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New fire chief won’t be local officer

New fire chief won’t be local officer

| 26/05/2015 | 11 Comments

(CNS Video): As government reaches the shortlisting stage in its hunt for a new chief fire officer, it is extremely unlikely that the next person to wear the permanent CFO’s epaulettes will be a Caymanian, even though the service is currently staffed entirely by local officers. The top job in the Cayman Islands Fire Service has been […]

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More businesses to open Sunday

More businesses to open Sunday

| 26/05/2015

(CNS Business): The age old debate on Sunday trading has officially been decided and establishments such as tourist-related shops, gas stations and retail businesses that sell food and beverages that are less than 4,000 square feet will be exempted from the ban. Government has revised the Sunday Trading Law by adding more types of businesses […]

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Civil service body wants in on talks over change

Civil service body wants in on talks over change

| 25/05/2015 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Public servants need to be consulted on plans to cut benefits for government workers, the president of the Cayman Islands Civil Service Association has said in a letter to the deputy governor. James Watler warned that the membership had to be involved in the creation of any proposals to change benefits or health cover […]

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Chopper rescues diver in med emergency

Chopper rescues diver in med emergency

| 26/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The police helicopter was in action as an air ambulance on Tuesday when it airlifted a 64-year-old tourist from Little Cayman. The man, who was visiting from the United States, was diving when he suffered medical problems. The diver received primary care from medical personnel in Little Cayman but the RCIPS chopper was deployed […]

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Drug dealer comes clean over jailhouse ganja

Drug dealer comes clean over jailhouse ganja

| 26/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man who is serving four years in jail for dealing cocaine and ganja had a further three months added to his time behind bars Tuesday for drugs found in his cell. But 28-year-old Cleve Borden’s admission of guilt and a clean dope test after he told the court he had since […]

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Cop escapes serious injury in motorbike crash

Cop escapes serious injury in motorbike crash

| 26/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): An off-duty police officer escaped serious injury Tuesday morning during a collision on North Church Street close to the junction with Fort Street in downtown George Town. The 43-year-old officer was riding his own BMW motorcycle at around 8:30 this morning when it crashed with a Pajero Jeep. Although hurt and taken to the George […]

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MACI chief’s assault case under review

MACI chief’s assault case under review

| 26/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The crown has been requested to review charges against the CEO of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI) based on recommendations from a counsellor and because the complainant does not want to press ahead with the case. Joel Walton has been charged with actual bodily harm, insulting the modesty of woman and causing […]

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Cops seeking troubled teen runaway

Cops seeking troubled teen runaway

| 26/05/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A teenage girl who is under a care order has been missing for almost one week, the police have revealed. An RCIPS spokesperson said they need the public’s help finding 16-year-old (Brina) Kimberly Dilbert, who has not been seen since 20 May, when she left school but did not return to Francis Bodden Girls’ […]

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George Town water loss down to double leak

George Town water loss down to double leak

| 25/05/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The Water Authority was battling two separate leaks on North Sound Road Sunday, which cut the water supply to many homes in the capital and reduced the pressure for many others for a large part of the day. Officials from the government-owned company said the first leak was reported around 8am yesterday (24 May) […]

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