Tag: Joey Hew

Another Cabinet member on the road

Another Cabinet member on the road

| 20/01/2020 | 43 Comments

(CNS): While the premier, the attorney general, the financial affairs minister and the governor are all in New York this week, the infrastructure minister is also on the road as he heads to Jamaica for a conference, officials have revealed. Joey Hew is attending the fourth annual Caribbean Infrastructure Forum (CARIF 2020) in Kingston, 21-22 […]

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8,000 drivers make use of amnesty

8,000 drivers make use of amnesty

| 18/11/2019 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Almost 8,000 drivers took advantage of the amnesty that enabled them to avoid paying owed fees for unlicensed vehicles and helped clean up the licensing registry. Joey Hew, the minister responsible for the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL), told the Legislative Assembly during the budget debate last week that over 4,600 people […]

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NiCE work extends to new areas

NiCE work extends to new areas

| 15/11/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS): With a surprisingly large number of people signing up for the government’s Christmas clean-up, after a decline in numbers in the summer and last year, new work has been added to the programme. In addition to the usual work on roadsides, parks and beaches, including the sargassum seaweed onslaught, some of the more than […]

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Minister pressing NCC over east-west arterial

Minister pressing NCC over east-west arterial

| 24/10/2019 | 70 Comments

(CNS): The minister with responsibility for infrastructure, Joey Hew, has said government is in talks with the National Conservation Council over plans to extend the East-West Arterial Road to Bodden Town. With mounting congestion during the morning and evening commute for residents east of George Town, the minister said efforts by police to direct and […]

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Commerce minister sells Cayman in Monaco

Commerce minister sells Cayman in Monaco

| 06/10/2019 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Joey Hew, the minister for commerce and infrastructure, was the keynote speaker at the Mare Forum in Monaco recently, where he told wealthy superyacht owners that Cayman was open for business and that the portfolio of mega yachts operating under the Cayman Red Standard was growing. He told the the audience that Cayman was […]

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Minister apologises as traffic jams worsen

Minister apologises as traffic jams worsen

| 03/10/2019 | 190 Comments

(CNS): Frustrations were running high Thursday morning among drivers commuting into George Town from the Eastern Districts as the traffic was more jammed than ever. Several readers contacted CNS to raise concerns after experiencing worsening congestion on the roads coming into town, with traffic said to be backed up into Savannah before 6:30am. Social media […]

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3,000 vehicles dealt with under fee amnesty

3,000 vehicles dealt with under fee amnesty

| 02/10/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Over 3,000 vehicle owners have taken advantage of the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) back fees amnesty, which started in April and has one more month to run. Officials said 2,399 vehicles with expired registrations have been relicensed by their owners, another 675 owners suspended their vehicles’ registration and 194 owners ended […]

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Emergency meeting seeks solutions to traffic trouble

Emergency meeting seeks solutions to traffic trouble

| 23/09/2019 | 203 Comments

(CNS): Just a few weeks after Cayman’s students returned to school, traffic on the roads has reached some of the worst congestion levels ever experienced here, especially for drivers coming from and going to the Eastern Districts. Planning and Infrastructure Minister Joey Hew held an emergency inter-agency meeting last week to find solutions, such as […]

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Man and machine clean up sargassum

Man and machine clean up sargassum

| 22/08/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): A combination of specialist machinery and a group of workers has had a significant impact in the battle against sargassum seaweed on local beaches. A small crew of six people on the extended National Community Enhancement Project (NiCE) cleaned up the coastline at the South Sound ramp and board walk, the Frank Sound ramp, […]

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NiCE extended as sargassum keeps rolling in

NiCE extended as sargassum keeps rolling in

| 01/08/2019 | 35 Comments

(CNS): The ongoing saga of the sargassum influx has led the government to extend the National Community Enhancement (NiCE) bi-annual clean-up for another two weeks for some of the 486 Caymanians who signed up for this summer’s programme. The minister responsible for infrastructure, Joey Hew, whose ministry is spearheading the project, told the Legislative Assembly […]

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Major road works planned

Major road works planned

| 25/07/2019 | 142 Comments

(CNS): The government is planning some major road works in an effort to fix traffic congestion for people living in the Eastern Districts. Speaking at a public meeting in Prospect on Thursday for residents in both Red Bay and Prospect, officials outlined some major plans for widening, upgrading and improving the safety of existing roads, […]

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