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Sex offender strikes again in George Town

Sex offender strikes again in George Town

| 09/02/2016 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Police are stepping up patrols and initiating other security measures after a third woman reported being sexually assaulted while exercising in the Walkers Road area of George Town. The latest attack, the third in less than two weeks, happened near Webster’s Drive at around 6:00 yesterday morning. The victim said the man ran off towards Antoinette […]

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Royal Navy crew plans exercise with RCIPS

Royal Navy crew plans exercise with RCIPS

| 09/02/2016 | 5 Comments

(CNS): A British Royal Navy vessel that is currently patrolling the Atlantic, offering support and standby assistance to UK territories as well as watching out for drug traffickers, will be visiting Grand Cayman this month. The crew from HMS Mersey, one of four Royal Navy River Class Offshore Patrol vessels, will conduct an exercise with […]

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Eligible voters urged to register at Ag show

Eligible voters urged to register at Ag show

| 09/02/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): With more than four thousand people in the Cayman Islands entitled to vote but still not registered to do so, the supervisor of elections is urging potential voters to sign up at this year’s Agriculture Show on Wednesday. Given the recent political turmoil on the government benches and the PPM’s reduced majority after three MLAs […]

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Canadian suspects charged in ATM fraud

Canadian suspects charged in ATM fraud

| 08/02/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Two Canadian men have been charged with ATM fraud. Police said the Financial Crime Unit received a report from a local bank about suspicious cards that had been retained by one of its cash machines. The FCU began an investigation that led to the arrest of two men at a local hotel where they were staying. […]

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Cops recover casings following shots in GT

Cops recover casings following shots in GT

| 08/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police recovered three spent shell casings from the scene of reported gun fire in the capital during the early hours of Monday morning. The RCIPS said that just after 2am on 8 February, scenes of crime officers who were called out after the gunshots were reported in the School House Road area of George […]

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Police hunt for school construction site thieves

Police hunt for school construction site thieves

| 08/02/2016 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The police are on the lookout for three men who ran away from the John Gray High School construction site on Saturday after they were approached by security personnel. Police said they received a report of a burglary at around 3pm on 6 February after security staff saw the men behind the school compound off Walkers Road. When […]

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Cops net smugglers carrying gun and drugs

Cops net smugglers carrying gun and drugs

| 08/02/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Two local men and a Jamaican national were charged with a number of offences after the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit intercepted a vessel off the coast of East End last Thursday. The RCIPS reported that officers on patrol aboard the Guardian came upon the boat drifting some twenty miles off the eastern end of Grand Cayman. With the […]

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NOAA attempts to unlock mysteries of El Niño

NOAA attempts to unlock mysteries of El Niño

| 08/02/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have embarked on a land, sea and air campaign in the tropical Pacific to study the current El Niño, one of the strongest on record, and gather data in an effort to improve weather forecasts thousands of miles away. El Niño has a significant effect on […]

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PTAs raise concerns about education

PTAs raise concerns about education

| 08/02/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The education ministry has admitted that representatives from a dozen government school PTAs raised a catalogue of concerns about problems in the education system with the minister and government officials at a recent forum. In what was described as “an informative and sometimes heated discussion on issues relating to understaffing, disruptive student behaviour, lack of […]

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