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Manager to offer insight into GT facelift

Manager to offer insight into GT facelift

| 17/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Almost four years since the planning ministry last held a public meeting on the proposed revitalisation of George Town, it is finally hosting another one tomorrow evening. The public is invited to attend the newly christened Constitutional Hall in the centre of the capital to hear an update from Colin Lumsden, the George Town Manager […]

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Pedro says ‘ravers’ breached contract

Pedro says ‘ravers’ breached contract

| 16/07/2019 | 74 Comments

(CNS): Residents around the Pedro St James historic site were furious this weekend when a ‘rave’ at the location got out of hand. But the Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) has said that organisers of the event were in breach of the rental terms and they will not be allowed to host any more similar events […]

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Legal fraternity pays tribute to late judge

Legal fraternity pays tribute to late judge

| 09/07/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): A portrait photograph of Justice Charles Quin, who died last month, has been hung in the upstairs foyer of the courthouse in George Town. The ceremonial unveiling of the picture took place at the court on 26 June after dozens of lawyers, at the invitation of the chief justice, paid tribute to one of […]

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Demands for CoP to step into land dispute

Demands for CoP to step into land dispute

| 07/07/2019 | 132 Comments

(CNS): An ongoing land dispute that has arisen between two private home owners in West Bay has become a community battle and residents in the district are demanding that Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne step in and restore the legal right of way that former Cabinet minister Mike Adam has to his home after his […]

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Drivers reminded to respect blue spots

Drivers reminded to respect blue spots

| 20/06/2019

(CNS Local Life): A year after launching its “Not Your Spot” campaign, Rotary Central Cayman Islands is again calling on the public to comply with the proper use of disabled parking ‘blue spots’ around the island, on the back of the initiative recently winning the Community Impact of the Year category at the annual Cayman […]

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Sunrise Cottage residents moved east to west

Sunrise Cottage residents moved east to west

| 17/06/2019

(CNS Local Life): The six residents of Sunrise Cottage, the oldest of the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) live-in facilities for seniors, were moved out of their East End home and into the Golden Age Home in West Bay last month, as part of a plan to build a new residence in the […]

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Muslims seek to dispel misconceptions

Muslims seek to dispel misconceptions

| 12/06/2019

(CNS Local Life): A recent CNS article on the open house held at a mosque, organised by the Islamic Society of the Cayman Islands to introduce Islam to non-Muslim residents and spark interfaith dialogue, has also highlighted continuing rifts here in how the religion practised by 1.8 billion people worldwide is viewed. Almost one-third of […]

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Protesting students need ‘steering’, says minister

Protesting students need ‘steering’, says minister

| 28/05/2019 | 73 Comments

(CNS): Environment Minister Dwayne Seymour implied that students who protested Friday over government’s failure to act on the climate crisis “needed steering on track”. In ambiguous and confusing comments to CIGTV after addressing the crowd of young people, who are, in contrast, very clear about their concerns, Seymour said government must listen to the students. […]

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Mosque opens doors to Cayman

Mosque opens doors to Cayman

| 28/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): An open day at Cayman’s only mosque offered the wider community a chance to learn about Islam and observe the prayers and customs of practising Muslims here in efforts to “build bridges” and dispel common misconceptions about the religion that 1.8 billion people follow globally. About 100 people filled the mosque, which […]

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Culture policy back on agenda

Culture policy back on agenda

| 22/05/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): In a bid to advance government’s proposed Culture and Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan (CHPP) 2017-2026, a policy committee reconvened recently to develop a costed operational plan, according to a GIS release. It is almost three years since government conducted a survey based on its proposed strategic plan for a cultural policy, which was […]

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Can people fundraise if not non-profit?

Can people fundraise if not non-profit?

| 13/05/2019 | 0 Comments

Isn’t it illegal under the Cayman Islands charity law to solicit funds from the public without a charity licence or registration?

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