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Jamaican fugitive rounded up in joint operation

Jamaican fugitive rounded up in joint operation

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): Immigration, customs and police were all involved in a George Town drug bust, Friday, in which a Jamaican man, in Cayman illegally, was rounded up and arrested for possession of ganja. Officials said the arrest was a “successful joint tactical operation” after immigration officer [...]

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Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

| 22/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police were out in force in and around Rum Point, Sunday, patrolling the area to clamp down on anti-social behaviour, they said. Officers also set up a roadblock near the Frank Sound Road-Bodden Town Road junction in an effort to address other issues such as drinking and driving, drug misuse, [...]

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Local cancer data on men still falling short

Local cancer data on men still falling short

| 22/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Cancer Registry is still battling to collect the data it needs to better understand the local prevalence rates to help develop strategies to mitigate the risks associated with the disease. Although the register has seen an impressive monthly increase of 50% in the number [...]

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GT Primary needs $53K more for arts centre

GT Primary needs $53K more for arts centre

| 22/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): George Town Primary School’s PTA is still around $53,000 short of making their five-year project to create a performing arts centre for students a reality. The PTA and the school’s principal, Marie Martin, have been working with the education ministry and private sponsors on the c [...]

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Woman admits killing friend in Rum Point crash

Woman admits killing friend in Rum Point crash

| 21/08/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS): A 24-year-old local woman from West Bay admitted killing her friend in a North Side crash more than two years ago when she appeared in court, Monday, for trial. Anastasia Watson had pleaded not guilty to killing Kimberly Bush (23) as a result of dangerous driving in the early morning hours of [...]

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Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old man from West Bay who was wanted by police in connection with a firearm incident in February was arrested on Saturday afternoon at a restaurant on West Bay Road. Police heard that the man had been spotted and, just before 3:15pm, officers from the Criminal Investigations Departm [...]

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CIG blames CUC for communication shutdown

CIG blames CUC for communication shutdown

| 21/08/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Most of the Cayman Islands’ government departments experienced a network outage, Monday morning, after its fibre was cut during excavation work by the local power provider CUC, on Sunday, government officials stated. The Computer Services Department was described as “working dil [...]

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Courts laud success of first Caymanian judicial intern

Courts laud success of first Caymanian judicial intern

| 21/08/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Erin Panton, a 25-year-old Caymanian articled clerk at Walkers, is the first trainee lawyer to complete the new month-long clerkship at Judicial Administration. The course counts towards legal training requirements during the 18 months of articles that a clerk undergoes after law school an [...]

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Miller: Healthcare in crisis

Miller: Healthcare in crisis

| 21/08/2017 | 69 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader is calling on government to form a special select committee made up of members of the Legislative Assembly from both sides of the aisle to take look at the country’s healthcare system as he believes it is now in crisis. From the numerous issues relating to health i [...]

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Harvey remnants could block eclipse

Harvey remnants could block eclipse

| 21/08/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): An increase in cloudy weather across the Cayman area, Monday, may put a dampener on the partial eclipse which is due to begin around noon today. While Tropical Storm Harvey has dissipated and no longer poses a threat, its remnants may obscure the much-anticipated celestial event. However, if [...]

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Woman attacked while running in Barkers

Woman attacked while running in Barkers

| 18/08/2017 | 34 Comments
(CNS): A woman who was out running at around 6:30 along one of the mangrove tracks in the dikes in Barkers National Park, on Friday morning, was attacked by a man from behind wearing a T-shirt over his face, police have said. The woman sustained minor injuries and the attacker fled into the dikes. [...]

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