Cruise petition nears referendum target

Cruise petition nears referendum target

| 06/11/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Organisers of the campaign for a people-initiated referendum on the proposal for a cruise berthing facility in George Town have confirmed that the target of 5,282 voters is now well within sight, but the goal is to press on for an additional 1,500 names over and above the magic number to trig [...]

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Dog left for dead by school bus

Dog left for dead by school bus

| 06/11/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Animal lovers have been left reeling by a video circulating across social media showing a dog left for dead in the middle of the road after being hit by a school bus. The incident was caught on video by a Clifton Hunter High School student. On the short video clip (see below), a shocked stud [...]

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Hospital takes steps to deal with fraud

Hospital takes steps to deal with fraud

| 05/11/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Almost three years after the former Health Services Authority board chair, Canover Watson, was convicted of massive fraud in the CarePay case, officials said in a press release that the HSA is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards in all areas of its operations and had conduc [...]

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Second victim recalls pain after beauty injections

Second victim recalls pain after beauty injections

| 05/11/2018
(CNS): A Colombian woman who believed she was getting vitamin shots for dry skin around her eyes told a court on Friday how she later realised that it was probably some kind of silicone that was injected into her face when weeks after what was supposed to be a beauty treatment she was still in [&hel [...]

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Planning offers public some insight into process

Planning offers public some insight into process

| 05/11/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Planning will be explaining how the planning application process works in the Cayman Islands at an information booth in the lobby of the Government Administration Building this Thursday to commemorate World Town Planning Day. The process is often criticised because of appar [...]

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