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Second draw ends Cayman’s World Cup hopes

Second draw ends Cayman’s World Cup hopes

| 30/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Despite holding Belize to a goal-less draw in the away leg, Cayman’s second 1-1 draw at home against the visitors on Sunday night ended the national team’s hopes of making it through to the next round of the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers. Despite the two draws, Belize’s goal in Cayman had the benefit of […]

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Local real estate agents face $5.6M lawsuit

Local real estate agents face $5.6M lawsuit

| 30/03/2015

(CNS Business): Re/Max Cayman Islands, as well as agents Kim Lund, James Bovell, Oliver De Hart and prospective developer, Michael Beggs, are all facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit in the US over commission taken on condo sales in a proposed East End development that never happened. The men are accused of conning people into paying […]

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UK election campaign begins

UK election campaign begins

| 30/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The campaign for what is expected to be the most unpredictable UK election in modern history began on Monday. Officially campaigning began at midnight on Sunday when the British Parliament was dissolved, and on Monday morning David Cameron had his final audience for this term in office with the Queen. Leading polls in the […]

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Tsunami exercise represented small but damaging waves

Tsunami exercise represented small but damaging waves

| 30/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Officials from Hazard Management Cayman Islands have confirmed that had last week’s tsunami exercise been the real thing, Cayman would have suffered some significant flooding. Although it was just a three foot surge, tsunamis behave very differently from regular waves, Simon Boxall of HMCI explained and warned it would have caused a continuous, ongoing three […]

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Crash causes delays for commuter traffic

Crash causes delays for commuter traffic

| 30/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A woman has been taken to the George Town hospital following a crash at the Century 21 roundabout north of Camana Bay on the Easterly Tibbetts Highway just before 5pm this evening. Police and other emergency services were called to the collision, in which the woman’s overturned car partially blocking one of the lanes.

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Local doctors struggle to attain specialisms

Local doctors struggle to attain specialisms

| 30/03/2015 | 11 Comments

(CNS): More than a dozen Caymanian doctors who have qualified as family or general practitioners are having difficulty securing the funding they need to advance their qualifications, which will leave an important gap in local healthcare provisions as older local doctors come up for retirement. With some of his own constituents impacted, Ezzard Miller has […]

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PPM brings back caregivers’ right to stay

PPM brings back caregivers’ right to stay

| 30/03/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The current government is re-introducing the caregivers’ special immigration certificate that will exempt those looking after the sick, elderly or disabled from rollover, regardless of any failure to achieve permanent residency (PR). The certificate was originally introduced by the UDP government in 2010 to allow some domestic workers to stay in Cayman past the work […]

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Hitchhiker reports attempted attack

Hitchhiker reports attempted attack

| 30/03/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A female hitchhiker who accepted a ride from the driver of a white Honda on Sunday evening reported an attempted attack by the man as they drove towards West Bay along the West Bay Road. The woman reported the incident to the RCIPS at 5:41 yesterday evening. She told the police that the driver attempted to […]

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OT governors meet in Cayman for closed door talks

OT governors meet in Cayman for closed door talks

| 30/03/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS) Governors from Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and Montserrat attended a conference in Cayman last week to discuss regional matters and what officials described as issues of “common interest”, though details of what those are or what was discussed behind closed doors has not been released. 

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Twin otter makes emergency landing on one engine

Twin otter makes emergency landing on one engine

| 28/03/2015 | 15 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED 7:15am Monday: A Cayman Airways flight from Little Cayman to Grand Cayman put the airport emergency services on alert Saturday morning when it landed at Owen Roberts International Airport on just one engine. According to the Cayman Islands Air Traffic Controllers Association, the plane was operating a routine service from Little Cayman when the flight crew reported […]

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Passengers injured in Crewe Road bus crash

Passengers injured in Crewe Road bus crash

| 28/03/2015 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Three people were injured in a collision between a local bus and a car near to Mango Tree restaurant at around 6am this morning, police have said. The road was closed as a result of the accident and an oil spill on the road. An RCIPS spokesperson said the bus had overturned after colliding with […]

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Three women shot in GT

Three women shot in GT

| 28/03/2015 | 42 Comments

(CNS) Updated 7am Monday: Following the shooting of three women in George Town, police are appealing to anyone who was at, or near to, an after-hours session in McField Square early Saturday morning to come forward . The RCIPS has confirmed that the women have been treated for their injuries; two are recovering at the hospital […]

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Catron denies NBF fraud

Catron denies NBF fraud

| 27/03/2015

(CNS): Local outspoken activist Sandra Catron denied nine counts of fraud on government on Friday when she appeared in Grand Court in connection with allegations relating to the controversial Nation Building Fund scholarships. Catron pleaded not guilty to the charges of uttering false documents between 1 June and 31 August 2012 in relation to courses […]

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Three vehicle pile-up causes two hour traffic trouble

| 27/03/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Commuters to the eastern districts were held up in a long tail-back Wednesday evening after a major road crash at around 5:30pm, which involved two cars and a truck, with one vehicle catching fire. Emergency crews responded to the collision on Shamrock Road at the junction of Buddy’s Way in Bodden Town, which caused […]

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Suspect church burglar busted by cops

Suspect church burglar busted by cops

| 27/03/2015

(CNS): A 22-year-old local man from George Town was arrest by police on Friday (27 March) and charged with burglary in connection with a church break-in. An RCIPS spokesperson said the young man was suspected of a burglary at the First Assembly of God Church, on Old Crewe Road in George Town. The break-in was […]

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