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Radio host dodges sanction in assault case

Radio host dodges sanction in assault case

| 22/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Austin Harris, the host of local radio station Rooster’s breakfast show “Crosstalk” walked away from court not only without any sanction but no conviction either, Thursday, despite admitting to assaulting his former girlfriend. Harris said he could not remember anything when he pleaded guilty as he said he was so drunk. The talk show […]

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Enquiry opened over gun on school bus

Enquiry opened over gun on school bus

| 21/05/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): A teenager from John Gray High School is the subject of a police investigation after reports that he may have been carrying a firearm on a school bus. Officials from the education ministry have confirmed that an “incident occurred” recently on a public school bus, although they have refused to state that a firearm […]

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Mac takes credit and attacks Alden

Mac takes credit and attacks Alden

| 21/05/2015 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The increasing animosity between Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush and the Cayman Islands premier was on full display Wednesday when legislators returned to the parliament for the debate on the PPM government’s third budget. Bush took aim at Alden McLaughlin, criticizing him for the personal attacks he said the premier made about him in his policy […]

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Visiting teenager on road to recovery

Visiting teenager on road to recovery

| 22/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 17-year-old boy from Virginia who was struck by a local bus when he was crossing the West Bay Road last month is on the mend, his mother has told the local media in his home state. Harrison Zierenberg is now able to talk but he is still suffering the effects of brain damage […]

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Crown’s case undermined in murder

Crown’s case undermined in murder

| 21/05/2015

(CNS): A failure on the part of the police to investigate the case properly, an inoperable weapon, allegations of witness tampering and significant inconsistencies in evidence led to arguments by defence lawyers this week that the case against Jose “Peto” Sanchez for the murder of Solomon “Solly” Webster should be thrown out. A gun expert […]

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Bush returns to ‘UDP’ moniker

Bush returns to ‘UDP’ moniker

| 20/05/2015 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader seems to have abandoned plans to change the name of his party from the United Democratic Party (UDP) to the Cayman Islands Democratic Party when he delivered his response to government’s budget on Wednesday in the country’s parliament. McKeeva Bush spoke about the “UDP”, not just in the past and present […]

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Boat runs aground on reef off Cayman Brac

Boat runs aground on reef off Cayman Brac

| 20/05/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Police have said that no one was injured after a fishing boat ran aground in Cayman Brac on Monday (18 May), though it is not clear what damage has been done to the boat and the reef. The 55-foot vessel, which was carrying five people was registered in the British Virgin Islands, was grounded […]

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Returning fugitive arrested on return to Cayman

Returning fugitive arrested on return to Cayman

| 20/05/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A local man who was wanted by police in connection with outstanding charges was arrested at the weekend when he arrived back in the Cayman Islands on a British Airways flight on Discovery Day. An RCIPS spokesperson said that at around 6:19pm Monday evening (18 May) the man was arrested at the Owen Roberts […]

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