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Doesn’t see a need to hear about Anne Frank’s diary

Doesn’t see a need to hear about Anne Frank’s diary

| 17/02/2017

Who selects the speakers and why do they focus mostly on violence? Are there guidelines for what is appropriate and what is not when it comes to children? Why mess up children’s minds with horrors of violence? Anne Frank’s diary had been exploited and overused. No offence, but reliving a trag [...]

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Skills gap remains challenge for bosses

Skills gap remains challenge for bosses

| 17/02/2017

(CNS): The Chamber of Commerce president has said that its members remain concerned about the skills gap in the local working population and the failure of the education system to deliver the employees needed by local businesses. Kyle Broadhurst, a local attorney who stepped into the top role a [...]

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Governor broke ribs in wet floor slip

Governor broke ribs in wet floor slip

| 16/02/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Officials have revealed a little more detail about the injuries the governor sustained at the weekend when she slipped on a wet floor. Her office said that Helen Kilpatrick was discharged from the George Town hospital on Thursday following treatment for collapsed lungs and four broken ribs [...]

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Brac to get $600k yellow fire truck

Brac to get $600k yellow fire truck

| 16/02/2017 | 53 Comments

(CNS): Government is splashing out almost $600,000 on a new bright yellow fire truck for Cayman Brac to replace the one that crashed during a test run on the airport runway last month, injuring two officers. Government officials said that Chief Fire Officer David Hails has signed a deal with Ros [...]

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Personal drones are privacy pests

Personal drones are privacy pests

| 14/02/2017

I was sitting on my patio yesterday, drinking my coffee and enjoying the breeze when I heard a whirring noise. When I looked up there was a drone watching me. It flew over the house and then came back again and landed at a house in Canal Point. I heard that there is a rule about flying drones wit [...]

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Wet floor lands governor in hospital

Wet floor lands governor in hospital

| 14/02/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Governor Helen Kilpatrick was admitted to hospital at the weekend after “slipping on a wet floor and injuring her ribs”, according to a release from her office. The very short statement released on Tuesday gave no details of the actual injuries, where or exactly when it happen [...]

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Hurley’s files court action over ‘Ivanized’ store

Hurley’s files court action over ‘Ivanized’ store

| 14/02/2017

(CNS Business): More than a dozen years after Hurricane Ivan struck Grand Cayman, one local supermarket is still in dispute with neighbouring property owners over a store it owns in George Town. The former Hurley’s Supermarket at the Eden Centre on Walkers Road remains at the centre of a disput [...]

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Missing woman’s sister sues dump managers

Missing woman’s sister sues dump managers

| 13/02/2017 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Noreen Dixon has filed a law suit against the government’s Department of Environmental Health on behalf of her missing sister’s estate and five children. In the legal claim filed last month Dixon points the finger of blame at the management of the dump where Anna Evans was working wh [...]

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NRA says safety improved at ‘tricky’ roundabout

NRA says safety improved at ‘tricky’ roundabout

| 13/02/2017 | 83 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the National Roads Authority (NRA) have said that things are running more smoothly at the Butterfield Roundabout by A.L. Thompson’s Home Depot in George Town after the agency installed new signs and road markings. The authority claimed that a few weeks after the safety me [...]

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Oil spill blocks road in Prospect

Oil spill blocks road in Prospect

| 09/02/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS): An oil spill on Shamrock Road between Marina Drive and the areas towards the Chrissie Tomlinson Roundabout Thursday morning caused a diversion for traffic heading eastward onto the east-west arterial. It’s not clear how the spill in the Prospect area happened but police and fire off [...]

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Dart continues goal to rip up 7MB beachrock

Dart continues goal to rip up 7MB beachrock

| 09/02/2017 | 213 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ largest landowner and developer has made a formal application to Cabinet for a coastal works licence to press ahead with its controversial plans to rip out a stretch of beachrock from the sea close to the shoreline of beachfront land it owns near Tiki Beach. Dart [...]

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