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Fuel spill contaminates GT water

Fuel spill contaminates GT water

| 02/05/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Water supplied to at least one customer in the capital has been contaminated by a fuel spill and many others have been advised not to drink the ground water until further notice. The Water Authority has revealed that it is currently investigating the contamination off Shedden Road, behind the Rubis gas station at the […]

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Thieves make-off with $11 in Brac store burglary

Thieves make-off with $11 in Brac store burglary

| 02/05/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Burglars who broke into a shop on Cayman Brac in the early hours of Saturday morning stole around $11 in coins. Police said the two thieves, who both had their heads, arms and hands covered, entered the premises from the rear of Tibbetts Enterprises in Cotton Tree Bay at around 3am, and damaged the […]

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Law reformers seek input on bullying and consumer rights

Law reformers seek input on bullying and consumer rights

| 02/05/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The public is being urged to submit their thoughts, comments and relevant research on two new areas of proposed legislation. The Law Reform Commission is asking for input on how government can tackle the problem of bulling, especially in the school environment and online, as well as contributions to a proposed consumer protection law. […]

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CORE programme grows another 2MW

CORE programme grows another 2MW

| 02/05/2016

(CNS Business): The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has sanction an expansion of Caribbean Utilities Company’s Consumer-Owned Renewable Energy (CORE) Generation Programme, which will see more residential and commercial customers who are using alternative power, such as solar and wind, to feed back another two megawatts of power to the grid. The Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) programme, […]

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Boy charged with grocery store stick-ups

Boy charged with grocery store stick-ups

| 02/05/2016

(CNS): A teenage boy from West Bay has been charged with armed robbery, police said. He was expected to appear in court Monday to answer charges regarding two hold-ups at a local grocery store in the district. The juvenile was arrested last Thursday, April 28, and charged Saturday with the robberies at Eddie’s Minimart No2 […]

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Savannah man killed in hit and run

Savannah man killed in hit and run

| 30/04/2016 | 108 Comments

(CNS) Updated Sunday afternoon: Police have now named the cyclist who was killed by a hit and run driver on Hirst Road in the vicinity of Butterfly Circle, in one of two road crashes early Saturday morning. He was Anthony David James Moore (34), of Newlands, Savannah. In a separate incident but shortly afterwards, just […]

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Cubans crammed on 25ft boat off Brac coast

Cubans crammed on 25ft boat off Brac coast

| 29/04/2016 | 5 Comments

(CNS): A group of nineteen Cubans were in local waters Friday but continued on with their journey. Officials said that 18 men and one woman were packed aboard a 25-foot boat with no shade, which arrived off Cayman Brac around 7:00 this morning. They were met by the local authorities but left the island shortly […]

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Law changed to allow medical suits

Law changed to allow medical suits

| 29/04/2016 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Government steered through a critical amendment to the Health Services Authority Law Friday in order to address a clause that has been in the legislation for twelve years and resulted in a shocking court judgment in February preventing a family from claiming damages due to negligence in connection with the birth of their now […]

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Private use of government vehicles

Private use of government vehicles

| 29/04/2016

What is the government policy on using vehicles belonging to government and its statutory authorities for personal errands and to pick up directors’ children from school using staff as drivers? Auntie’s answer: While you asked two questions, they are really just different parts of the same issue, which is the use of government vehicles for non-work-related […]

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CIFA opens nominations for president

CIFA opens nominations for president

| 29/04/2016 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Football Association will be holding its Extraordinary Congress on 28 May and nominations for the post of president are now open. The job became vacant last year after the arrest and later conviction of former CIFA president, Jeffrey Webb. Acting President Bruce Blake, who has also been under scrutiny after irregularities […]

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Brothers charged with murder decline to offer evidence

Brothers charged with murder decline to offer evidence

| 29/04/2016

(CNS): The two George Town brothers charged with the murder of Jason Powery, who was gunned down outside a bar last summer, will not take the stand in their own defence. As the crown closed its case Thursday afternoon, attorneys representing Osbourne Douglas and Justin Ramoon told the court the defendants would not be giving […]

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