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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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Governor won’t intervene in marriage equality case

Governor won’t intervene in marriage equality case

| 01/11/2018 | 104 Comments
(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper says he will not intervene to prevent the Cayman Islands Government from fighting the legal challenge filed by Caymanian Chantelle Day and her British fiancée, Vickie Bodden, who have been refused the right to marry by the registrar on the grounds that they are a same-s [...]

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Why is shipping part of duty calculation?

Why is shipping part of duty calculation?

| 01/11/2018
I have been trying to find out why I keep getting charged customs duty on the shipping and insurance costs for personal goods I’m bringing into Cayman via a freight forwarder company. I’ve looked at the Customs Law and Customs Tariffs Law and cannot see anything about this. Is it even legal for [...]

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Parchment sacked by NRA board

Parchment sacked by NRA board

| 01/11/2018 | 65 Comments
(CNS): Paul Parchment, who was suspended from his job as managing director of the National Roads Authority in April, has been fired. The chairman of the board of directors released a statement on Thursday stating that Parchment had been terminated on Wednesday, but he gave few details of his alleged [...]

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UK backs CIG plans for new multi-use chopper

UK backs CIG plans for new multi-use chopper

| 31/10/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper may have arrived in the Cayman Islands at a time when the relationship between the UK government and the local administration is strained, but he has come with some good news over expanding the RCIPS Air Operations Unit and adding a new multi-use helicopter. Speaking to [...]

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Governor Roper hopes to stay for full term

Governor Roper hopes to stay for full term

| 30/10/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Governor Martyn Roper has said that he will be serving as Britain’s representative here for between six to nine months but hopes he will be staying much longer. Addressing the Legislative Assembly after he was sworn into office on Monday, he acknowledged that his arrival [...]

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Quarry worker killed by exploding tyre

Quarry worker killed by exploding tyre

| 29/10/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have confirmed that the 54-year-old-man who was killed at the weekend in an industrial accident at a quarry off Lake View Drive in Bodden Town, when a tyre reportedly exploded, was Crisanto Dizon from the Philippines, who was a resident in the Cayman Islands. The RCIPS said hi [...]

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CIG spends people’s cash to stop people’s vote

CIG spends people’s cash to stop people’s vote

| 29/10/2018 | 161 Comments
(CNS): Government has not yet revealed how much public cash it has been spending on promoting its vision for cruise berthing facilities in George Town and trying to dissuade people from signing the petition for a people-initiated referendum on the topic. Campaigners who believe the people should hav [...]

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Governor to be sworn in at Legislative Assembly

Governor to be sworn in at Legislative Assembly

| 29/10/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The new governor of the Cayman Islands, Martyn Roper, along with his wife Elisabeth, will be arriving at Owen Roberts International Airport this morning (Monday) at around 11am and is expected to be sworn in at the Legislative Assembly at 3pm today. The newly appointed UK representative, wh [...]

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Inspections reveal students’ opinion of schools

Inspections reveal students’ opinion of schools

| 26/10/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): As inspectors begin scrutinising private schools as well as those run by government, the first review of an independent school revealed that students are not as impressed with their school as those attending government’s three high schools. The latest reports to be published include Lay [...]

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