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Sister Islands could be in Tropical Storm Matthew’s path

Sister Islands could be in Tropical Storm Matthew’s path

| 28/09/2016 | 4 Comments

(CNS): According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Tropical Storm Matthew could pass Cayman Brac and Little Cayman by Monday and residents are being asked to pay close attention to the system and weather alerts by the local weather service. The storm, which was moving into the Caribbean [...]

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Police charge two in year-old jewel heist

Police charge two in year-old jewel heist

| 28/09/2016

(CNS): A man and a woman from West Bay have been charged with robbery in connection with a jewel heist at a well-known store on the West Bay Road which happened almost a year ago. Mitzi’s Fine Jewellery was held up on 18 November 2015 and a selection of unique pieces that have never been recove [...]

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Investigation opens into Camana Bay kids’ street brawl

Investigation opens into Camana Bay kids’ street brawl

| 28/09/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has confirmed that officers are investigating a brawl that broke out at Camana Bay on Saturday night involving minors. Police on patrol in the area responded to fights at around 10:30pm and again at 11:30pm but claimed the fighting kids quickly dispersed after their arrival.  [...]

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Three more jailed in drug conspiracy case

Three more jailed in drug conspiracy case

| 28/09/2016

(CNS): One woman and two men were jailed Wednesday for their part in a drug conspiracy case that has so far seen the man at the centre of the conspiracy, Alexander Adrian Ebanks (24), receive a six and a half year term and Canute Nairn walk free after he was found not guilty. But Jaesha Maliya He [...]

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Curious about possibility of cremation in Cayman

Curious about possibility of cremation in Cayman

| 28/09/2016

Why can’t bodies be cremated in Cayman? How can someone be cremated? Auntie’s answer: Well, actually, people can be cremated in Cayman and that service is going to be available soon. I believe that before Hurricane Ivan there was a crematorium on island but the storm put an end to that. B [...]

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Navy SEAL who ‘killed’ bin Laden to speak in Cayman

Navy SEAL who ‘killed’ bin Laden to speak in Cayman

| 28/09/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Robert O’Neill, who was part of the US Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden, will be the guest speaker at the Young Caymanian Leadership Awards (YCLA) ceremony in November. O’Neill held combat leadership roles in more than 400 missions, and was involved in the rescue of Captain [...]

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Cayman visitor sues Hershey over candy ordeal

Cayman visitor sues Hershey over candy ordeal

| 28/09/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): A visitor to the Cayman Islands from the United States who broke his tooth on chocolates he was enjoying while on vacation here three years ago is suing the candy giant. The man from Seabrook, New Hampshire, said his holiday was ruined when he broke his teeth as he chomped on the candy he [...]

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Witness rewarded with sizable jail time reduction

Witness rewarded with sizable jail time reduction

| 28/09/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man who gave evidence in a gang-related killing and helped to convict two men for the murder of Jason Powery was rewarded for his cooperation Tuesday when a Grand Court judge handed down a much shorter sentence in connection with an illegal gun. Justice Charles Quin found that [...]

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CIG ponders privatisation of prison transport

CIG ponders privatisation of prison transport

| 28/09/2016 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Government is preparing an outline business case for outsourcing inmate transport. In the first step towards the privatisation of a full public sector service, the Home Affairs ministry has released a strategic assessment on the possibility of contracting out the movement of inmates fro [...]

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Pregnant woman infected by Zika in GT

Pregnant woman infected by Zika in GT

| 27/09/2016 | 25 Comments

(CNS): A pregnant woman who lives in the Swamp area of George Town has been infected with the Zika virus, public health officials said. The first confirmed case of a pregnant woman contracting the mosquito-transmitted virus was revealed at a public information meeting in the capital Tuesday eve [...]

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Students accuse teacher of ‘uncomfortable’ touching

Students accuse teacher of ‘uncomfortable’ touching

| 27/09/2016

(CNS): Three girls attending John Gray High School were quick to make a report last year about a teacher who, they claimed, touched them all inappropriately during class, on different occasions, over a period of one week. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with three [...]

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