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Conservation will influence Cayman’s future

Conservation will influence Cayman’s future

| 27/04/2015 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Environment Minister Wayne Panton has said that the entire National Conservation Law will be fully in force before the end of this year, when the preservation of the Cayman Islands’ valuable environment will finally be given equal weight as social and economic considerations when it comes to future development. With 80% of the law […]

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Jogger killed in road smash

Jogger killed in road smash

| 25/04/2015 | 29 Comments

(CNS) Updated: A woman who was out jogging in South Sound early this morning has been killed in a road collision and the driver of the car arrested for DUI and dangerous driving. Marcia Donaldson (46), from George Town, was hit by the car driven by a 25-year-old man just before 5am Saturday near to Cayman […]

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Fishermen find drugs at 12 Mile Bank

Fishermen find drugs at 12 Mile Bank

| 27/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have recovered another major haul of drugs after fishermen discovered a package in the ocean at the popular local fishing spot 12 Mile Bank, some three miles off North West Point. The fishermen found and reported the contraband to police last Wednesday, the police reported in a press release Monday. The haul contained 23 […]

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CIG crawls towards mental health facility

CIG crawls towards mental health facility

| 27/04/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Government officials have said that there are around 40 people in Cayman suffering from mental health issues who are in need of long-term residential care but the country still has nowhere to house them. However, the process to create a local facility is now underway, officials said. At present, around half of diagnosed patients are […]

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Cops warn of immigration con

Cops warn of immigration con

| 27/04/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Police are currently investigating reports of cons surrounding the purchase of permanent residency and are warning those seeking to secure the right to live in Cayman that the legal regime for acquiring PR cannot be circumvented. Officers from the RCIPS Financial Crime Unit (FCU) are asking anyone who is approached with an offer of […]

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Cops still looking for new recruits

Cops still looking for new recruits

| 27/04/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): There is now less than one week left in the recruitment campaign to find more Caymanians to fill police boots. The deadline is Thursday for hopefuls to submit their application in the latest drive to find at least a dozen new local entry-level constables. Throughout April the RCIPS recruitment team has been out and about, […]

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DoE urges pedal power to cut carbon footprint

DoE urges pedal power to cut carbon footprint

| 27/04/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The use of bicycles as a means of transport in the Cayman Islands is nowhere near as high as in many other jurisdictions, where cycling has become a legitimate form of transport for many people. In an effort to try and boost the use of pedal power because of its obvious direct and significant […]

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Cops release photo of machete robber

Cops release photo of machete robber

| 24/04/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The police are asking the public to help them identify the machete robber who was caught on CCTV during the latest liquor store hold-up last night. Detectives believe the man caught on camera may have been responsible for an armed robbery at Blackbeard’s in Grand Harbour Thursday, another booze store heist on Tuesday night […]

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Police hunt for silver car in fatal hit and run

Police hunt for silver car in fatal hit and run

| 23/04/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS Video) Updated Friday 4:30pm: Police are  appealing for the public’s help to find what they now believe was a silver car which killed Donnie Ray Connor when he was knocked from his bicycle in the early hours of Thursday morning. An RCIPS spokesperson said traffic investigators think the car has been damaged on the front nearside (left) fender, its front […]

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Machete booze shop robber strikes again

Machete booze shop robber strikes again

| 24/04/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Video): Police are on the hunt this morning for a booze shop robber after the machete wielding villain robbed a local liquor store for the second time in one week. An RCIPS spokesperson said that at around 8:47pm on Thursday 23rd April the police received a report of an armed robbery at Blackbeard Liquor Store at […]

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DoE officers get power to protect

DoE officers get power to protect

| 23/04/2015 | 18 Comments

(CNS): With the commencement on Earth Day (Wednesday 22 April) of the bulk of the National Conservation Law, important local flora and fauna across the Cayman Islands are now, finally, after years of waiting, lawfully protected. Species like the banana orchid, the country’s national flower, and the silver thatch palm, its national tree, have protection under […]

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Speaker takes on Mac’s conspiracy motion

Speaker takes on Mac’s conspiracy motion

| 24/04/2015 | 28 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has mounted the first of what could be a number of hurdles to his controversial conspiracy motion being debated by the country’s parliament. The speaker has confirmed that she has accepted McKeeva Bush’s motion calling for an internal enquiry surrounding his arrest and subsequent trial ,which he says was a conspiracy […]

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Mac’s motion stirs up political fireworks

Mac’s motion stirs up political fireworks

| 23/04/2015 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The premier and opposition leader could be heading for a major political fight on the floor of the Legislative Assembly but the men are not only at odds over the content of McKeeva Bush’s alleged conspiracy motion; they are also rowing over whether it can even be debated in the parliament. Last week Bush filed the […]

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Man’s body found on GT highway

Man’s body found on GT highway

| 23/04/2015 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has now confirmed that the body found on the Linford Pierson Highway early this morning is that of Donnie Ray Connor (59) from George Town. Police and the emergency medical services were alerted by a member of the public who discovered the body on the George Town Road at about 4-30 am and police have […]

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Dart denies interest in EE fuel project

Dart denies interest in EE fuel project

| 22/04/2015 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The Dart Group has denied having any connection to the correspondence or actions of one of its managers in connection with a proposed fuel storage and transfer terminal project in East End. Following a CNS report Wednesday on the proceedings in the Legislative Assembly relating to Navasota’s proposal, Dart issued a statement making it […]

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