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Another historic high for March air arrivals

Another historic high for March air arrivals

| 26/04/2018 | 2 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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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 | 0 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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Woman struggles during street mugging

Woman struggles during street mugging

| 25/04/2018 | 20 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 | 10 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 | 47 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 | 81 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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Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

| 25/04/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Police arrested a suspected teenage burglar yesterday, as officers prioritise their efforts to tackle the crime that continues to cause significant concern for the community. In the crime report published Friday, the RCIPS said that 515 burglaries were reported to the police in 2017, an incre [...]

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Biker arrested following last year’s illegal ride

Biker arrested following last year’s illegal ride

| 24/04/2018
(CNS): Five months after a round-island motorbike event in which more than 200 riders, including several on illegal vehicles, took part, the police have arrested a 26-year-old man from George Town who police claim was one of the main participants. He was arrested Friday on suspicion of dangerous [...]

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Judge remains on bench following DUI conviction

Judge remains on bench following DUI conviction

| 24/04/2018 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Chief Justice Anthony Smellie has confirmed that Justice Ingrid Mangatal will remain on the bench in the wake of her conviction for drinking and driving. In a short statement about the judge following press enquiries, the chief justice said he was satisfied that no further action was required [...]

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Jail time cut for woman in fatal smash

Jail time cut for woman in fatal smash

| 24/04/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal found that a judge had not given enough consideration to the personal mitigating circumstances of Anastasia Watson (24), who had killed her close friend in a road smash in 2015, when she had been handed a one-year prison term for causing death by careless dr [...]

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