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NiCE workers have barriers to labour market

NiCE workers have barriers to labour market

| 13/09/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The number of unemployed people who joined the recent summer clean-up initiative fell by almost a quarter compared to previous NiCE programmes, but many of those who were involved had significant barriers preventing them from getting into the wider labour market, government has said. The late [...]

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Key post filled in new WORC agency

Key post filled in new WORC agency

| 13/09/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Government has announced the appointment of 16-year career civil servant Sian Pairaudeau as the deputy director of labour needs and supply at the new Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) unit, which is expected to be up and running by January. [...]

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Road collision victim placed 3rd in ultra-marathon

Road collision victim placed 3rd in ultra-marathon

| 12/09/2018 | 82 Comments
(CNS): Geoff Cornwall (56) was the cyclist killed in yesterday’s collision on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed. Cornwall, a resident of Grand Cayman working for a local bank in the IT sector, was a keen sportsman and had placed third in this [...]

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Land commission plans to signpost over 100 access points

Land commission plans to signpost over 100 access points

| 11/09/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): The Public Lands Commission plans to signpost all of the registered beach access points on all three islands in order to ensure that everyone can enjoy the beach, as is their right under the law. There are 121 registered public rights of way to the sea in the Cayman Islands — 108 on Grand [...]

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Pirate ship runs aground in bad weather

Pirate ship runs aground in bad weather

| 11/09/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): One of Grand Cayman’s popular tourist attractions, The Jolly Roger, was a victim of Monday’s stormy weather when it ran aground in the George Town Harbour after breaking from its moorings. The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands confirmed that they sought the assistance of West [...]

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Cyclist killed in collision on ETH

Cyclist killed in collision on ETH

| 11/09/2018 | 106 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The cyclist who was killed in a crash on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway this morning is a 56-year-old resident originally from Australia, the police have confirmed. The man was killed at the scene some time after 7:30am Tuesday along the stretch of highway between Yacht Drive and Bata [...]

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Gongs law do-over accused of political bias

Gongs law do-over accused of political bias

| 10/09/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The government’s proposal to overhaul the system to grant local national honours generated a degree of animosity across the floor of the Legislative Assembly last week, when several opposition members raised questions of political bias. As opposition leader in 2010 when the law was firs [...]

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Opposition to join cruise PIR campaign

Opposition to join cruise PIR campaign

| 10/09/2018 | 85 Comments
(CNS): It was almost midnight on Thursday, before the Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller stood to wind up the debate on his motion calling on government to initiate a referendum on the proposed cruise port development. Following the government’s indication that it was not supporting the call for [...]

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Science to become core focus in schools

Science to become core focus in schools

| 10/09/2018 | 63 Comments
(CNS): A new National Science Education Strategy will be implemented in government schools over the next five years which, according to ministry officials, will “cultivate a scientific mindset” and bring the core subject to the forefront in all schools. Education Minister Juliana O’Con [...]

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Minister prices port around $200M

Minister prices port around $200M

| 07/09/2018 | 133 Comments
(CNS): The proposed port development will cost around $200 million, Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell told the Legislative Assembly on Thursday. Speaking during the debate on the opposition leader’s private member’s motion to put the proposed project to a national ballot, Kirkconnell di [...]

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Port crane picks up truck as well as container

Port crane picks up truck as well as container

| 06/09/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Officials from the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands have confirmed that they are looking into the cause of an unusual incident at PACI’s container yard in North Sound Road, George Town, earlier this week. A truck operator escaped with just minor injuries after a crane picked up his [...]

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