June 23, 2018

Closure of Cayman Islands George Town Landfill

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UPDATE: GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) has successfully extinguished the fire that erupted at the George Town Landfill, today (Wednesday 21 February 2018). Fire crews and off-duty personnel worked for three hours to bring the blaze under control “Upon arrival, we found the fire was located on south side of […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  Cayman Islands: Bubbles is missing from Marina Drive, across from Orange Drive. Missing since 9pm Wednesday 17 January. Update-FOUND UPDATE: Bubbles has been found and in good health. This 15-year-old pup is blonde, 8lbs, no ID but has a little bump on her right shoulder blade. She looks like a puppy but she is […]

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Cayman Islands Police Request Public Assistance to Locate Man reported Missing, 11 January From RCIPS Late Wednesday evening, 10 January, Police learned of a man who has not been seen by relatives for some time and are now seeking public assistance to locate the man. 39 year old Edward Hendricks Hyde, of West Bay, was […]

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Free information session for Cayman Islands internship programme The National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) is encouraging young people to attend an informational session for Cayman Enterprise City’s (CEC) Summer in the City internship programme. The session will take place on Friday, 5 January at the NWDA offices (2nd floor of Midtown Plaza on Elgin Avenue) […]

Cayman Islands Budget Policy Statement

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From Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Mr. Speaker, as we meet today in this Honourable House I cannot help but be a bit nostalgic. Today we are making history with the Cayman Islands’ first two-year budget and this new Government of National Unity’s first budget. And H.E. the Governor Helen Marjorie Kilpatrick, CB, […]

Cayman Islands:Closure of George Town Landfill

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Closure of George Town Landfill The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) wishes to advise the public that the George Town Landfill had to close earlier today due to safety concerns. This closure was necessary to facilitate repair work to the landfill’s main access road that was extensively damaged during recent heavy rains. It is anticipated […]

Cayman Islands Budget Policy Statement

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2016-2017 Budget Policy Statement By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Monday, 30 May, 2016 Madam Speaker, I deliver this final budget policy statement of this term with a sense of fulfilment and pride that this Government has done what we were mandated to do in the 2013 election; return stability to the country […]

Cayman Islands government releases results of landfill site environmental review

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AMEC Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure UK Ltd., the consultancy team that was commissioned by the Cayman Islands Government (CIG) to prepare and assist in the delivery of a National Solid Waste Management Strategy (NSWMS), for the Cayman Islands, has completed a Landfill Site Environmental Review report on the Cayman Islands’ landfills. Jim Schubert, Senior […]

GT Landfill: Expect to see smoke rising today (Fri 13)

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From Cayman Islands Ministry of Home Affairs Excavator digging to root of fire Residents and visitors to Grand Cayman can expect to see smoke rising from the George Town Landfill today as an excavator is used to dig down to the heart of a fire that began earlier this month. While the fire was extinguished […]

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Outbound Passenger on Cayman Islands domestic flight arrested HM Customs has confirmed that one female outbound passenger destined for Cayman Brac was arrested on suspicion of possession of vegetable matter resembling ganja with intent to supply. On Sunday, 5th October 2014 just after 5 pm, HM Customs were notified by Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) […]