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Local men charged following police assault

Local men charged following police assault

| 17/10/2017
(CNS): Two local men have been charged in connection with the assault of a senior police officer at the weekend. Seth Watler (25) was charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and Jason Wood (23) with threatening to cause serious harm and obstructing a police officer in the lawful execu [...]

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Anglin’s life tariff case adjourned

Anglin’s life tariff case adjourned

| 17/10/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): A scheduled conditional release hearing for Devon Jermaine Anglin (31), who is serving a life-sentence for the murder of Carlos Webster at a West Bay Road nightclub in 2009, was adjourned Tuesday to allow the crown to seek relevant reports to put before the court for consideration. Legislatio [...]

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Weather takes out weather radio service

Weather takes out weather radio service

| 17/10/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Following a lightning strike which happened almost three weeks ago, the National Weather Service revealed today, 17 October, that its public radio programming on channel 107.9 is off air for repairs, which are expected to take at least a month, officials say.  The radio tower was reportedly [...]

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Harris denies talks to join PPM ranks

Harris denies talks to join PPM ranks

| 17/10/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Former talk-show host Austin Harris, the MLA for Prospect, has denied speculation that he is in discussions to join the Progressives. Currently sitting on the backbench of the Government of National Unity and serving as a councillor in the premier’s ministry, Harris is also preparing to [...]

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Police make arrests over illegal gambling

Police make arrests over illegal gambling

| 16/10/2017 | 67 Comments
(CNS): Several arrests were made in the Eastern Districts this weekend in relation to illegal gambling in areas of concern that members of the community had shared with the police. Reminding the public that gambling is illegal in the Cayman Islands, the police said they would continue to put a stop [...]

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Customs hand back massage toys to trader

Customs hand back massage toys to trader

| 16/10/2017 | 108 Comments
(CNS): Following reports that the Cayman Islands Customs Department had seized a number of massage tools from general store Reflections because officers were concerned that they were sex toys and fell foul of the law, Collector of Customs Charles Clifford said Monday that the items have been returne [...]

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Artist charged over controversial work

Artist charged over controversial work

| 16/10/2017
(CNS): An artist based on Cayman Brac who was arrested over what some residents on the Sister Islands have found offensive artwork displayed on his property on the South Side of the island has now been charged. Ronald “Foots” Kynes (63) has been charged with displaying an obscene object for pub [...]

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Teenage prisoners build their own basketball court

Teenage prisoners build their own basketball court

| 16/10/2017 | 52 Comments
(CNS): A group of young offenders who are currently locked up in the juvenile unit at HMP Northward have started work constructing their own basketball court, which the prison director said was not just about providing a new way for them to exercise but was also an opportunity for the boys to learn [...]

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500+ permanent residency applications now reviewed

500+ permanent residency applications now reviewed

| 16/10/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): More than 500 individuals and families who have been waiting on decisions about their potential future in the Cayman Islands have now been considered by the relevant board and admin staff at immigration. Although there are still 876 applications awaiting a decision, the authorities are now ge [...]

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Cyclist killed in ‘misadventure’ inquest finds

Cyclist killed in ‘misadventure’ inquest finds

| 16/10/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Rhonda Azan (61) was killed as a result of misadventure, a jury sitting in the Coroners Court found Friday. The local woman was struck by a F-250 truck during twilight one evening in October 2015 as she cycled against the traffic on Shamrock Rock in Savannah. The jury heard two different con [...]

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Swimmer gets between barracuda and dinner

Swimmer gets between barracuda and dinner

| 16/10/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): A man who was swimming off Seven Mile Beach by the Westin Hotel on Friday appears to have been bitten by a barracuda, according to officials from the Department of Environment (DoE), but they said it was very unusual and there was no cause for people swimming or enjoying other water activiti [...]

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