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Prison transport contract up for grabs

Prison transport contract up for grabs

| 17/08/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): The prison service has taken the controversial leap into the private sector by issuing a request for proposals (RFP) for security firms to take over the transportation of prisoners to and from Northward, Fairbanks and the courts. No formal announcement was made to the press or public but the [...]

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Marl truck overturns at Grand Harbour roundabout

Marl truck overturns at Grand Harbour roundabout

| 17/08/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): A dump truck loaded with marl overturned at the Grand Harbour roundabout yesterday afternoon causing havoc for evening traffic. The truck overturned around 5pm, making the home commute a nightmare for many. CNS understands no one was hurt in the accident and we are awaiting information from t [...]

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Trio of potential storms brewing in Atlantic

Trio of potential storms brewing in Atlantic

| 17/08/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The National Hurricane Center in Miami is watching three weather systems in the Atlantic, all of which have the potential to become storms over the next few days that could eventually move into the Cayman area. Shower activity about 550 miles east of the Lesser Antilles was conducive for d [...]

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PAC challenges planning over enforcement

PAC challenges planning over enforcement

| 16/08/2017 | 40 Comments
(CNS): The chair of the Public Accounts Committee, and opposition leader, Ezzard Miller warned government officials that people are choosing to press ahead with development projects without planning permission because they believe they can get after-the-fact approval once something is built, rather [...]

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Car fire on GT waterfront snarls up traffic

Car fire on GT waterfront snarls up traffic

| 16/08/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Traffic in downtown George Town and around the harbour front area was snarled up after a car burst into flames along North Church Street, Wednesday lunchtime. Police closed the road just after 12:30 while fire crews tackled the blazing SUV. Police said that the fire appeared to be caused by a [...]

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Opposition calls for big boost to seamen’s benefits

Opposition calls for big boost to seamen’s benefits

| 16/08/2017 | 61 Comments
(CNS): Kenneth Bryan, the new opposition MLA for George Town Central, and his colleague, the deputy opposition leader and member for Newlands, Alva Suckoo, have filed a private member’s motion in the Legislative Assembly calling on the government to increase seamen’s benefits to $1,000 p [...]

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Aunt dodges conviction for beating 7-year-old

Aunt dodges conviction for beating 7-year-old

| 16/08/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): A George Town woman escaped a criminal record, Tuesday, after a magistrate agreed to a conditional discharge when the woman pleaded guilty to assault. The crown said she had beaten her seven-year-old nephew with a belt after he was sent home early from school for misbehaving. The court heard [...]

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Police warn teens on perils of social media

Police warn teens on perils of social media

| 16/08/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Following reports to the RCIPS over the last week that indecent photographs of young locals were being circulated and posted on Instagram the police issued a warning to teens about the dangers of social media and the misuse of pictures that they may be taking and sharing. “We do not want to [...]

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Rogue rider narrowly misses beachgoers

Rogue rider narrowly misses beachgoers

| 15/08/2017 | 47 Comments
(CNS): Police are investigating an incident on Sunday (13 August) involving motorbike riders who were engaged in dangerous driving at Rum Point. One of the riders is accused of riding on the beach and narrowly missing beachgoers, including children, when the group of six bikers, described by police [...]

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Email scam cites immigration to lure victims

Email scam cites immigration to lure victims

| 15/08/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Government officials have issued a warning regarding an email being sent to immigration customers in which scammers are posing as the local Department of Immigration to suck people into a phishing effort. Officials warned those who receive the email not to open the link, as it will harm compu [...]

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Man stabbed in leg during GT fight

Man stabbed in leg during GT fight

| 15/08/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Police are investigating another violent altercation after a man said he was assaulted and stabbed in the leg by a man he knew in the early hours of Sunday morning (13 August) at McField Square, George Town. Police had been called to the central area of the capital at about 2am after a repor [...]

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