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Only half the candidates live in potential seats

Only half the candidates live in potential seats

| 24/04/2017
(CNS Elections): Almost half of the candidates standing for election in May are not registered to vote in the constituency where they are fighting for a seat, according to the electoral register. From the 61 candidates on the ballots, 27 are not registered as living in the constituencies where they [...]

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DoE opens up $1,000 ‘lizard lottery’

DoE opens up $1,000 ‘lizard lottery’

| 24/04/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environment is inviting residents to register for the start of the Grand Cayman Green Iguana Raffle, with a $1,000 prize money up for grabs. The ‘lizard lottery’, which starts next month, is aimed at supporting the first official commercial cull and encouraging [...]

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Robbers cut victim’s wallet from pants

Robbers cut victim’s wallet from pants

| 24/04/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): A victim of a robbery in George Town at the weekend was lucky not to be injured when he was attacked by the two men outside a central restaurant. The man stepped outside of Singh’s Roti Shop and Bar on Shedden Road at around 11:30pm Friday to make a phone call, when two men ran […] [...]

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PPM plans to take work permits from immigration

PPM plans to take work permits from immigration

| 24/04/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): If re-elected to government next month, the new PPM administration will be taking work-permit decisions away from the immigration department and putting them in the hands of the employment ministry with a new human resources authority. Speaking at the Progressives’ George Town meeting o [...]

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Cops on hunt for shirtless muggers

Cops on hunt for shirtless muggers

| 23/04/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS) Updated with location details: Two bare-chested men robbed a woman of her handbag in Bodden Town on Friday evening and made off into the bushes on foot. Police said they received the report just before 7:00pm (21 April) that a 40-year-old woman from Bodden Town was getting out her car when t [...]

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Security firm brought to brink by $420k theft

Security firm brought to brink by $420k theft

| 23/04/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): The theft of more than $420,000 from The Security Centre Ltd by its former financial controller over a three-year period has almost ruined the business, the court heard Friday when Patti Jane Ebanks (51) appeared for a sentencing hearing. The local woman, who is suffering from mental health p [...]

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Cops charge suspect six months after burglary

Cops charge suspect six months after burglary

| 23/04/2017
(CNS): A local man appeared in court on Friday charged with a burglary that happened six months ago. The 23-year-old from George Town was allegedly involved in a scuffle with the resident of the home he broke into after the victim interrupted the crime at his home on Templeton Street in George Town [...]

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Rivers denies murder and gun possession

Rivers denies murder and gun possession

| 23/04/2017
(CNS): William Ian Rivers (38) has pleaded not guilty to killing Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour (39) following a shooting at Super C’s on Watercourse Road in January. He has also denied having a gun or threatening another victim, despite being involved in a family hostage situation and a [...]

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HRC backs climate education in local schools

HRC backs climate education in local schools

| 21/04/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The Human Rights Commission has stressed the importance of environmental awareness and climate change education in schools in order to foster a community that protects the environment and promotes sustainability. Marking Earth Day, which takes place on Saturday, HRC Chair James Austin-Smith [...]

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Youngest lifer given 28-year term

Youngest lifer given 28-year term

| 21/04/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Chakane Jameile “CJ” Scott, the youngest person in HMP Northward who is serving a life sentence for murder, has been given a 28 year minimum tariff under the Conditional Release Law. As he delivered his ruling Friday, Justice Alex Henderson said that because Scott was just 18 year [...]

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Premier presses party message home

Premier presses party message home

| 21/04/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS Elections): The importance of having a strong team bound by agreed and cohesive policies was a major theme in Premier Alden McLaughlin’s speech as he launched the PPM’s election campaign on Cayman Brac Thursday night. With 35 independents running in the May General Election, McLaughlin stre [...]

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