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Woman admits killing friend in Rum Point crash

Woman admits killing friend in Rum Point crash

| 21/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A 24-year-old local woman from West Bay admitted killing her friend in a North Side crash more than two years ago when she appeared in court, Monday, for trial. Anastasia Watson had pleaded not guilty to killing Kimberly Bush (23) as a result of dangerous driving in the early morning hours of [...]

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Miller: Heathcare in crisis

Miller: Heathcare in crisis

| 21/08/2017 | 49 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader is calling on government to form a special select committee made up of members of the Legislative Assembly from both sides of the aisle to take look at the country’s healthcare system as he believes it is now in crisis. From the numerous issues relating to health i [...]

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Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old man from West Bay who was wanted by police in connection with a firearm incident in February was arrested on Saturday afternoon at a restaurant on West Bay Road. Police heard that the man had been spotted and, just before 3:15pm, officers from the Criminal Investigations Departm [...]

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Illegal Jamaican rounded up in joint operation

Illegal Jamaican rounded up in joint operation

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): Immigration, customs and police were all involved in a George Town drug bust, Friday, in which one Jamaican man, said to be in Cayman illegally, was rounded up and arrested for possession of ganja. Officials described the arrest as a “successful joint tactical operation” that too [...]

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CIG blames CUC for communication shutdown

CIG blames CUC for communication shutdown

| 21/08/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Most of the Cayman Islands’ government departments experienced a network outage, Monday morning, after its fibre was cut during excavation work by the local power provider CUC, on Sunday, government officials stated. The Computer Services Department was described as “working dil [...]

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Courts laud success of first Caymanian judicial intern

Courts laud success of first Caymanian judicial intern

| 21/08/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Erin Panton, a 25-year-old Caymanian articled clerk at Walkers, is the first trainee lawyer to complete the new month-long clerkship at Judicial Administration. The course counts towards legal training requirements during the 18 months of articles that a clerk undergoes after law school an [...]

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Harvey remnants could block eclipse

Harvey remnants could block eclipse

| 21/08/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): An increase in cloudy weather across the Cayman area, Monday, may put a dampener on the partial eclipse which is due to begin around noon today. While Tropical Storm Harvey has dissipated and no longer poses a threat, its remnants may obscure the much-anticipated celestial event. However, if [...]

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Woman attacked while running in Barkers

Woman attacked while running in Barkers

| 18/08/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): A woman who was out running at around 6:30 along one of the mangrove tracks in the dikes in Barkers National Park, on Friday morning, was attacked by a man from behind wearing a T-shirt over his face, police have said. The woman sustained minor injuries and the attacker fled into the dikes. [...]

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Consultants to review Cayman fire service

Consultants to review Cayman fire service

| 18/08/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): The government has engaged another set of local consultants, this time to review the Cayman Islands Fire Service in order to “help develop an appropriate standard of operations for fire services, and to reshape the overall organisational structure”, officials said in a release Thursday. P [...]

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Shedding light on the solar eclipse

Shedding light on the solar eclipse

| 18/08/2017
Would you be able to find out the best time and place in Cayman to view the August solar eclipse and how much of the sun will be obscured here? [...]

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Syed gets 8 years for UCCI theft

Syed gets 8 years for UCCI theft

| 18/08/2017 | 76 Comments
(CNS): Hassan Iftikar Syed (51), the former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) who was convicted of stealing and defrauding the institution of over CI$700,000 of public money, was handed an eight-year prison term, Friday. Justice Phillip St John-Stevens, the visiting ju [...]

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