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Child in domestic dispute safe, police confirm

Child in domestic dispute safe, police confirm

| 05/12/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Police confirmed Monday that a child at the centre of domestic violence situation has not been abducted, quashing rumours that the youngster may have been taken overseas. Speculation mounted and caused a stir on social media when pictures were posted on Facebook of a man in the Red Bay are [...]

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Zodiac boat stolen from Ritz-Carlton beach

Zodiac boat stolen from Ritz-Carlton beach

| 05/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to the public to help them find a 2011 Zodiac Bayrunner PRO 550 that was stolen from the Ritz-Carlton hotel’s beach. Resort staff reported the theft of the hotel boat on Saturday morning, 3 December, when just after 8am they learned that it was missing from where it [...]

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Man wounded at weekend concert

Man wounded at weekend concert

| 05/12/2016 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Police are looking for witnesses following an assault in the early hours of Saturday morning following a George Town music concert. Officers were called out to a report around 2am of a man being attacked on Cardinal Avenue near to where the Popcan concert had been held.  But after the p [...]

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‘Lifers’ expected to challenge tariffs law

‘Lifers’ expected to challenge tariffs law

| 05/12/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A court heard Friday that a group of men serving life sentences in HMP Northward may be mounting a legal challenge to the introduction of a minimum tariff for prisoners serving life sentences under the Conditional Release Law. The legislation, which was enacted last year to meet the requir [...]

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Audio of Constitution for visually impaired ‘soon come’

Audio of Constitution for visually impaired ‘soon come’

| 05/12/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): More than seven years after the Cayman Islands Constitution was implemented and three years after the Bill of Rights came into effect, the Constitutional Commission has revealed plans for an audio version for the visually impaired. The commission said the project was in “the preliminary [...]

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Two car smash caused massive tail-backs

Two car smash caused massive tail-backs

| 05/12/2016 | 14 Comments

(CNS): A major car crash on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway behind Buckingham Square closed both lanes on Friday evening just after 4pm when the weekend rush hour began. Two people were said to have sustained injuries, though not life threatening, and they were taken to [...]

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Ex-pats get window to access pension cash

Ex-pats get window to access pension cash

| 02/12/2016 | 77 Comments

(CNS): The employment ministry has announced that the first of a long list of amendments made in May to the law dealing with the mandatory pension regime in the private sector will come into effect on New Year’s Eve. But it will take more than three years before the entire piece of legislation [...]

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The plight of pensioners

The plight of pensioners

| 02/12/2016 | 44 Comments

MM writes: Government must address the amount of funds paid to retired civil servants on ex-gratia pensions. This amount is currently set at CI$300 per month for anyone who was employed for less than 10 years or CI$500 per month to anyone who was employed for 10 or more years with the government [...]

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GT man charged with stabbing victim in neck

GT man charged with stabbing victim in neck

| 02/12/2016

(CNS): A 38-year-old man from George Town is expected to appear in court today to face a list of offences regarding a stabbing on Monday night on Webb Road, off North Sound Way. The victim had arrived at the George Town hospital with a stab wound to his neck sometime after 9:30pm on 28 November a [...]

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Owners urged not to leave boat fuel tanks full

Owners urged not to leave boat fuel tanks full

| 02/12/2016 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Boat owners are being urged by the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit to take extra security measures with their boats to avoid what the police described as “opportunistic thefts”. Officers warned owners not to leave too much fuel in the tanks aboard their boats to make them less attract [...]

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Senior fire officer denies Heroes Day hit-and-run

Senior fire officer denies Heroes Day hit-and-run

| 02/12/2016

(CNS): A senior officer with the Cayman Islands Fire Service appeared in court this week in connection with a Heroes Day hit and run in January 2015, when a 14-year-old boy was badly injured. Almost two years after John Bodden was alleged to have hit two brothers riding a bicycle, his trial for  [...]

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