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Challenges in the classroom

Challenges in the classroom

| 23/01/2017 | 4 Comments
‘Support your teachers’ writes: Mr Samuels (principal at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School) needs to step up and defend his teachers, and speak up for them if they are unable to do so. Most teachers do not chastise well-behaved students because they have nothing better to do. Students, [...]

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Cruise visitor to fight extradition

Cruise visitor to fight extradition

| 23/01/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): A German national who arrived in Cayman on a cruise ship and arrested on an Interpol warrant on behalf of the Turkish authorities has confirmed that he will be fighting the extradition, after the court heard the governor had certified the request. Celal Kildag (58), who is accused by the Turk [...]

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Dozens in Cayman support Women’s March

Dozens in Cayman support Women’s March

| 23/01/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Joining millions in the US and worldwide who came out in support of women’s rights the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as president, about 50 people in Cayman gathered on the beach Saturday, 21 January, in solidarity with the Women’s March in Washington, DC. The diverse group repre [...]

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Cops seize gun after truck chase

Cops seize gun after truck chase

| 23/01/2017
(CNS): Two men have been arrested and detained by police after a firearm was found in a pick-up truck which crashed on Saturday following a police chase. The RCIPS said that officers had attempted to stop the truck on Shamrock Road at around 2am on Saturday morning, but when the driver failed to sto [...]

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Police seize bikes in reckless rider clamp down

Police seize bikes in reckless rider clamp down

| 23/01/2017
(CNS): The RCIPS traffic unit seized three motorbikes and arrested five people for traffic related offences Sunday during a day-long operation targeting reckless riding on the roads. The public has raised concerns in recent weeks about the increase in the number of bikes on the road that are not lic [...]

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Premier calls last LA meeting for February

Premier calls last LA meeting for February

| 20/01/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): UPDATED: The current administration’s last meeting in the Legislative Assembly before the parliament is prorogued by the governor will be in February, just over four weeks before Nomination Day. A letter was sent to the sitting members of the Legislative Assembly on behalf of the speaker ye [...]

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Governor reviews extradition request

Governor reviews extradition request

| 20/01/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands governor has not yet certified a request by the Turkish government to extradite a German citizen who was arrested on an Interpol warrant in Cayman when he arrived here on a cruise ship last November. Celal Kildag (58) appeared in court Friday on the eve of the legal deadli [...]

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Cuban migrants deported to Havana

Cuban migrants deported to Havana

| 20/01/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): The local immigration authorities confirmed yesterday that another 39 Cuban migrants (35 men and four women) were repatriated this week. The group was flown to Havana on Thursday, which involved a joint effort by staff from customs, the prison and police as well as the immigration department. [...]

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Employment scams con cash from job seekers

Employment scams con cash from job seekers

| 20/01/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit is warning of more employment scams targeting overseas job seekers. It appears that the fraudsters are using Cayman’s dependence on overseas recruitment to create a lucrative con. Police said they were aware of two new job scams that are circulating via e [...]

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West Bay man charged with restaurant break-in

West Bay man charged with restaurant break-in

| 20/01/2017
(CNS): A 57-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with burglary and damage to property in connection with a break-in at Pappagallo’s Restaurant near Barkers in November, where nothing was stolen. Police said the man, who was due to appear in court Friday, was arrested and charged this week f [...]

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Masked riders snatch woman’s purse

Masked riders snatch woman’s purse

| 20/01/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS); Police are on the hunt for two tall, slim, fair-skinned, masked men who snatched a woman’s purse on Fort Street, near Centennial Park in George Town Thursday night. The woman reported the bag theft to police just after 9:30pm yesterday. She told officers she was standing at the park when tw [...]

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