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Men robbed by gang in WB Road parking lot

Men robbed by gang in WB Road parking lot

| 17/01/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): A man was treated in hospital this morning for a head wound sustained during a robbery in a car park on the West Bay Road. Police said that four men were in a parking lot north of the Galleria Roundabout shortly before 3:30am when two vehicles, which appeared to have been a sedan and a [&hel [...]

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Nearly 500 residents approved in 2017

Nearly 500 residents approved in 2017

| 18/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The latest official government figures relating to efforts to address the backlog of permanent residency applications reveal that 496 people received PR in Cayman last year, while 242 people were turned down. The process was derailed for several years as a result of successful legal challenge [...]

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Law Society laments 30-year struggle for bill

Law Society laments 30-year struggle for bill

| 18/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Alasdair Robertson, the president of the Cayman Islands Law Society, made his annual call for the fundamental reform of the Legal Practitioners Law at the opening of the Grand Court Wednesday, when he reminded the lawyers and lawmakers present that the current legislation is unfit for purpo [...]

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Ex-civil servant charged with theft

Ex-civil servant charged with theft

| 18/01/2018
(CNS): A former civil servant who was working as an administrator at the Facilities Management Department has been charged with stealing more than $30,000 from government coffers. The 38-year-old woman, who was arrested last August, was formally charged Wednesday with eight counts of obtaining prop [...]

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Cops round-up 10 drunk weekend drivers

Cops round-up 10 drunk weekend drivers

| 17/01/2018 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The police arrested another ten drivers this weekend in their ongoing traffic enforcement operations aimed at cutting the amount of drunks driving on the roads. Once again, several drivers were found to be behind the wheel while being well over the legal alcohol limit after committing traffic [...]

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CIG signs deal to set up fast track in Miami

CIG signs deal to set up fast track in Miami

| 17/01/2018 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Executive Assistant Director Todd Owen signed a deal at the government building in George Town yesterday to establish a customs and immigration fast track system at Miami airport for US visitors coming to Cayman. The [...]

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Ex-minister presses case against blogger

Ex-minister presses case against blogger

| 17/01/2018 | 113 Comments
(CNS): The former finance minister, Marco Archer, is pressing ahead with his legal case against the producer of the Cayman Marl Road online forum. Sandra Hill (nee Catron) told CNS yesterday that the law suit against her filed by the former Cabinet minister is continuing following a closed-door case [...]

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CIG accounts almost there after a decade of trying

CIG accounts almost there after a decade of trying

| 17/01/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The auditor general has produced a report analysing the government’s financial accounts for the year ending June 2016 and for the first time since the accounting system changed in 2005, none of the 42 entities audited received an adverse or disclaimed opinion and 30 managed an unqualif [...]

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Cops and DoA focus on dangerous dogs

Cops and DoA focus on dangerous dogs

| 17/01/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): After three feral dogs chased and bit a cyclist on Friday, the RCIPS and the Department of Agriculture have joined forces to round up ferocious, stray or out-of-control dogs. The cyclist, who was riding along Finch Drive in West Bay, was bitten on his ankle as he tried to fend the dogs off. N [...]

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Equipment failure behind major power cut

Equipment failure behind major power cut

| 16/01/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): The power outage on Friday morning, which impacted 14,337 CUC customers from South Sound to East End, was caused by equipment failure, Grand Cayman’s electricity provider said Tuesday. Apologizing for the cut in supply that affected more than half their customers between 7:20am and 8:2 [...]

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Local musician critical after shooting

Local musician critical after shooting

| 16/01/2018 | 71 Comments
(CNS): Dexter Bodden, a well-known local musician, is in hospital in critical condition after he was shot by a lone gunman outside his home in George Town yesterday evening. The police said that Bodden, who is also known as the Calypso Cowboy, had arrived at his house at the junction of Avon Way and [...]

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