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Are you happy with your election choices?

Are you happy with your election choices?

| 30/03/2017
(CNS Elections): After months of speculation, we now all know which candidates are running in which districts. Yesterday was the day that anyone wanting to run in the 2017 General Elections had to be nominated, and while candidates can still drop out, no one else can enter the political fray. So, ar [...]

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Family help bring in fugitive who escaped in cuffs

Family help bring in fugitive who escaped in cuffs

| 30/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The police have re-arrested a West Bay man who fled from a patrol car outside West Bay police station last week, while wearing handcuffs, handed himself in after his family intervened. Shortly before noon, Wednesday, Travis Alexander Ebanks (22) turned up at the Fairbanks Detention Center whe [...]

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PR legal case applications aim to join forces

PR legal case applications aim to join forces

| 30/03/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Two legal cases that have been filed in the Grand Court against the Caymanian Status and Residency Board as a result of delays on decisions by applicants for permanent residency could become a class action. Bradley Carpenter and his wife and Mark Edmunds have applied to the courts to have the [...]

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Mac confident he can beat challengers

Mac confident he can beat challengers

| 29/03/2017
(CNS Elections): After he went through the official nomination process Wednesday morning, Cayman Democratic Party Leader McKeeva Bush said he was confident that he would win the district of West Bay West. Bush was the first candidate to appear at the library in his constituency before noon but two o [...]

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Victims of drug cartel lose refugee court fight

Victims of drug cartel lose refugee court fight

| 29/03/2017 | 53 Comments
(CNS): A family that was targeted and tortured by a violent Mexican drug cartel and is seeking political asylum in the Cayman Islands lost their fight in the Grand Court Tuesday after a judge dismissed a judicial review application. He found the Immigration Appeals Tribunal had not made any error in [...]

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Nomination Day to deliver political surprises

Nomination Day to deliver political surprises

| 28/03/2017
(CNS Elections): As the Progressives keep their line-up for the May 2017 election campaign under wraps until the eleventh hour, the Cayman Democratic Party re-jigs its George Town team and a few more independents limber up to declare, Nomination Day could throw a few political curve balls as strateg [...]

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Guilty cop walks free in assault case

Guilty cop walks free in assault case

| 28/03/2017 | 57 Comments
(CNS): A senior police constable who was found guilty of assault causing actual bodily harm on a suspect following an arrest walked away from court on Tuesday without any sanction and was handed an unconditional discharge for his crime. Although Michael Peart was found to have beaten the man arreste [...]

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West Bay murder suspect to face trial

West Bay murder suspect to face trial

| 28/03/2017
(CNS): William Ian Rivers, who is charged with the murder of Mark Travis ‘Hubba’ Seymour (39) following a shooting at Super C’s on Watercourse Road in January, will face trial in July. Rivers (38), from West Bay, has not yet answered the charges of murder and possession of an unlicensed firear [...]

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CIG challenged by PR backlog

CIG challenged by PR backlog

| 28/03/2017 | 39 Comments
(CNS): Officials from immigration said they will decide permanent residency applications within 30 days of receiving final submissions from applicants and will begin with the oldest first. But government has admitted that it has not yet completed its “plan” that will allow what will be a [...]

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Tibbetts retires from politics while Eden sticks with it

Tibbetts retires from politics while Eden sticks with it

| 28/03/2017
(CNS Elections): Speculation over the future of two of the Legislative Assembly’s veteran MLAs was settled last night when Kurt Tibbetts confirmed his retirement from politics after 25 years in office, while Anthony Eden revealed he was going to seek another term and would be running for re-electi [...]

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Premier pulls lawyers law as time runs out

Premier pulls lawyers law as time runs out

| 28/03/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): With so much controversy still surrounding the Legal Practitioners Bill, despite efforts by government to seek agreement with the opposition benches, the premier pulled the proposed bill Monday, the last sitting of the Legislative Assembly before it is dissolved by the governor today, Tuesday [...]

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