November 14, 2019

UPDATE Power outage across Grand Cayman/Eastern Districts back to school

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Power outage – UPDATE Outage Update at: 3:15pm. CUC customers in the Savannah area, parts of George Town, West Bay Road and North Side were affected by rotating power outages which occurred between 11:38 am and 2:05 pm today. Just over 5500 of CUC’s 28, 000 customers were affected, with most of the outages being […]

The Editor Speaks: Police hear complaints even when major crimes are declining

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It must have been disheartening for officers of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service who were at the East End Community Meeting on Thursday (8) that they had organised. Even with statistics showing major crime is actually down, the general consensus from the 30 persons present is they are not happy with policing in the […]

GT CID charged persons for criminal and traffic offences/Estranged husband attacks his ex wife’s male friend

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GT CID charged persons for criminal and traffic offences From RCIPS Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 9:51 AM A 44-year-old man from George Town has been charged with burglary following an incident at Cayman Cabana in George Town which was reported to police on 7th July 2014. A 33-year-old man from West Bay has been charged […]

June 2014 funerals

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Victorine Annie Terry Bodden                                 – 1 Jun 2014     Pease Bay Simone Tomkins                                                        – 2 Jun 2014 Edward Melroy Bodden                 […]

The Editor Speaks: What leaks like a tap?

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The answer is government emails and reports We have had government emails and reports leaking everywhere. Most seem to have leaked a long way from the source, George Town and turned up the other end of the island – some in a truck in North Side whilst others have appeared in East End. The most […]

I abstained on the Whistleblowing motion because I was taken by surprise says BT MLA and he won’t be “picked off”

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Statement by Alva Suckoo MLA for Bodden Town Friday 11 April 2014 on Whistleblowing motion “I am very concerned that the public has not been given the complete picture and reasons as to why events unfolded as they did in Parliament. As a member of the Oversight committee for the Complaints Commissioner I felt compelled to abstain […]

The Editor Speaks: A road to somewhere but the route no one knows where

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How is it possible to have a major arterial road gazetted without “any assessment to inform the optimal alignment of the road corridor with respect to transportation needs, impacts on established protected areas and the natural environment, or any other relevant considerations”? Apparently it is possible to do this here in the Cayman Islands. This […]

Cayman’s District post offices to close

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District post offices at Hell, Bodden Town, North Side and East End will no longer be opened on Saturdays, as of 15 February. As North Side and East End postal customers are aware, those post offices have been closed on Saturdays for periods varying from a few months to over a year, but this announcement […]