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Toppling trailer belongs to Foster’s

Toppling trailer belongs to Foster’s

| 23/06/2017 | 38 Comments
(CNS): The owners of Grand Cayman’s leading supermarket chain, Foster’s IGA, have admitted that it was their truck that was caught on film speeding and almost toppling over on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. The supermarket bosses said that the driver had been removed from the road and th [...]

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Council aims to ensure inclusion of disabled

Council aims to ensure inclusion of disabled

| 23/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Volunteers on the National Council for Persons with Disabilities have begun working on the goal of ensuring that disabled people can participate fully in society and enforcing the provisions of the Solomon Webster Disability Law, 2016. Magda Embury, the chairperson, explained that the primary [...]

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68 dangerous dog reports in first half of year

68 dangerous dog reports in first half of year

| 23/06/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): As well as a worrying amount of animal abuse being reported to the authorities, the police said they are also dealing with a spike in reports of people being attacked and bitten by ferocious or dangerously out of control dogs. So far this year, the RCIPS has dealt with 68 reports of attacks, [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: China Village

Golden Spoons Review: China Village

| 23/06/2017
(CNS Foodie): Spoiler alert: I love Chinese food of all styles and regions. However, I admit to being less than enthusiastic about the authenticity and quality of the fare being served at Chinese restaurants in Cayman. Still, it was with some excitement and cautious optimism that I brought some comp [...]

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CIFA hires outside auditors to look at books

CIFA hires outside auditors to look at books

| 22/06/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The beleaguered local football association has contracted independent auditors to review its past financial records and complete the outstanding audits from the last three years. The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) is still reeling from the impact of the convictions of its former p [...]

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Latest stolen car taken from school car park

Latest stolen car taken from school car park

| 22/06/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS): With cars now being stolen on an almost daily basis, the latest report from the police is that a white 1999, four-door Honda Civic, registration 161 406, was taken sometime before 4am today (Thursday 22 June) from outside Cayman Prep and High School off Walkers Road, George Town. The police [...]

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Dealing with paedophilia

Dealing with paedophilia

| 22/06/2017 | 64 Comments
‘Reality Strikes’ writes: Errington Webster is the latest in a recent spate of paedophiles brought to justice, but we know from Marl Road gossip and knowledge of the wider world that there are many more out there. In every country there are adults, mostly men, who find children sexually [...]

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Regulating the number of taxi drivers

Regulating the number of taxi drivers

| 22/06/2017
How does the government issue taxi licences? What are the criteria and is there any kind of limit on how many are issued per year or at any one time? [...]

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Brac conservation consultation in works

Brac conservation consultation in works

| 21/06/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The National Conservation Council is about to begin a new consultation process to place a number of important natural and cultural sites on Cayman Brac under legal protection. This follows the process on Grand Cayman in which the then environment minister, Wayne Panton, presented five sites t [...]

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Activists want people’s vote on PR grants

Activists want people’s vote on PR grants

| 21/06/2017 | 324 Comments
(CNS): A group of local activists are making a bid for a people-initiated referendum to stop government from granting permanent residency to the backlog of applicants until the more than 1,200 unemployed locals and the 600 new graduates expected to hit the job market this year have found work. Worri [...]

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Police still looking for home invaders

Police still looking for home invaders

| 21/06/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Despite arresting three men, including a teenager, in the wake of a violent home invasion in Patrick’s Island early Saturday morning, police are appealing for more information after bailing those suspects. As the probe continues into the aggravated burglary, in which a man and a woman w [...]

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