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Mosquito plane to help fight fire in Salina Reserve

Mosquito plane to help fight fire in Salina Reserve

| 28/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A brush fire that has been burning in the Salina Reserve in East End since Tuesday is inaccessible to firefighters, and the Mosquito Research and Control Unit has been enlisted to help fight the blaze by spraying water from the air. The cause of the fire is unknown but the fire service told CNS that […]

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US family appeal civil case against Ritz-Cayman

US family appeal civil case against Ritz-Cayman

| 28/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A family from Pennsylvanian pursuing a civil case against the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, in which they claim their daughter was sexually assaulted in the hotel by an ex-employee, say they intend to appeal a US judge’s decision to dismiss their lawsuit on jurisdictional grounds. The judge found that because all of the primary witnesses, […]

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PAC has failed Cayman, says ex-Chamber boss

PAC has failed Cayman, says ex-Chamber boss

| 28/01/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The Public Accounts Committee has let down the people of Cayman by its failure to call the former deputy premier and her chief officer to account for their questionable spending of public cash, the former president of the Chamber of Commerce has stated. Johann Moxam said the representatives of the people should not be picking […]

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Visitor dies snorkelling in East End

Visitor dies snorkelling in East End

| 28/01/2015 | 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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Court orders Brac woman to avoid booze

Court orders Brac woman to avoid booze

| 27/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A Cayman Brac woman convicted of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm on the basis of excessive self-defence has received a 12 month probation order, 200 hours of community service and has been ordered to stay off the booze for the next twelve months. Katie Jo Powell (26) admitted stabbing Anthony de […]

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Three years for sex with teen

Three years for sex with teen

| 27/01/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A 31-year-old man from Cayman Brac was sentenced Tuesday to three years and seven months in jail, having been convicted earlier this month of the defilement of a teenage girl. Shankino William Ebanks admitted knowing that the girl was only 15 on the second occasion he had sex with her at Rebecca’s Cave when […]

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Charity pleads for help with kid’s lunches

Charity pleads for help with kid’s lunches

| 27/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The National Council of Volunteers (NCVO), which runs a number of facilities for children in need, is appealing to the community to help it continue one of its critical programmes. The charity currently provides lunch and a snack for thirty-one children across a number of schools in Cayman but it needs help from the […]

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CFO with clean accounts earns top worker gong

CFO with clean accounts earns top worker gong

| 27/01/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The chief financial officer in the Ministry of Community Affairs, who was the first government finance boss to get the accounts of one of the largest ministries successfully through an audit, has been named a top employee. Stephanie Azan receive an unqualified opinion for her ministry’s 2013-14 financial accounts but she was awarded the deputy […]

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Airport closed after plane slips off runway

Airport closed after plane slips off runway

| 27/01/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): According to reports from Cayman Airways and Government Information Services, a Convair 580 cargo aircraft chartered by the local airline came off the runway today at Owen Roberts International Airport and the facility was closed. The plane, which is operated by the IFL Group, an Air Cargo Charter Company based in the US, landed at […]

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Driver arrested after pedestrians mowed down

Driver arrested after pedestrians mowed down

| 27/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(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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