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Dart gobbles up another 7MB property

Dart gobbles up another 7MB property

| 15/07/2019 | 100 Comments

(CNS): The Dart Group has acquired another beachfront property on Seven Mile Beach. According to a press release published on Dart’s website, the Cayman Islands’ largest investor has entered into a deal with Seven Mile Suites Ltd, which owned the Comfort Suites in the heart of Grand Cayman’s famous tourist district. The hotel is a […]

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CITA denies airport concerns

CITA denies airport concerns

| 16/07/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association has accused CNS of misinterpreting a statement they sent to us after we put questions about the airport woes to the organisation, which is meant to represent the interests of the diverse range of businesses that make up the tourism industry. The president has said she believes her statement […]

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‘Silversides show’ threatened by port

‘Silversides show’ threatened by port

| 16/07/2019 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Activists opposing the development of the proposed cruise berthing facilities in the George Town Harbour reminded people on social media this weekend about one of the many natural wonders that will be lost if the project goes ahead. The arrival of the silversides this month at Eden Rock and Devil’s Grotto is a spectacular […]

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No charges yet against cop accused of bank job

No charges yet against cop accused of bank job

| 15/07/2019

(CNS): A police officer who was arrested last week after he was accused of being involved in the burglary of a bank three years ago has not been charged yet, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed. Wade Gordon (46) was arrested Thursday in connection with a break-in at the Royal Bank of Canada. […]

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DoA to trial sargassum as fertiliser

DoA to trial sargassum as fertiliser

| 15/07/2019 | 18 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Agriculture is set to test out some of the sargassum seaweed that temporary workers on the NiCE project are currently clearing from local beaches. Most of the seaweed that has been plaguing local beaches is being collected and taken to the George Town Landfill, where it is being weighed and deposited, […]

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Woman sustains head injury in fight

Woman sustains head injury in fight

| 15/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A woman received a head injury in the early hours of Sunday morning during a brawl at a restaurant off School Road in George Town. The police said they had arrested a 36-year-old woman from George Town, on suspicion of assault GBH. She remains in custody as the investigation into what happened continues. The […]

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WB man denies abduction and sex assault

WB man denies abduction and sex assault

| 15/07/2019

(CNS): A West Bay man pleaded not guilty on Friday when he appeared in Grand Court facing charges relating to a sexual assault that was said to have happened almost two years ago. Jared Timothy Radcliff is charged with the abduction and indecent assault of a woman in November 2017. The prosecution says he forced […]

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Cayman finishes strong at Island Games

Cayman finishes strong at Island Games

| 15/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman finished with a flurry of medals on the last day of competition, Friday, 12 July, at the NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar to bring its final total to 30. The men’s basketball team, which easily won all five of its group and elimination games, beat Saaremaa 75-63, for its only […]

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Second carer denies manslaughter

Second carer denies manslaughter

| 12/07/2019

(CNS): The second of two men charged with manslaughter and child cruelty after a teenage boy in their care drowned during what should have been a supervised fishing trip pleaded not guilty to both charges on Friday. Larry Levers (46) denied the allegations and will join Michael Stewart (65), who pleaded not guilty at a previous […]

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Small number not verifying petition

Small number not verifying petition

| 12/07/2019 | 61 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office has confirmed that only a small number of people who signed the petition for a referendum on the government’s proposed cruise berthing facility have declined to sign the verification form. So far, more than 1,500 people have verified their names and less than two dozen have refused, officials said, noting that […]

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Teen acquitted of burglary-arson

Teen acquitted of burglary-arson

| 12/07/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS): A teenage boy was found not guilty on Friday of burglary and arson at a West Bay residence more than three years ago. Justice Roger Chapple, who heard the trial in Grand Court without a jury, said he could not be sure the youngster had actually stolen anything or set a bed on fire […]

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