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Thefts increase at public beaches

Thefts increase at public beaches

| 20/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police have been responding to an increase in thefts at some of the Cayman Islands’ most popular beaches over the past two weeks, and the RCIPS is urging people to pay attention to their belongings when enjoying themselves in the ocean. Officers responding to reports have found that the [...]

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Police chase teen burglary suspects into sea

Police chase teen burglary suspects into sea

| 20/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Police rounded up three teenagers suspected of breaking into a home on Sandalwood Crescent in George Town on Thursday morning, after receiving a call that a burglary was in progress. When the officers arrived they spotted three boys, who fled the property by breaking through a rear glass door [...]

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Elgin Avenue extension underway

Elgin Avenue extension underway

| 20/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) has begun work on the construction of the Elgin Avenue Extension in George Town. The project will see the road extended to the east of from the CNB roundabout, connecting to a new two-lane roundabout, with exits to Printer Way and Crewe Road. Officials said [...]

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CIAA confirms Brac trainee arrested

CIAA confirms Brac trainee arrested

| 20/07/2018
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has said that an air traffic control trainee employed at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac has been suspended from the roster after he was arrested Monday night. The 25-year-old Bracker was arrested at Owen Roberts Inte [...]

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August completion for South Sound boardwalk

August completion for South Sound boardwalk

| 20/07/2018
(CNS Local Life): Work is expected to completed by the end of August on the 1,500-foot-long South Sound boardwalk, which will include a bike lane, three major beach access points and parking. The boardwalk will extend from the public boat ramp to just east of the shoe tree, a popular feature which h [...]

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DoE working on clearer rules for handling rays

DoE working on clearer rules for handling rays

| 20/07/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environment is currently conducting research with stingray experts that can help them draw up clear and definitive guidelines on how the marine creatures can be safely handled. Following another flurry of posts on social media about the treatment of rays at Stingray City, an [...]

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WORC boss promises great things as bid opens for IT

WORC boss promises great things as bid opens for IT

| 19/07/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) interim director, Sharon Roulstone, is promising significant changes for locals looking for work in Cayman as the new department begins to take shape. “WORC is radically changing the way job-seeking Caymanians connect with employers a [...]

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Women withdrew support for port complaints

Women withdrew support for port complaints

| 19/07/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The author of the Internal Audit Service report that dismissed sexual misconduct allegations against a senior manager at the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands has said it was not just the freedom of information request that came in around the same time the complaints were made that led to [...]

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Home invader uses spray on victim

Home invader uses spray on victim

| 19/07/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): A woman who woke up to find a burglar in her house in the middle of night was reportedly sprayed with an unknown substance by the home invader before he fled with her purse, police have said. The substance turned out to be benign, possibly hairspray, as the victim was not hurt during the [&he [...]

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CITA defends tourism taxes and regulations

CITA defends tourism taxes and regulations

| 19/07/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The private sector association representing the tourism industry has come to the defence of the regulation, licensing and tax regime surrounding the local accommodation sector. The Cayman Islands Tourism Association released a statement this week saying that the regulation has served the tour [...]

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Activist calls for proactive approach to crime

Activist calls for proactive approach to crime

| 19/07/2018 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Former government social worker Michael Myles, who is a vociferous advocate for a more proactive approach to tackling the causes of crime at an earlier stage, is calling on the current administration to intervene with vulnerable children and young people before they go off the rails. In the f [...]

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