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Twin otter makes emergency landing on one engine

Twin otter makes emergency landing on one engine

| 28/03/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A Cayman Airways flight from Little Cayman to Grand Cayman put the airport emergency services on alert Saturday morning when it landed at Owen Roberts International Airport on just one engine.According to the Cayman Islands Air Traffic Controllers Association, the plane was operating a routine service from Little Cayman when the flight crew reported losing one of […]

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Passengers injured in Crewe Road bus crash

Passengers injured in Crewe Road bus crash

| 28/03/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Three people were injured in a collision between a local bus and a car near to Mango Tree restaurant at around 6am this morning, police have said. The road was closed as a result of the accident and an oil spill on the road. An RCIPS spokesperson said the bus had overturned after colliding with […]

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And now for the good news

And now for the good news

| 27/03/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): News headlines rarely make people smile but that’s about to change at CNS with the launch of a our new website CNS Local Life, which will be dedicated to community and sports news and all the good stuff that is going on in these islands. As society’s watchdog, it is the media’s job to keep politicians and […]

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Three vehicle pile-up causes two hour traffic trouble

| 27/03/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Commuters to the eastern districts were held up in a long tail-back Wednesday evening after a major road crash at around 5:30pm, which involved two cars and a truck, with one vehicle catching fire. Emergency crews responded to the collision on Shamrock Road at the junction of Buddy’s Way in Bodden Town, which caused […]

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Suspect church burglar busted by cops

Suspect church burglar busted by cops

| 27/03/2015

(CNS): A 22-year-old local man from George Town was arrest by police on Friday (27 March) and charged with burglary in connection with a church break-in. An RCIPS spokesperson said the young man was suspected of a burglary at the First Assembly of God Church, on Old Crewe Road in George Town. The break-in was […]

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Woman AWOL at hearing for theft conviction

Woman AWOL at hearing for theft conviction

| 26/03/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A local woman who was convicted of stealing from the National Drugs Council earlier this year failed to appear for her sentencing hearing Thursday. Kimberlee McLean-Bryan (29) had admitted one count of false accounting and two of theft during her time at the government drug agency in January and had been bailed to return […]

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Culture changing claims CIG bean counter

Culture changing claims CIG bean counter

| 26/03/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The acting accountant general has said a cultural switch is going on amongst civil service accountants that is heralding improvements in public finances. Admitting that there were no real consequences for the failure over the last decade to get the government’s books in order, Ronnie Dunn said that things were getting better as “everybody […]

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RCIPS looking for 15 new recruits

RCIPS looking for 15 new recruits

| 26/03/2015 | 13 Comments

(CNS): In a new effort to “Caymanize” the local police service, the RCIPS is launching a month-long campaign to hire fifteen new police officers and they are also hoping to attract more women into the force. At a police press briefing on Wednesday morning Commissioner of Police David Baines said this round of recruitment will […]

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Car-jack suspect denies catalog of crimes

Car-jack suspect denies catalog of crimes

| 26/03/2015

(CNS): A 23-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to abduction, robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in connection with a car-jacking last September on Shedden Road, close to Mango Tree in George Town. Kenoi Smith is accused of forcing his victim into his car when armed with a gun in his waistband and making […]

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Awareness day alerts public to kidney disease

Awareness day alerts public to kidney disease

| 26/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): With more than 5,000 people diagnosed with diabetes in Cayman in 2014, the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) marked World Kidney Day earlier this month with free tests at the hospital to raise awareness and help diagnose possible problems. Cayman remains an island with high levels of kidney disease because of the prevalence […]

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Aviation regulator to investigate ‘go around’

Aviation regulator to investigate ‘go around’

| 26/03/2015 | 21 Comments

(CNS): A departing United Airlines plane, which was still on the tarmac at Owen Roberts International Airport on Sunday, appears to have triggered an incident report and investigation after an incoming Cayman Airways aircraft was forced to go around. Although few details regarding the event have been released, the airport confirm that it had submitted a […]

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Dart boss shares UK platform with premier

Dart boss shares UK platform with premier

| 26/03/2015

(CNS Business): Cayman’s leader, Premier Alden McLaughlin, was joined by the CEO of Dart Enterprises at the House of Lords this week in promoting Cayman when he delivered a key-note address at the Caribbean Council reception. As McLaughlin sold the crowd on the benefits of investing in Cayman and the future projects government has planned, […]

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Cayman hold Belize to goal-less draw in away leg

Cayman hold Belize to goal-less draw in away leg

| 26/03/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands football team clung onto a goal-less draw in the World Cup qualifying match on Wednesday evening during a relentless game of attack from the Belize squad playing in front of a home crowd in Belmopan. The Cayman national team was in trouble from the first minute, when Belize was awarded a penalty […]

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Port heading for fiscal turnaround

Port heading for fiscal turnaround

| 25/03/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The acting director and chief financial officer of the Port Authority both told the Public Account Committee (PAC) Wednesday that the facility was facing a turnaround in its financial fortunes and expected to have turned its negative liabilities versus assets situation around by the end of this fiscal year.

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Search on for new port boss

Search on for new port boss

| 25/03/2015 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The Port Authority has begun the search for a new director for the George Town cargo and cruise facility and has revealed that they are searching for a “strategic leader” and “an ambassador” for Cayman, not necessarily a port expert. The board chair said the experience and technical skills required to manage operations are […]

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