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New fire chief won’t be local officer

New fire chief won’t be local officer

| 26/05/2015 | 29 Comments

(CNS Video): As government reaches the shortlisting stage in its hunt for a new chief fire officer, it is extremely unlikely that the next person to wear the permanent CFO’s epaulettes will be a Caymanian, even though the service is currently staffed entirely by local officers. The top job in the Cayman Islands Fire Service has been […]

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Teenage runaway turns up at BT police station

Teenage runaway turns up at BT police station

| 27/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A teenage girl who went missing a week ago after school has turned up at the Bodden Town Police station safe and well, an RCIPS spokesperson has stated. Brina Kimberly Dilbert (16) attended the district station Tuesday evening, police confirmed, after she was reported missing by the Francis Bodden Girl’s Home, where she was […]

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Webb arrested in Swiss dawn raid

Webb arrested in Swiss dawn raid

| 27/05/2015 | 55 Comments

(CNS) Updated with FIFA statement: Jeffrey Webb, the president of CONCACAF and vice president of FIFA, has been arrested in Switzerland in a dawn raid connected to allegations of corruption in the world of international football, as well as racketeering. Webb (50) was arrested along with six other officials in Zurich who were there for the […]

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Chopper rescues diver in med emergency

Chopper rescues diver in med emergency

| 26/05/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The police helicopter was in action as an air ambulance on Tuesday when it airlifted a 64-year-old tourist from Little Cayman. The man, who was visiting from the United States, was diving when he suffered medical problems. The diver received primary care from medical personnel in Little Cayman but the RCIPS chopper was deployed […]

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Drug dealer comes clean over jailhouse ganja

Drug dealer comes clean over jailhouse ganja

| 26/05/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A West Bay man who is serving four years in jail for dealing cocaine and ganja had a further three months added to his time behind bars Tuesday for drugs found in his cell. But 28-year-old Cleve Borden’s admission of guilt and a clean dope test after he told the court he had since […]

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Cop escapes serious injury in motorbike crash

Cop escapes serious injury in motorbike crash

| 26/05/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): An off-duty police officer escaped serious injury Tuesday morning during a collision on North Church Street close to the junction with Fort Street in downtown George Town. The 43-year-old officer was riding his own BMW motorcycle at around 8:30 this morning when it crashed with a Pajero Jeep. Although hurt and taken to the George […]

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MACI chief’s assault case under review

MACI chief’s assault case under review

| 26/05/2015

(CNS): The crown has been requested to review charges against the CEO of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI) based on recommendations from a counsellor and because the complainant does not want to press ahead with the case. Joel Walton has been charged with actual bodily harm, insulting the modesty of woman and causing […]

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More businesses to open Sunday

More businesses to open Sunday

| 26/05/2015

(CNS Business): The age old debate on Sunday trading has officially been decided and establishments such as tourist-related shops, gas stations and retail businesses that sell food and beverages that are less than 4,000 square feet will be exempted from the ban. Government has revised the Sunday Trading Law by adding more types of businesses […]

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