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Bus crash compounds morning traffic jam

Bus crash compounds morning traffic jam

| 23/08/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): A public bus crashed into a wall in Lower Valley at around 7:44am, Wednesday, turning the back-to-school traffic commute into a nightmare for drivers coming into town from the Eastern Districts. Facebook was lit up with seething drivers stuck in long lines of traffic after the single-vehicle [...]

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‘Unity’ government to set out policies in LA

‘Unity’ government to set out policies in LA

| 23/08/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Almost three months after the coalition unity government was cobbled together in the wake of the indecisive election result the people of Cayman will get an idea today of the new ‘unity’ government’s policy platform when the premier and the finance minister present the Strat [...]

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Jamaican fugitive charged with illegal landing

Jamaican fugitive charged with illegal landing

| 23/08/2017
(CNS): A Jamaican national who is on the run from the law in that country appeared in the local summary court, Tuesday, charged with illegal landing, and has been remanded in custody. OBrien Ellis, who is from Westmoreland, is wanted by law enforcement authorities in Jamaica as he is suspected of m [...]

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Running toilet led police to loaded gun

Running toilet led police to loaded gun

| 22/08/2017
(CNS): A jury heard that police found a loaded .38 Smith & Wesson revolver because of a running toilet cistern, during a bust in Savannah last year, as the crown opened its case against Jay Calvert Ebanks (23), Tuesday, for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. The local man has pl [...]

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Official opposition and Bryan part ways

Official opposition and Bryan part ways

| 22/08/2017 | 55 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader who has said he wants the group of independents he is leading to form a cohesive alternative to government will no longer caucus with Kenneth Bryan as he told CNS that he does not believe the George Town MLA is “a good fit” with the official opposition. Ezzard Miller [...]

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Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

Cops clamp down at weekend leisure spot

| 22/08/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Police were out in force in and around Rum Point, Sunday, patrolling the area to clamp down on anti-social behaviour, they said. Officers also set up a roadblock near the Frank Sound Road-Bodden Town Road junction in an effort to address other issues such as drinking and driving, drug misuse, [...]

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Local cancer data on men still falling short

Local cancer data on men still falling short

| 22/08/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Cancer Registry is still battling to collect the data it needs to better understand the local prevalence rates to help develop strategies to mitigate the risks associated with the disease. Although the register has seen an impressive monthly increase of 50% in the number [...]

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GT Primary needs $53K more for arts centre

GT Primary needs $53K more for arts centre

| 22/08/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): George Town Primary School’s PTA is still around $53,000 short of making their five-year project to create a performing arts centre for students a reality. The PTA and the school’s principal, Marie Martin, have been working with the education ministry and private sponsors on the c [...]

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Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old man from West Bay who was wanted by police in connection with a firearm incident in February was arrested on Saturday afternoon at a restaurant on West Bay Road. Police heard that the man had been spotted and, just before 3:15pm, officers from the Criminal Investigations Departm [...]

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Jamaican fugitive rounded up in joint operation

Jamaican fugitive rounded up in joint operation

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): Immigration, customs and police were all involved in a George Town drug bust, Friday, in which a Jamaican man, in Cayman illegally, was rounded up and arrested for possession of ganja. Officials said the arrest was a “successful joint tactical operation” after immigration officer [...]

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CIG blames CUC for communication shutdown

CIG blames CUC for communication shutdown

| 21/08/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Most of the Cayman Islands’ government departments experienced a network outage, Monday morning, after its fibre was cut during excavation work by the local power provider CUC, on Sunday, government officials stated. The Computer Services Department was described as “working dil [...]

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