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Today's Date: 31 August 2015
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Latest landfill report cites multiple risks
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Fires, combustible and poisonous gases, and offensive odors are again pointed out as the risks and nuisances associated with the George Town landfill in the latest of a series of reports about dump sites in the Cayman Islands. 

The report, by U.K. consultants Amec Foster Wheeler, is based on data collected from monitoring and surveying in April 2014. The report is dated Aug. 3, but it was not made public until Aug. 28.

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The latest in a series of reports has been released on the conditions at the George Town landfill. Here’s the abbreviated version: It’s poisonous. It smells. And it’s ugly.
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The permanent residence applications of two workers will be sent back to the Cayman Islands Immigration Appeals Tribunal for reconsideration following a ruling on Friday by Chief Justice Anthony Smellie.
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Football boss Bruce Blake has promised full cooperation with any investigation into the Cayman Islands Football Association’s finances after being confirmed as acting leader of the organization.
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George Washington Vaughan pleaded “guilty with explanation” Friday to attempting to murder his wife. Sentencing was set for Sept. 17.
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