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Elections to be monitored by CPA observers

Elections to be monitored by CPA observers

| 25/04/2017
(CNS Elections): With Cayman about to engage in its first election under the new system of ‘one man, one vote’ in single-member constituencies, officials have confirmed that a team of observers will be coming to Cayman to oversee the 24 May General Election. Following on from a successful missio [...]

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BMW driver denies causing death of motorcyclist

BMW driver denies causing death of motorcyclist

| 25/04/2017
(CNS): Noel Vaughan Douglas has denied causing the death of Matthew Owens (31) in September 2015 in a collision in the early hours of the morning on the Linford Pierson Highway. Vaughan (36) was driving a BMW 328i, while Owens, who died at the scene of the crash, was on a motorbike. Douglas appeared [...]

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Travel agent cleared of 14 fraud charges

Travel agent cleared of 14 fraud charges

| 25/04/2017 | 74 Comments
(CNS): Theresa Chin, the former owner of 123 Travel, has been acquitted of more than a dozen deception offences in relation to her failed business. It took a jury just over a couple of hours to find Chin not guilty on 14 counts of obtaining and attempting to obtain property by deception in connecti [...]

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Cops concerned by booze fueled call-outs

Cops concerned by booze fueled call-outs

| 24/04/2017 | 38 Comments
(CNS): Police have had another very busy weekend, with some twenty people arrested and over 100 calls for officers to attend incidents on Friday night alone, many of which involved drink. In one call-out early Saturday morning, a 37-year-old man from George Town was tasered and arrested after offic [...]

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DVDL replacing over 2,400 temp plates

DVDL replacing over 2,400 temp plates

| 24/04/2017 | 60 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing has revealed that there are around 2,400 temporary vehicle registration plates that now need to be replaced. In a release from the DVDL Monday, officials said that the replacement process started last week and that by the end of next month al [...]

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DoE opens up $1,000 ‘lizard lottery’

DoE opens up $1,000 ‘lizard lottery’

| 24/04/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environment is inviting residents to register for the start of the Grand Cayman Green Iguana Raffle, with a $1,000 prize money up for grabs. The ‘lizard lottery’, which starts next month, is aimed at supporting the first official commercial cull and encouraging [...]

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Robbers cut victim’s wallet from pants

Robbers cut victim’s wallet from pants

| 24/04/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): A victim of a robbery in George Town at the weekend was lucky not to be injured when he was attacked by the two men outside a central restaurant. The man stepped outside of Singh’s Roti Shop and Bar on Shedden Road at around 11:30pm Friday to make a phone call, when two men ran […] [...]

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Only half the candidates live in potential seats

Only half the candidates live in potential seats

| 24/04/2017
(CNS Elections): Almost half of the candidates standing for election in May are not registered to vote in the constituency where they are fighting for a seat, according to the electoral register. From the 61 candidates on the ballots, 27 are not registered as living in the constituencies where they [...]

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PPM plans to take work permits from immigration

PPM plans to take work permits from immigration

| 24/04/2017 | 87 Comments
(CNS): If re-elected to government next month, the new PPM administration will be taking work-permit decisions away from the immigration department and putting them in the hands of the employment ministry with a new human resources authority. Speaking at the Progressives’ George Town meeting o [...]

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Cops on hunt for shirtless muggers

Cops on hunt for shirtless muggers

| 23/04/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS) Updated with location details: Two bare-chested men robbed a woman of her handbag in Bodden Town on Friday evening and made off into the bushes on foot. Police said they received the report just before 7:00pm (21 April) that a 40-year-old woman from Bodden Town was getting out her car when t [...]

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Security firm brought to brink by $420k theft

Security firm brought to brink by $420k theft

| 23/04/2017 | 50 Comments
(CNS): The theft of more than $420,000 from The Security Centre Ltd by its former financial controller over a three-year period has almost ruined the business, the court heard Friday when Patti Jane Ebanks (51) appeared for a sentencing hearing. The local woman, who is suffering from mental health p [...]

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