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Police arrest suspect in Saturday night killing

Police arrest suspect in Saturday night killing

| 23/01/2018
(CNS): A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Jamaican man on Saturday night on Eastern Avenue, George Town. The victim, who is the first person to be murdered in Cayman this year, was 28 years old and lived in Cayman. He has still not been identified by police, thoug [...]

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Police seeking teen school runaway

Police seeking teen school runaway

| 23/01/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Police are appealing to the community for assistance in finding a 13-year-old girl who ran away from school on Friday. Hayleigh Sciamonte absconded from John Gray High School during the morning’s lessons  on 19 January and her caregivers have not seen her since then. Hayleigh went miss [...]

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Driver critical after Newlands smash

Driver critical after Newlands smash

| 23/01/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The driver of a Honda Integra is in critical condition at the Cayman Islands Hospital with life-threatening injuries following a two-car crash on Hirst Road, Newlands, last night. Police officers came upon the scene just before 9:30 yesterday evening, Monday 22 January, and the RCIPS is appe [...]

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Severe weather events top risk table for 2018

Severe weather events top risk table for 2018

| 23/01/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The World Economic Forum’s 2018 Global Risk report has found that environmental issues, particularly extreme weather events, dominate the concerns of geo-political experts for the year ahead. While the annual report, which is based on surveys and research, is forecasting economic growth [...]

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UK stalling on Bermuda same-sex marriage u-turn

UK stalling on Bermuda same-sex marriage u-turn

| 22/01/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The Governor of Bermuda, John Rankin, has still not signed a bill from the territory’s Senate that overturned the islands’ previous and short-lived same-sex marriage legislation, replacing it with domestic partnerships. The UK’s overseas territories minister, Lord Ahmad, tol [...]

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Gas station robbed for first time

Gas station robbed for first time

| 21/01/2018 | 40 Comments
(CNS): The Barcam Esso on Shamrock Road in George Town, which opened less than two years ago was robbed for the first time, on Sunday morning. The RCIPS said that  two men had entered the gas station store armed with a gun and made off with a quantity of cash in a dark-colored compact vehicle [&hel [...]

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Small earthquake shakes East End

Small earthquake shakes East End

| 21/01/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The United States Geological Survey confirmed that an earthquake registering magnitude 4 on the Richter scale shook the waters off the coast of East End Sunday morning.  The earthquake happened before 10:30 around 45 miles southeast of Grand Cayman at a depth of around 4.3 miles. This weaker [...]

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GT shooting marks first murder in 2018

GT shooting marks first murder in 2018

| 21/01/2018 | 94 Comments
(CNS): UPDATED A man has died after he was shot multiple times on Saturday night in George Town. Police have not yet revealed the full details of the killing but said they were called to the scene where the man was gunned down at around 9:20 yesterday evening on Eastern Avenue, in the car park of [...]

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Premier accuses CJ of not having a plan

Premier accuses CJ of not having a plan

| 19/01/2018 | 67 Comments
(CNS): Comments by Chief Justice Anthony Smellie about government’s failure to address the much-needed court-house were refuted by the premier during his Chamber of Commerce Legislative Lunch speech Thursday, though he acknowledged the much-needed facility has been under discussion for a decad [...]

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Premier rails against lack of praise

Premier rails against lack of praise

| 19/01/2018 | 117 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin told a room full of business delegates that things were going very well for Cayman but took aim at populist rhetoric, negative public comments and a critical local media for not shouting from the rooftops about Cayman’s success story. The leader of the current U [...]

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British Lords vote down public BO register for BOTs

British Lords vote down public BO register for BOTs

| 19/01/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The House of Lords has rejected a proposal calling for the Cayman Islands and five other British Overseas Territories to implement a public register of beneficial owners behind offshore companies registered in the jurisdictions. The vote took place during a debate on the proposed Sanctions an [...]

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