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Can all cars use gas containing ethanol?

Can all cars use gas containing ethanol?

| 06/07/2018
I’ve passed by Refuel, the new gas station in Industrial Park, several times and noticed the lower prices they offer on their gas. But is the fuel OK to use in all types of cars? I’ve checked their website and cannot find any information about that. [...]

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Premier admits conundrum of poverty

Premier admits conundrum of poverty

| 05/07/2018 | 114 Comments
(CNS): Despite what appears on paper to be a growing economy and falling unemployment rates, in Finance Committee on Tuesday the premier accepted that more people are seeking support from the Needs Assessment Unit, as he asked the members for almost $2 million more in supplementary appropriations. I [...]

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UK unveils new hurricane support plans for BOTs

UK unveils new hurricane support plans for BOTs

| 05/07/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): The British government has revealed a range of new measures to make sure its Caribbean territories have the support they need if there is a repeat of the devastating hurricanes that hit the region last year. The additional measures include the full seasonal deployment of the Royal Navy vessel [...]

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Public purse picks up tab for meagre pensions

Public purse picks up tab for meagre pensions

| 05/07/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the number of elderly people who need support from government is growing every year because of the inadequacy of private sector pensions. He said the public purse will be topping up the income of pensioners “just to keep the wolf from the door” be [...]

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WB man’s death comes weeks after jail release

WB man’s death comes weeks after jail release

| 04/07/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): A local man who is understood to have taken his own life after he was found unresponsive at a home in Peace Lane, West Bay, yesterday morning was Matthew Carlyle Ebanks (31), police have confirmed. Ebanks had been released from HMP Northward just over six weeks ago after serving 268 days in [...]

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Is McKeeva Bush a ‘doctor’?

Is McKeeva Bush a ‘doctor’?

| 04/07/2018
Updated with response from McKeeva Bush: I was on the Legislative Assembly website and noticed that in the biography section, McKeeva Bush is given the title “Dr”. I don’t recall him ever earning a university degree, much less a PhD. When did he earn his doctorate? [...]

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Cuban asylum seekers in Cayman begin hunger strike

Cuban asylum seekers in Cayman begin hunger strike

| 03/07/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): At least nine Cuban men who are seeking asylum in the Cayman Islands, some of whom have now been detained for more than two years and consider themselves political prisoners, have begun a hunger strike. The men are members of the Cuban Nationalist Party (PNC), the unofficial opposition to the [...]

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Limits on importing frozen meat for personal use

Limits on importing frozen meat for personal use

| 03/07/2018
I have lived on the Brac for over 30 years and when I return from the US I always bring in frozen meat that complies with the regulations of the Agricultural Department. The last time I came in I claimed all my frozen meat but the customs officer who checked my things was, obviously, out […] [...]

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Schools facing more frequent inspections

Schools facing more frequent inspections

| 02/07/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): All local schools are to be inspected every two years going forward instead of every four, as stipulated in the the Education Law, after the Education Council, Education Minister Juliana O’Connor-Connolly and the Office of Education Standards decided to increase the regularity of ins [...]

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MLA exposes abuse of 25-year PR certificate

MLA exposes abuse of 25-year PR certificate

| 02/07/2018 | 73 Comments
(CNS): Government has agreed to review a provision in the immigration legislation that allows wealthy people, substantial business investors or certain skilled employees to acquire 25-year residency certificates, after the member for East End exposed potential but very serious abuse of the system. A [...]

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CAL travellers to cough up for baggage

CAL travellers to cough up for baggage

| 02/07/2018
(CNS): Passengers flying coach with Cayman Airways can kiss good-bye to the days of free luggage as the airline has introduced a new baggage fee policy for international travellers. The baggage allowances and fees for domestic flights between Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac and Little Cayman will rema [...]

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