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Bus crash compounds morning traffic jam

Bus crash compounds morning traffic jam

| 23/08/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): A public bus crashed into a wall in Lower Valley at around 7:44am, Wednesday, turning the back-to-school traffic commute into a nightmare for drivers coming into town from the Eastern Districts. Facebook was lit up with seething drivers stuck in long lines of traffic after the single-vehicle [...]

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‘Unity’ government to set out policies in LA

‘Unity’ government to set out policies in LA

| 23/08/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Almost three months after the coalition unity government was cobbled together in the wake of the indecisive election result the people of Cayman will get an idea today of the new ‘unity’ government’s policy platform when the premier and the finance minister present the Strat [...]

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Jamaican fugitive charged with illegal landing

Jamaican fugitive charged with illegal landing

| 23/08/2017
(CNS): A Jamaican national who is on the run from the law in that country appeared in the local summary court, Tuesday, charged with illegal landing, and has been remanded in custody. OBrien Ellis, who is from Westmoreland, is wanted by law enforcement authorities in Jamaica as he is suspected of m [...]

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Running toilet led police to loaded gun

Running toilet led police to loaded gun

| 22/08/2017
(CNS): A jury heard that police found a loaded .38 Smith & Wesson revolver because of a running toilet cistern, during a bust in Savannah last year, as the crown opened its case against Jay Calvert Ebanks (23), Tuesday, for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. The local man has pl [...]

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DoE officers save another turtle from poachers

DoE officers save another turtle from poachers

| 22/08/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): Two of the Department of Environment’s (DoE) conservation officers were in action again last week saving a female green sea turtle from poachers. The turtle was discovered by Chadd Bush tied up on her back in the bushes in the Sand Hole area of West Bay, on Wednesday night, the DoE stated. [...]

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Official opposition and Bryan part ways

Official opposition and Bryan part ways

| 22/08/2017 | 55 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader who has said he wants the group of independents he is leading to form a cohesive alternative to government will no longer caucus with Kenneth Bryan as he told CNS that he does not believe the George Town MLA is “a good fit” with the official opposition. Ezzard Miller [...]

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Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

| 22/08/2017 | 21 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 | 13 Comments
(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 | 6 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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Rogue driver crashes after running roadblock

Rogue driver crashes after running roadblock

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 28-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and dangerous driving after he crashed his car into a pick-up truck on Bodden Town Road, Sunday evening, after he careered through a police roadblock. The man was driving a Jeep Wrangler and he had already had a minor [...]

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Woman admits killing friend in Rum Point crash

Woman admits killing friend in Rum Point crash

| 21/08/2017 | 31 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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