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HRC calls on CIG to legalise gay unions

HRC calls on CIG to legalise gay unions

| 27/07/2015 | 88 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission has said government needs to legalise same sex unions before the country finds itself in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights and its own constitution. The HRC has pointed out that, while the Cayman Islands Constitution 2009 defines marriage as a union between a man and a […]

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Court dodger gets collared for burglary

Court dodger gets collared for burglary

| 27/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 46-year-old man from East End who not only failed to keep up with fine payments but failed to appear in court found himself in custody for burglary as well this weekend after police came across the wanted man in the early hours of Saturday morning. The RCIPS said the man was arrested in […]

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US teen hit by van in recovery, no charges yet

US teen hit by van in recovery, no charges yet

| 27/07/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A 16-year-old boy who was knocked down outside the Marriott hotel while visiting the Cayman Islands on spring break earlier this year has been discharged from hospital and returned home. The teenager remains in a wheelchair after receiving life threatening head injuries when he was hit by a local minibus on the West Bay […]

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UK ethics lord resigns over drug-prostitute scandal

UK ethics lord resigns over drug-prostitute scandal

| 27/07/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A British peer who oversees ethics and standards for members of the UK’s House of Lords has resigned from the committee after he was caught on camera allegedly taking cocaine with two prostitutes. In a scandal that is now in the hands of Scotland Yard, Baron Sewel of Gilcomstoun, the deputy speaker of the […]

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Butt dialing adds to 911 workload

Butt dialing adds to 911 workload

| 27/07/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Calls to the emergency service centre in Grand Cayman increased by more than 20.5% in the last financial year, the Department of Public Safety Communications has revealed in their annual report, but officials say the increase is down to “abandoned or hang-up calls” as a result of people butt dialling 911 or letting the […]

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Lifers’ convictions stick in appeal cases

Lifers’ convictions stick in appeal cases

| 27/07/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Two killers and one serial rapist will all remain behind bars after the Court of Appeal upheld the convictions for murder against Raziel Jeffers and Chad Anglin, as well as a double rape conviction against Jeffrey Barnes. All three men are serving life sentences. Jeffers was convicted of gunning down gang rival Damion Ming […]

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Summit for a better understanding of our future wellbeing

Summit for a better understanding of our future wellbeing

| 27/07/2015 | 7 Comments

George R. Ebanks writes: I am not sure if it should be hosted by our government or the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, but a “Summit” needs to be called and held, preferably in an open arena, where our financial institutions and service providers can be called together with our government hierarchy to openly discuss, […]

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Activists promote underwater paradise with free screening

Activists promote underwater paradise with free screening

| 24/07/2015 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The Save Cayman campaign is inviting everyone to Sunset House this evening for a free screening of the fantastic underwater world in George Town Harbour that will be lost forever if government presses ahead with the proposal to develop cruise piers in the capital. Many acres will be lost directly to dredging but many more […]

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Woman sexually assaulted in home invasion

Woman sexually assaulted in home invasion

| 24/07/2015 | 59 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a man who sexually assaulted a woman at knifepoint in her West Bay home Thursday night. The police said that the intruder was a stranger to the victim, who was not only sexually assaulted but threatened and physically attacked by the unknown but armed man. The attack took […]

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