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Radio host dodges sanction in assault case

Radio host dodges sanction in assault case

| 22/05/2015 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Austin Harris, the host of local radio station Rooster’s breakfast show “Crosstalk”, walked away from court not only without any sanction but no conviction either, Thursday, despite admitting to assaulting his former girlfriend. Harris pleaded guilty but said he could not remember anything as he said he was so drunk. The talk show personality […]

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Enquiry opened over gun on school bus

Enquiry opened over gun on school bus

| 21/05/2015 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A teenager from John Gray High School is the subject of a police investigation after reports that he may have been carrying a firearm on a school bus. Officials from the education ministry have confirmed that an “incident occurred” recently on a public school bus, although they have refused to state that a firearm […]

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‘Nothing contentious’ in fire service report

‘Nothing contentious’ in fire service report

| 21/05/2015 | 8 Comments

(CNS Video): The chief officer in the Home Affairs Ministry has said there is nothing contentious about a report he commissioned to take a closer look at the Cayman Islands Fire Service and the challenges it faces. Speaking to Kenneth Bryan, Eric Bush described the report as a peer review to help the ministry make […]

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Mac takes credit and attacks Alden

Mac takes credit and attacks Alden

| 21/05/2015 | 36 Comments

(CNS): The increasing animosity between Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush and the Cayman Islands premier was on full display Wednesday when legislators returned to the parliament for the debate on the PPM government’s third budget. Bush took aim at Alden McLaughlin, criticizing him for the personal attacks he said the premier made about him in his policy […]

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Romanian scammers jailed for three years

Romanian scammers jailed for three years

| 22/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two men involved in an “international criminal conspiracy” and scam perpetrated against local banks with cloned credit cards were handed three year jail terms Thursday. Roland Pop (40) and Ianaca Vlismas (39) received four and half years for their part in the scam, in which the judge estimated they could have stolen as much […]

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Bird flu blamed for pricy eggs

Bird flu blamed for pricy eggs

| 22/05/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A local supermarket has blamed an outbreak of Avian Influenza in the United States for hikes in the price of eggs here in Cayman. The flu has claimed more than 38 million birds across the US and Canada, with egg laying birds being particularly impacted. Some twenty commercial egg farms have tested positive for […]

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MLA steering towards public transport plan

MLA steering towards public transport plan

| 22/05/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Joey Hew has revealed that he is working on a national public transport plan to drive people on to buses and off the increasingly congested roads. The backbench government MLA said that Cayman cannot keep building roads to accommodate the growing traffic congestion.

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Visiting teenager on road to recovery

Visiting teenager on road to recovery

| 22/05/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A 17-year-old boy from Virginia who was struck by a local bus when he was crossing the West Bay Road last month is on the mend, his mother has told the local media in his home state. Harrison Zierenberg is now able to talk but he is still suffering the effects of brain damage […]

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