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Court orders Brac woman to avoid booze

Court orders Brac woman to avoid booze

| 27/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A Cayman Brac woman convicted of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm on the basis of excessive self-defence has received a 12 month probation order, 200 hours of community service and has been ordered to stay off the booze for the next twelve months. Katie Jo Powell (26) admitted stabbing Anthony de […]

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Three years for sex with teen

Three years for sex with teen

| 27/01/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A 31-year-old man from Cayman Brac was sentenced Tuesday to three years and seven months in jail, having been convicted earlier this month of the defilement of a teenage girl. Shankino William Ebanks admitted knowing that the girl was only 15 on the second occasion he had sex with her at Rebecca’s Cave when […]

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Charity pleads for help with kid’s lunches

Charity pleads for help with kid’s lunches

| 27/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The National Council of Volunteers (NCVO), which runs a number of facilities for children in need, is appealing to the community to help it continue one of its critical programmes. The charity currently provides lunch and a snack for thirty-one children across a number of schools in Cayman but it needs help from the […]

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CFO with clean accounts earns top worker gong

CFO with clean accounts earns top worker gong

| 27/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The chief financial officer in the Ministry of Community Affairs, who was the first government finance boss to get the accounts of one of the largest ministries successfully through an audit, has been named a top employee. Stephanie Azan receive an unqualified opinion for her ministry’s 2013-14 financial accounts but she was awarded the deputy […]

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Airport closed after plane slips off runway

Airport closed after plane slips off runway

| 27/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): According to reports from Cayman Airways and Government Information Services, a Convair 580 cargo aircraft chartered by the local airline came off the runway today at Owen Roberts International Airport and the facility was closed. The plane, which is operated by the IFL Group, an Air Cargo Charter Company based in the US, landed at […]

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Driver arrested after pedestrians mowed down

Driver arrested after pedestrians mowed down

| 27/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A couple walking along the West Bay Road on Sunday afternoon have both been admitted to hospital with serious injuries after they were run over by an out of control car. Police have arrested the driver of a red Ford Shelby on suspicion of dangerous driving and leaving the scene of an accident after […]

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New bill paves way for Jamaica’s ganja industry

New bill paves way for Jamaica’s ganja industry

| 27/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Jamaica’s minister of justice tabled the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act, 2015 in the country’s senate on Friday, paving the way for the decriminalization of the drug’s use for medicinal, religious and personal use. The amendments to the act, brought by Senator Mark Golding, will make the possession of small quantities of ganja, amounting to […]

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Cops postpone public meetings after killings

Cops postpone public meetings after killings

| 27/01/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): With two unsolved murders in West Bay within the first month of the year to deal with, the RCIPS has postponed a series of public meetings in the eastern districts scheduled for this coming week. An RCIPS spokesperson said that the meetings planned for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings in Bodden Town, North Side and […]

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Woman in coma after major road accident

Woman in coma after major road accident

| 26/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 30-year-old female resident of East End is understood to be in a coma in the George Town hospital after breaking her neck and pelvis in a major car crash earlier this month. The British woman is understood to have lost control of the Jeep Wrangler she was driving on Old Robin Road at […]

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UK monarch directs protocol of Saudi royal’s death

UK monarch directs protocol of Saudi royal’s death

| 26/01/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Government buildings across the Cayman Islands will be flying the Union Jack at half-mast for a full day Tuesday following the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Local government officials said this was based on instructions “from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II that the Union flag should be flown at half-mast on Government […]

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