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Thieves make-off with 34-ft boat

Thieves make-off with 34-ft boat

| 30/06/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The police are appealing to the public for information regarding the theft of a boat from a dock at Raleigh Quay, in Governor’s Harbour, sometime over the last month. Police said that the owner reported the 34-ft centre console boat missing to police on Saturday but he was uncertain as to exactly when the […]

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CONCACAF hires consultants to help clean shop

CONCACAF hires consultants to help clean shop

| 30/06/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): As the regional football body, CONCACAF, comes to terms with is central role in the ongoing FIFA scandal and criminal investigations, Ted Howard, the current acting general secretary, has confirmed that it has hired a management consultancy firm to review the federation’s operations. A release from CONCACAF Tuesday said that firm Alvarez & Marsal […]

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Local men face trail over drugs and guns charges

Local men face trail over drugs and guns charges

| 29/06/2015

(CNS): Two local men arrested in North Side earlier this year both denied guns and drugs charges when they appeared in Grand Court Friday and will now stand trial. Keith Montaque (25) and Walter McLaughlin (26) were remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to three counts of possession of unlicensed firearms. The pair were two of […]

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Cops on hunt for armed home invaders

Cops on hunt for armed home invaders

| 28/06/2015 | 51 Comments

(CNS): The police are on the lookout for three men after an armed home invasion in Governor’s Harbour area on Friday night. A spokesperson for the RCIPS said that a report was made to the police after the men forced their way into a home in Raleigh Quay through the front door at around 9pm and made […]

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Cops on hunt for Z99 DJ in smash and run

Cops on hunt for Z99 DJ in smash and run

| 26/06/2015 | 20 Comments

(CNS): An on-air personality from a local radio station is wanted by police after leaving the scene of a smash just before midnight on Wednesday night. The RCIPS has confirmed that the Z99 van, owned by Hurley’s Entertainment, was being driven by one the station’s staff members when it ploughed into two parked cars, street furniture […]

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CIG admits prison needs major cash injection

CIG admits prison needs major cash injection

| 26/06/2015 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have acknowledged that without significant investment in the infrastructure, the local prison system will keep failing inspections. A follow-up inspection of the Cayman Islands Prison Service and of the custody cells by the UK inspectorate found little improvement in any of the facilities, despite some upgrades since their visit in 2012. In […]

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Caymanian businessman jailed for 9 years in drug conspiracy

Caymanian businessman jailed for 9 years in drug conspiracy

| 26/06/2015 | 87 Comments

(CNS): Bryce Merren has been handed a more than nine-year prison term for his part in a foiled drug conspiracy in Puerto Rico. The local businessman, who was arrested following a sting operation, has also been fined $75,000. Merren, who has been on remand in the US territory for around 15 months, was given a […]

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Extradition hearing for FIFA officials draws close

Extradition hearing for FIFA officials draws close

| 26/06/2015 | 14 Comments

(CNS): With just one week to go before the US must file papers against FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland for their extradition to America, one of the men arrested alongside Caymanian Jeffrey Webb has been refused bail. Without naming him, the Swiss authorities stated that the individual was a flight risk, but according to Swiss […]

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Mac targets governor in court fight with premier

Mac targets governor in court fight with premier

| 25/06/2015 | 53 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has filed a response to the premier’s defamation lawsuit that outlines his claims of a conspiracy led by the former governor, Duncan Taylor, to topple him from office, rather than make a direct response to what Alden McLaughlin has said are damaging untruths about him. McKeeva Bush’s defence against the damages […]

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