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Wednesday, February 19, 2020


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Airfield works to close Crewe Road

A portion of Crewe Road, west of the Owen Roberts International Airport runway, will be closed overnight for the next four nights, from 18 to 21 Feb.

Security Centre names new head

The Security Centre Ltd. has appointed Abrahem Ghazarian, who joined the company in August 2019, as the successor to long-standing CEO Stuart Bostock, who has handed over management responsibilities after more than 20 years with the company.

Police warn about Whatsapp hoax

Police have re-issued a warning about a fraudulent WhatsApp message, which claims robbers are targeting homeowners by pretending that they are working for the government.

Gun recovered in GT

Police arrested a 26-year-old man from George Town after seizing a 9mm semi-automatic pistol and nine rounds of ammunition during an operation in Scranton, George Town, on Thursday.

Scientists call for better protection for sharks in Caribbean

In a letter in the journal Science this week, marine scientists have appealed for stronger policies to protect threatened migratory marine species, such as sharks, in the Caribbean.

Top Stories February 14

Here are this week's top headlines from the Cayman Compass.

Cayman Compass Sports recap

Hear the latest on Caymanian Swimmer Brett Fraser, track star Jamal Walton along with other top stories, from this weeks sports recap.

Business in brief

Conyers hires new head of litigation and restructuring Conyers’ Cayman office has hired Alex Potts QC as the head of the Cayman Islands litigation and...

Plant of the Week

Fowl Berry; Blood Berry / Rivina humilis PHYTOLACCACEAE Height: 18 inches x 12 inches Growth habit: Rounded, full form, evergreen leaves with ever-blooming blossoms Flowers: White or...

Gourmet gelato spot opens in George Town

If you haven’t yet heard of PalettAmerica Cayman, this Saturday is your chance to go and see what all the fuss is about –...

‘Risk Assessment’ play to make Cayman debut at Red Sky At Night

Risk Assessment’ – a thought-provoking play written for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 and performed by Cayman-based theatre group Thespian & Proud – will...

Police to hold community clinics in eastern districts

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service will be begin holding twice-weekly community clinics in North Side and East End, from Thursday, 13 Feb.

Enterprise Cayman to offer mentors, work placements

Cayman Enterprise City’s workforce development programme, Enterprise Cayman, is providing new ways to help local youth get ready for employment. In addition to summer...

Online AML learning platform goes live

The Cayman Islands government, with support from Cayman Finance, has developed online learning modules relating to anti-money laundering, countering terrorist financing, and countering proliferation...

Water interruption expected in Newlands

The Water Authority – Cayman is advising residents in areas of Newlands that they should expect interruptions to their water service tonight (Wednesday) as the company carries out leak-detection work.

Lighting up lavender for cancer awareness

Some buildings in Cayman are lit up with lavender colours this month to highlight World Cancer Awareness Month.

Man arrested after three-car collision

A 29-year-old man from West Bay was arrested on Sunday after leaving the scene of a three-car collision in Savannah.

Young readers bring their favourite books to life

More than 120 children took their favourite books and transferred the stories and characters onto storyboard displays at the annual Reading Fair.

Woman killed in jet ski collision

A 69-year-old woman was killed Sunday in a jet ski accident off Seven Mile Beach.

Diver dies after getting into difficulties

A 65-year-old woman who got into difficulties during a dive died on Tuesday morning, according to police.

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