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Salina conservation area devastated by fire

Salina conservation area devastated by fire

| 29/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(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 | 2 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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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 that the charity had achieved some significant accomplishments in 2014 during its annual celebration of volunteers recently. From the training of well over a thousand people in basic first aid to assist families in need and clearing up community areas as part […]

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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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Brothers injured in hit and run

Brothers injured in hit and run

| 28/01/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A 14-year-old boy from Savannah suffered serious head and leg injuries Monday evening in a hit-and-run on Shamrock Road. The teenager is currently in hospital in stable condition after he and his brother were both run down by what police believe was a light coloured sports car. The 21-year-old brother also received injuries but […]

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PAC has failed Cayman, says ex-Chamber boss

PAC has failed Cayman, says ex-Chamber boss

| 28/01/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The Public Accounts Committee has let down the people of Cayman by its failure to call the former deputy premier and her chief officer to account for their questionable spending of public cash, the former president of the Chamber of Commerce has stated. Johann Moxam said the representatives of the people should not be picking […]

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Visitor dies snorkelling in East End

Visitor dies snorkelling in East End

| 28/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 71-year-old male visitor to the Cayman Islands from Minnesota in the United States died on Monday afternoon following a snorkelling trip in East End. Police said uniformed officers in East End received a report of a snorkeller in distress off the coast of the Morritt’s Tortuga resort. The man was on an organised […]

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Court orders Brac woman to avoid booze

Court orders Brac woman to avoid booze

| 27/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A Cayman Brac woman convicted of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm on the basis of excessive self-defence has received a 12 month probation order, 200 hours of community service and has been ordered to stay off the booze for the next twelve months. Katie Jo Powell (26) admitted stabbing Anthony de […]

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