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Owners urged to protect cars against techy-thieves

Owners urged to protect cars against techy-thieves

| 25/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): With local car thieves now taking advantage of technology to help them break in and drive away stolen cars, the police are urging people to not only to close the windows, lock their vehicles and ensure there are no valuables in them but to also fit anti-theft devices. This is to beat the tech [...]

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Dart’s new mega-road junction opens

Dart’s new mega-road junction opens

| 24/06/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) is expected to officially open the first ever three-lane roundabout and road underpass in Cayman, as well as a pedestrian ramp, on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway (ETH) on Monday. The project, which was part of the controversial NRA deal between the islands’ [...]

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Work to improve Crewe Road safety

Work to improve Crewe Road safety

| 24/06/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) will be working on parts of Crewe Road this summer to make “functional and safety improvements” to the Smith Road intersection and widen the road near the Silver Oaks Roundabout. As Dart continues its ambitious road works near Camana Bay and the Este [...]

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Council aims to ensure inclusion of disabled

Council aims to ensure inclusion of disabled

| 23/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Volunteers on the National Council for Persons with Disabilities have begun working on the goal of ensuring that disabled people can participate fully in society and enforcing the provisions of the Solomon Webster Disability Law, 2016. Magda Embury, the chairperson, explained that the primary [...]

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Toppling trailer belongs to Foster’s

Toppling trailer belongs to Foster’s

| 23/06/2017 | 67 Comments
(CNS): The owners of Grand Cayman’s leading supermarket chain, Foster’s IGA, have admitted that it was their truck that was caught on film speeding and almost toppling over on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. The supermarket bosses said that the driver had been removed from the road and th [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: China Village

Golden Spoons Review: China Village

| 23/06/2017
(CNS Foodie): Spoiler alert: I love Chinese food of all styles and regions. However, I admit to being less than enthusiastic about the authenticity and quality of the fare being served at Chinese restaurants in Cayman. Still, it was with some excitement and cautious optimism that I brought some comp [...]

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CIFA hires outside auditors to look at books

CIFA hires outside auditors to look at books

| 22/06/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The beleaguered local football association has contracted independent auditors to review its past financial records and complete the outstanding audits from the last three years. The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) is still reeling from the impact of the convictions of its former p [...]

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Regulating the number of taxi drivers

Regulating the number of taxi drivers

| 22/06/2017
How does the government issue taxi licences? What are the criteria and is there any kind of limit on how many are issued per year or at any one time? [...]

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Activists want people’s vote on PR grants

Activists want people’s vote on PR grants

| 21/06/2017 | 352 Comments
(CNS): A group of local activists are making a bid for a people-initiated referendum to stop government from granting permanent residency to the backlog of applicants until the more than 1,200 unemployed locals and the 600 new graduates expected to hit the job market this year have found work. Worri [...]

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Cayman’s first solar farm commissioned

Cayman’s first solar farm commissioned

| 20/06/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Calling the event historic, CUC president and CEO Richard Hew, along with project and government representatives, officially commissioned Cayman’s first solar farm Tuesday, 20 June at CUC’s facility in Bodden Town, which is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 800 ho [...]

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Two hospitalized in early morning smash

Two hospitalized in early morning smash

| 18/06/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Two people ended up in hospital Saturday morning following a crash on Shamrock Road at around 4:20am. A Honda Accord and a Honda Civic collided near Agricola Drive, Bodden Town. Police, fire-crews and paramedics attended the scene, and the drivers, who were both alone in their cars, were take [...]

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