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Challenges in the classroom

Challenges in the classroom

| 23/01/2017 | 17 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 | 7 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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Rough seas close downtown George Town

Rough seas close downtown George Town

| 24/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): George Town’s tourist hotspot was virtually deserted Tuesday morning after high waves and debris from the ocean closed the roads leading to the waterfront. Police said the closures would be in place until further notice as the rough seas were expected to continue for a few more days. Harbou [...]

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Brac airport reopens to all aircraft

Brac airport reopens to all aircraft

| 24/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac is back to full capacity and the Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) jet service returned to its regular schedule on Sunday, now that the Cayman Islands Fire Service on the Brac once again has two fire trucks operating in its Aerodrome Uni [...]

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Dozens in Cayman support Women’s March

Dozens in Cayman support Women’s March

| 23/01/2017 | 37 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 | 17 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 | 6 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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