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Man critical after being hit by car

Man critical after being hit by car

| 23/02/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS): A pedestrian who was hit by a car on Smith Road, George Town, around 8:30 on Friday morning is in the hospital in critical condition with life-threatening injuries, police have said. The man was hit by a purple Honda Accord, which was heading west toward Anthony Drive from Bobby Thompson Way [...]

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Check-in moves to new hall as airport work continues

Check-in moves to new hall as airport work continues

| 23/02/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Most airline check-in desks at Owen Roberts International Airport will move to the new hall today, officials from the airport have said. In the latest update from the Cayman Islands Airports Authority as the redevelopment gathers pace, officials warned of congestion this weekend during the p [...]

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Work begins on $6.6M CIG vehicle depot upgrade

Work begins on $6.6M CIG vehicle depot upgrade

| 23/02/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The infrastructure minister and other government officials were out in force with golden shovels Friday breaking ground on a $6,655,000 redevelopment project at the Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services (DVES). What the minister described as “long-awaited” upgrades at the North S [...]

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HSA admits latest scandal over finances

HSA admits latest scandal over finances

| 22/02/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The Health Services Authority has now confirmed that during a “routine monitoring of department metrics” a number of “irregularities” were discovered and an internal audit is now underway. The authority has given no details of those irregularities or commented [...]

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Blaze under investigation as dump re-opens

Blaze under investigation as dump re-opens

| 22/02/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Fire Service has confirmed that yesterday’s landfill fire remains successfully extinguished after crews monitored the dump through the night. The facility re-opened at 11:15am today and the cause of the fire is under investigation, officials said. Several fire officer [...]

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Report backs activists’ claims on beach access

Report backs activists’ claims on beach access

| 22/02/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Government’s most recent and updated review of beach access points and rights of way around all three Cayman Islands backs claims by local activists who have been raising the alarm that the majority are blocked or inaccessible in some way. The final report was published this week and sh [...]

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More confusion over new licence plates

More confusion over new licence plates

| 21/02/2018
I know that DVDL is telling people to come pick up their new licence plates. To replace them, we are supposed to bring in our old plates, logbook and windscreen coupon. I’m confused why we have to peel off the old coupon to get our new plate. Seems a waste of time to do that […] [...]

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Roulstone moved to HR job weeks after OMB appointment

Roulstone moved to HR job weeks after OMB appointment

| 20/02/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): Less than four weeks after Sharon Roulstone was appointed to the Office of the Ombudsman to handle complaints about the civil service, senior officials have announced that she is being seconded to the National Human Resources Department to head up the new department. Government began the recr [...]

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Auditor invites public opinion on oversight

Auditor invites public opinion on oversight

| 20/02/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): With plans to undertake five performance audits this year, looking at education, diversifying the economy, efficiency of the court system, improving financial accountability and transparency, and government’s use of outsourced services, the Office of the Auditor General is asking the public [...]

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Logic accused of pirating Winter Olympics

Logic accused of pirating Winter Olympics

| 20/02/2018 | 53 Comments
(CNS): The owner of Cayman 27, which has the exclusive rights to broadcast the 2018 Winter Olympics, has accused its rival cable firm of illegally broadcasting coverage. Having served the firm with a cease and desist order, Cayman 27 officials said Logic has now ‘blacked out’ the games. Hurl [...]

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Activists’ beach access case remains stalled

Activists’ beach access case remains stalled

| 19/02/2018 | 61 Comments
(CNS): Efforts by a local group of activists trying to push government into registering a number of beach access points around Cayman before they are lost forever remain stalled, as the court has still not responded to their appeal against a legal aid refusal last month. A new batch of documents was [...]

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