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Salina conservation area devastated by fire

Salina conservation area devastated by fire

| 29/01/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The National Trust has said that a large part of the protected Salina Reserve has been devastated and “horribly burned” by a brush fire that took a hold in the conservation area sometime Tuesday afternoon. Although the MRCU assisted last night in pouring water on the inaccessible area, the fire is still smouldering, placing […]

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CoP: We know who the killers are

CoP: We know who the killers are

| 29/01/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The police commissioner has said that his officers know who killed Victor Yates and David Ebanks because witnesses have told them but so far they have no one willing to go to court to testify. David Baines said that neither Ebanks nor Yates were active gang members but were shot by known local gunmen, […]

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Sleeping woman had narrow escape in shooting

Sleeping woman had narrow escape in shooting

| 28/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have revealed that a number of shots were fired by the gunman, or gunmen, on Friday night that killed 20-year-old David Ebanks and a sleeping woman had a very narrow escape. Detective Chief Inspector Malcolm Kay said that two stray bullets, fired when Ebanks was shot outside Undra’s jerk stand, hit a nearby […]

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Homophobia following path of racism and misogyny

Homophobia following path of racism and misogyny

| 29/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS) In the last of its current series of public lectures on gender and LGBT equality, the Truman Bodden Law School will be returning to the controversial subject of homophobia tonight. From burning at the stake to being welcomed in the church, Dr Leonardo J Raznovich believes discrimination against LGBTs is followed the steps of […]

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Webb presses on with goal of Caribbean league

Webb presses on with goal of Caribbean league

| 29/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) President Jeffrey Webb has been pressing ahead with plans for a regional league to help develop Caribbean football. At a recent meeting officials discussed the initial Caribbean Professional League viability report on the positives and negatives of potential competition formats and their correlated […]

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Health heroes on show at library exhibition

Health heroes on show at library exhibition

| 29/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Following the celebrations on National Heroes Day this week, when pioneers, veterans and current members of the health profession were honoured, the library is hosting an exhibition of photographs and artefacts that tell the story of the development of health services in the Cayman Islands. On Monday 114 professionals, including doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, […]

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Teen player secures apprenticeship with English club

Teen player secures apprenticeship with English club

| 29/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(Grasspiece): Sixteen-year-old Sebastian Martinez is making local football history as the first young Caymanian to receive a two-year apprenticeship contract, starting this summer with professional football club Swindon Town FC in England. Martinez has been with the League One club’s prestigious Youth Academy since 2011 when he became the first young Caymanian to sign a […]

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Red Cross makes a difference despite financial struggles

Red Cross makes a difference despite financial struggles

| 29/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Despite a difficult year financially for Cayman Islands Red Cross, officials revealed during its annual celebration of volunteers that the charity had achieved some significant accomplishments in 2014. From the training of well over a thousand people in basic first aid to assist families in need to clearing up community areas as part of its […]

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Mosquito plane to help fight fire in Salina Reserve

Mosquito plane to help fight fire in Salina Reserve

| 28/01/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A brush fire that has been burning in the Salina Reserve in East End since Tuesday is inaccessible to firefighters, and the Mosquito Research and Control Unit has been enlisted to help fight the blaze by spraying water from the air. The cause of the fire is unknown but the fire service told CNS that […]

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US family appeal civil case against Ritz-Cayman

US family appeal civil case against Ritz-Cayman

| 28/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A family from Pennsylvanian pursuing a civil case against the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, in which they claim their daughter was sexually assaulted in the hotel by an ex-employee, say they intend to appeal a US judge’s decision to dismiss their lawsuit on jurisdictional grounds. The judge found that because all of the primary witnesses, […]

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