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CJ highlights list of problems with immigration appeals

CJ highlights list of problems with immigration appeals

| 31/08/2015 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The chief justice has ordered the Immigration Appeals Tribunal (IAT) to rehear two cases after describing a catalogue of problems in the points given to two women whose applications for permanent residency were refused. In a judgment likely to impact many more future cases, Anthony Smellie pointed to a substantial wrong and a miscarriage […]

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Cops net one machete robber, hunting for another

Cops net one machete robber, hunting for another

| 01/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a second suspect in a street mugging on Monday evening after one man was arrested. Two men armed with a machete held up a 45-year-old man from West Bay in the Banana Walk area of Cruz Lane in central George Town at around 5:30pm, according to a police […]

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Employment ministry adds month for discussion on laws

Employment ministry adds month for discussion on laws

| 01/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The public consultation period on the draft labour and pension bills has been extended by another month, official said Monday. The window of opportunity for individuals, businesses or organizations to submit comment on the two major pieces of legislation was due to end today but the employment ministry said it was extending the timeframe […]

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Glass House faces demolition

Glass House faces demolition

| 31/08/2015 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The Public Works Department is looking for a demolition firm to bring down the Glass House before the end of January next year. The former government headquarters on Elgin Avenue in George Town, which has been empty for six years, is earmarked to become a public park as part of the George Town redevelopment. […]

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Poison land saga rolls on as government awaits test results

Poison land saga rolls on as government awaits test results

| 31/08/2015 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have stated that the current administration remains committed to cleaning up the contaminated land in the Frank Sound area but it is still awaiting test results. The Cabinet Office said that the coordinated effort to address the problems at the location, which was used in the wake of Hurricane Ivan as a […]

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Cops charge local man with liquor store break-in

Cops charge local man with liquor store break-in

| 31/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 54-year-old man from George Town was expected in court Monday after police charged him with a burglary at a liquor store in the early hours of Friday morning on North Church Street. A police spokesperson said the man was also charged with theft in connection with a separate incident. The man was netted […]

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Remnants of Erika to bring heavy rain to Cayman

Remnants of Erika to bring heavy rain to Cayman

| 29/08/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The remnants of Tropical Storm Erika are expected to bring unsettled weather to Cayman this weekend, according to local forecasts. The Cayman Islands National Weather Service (CINWS) warned that the weather associated with the Storm will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms as it travels west across Cuba. Erika, which wreaked havoc in Dominica, dissipated […]

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Burglars look for swag in post office boxes

Burglars look for swag in post office boxes

| 28/08/2015 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The police are appealing for witnesses to a break-in at the West Bay Post Office that happened sometime overnight on Wednesday/Thursday of this week. Officers responded to the report at the district post office Thursday morning, where they found three post office boxes were damaged and emptied and attempts appear to have been made […]

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Cops catch fleeing booze burglar

Cops catch fleeing booze burglar

| 28/08/2015 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The police have rounded up another burglary suspect after the man tried to flee from officers on patrol in downtown George Town early Friday morning. The alleged booze burglar was apprehended when police spotted him at the intersection of Mary Street and North Church Street with what appeared to be bottles in both hands […]

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