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Crashes are avoidable, says traffic cop

Crashes are avoidable, says traffic cop

| 20/07/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): In addition to the fatal collision at the airport this week, there was another accident involving a pedestrian as well as two serious crashes over the weekend, police said. After another three people wound up in hospital with serious injuries just days after the police joined forces with the [...]

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Second man charged in WB gun bust

Second man charged in WB gun bust

| 20/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A 41-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with various gun related offences following a raid at a home in the district earlier this month. He is the second man to face serious criminal charges in the wake of the bust on 6 July, in which four illegal guns, an undisclosed quantity of [&h [...]

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Driver loses control and lands in ocean

Driver loses control and lands in ocean

| 20/07/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A car ended up in the ocean Thursday morning after its driver lost control along North Church Street, George Town, police said. Other witnesses suggested the driver was confused over the gas and brake pedals, but either way the vehicle wound up in the sea just behind Mr Arthur’s grocery [...]

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Mac arrested outside US casino

Mac arrested outside US casino

| 19/07/2017 | 212 Comments
(CNS): The speaker of the Legislative Assembly and former premier of the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush, was arrested in Florida, Monday outside a casino. Bush was reportedly released on a $1,000 bond after he was taken into custody over an altercation with a member of staff. The Seminole police reco [...]

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Taxi driver arrested in fatal collision

Taxi driver arrested in fatal collision

| 19/07/2017
(CNS): A 69-year-old man from Bodden Town has been arrested for causing death by dangerous driving in connection with the fatal collision that killed Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie (62). The taxi driver was arrested yesterday evening, 18 July, just before 7:00pm and has since been released on bail, pol [...]

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Travel agents weather the internet storm

Travel agents weather the internet storm

| 18/07/2017
(CNS Business): With all the online options for booking flights and hotels, it would be understandable to think that the days of the good, old-fashioned bricks-and-mortar travel agent have gone the way of the dodo. But while the rise of travel websites has siphoned off business and thinned the marke [...]

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Doctor was regular visitor to Cayman hospital

Doctor was regular visitor to Cayman hospital

| 18/07/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): The death of Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie has hit many people hard in Cayman as the doctor was a regular visitor to the local hospital, where she was much loved by patients and colleagues alike. Dr Jones-Leslie had been a locum at the HSA’s Women’s Health Clinic for several years and w [...]

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Artist arrested under obscenity law

Artist arrested under obscenity law

| 18/07/2017
(CNS): Well known local Cayman Brac artist, Ron “Foots” Kynes, has been arrested under a little used section of the Penal Code relating to obscenities. Foots is by no means the first Caymanian artist to stir up controversy with his work, but the public display of his latest sculpture, wh [...]

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Latest PR lawsuit based on three-year wait

Latest PR lawsuit based on three-year wait

| 18/07/2017 | 76 Comments
(CNS): A leading veterinarian and professor from St Matthew’s University is the latest person to file for judicial review in the courts as a result of the excessive delay on a decision regarding an application for permanent residency. Dr Samantha Shields, whose two children were born in the Ca [...]

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Witnesses sought to violent attack on woman

Witnesses sought to violent attack on woman

| 18/07/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to a violent attack on a woman in a George Town bar, Sunday night. The victim was reportedly approached by a man she did not know, who had a clear complexion and was possibly Hispanic, in Vic’s Bar on Seymour Drive (a.k.a. Dump Road). Police said th [...]

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Premier urges elders to join new council

Premier urges elders to join new council

| 18/07/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The newly established Council for Older Persons is looking to recruit six additional members this month to represent the districts. The council, which includes up to seven government-appointed members, will meet once a month to discuss issues impacting the elderly in the community. Premier A [...]

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