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Younger robber gets jail time cut in nail-bar heist

Younger robber gets jail time cut in nail-bar heist

| 26/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has taken a year off the prison sentence given to Antonio Kelly for his part in an armed robbery at a nail bar in 2015 because he was so much younger than his co-conspirators in the crime and suffers from mental-health problems. Kelly, who was just 19 at [&h [...]

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Another historic high for March air arrivals

Another historic high for March air arrivals

| 26/04/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): It appears that the sky is not the limit when it comes to overnight visitor numbers to the Cayman Islands after the most successful first quarter in the islands’ history for tourism and the highest number of visitors on record in one month. Between 1 January and 31 March a whopping 134, [...]

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New airport departure hall nears completion

New airport departure hall nears completion

| 26/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Part of the new departure hall at Owen Roberts International Airport is set to open on Tuesday. While construction and redevelopment works continue, officials said a part of the new facility will be open to travellers next week as the full project nears completion. It has been rumoured for s [...]

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Home intruder faces list of charges

Home intruder faces list of charges

| 26/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A 48-year-old East End man who was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of burglary after a woman discovered an intruder inside her home on John McLean drive has been formally charged with burglary and consumption of cocaine, as well as intentional harassment, alarm or distress. The man [...]

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Driver fails in bid to cut jail time for fatal blaze

Driver fails in bid to cut jail time for fatal blaze

| 26/04/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Conroy Nairne has failed in his efforts to get his six-year prison term reduced by the court of appeal.  Nairne, who was jailed last summer, was believed to be driving at around 127mph when his car crashed and burst into flames on the West Bay Road in September 2017. Jessie Perry, a passenge [...]

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Stop serving underage drinkers in clubs

Stop serving underage drinkers in clubs

| 26/04/2018
Is there a URL where the public can read liquor licence inspector reports and see who has been signing off on the nightclubs admitting minor children on Friday nights? [...]

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NRA boss under investigation

NRA boss under investigation

| 25/04/2018
(CNS): The National Roads Authority board chairman has confirmed that it has commissioned an investigation into possible misuse of the authority’s resources by a senior employee, who has been suspended pending the completion of the probe. CNS has learned that the employee is NRA managing dire [...]

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Woman struggles during street mugging

Woman struggles during street mugging

| 25/04/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): A woman who was the victim of a street robbery on Sunday night attempted to fight off her attacker when she was grabbed by a man who had his face covered, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, who said that they did not receive the report of the mugging until Tuesday, 24 [&hel [...]

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Thief makes off with dive gear from WB home

Thief makes off with dive gear from WB home

| 25/04/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Police are asking the public for help in tracking down diving equipment that was swiped Tuesday from a porch of a house on Uncle Bob Road in West Bay. Police said they received a report yesterday morning that two bags of dive gear, a pair of Mares Avanti Quattro fins and two pairs of [&hellip [...]

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Stay-over guests spend almost $½B in 2017

Stay-over guests spend almost $½B in 2017

| 25/04/2018 | 54 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Tourism has revealed that the more than 418,000 stay-over visitors who came to the Cayman Islands last year spent almost half a billion US dollars during their trips and contributed US$31.5 million to the public purse in room tax. The guests’ estimated spend of US$49 [...]

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Booze board levels field for Sunday sales

Booze board levels field for Sunday sales

| 25/04/2018 | 92 Comments
(CNS): The Liquor Licensing Board has settled what became almost a year-long debate about whether or not gas stations can sell alcohol on Sundays in the wake of an error by the previous chair. The board has now paved the way for all gas stations, as well as liquor stores, to apply for a retail [&hel [...]

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