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Murder victim was recent P2P graduate

Murder victim was recent P2P graduate

| 24/01/2015 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The latest victim of street violence in West Bay was a very recent graduate of the government’s Passport2Success training programme. David Ebanks, who turned 20 just a few weeks ago, graduated from the young people’s work-ready course at the end of last year. Many messages were posted Saturday on his Facebook page when the […]

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Visitor dies snorkelling in East End

Visitor dies snorkelling in East End

| 27/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 71-year-old male visitor to the Cayman Islands from Minnesota in the United States died on Monday afternoon following a snorkelling trip in East End. Police said uniformed officers in East End received a report of a snorkeller in distress off the coast of the Morritt’s Tortuga resort. The man was on an organised […]

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Driver arrested after pedestrians mowed down

Driver arrested after pedestrians mowed down

| 27/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A couple walking along the West Bay Road on Sunday afternoon have both been admitted to hospital with serious injuries after they were run over by an out of control car. Police have arrested the driver of a red Ford Shelby on suspicion of dangerous driving and leaving the scene of an accident after […]

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New bill paves way for Jamaica’s ganja industry

New bill paves way for Jamaica’s ganja industry

| 27/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Jamaica’s minister of justice tabled the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act, 2015 in the country’s senate on Friday, paving the way for the decriminalization of the drug’s use for medicinal, religious and personal use. The amendments to the act, brought by Senator Mark Golding, will make the possession of small quantities of ganja, amounting to […]

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Cops postpone public meetings after killings

Cops postpone public meetings after killings

| 27/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): With two unsolved murders in West Bay within the first month of the year to deal with, the RCIPS has postponed a series of public meetings in the eastern districts scheduled for this coming week. An RCIPS spokesperson said that the meetings planned for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings in Bodden Town, North Side and […]

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Woman in coma after major road accident

Woman in coma after major road accident

| 26/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 30-year-old female resident of East End is understood to be in a coma in the George Town hospital after breaking her neck and pelvis in a major car crash earlier this month. The British woman is understood to have lost control of the Jeep Wrangler she was driving on Old Robin Road at […]

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UK monarch directs protocol of Saudi royal’s death

UK monarch directs protocol of Saudi royal’s death

| 26/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Government buildings across the Cayman Islands will be flying the Union Jack at half-mast for a full day Tuesday following the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Local government officials said this was based on instructions “from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II that the Union flag should be flown at half-mast on Government […]

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Rainfall in short supply during 2014

Rainfall in short supply during 2014

| 26/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Local weather experts have said that 2014 was the sixth driest year since records began in 1957, after rainfall was more than a foot short of annual averages. Total rainfall last year was just 41.92 inches, some 14.28 inches below the long-term average of 56.20 inches, according to records revealed by the National Weather […]

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UK won’t impose laws for LGBT rights

UK won’t impose laws for LGBT rights

| 23/01/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands governor has said that it is better for the local parliament to introduce or amend the necessary legislation to deal with the discrimination against and the lack of protective rights for members of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender community rather than have the laws imposed by the United Kingdom. Helen […]

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Ozziegate was ‘unfortunate’, says governor

Ozziegate was ‘unfortunate’, says governor

| 23/01/2015 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick has become the first person in authority to offer any disapproval regarding a verbal attack on a chief officer last month by a minister. Speaking about gender equality in Cayman on Thursday evening at a law school event, Kilpatrick said that the “unfortunate incident” that no one would condone was […]

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