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Prospect shake-up as candidates come and go

Prospect shake-up as candidates come and go

| 24/03/2017
(CNS Elections): Allan Wagner, who was for several weeks the only candidate running in Prospect, has pulled out of the race because he doesn’t think he has the support he needs. But as the self-declared Christian conservative candidate concedes defeat, radio talk show host, Austin Harris, has t [...]

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Three arrested in drug raid

Three arrested in drug raid

| 24/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police arrested three people during a targeted, pre-planned operation in George Town, Friday. The RCIPS said the raid happened at around 10 am this morning in the School Road area of the capital.  The men were all arrested on suspicion of drug related offences. “The arrests were made w [...]

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Two men arrested for violent bar robbery

Two men arrested for violent bar robbery

| 24/03/2017
(CNS): Police have now arrested two men in connection with a violent robbery outside a West Bay nightclub earlier this month in which a man was stabbed. The first suspect, a 21-year-old man from West Bay, was rounded up yesterday (Thursday 23 March) on suspicion of wounding and robbery. He was also [...]

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Kilpatrick’s stay extended by Foreign Office

Kilpatrick’s stay extended by Foreign Office

| 24/03/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Helen Kilpatrick was expected to end her tour as the Cayman Islands governor this September, but her office released a short statement Thursday saying she would be staying on for another six months until March 2018. “The extension was made at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealt [...]

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First treated sex offender released from jail

First treated sex offender released from jail

| 23/03/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The rehabilitation of offenders has become of significant importance at the prison since the change in the law that now requires all inmates to demonstrate that they have changed before they are released early. But one of the most challenging issues for the prison is dealing with sex-offender [...]

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Local MLAs horrified by UK terror attack

Local MLAs horrified by UK terror attack

| 23/03/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Members of the Legislative Assembly briefly stopped their political wrangling yesterday as they came together for a moment of silence at the premier’s request to show their empathy for the victims of Wednesday’s terror attack in London. “We express, on behalf of all members of this [...]

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EIA needed for beachrock removal

EIA needed for beachrock removal

| 23/03/2017 | 48 Comments
(CNS): The Dart subsidiary wanting to dig up over 1,200 feet of beachrock from Seven Mile Beach must carry out a comprehensive environmental impact assessment before technical experts will offer advice on the issue to Cabinet. The National Conservation Council has voted in favour of recommending tha [...]

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DG warns MLAs off CS staff issues

DG warns MLAs off CS staff issues

| 23/03/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson maintained in the Legislative Assembly Monday that politicians should not be asking him about individual civil servants. During a question session on the scandal at the prison that saw the deputy director wrongfully dismissed, Manderson accused Arden McLean (Ea [...]

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Unattended drier sparks blaze from lint build-up

Unattended drier sparks blaze from lint build-up

| 23/03/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) is warning residents not to leave tumble driers running when they are not at home after a recent house fire caused by an unattended machine. Chief Fire Officer David Hails said that failure to properly clean a tumble dryer is the main contributing fac [...]

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Escaped suspect on the run in cuffs

Escaped suspect on the run in cuffs

| 22/03/2017 | 38 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for 22-year-old Travis Alexander Ebanks, who escaped from a police patrol car yesterday outside the West Bay Police Station. Ebanks was in custody, having been charged with burglary and theft of a motor vehicle, when he managed to get away from officers Tuesday while st [...]

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Rate the performance of current Cabinet members

Rate the performance of current Cabinet members

| 22/03/2017
(CNS Elections): The 2013-2017 administration is the Progressives’ second term and the first with Alden McLaughlin as premier. The PPM leader during the party’s first administration, Kurt Tibbetts, stayed on in the government, taking up a portfolio that included planning. Moses Kirkconnell, in h [...]

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