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Government accuses campaign of bullying

Government accuses campaign of bullying

| 17/05/2019 | 75 Comments

(CNS): As it tries to stop the democratic process, the Cayman Islands Government is increasing its social media opposition campaign to the cruise berthing port referendum and taking aim at the press. As the petition calling for a people-initiated referendum on whether or not the Cayman people support a cruise berthing facility in George Town […]

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Man found dead in car off ETH

Man found dead in car off ETH

| 18/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): An investigation has begun into the death of a man who was found unresponsive in a vehicle outside a residential complex off the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, George Town, Friday lunchtime. Emergency services were called to the location just after 1:00pm following a report of a medical emergency. The man was found to be non-responsive […]

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Man mugged after sleeping in his car

Man mugged after sleeping in his car

| 18/05/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A man who was sleeping in his vehicle in the parking lot of a Shedden Road bar in the early hours of Wednesday morning awoke to find an armed mugger demanding PIN numbers from him. According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, the victim turned up at George Town Police Station shortly after […]

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Up close with: Ruth Bodden

Up close with: Ruth Bodden

| 17/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): Ruth Bodden is a proud ninth-generation Caymanian whose family tree reads like a history book of the islands. A fixture at the Cayman Craft Market, where she sells handmade Caymanite jewellery and souvenirs, she will gladly recount tales of her ancestors, who were among the first settlers here, to the tourists who […]

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Seized dogs quarantined after Parvovirus outbreak

Seized dogs quarantined after Parvovirus outbreak

| 17/05/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): An outbreak of a serious virus among some 50 small breed dogs seized by officials last week after a raid in Prospect has led to the animals being placed in quarantine at the Department of Agriculture’s animal shelter. Officials said that a host of private veterinarians and charities have been assisting and offering help […]

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Motorbike rider and pillion seriously injured in smash

Motorbike rider and pillion seriously injured in smash

| 16/05/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Following a collision between a Yamaha motorbike and a Honda Fit on Walkers Road Wednesday night, the rider and passenger of the motorcycle were taken for treatment at the Cayman Islands Hospital by emergency medical services. The rider of the motorbike is being treated for life-threatening injuries and the passenger for serious injuries. Police […]

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US visitor dies after snorkelling off 7MB

US visitor dies after snorkelling off 7MB

| 16/05/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A 51-year-old man visiting the Cayman Islands from Massachusetts, USA, was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital Wednesday evening after snorkelling off Seven Mile Beach, south of Governor’s Beach. The man was said to have encountered difficulties in the water and was brought to shore. Members of the public conducted CPR on the […]

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Beach sign denying access removed

Beach sign denying access removed

| 16/05/2019 | 35 Comments

(CNS): The Public Lands Commission has confirmed that it requested the removal of a sign which recently appeared on Seven Mile Beach denying access to beach-goers. Responding to CNS enquiries, the commission said that the landowner was contravening the Prescription Law and the Public Lands Law. CNS checked the area between Calico Jack’s and the […]

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Cancer Registry slowed by public stigma

Cancer Registry slowed by public stigma

| 16/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): Nine years after work began to establish a mechanism to collect data on people with cancer, the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry still faces an uphill battle in encouraging people to join. Amanda Nicholson, who has been cancer registrar at the Health Services Authority (HSA) since 2013, said she has come up against […]

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Cruise petition has just 200 names to confirm

Cruise petition has just 200 names to confirm

| 16/05/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): The campaign to trigger a people-initiated referendum on whether or not the people of Cayman support government’s plans for a cruise berthing facility in the George Town Harbour has confirmed that more than 5,000 registered voters have now signed the petition. With just 200 names to be verified, the activists challenged government to answer […]

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Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 16/05/2019

(CNS): Police have confirmed that officers have arrested a 28-year-old woman from Cayman Brac on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. The woman was arrested over a week ago, on 8 May, in relation to the fatal incident on 22 March on Watering Place Road near to La Esperanza bar. Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55), […]

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