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Armed police taser drunken suspect in fight

Armed police taser drunken suspect in fight

| 06/12/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A 44-year-old man received a head injury after police fired a Taser gun at him during an altercation outside a nightclub in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police said the man hit his head when he fell after officers deployed the stun-gun because he resisted arrest and fought with pol [...]

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Police hunt for another stolen boat

Police hunt for another stolen boat

| 07/12/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The police have launched an investigation following the report of yet another stolen boat. The owner of the vessel has been off-island so it is not clear when the 26’ Stingray Census boat, the Makaira, was stolen from the Sunrise Landing in Savannah. The theft was reported to the RCIPS [...]

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Airport to wave nostalgic final farewell to gallery

Airport to wave nostalgic final farewell to gallery

| 07/12/2016 | 31 Comments

(CNS): As the renovations and redevelopment of Owen Roberts International Airport continues, the much-loved waving gallery will close in January, officials confirmed this week. The outdoor balcony under the iconic A-frame and thatch roof belongs to a bygone era and the Cayman Islands Airport Auth [...]

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Police officer sues security firm over dog bite

Police officer sues security firm over dog bite

| 07/12/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS): A police officer who was dispatched to the Fairbanks Immigration Detention Centre in May 2014 when a group of Cubans was trying to escape is suing The Security Centre because one of its dogs bit her while on duty. In a statement of claim that describes a chaotic situation, as police, priso [...]

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Panton: Objecting lawyers wrong on bill

Panton: Objecting lawyers wrong on bill

| 07/12/2016

(CNS Business): The public criticisms made by four local attorneys regarding the Legal Practitioners Bill have been roundly refuted by the financial services minister. Wayne Panton has indicated that the four sole lawyers are wrong on all of the critical points they made about the proposed legisl [...]

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Constitution should have a braille version

Constitution should have a braille version

| 07/12/2016

I read that the Constitutional Commission and the Human Rights Commission are working on producing an audio version of the Cayman Islands Constitution for people who have vision problems (See Audio of Constitution for visually impaired ‘soon come’). Is there also a copy of that or any of our [...]

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Swimmer and kayakers safe after rescues

Swimmer and kayakers safe after rescues

| 06/12/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Marine officers and emergency medical personnel were kept busy with two rescues on Tuesday afternoon. At about 1:3opm emergency service responded to a report from Governor’s Beach that a man was in distress in the water. When they arrived, the officers and medics were able to help the m [...]

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Convicted lawyer back in court for old DUI

Convicted lawyer back in court for old DUI

| 06/12/2016

(CNS): Simon Courtney, a corporate attorney jailed this summer after mowing down and seriously injuring two tourists in his powerful sports car after a champagne brunch at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman in January 2015, was back in court this week. Courtney appeared for the final leg of a case r [...]

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Police revisit GT murder scene

Police revisit GT murder scene

| 06/12/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Yesterday, detectives and uniformed officers revisited the scene where Damean Dwayne ‘Deebo’ Seymour was shot dead in a gang-related killing on Martin Drive to talk with residents in the area who may have seen something that can help the investigation. Seymour was gunned down in broa [...]

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PR applicant takes CIG to court over delay

PR applicant takes CIG to court over delay

| 06/12/2016 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Three years after government stopped hearing permanent residency claims because of a legal hurdle that officials seem unable to tackle, an applicant has finally turned to the courts for judicial review. Mark Edmunds, who works in the offshore sector and made his application to become a per [...]

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Cop assaulted suspect in back of car

Cop assaulted suspect in back of car

| 06/12/2016 | 49 Comments

(CNS): A police officer has been convicted of assault ABH and common assault after he beat a suspect arrested in a traffic stop with his truncheon in the back of police patrol car and treated him aggressively at the police station. Michael ‘Bobby’ Peart is the third officer in a week to be c [...]

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