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Cops deal with increase in car thefts

Cops deal with increase in car thefts

| 03/09/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED 12:30 A crime which was almost unheard of in the Cayman Islands until recently, car theft, is now taking up more and more police time. Officers are currently looking for two of five cars reported stolen over the last ten days. The RCIPS is asking the public to help them locate a pair of Honda […]

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Sickness breaks out at Red Bay Primary

Sickness breaks out at Red Bay Primary

| 02/09/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS) Updated: An outbreak of possible food poisoning at the Red Bay Primary School has triggered a major clean-up operation at the canteen during the first week back to school. Education officials said some students and teachers were taken ill after lunch Wednesday and the Department of Environmental Health was called to investigate by caterers, Mise […]

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Seeing can mean believing

Seeing can mean believing

| 02/09/2015 | 17 Comments

Miss Represented writes: The annual release of the ever improving results from the government schools has yet again stirred up debate, fuelled in the main by those that doubt their legitimacy. In some ways this skepticism about government data is not without foundation. Other arms of government have fudged figures in the past, yet the […]

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More stormy weather expected

More stormy weather expected

| 03/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman has been experiencing some spectacular electric storms over the last few days and the free light shows may continue this evening as forecasters say that a tropical wave passing to the south of the islands is expected to bring more stormy weather. Forecasters said that radar images show isolated showers around the Cayman […]

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Oasis of the Seas calls for medical emergency

Oasis of the Seas calls for medical emergency

| 03/09/2015 | 18 Comments

(CNS): One of Royal Caribbean’s largest cruise ships made an unscheduled call at the George Town port Wednesday as a result of a medical emergency. The Oasis of the Seas towered over the other three Carnival vessels that were in port yesterday but the local tender service was able to deal with the passengers that […]

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Driver arrested after early morning car chase

Driver arrested after early morning car chase

| 03/09/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A 22-year-old George Town man was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday morning following a police car chase through the capital. An RCIPS spokesperson said officers pursued the driver of a Grey Honda Accord when it refused to stop after being signalled by police at around 12:45am. Police did not stay where the […]

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Director to keep battling for new prison

Director to keep battling for new prison

| 02/09/2015 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The prison director says it is no secret that HMP Northward is not fit for purpose, and while he will continue to pitch for new facilities, he recognises it’s not a popular option for spending millions of tax payers’ money. However, as a seasoned expert in the prison system, Neil Lavis has made it […]

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Advisor raises option of alternative justice

Advisor raises option of alternative justice

| 02/09/2015 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police in Cayman are unable to exercise any discretion when it comes to offences, leaving all charging decisions to the director of public prosecutions (DPP), who has a stark choice between charging or dismissing. As a result. the country may be missing out on alternative ways of addressing less serious crime that could reduce […]

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Burglars go back to school for crime spree

Burglars go back to school for crime spree

| 02/09/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Burglars made off with a fax machine, lap top, phone and other items after two separate school break-ins this week. Police said that teachers and staff discovered the break-in at Savannah Primary School on Sunday 30 August after the premises had been secured the night before following a uniform sale ahead of the new […]

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