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Uniform branches join forces in recruitment drive

Uniform branches join forces in recruitment drive

| 23/08/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The local fire, prison and police services are joining forces this month to enhance their respective recruitment drives and encourage young Caymanians to start a career in law enforcement and public safety. Between them the uniformed services are looking for up to 32 local people to join any of the three services at the […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Da Fish Shack

Golden Spoons Review: Da Fish Shack

| 23/08/2016

(CNS Foodie): Any restaurant that includes “fish” in its name better serve goldgood seafood, and Da Fish Shack did not disappoint. We sat at the outdoor patio (there are only seats at the bar inside) for dinner and were lucky enough to enjoy a relatively pleasant summer evening, once the mosquitos disappeared. Likes(1)Dislikes(1)

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Riding pony dies after sexual assault

Riding pony dies after sexual assault

| 22/08/2016 | 92 Comments

(CNS): A pony stabled at a local riding school has been unlawfully killed as a result of internal injuries sustained in an attack earlier this month, which included a sexual assault on the animal. Charm, who was described as a “wonderful, gentle pony” by its owners at the Equestrian Center, was one of two horses subjected […]

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UK fighter pilot to fly RCIPS chopper

UK fighter pilot to fly RCIPS chopper

| 22/08/2016 | 64 Comments

(CNS): The police have recruited a second pilot for the RCIPS Air Operations Unit (AOU). Richard Morcombe, who is currently flying with the UK National Police Air Service, is a former combat pilot with the British army. He actually flew the helicopter now operated by the RCIPS for four years when he was stationed at […]

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CPA chair behind controversial project

CPA chair behind controversial project

| 21/08/2016 | 103 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority chairman has received planning permission for a controversial South Sound development that has raised a number of environmental concerns. Although Al Thompson recused himself from the 3 August CPA meeting, his Coriander development was granted planning permission by his deputy Bob Watler, according to the minutes of the meeting. The […]

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Senior Irish cop gets top RCIPS job

Senior Irish cop gets top RCIPS job

| 19/08/2016 | 55 Comments

(CNS): Derek Patrick Byrne, the assistant commissioner with An Garda Síochána, Ireland’s National Police Service, has landed the job as Cayman’s new police commissioner. While many were expecting a UK cop to take the helm of the RCIPS, the governor’s office released the information Friday afternoon stating that the 36-year Irish police veteran had been […]

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CIG keeping lid on immigration report

CIG keeping lid on immigration report

| 19/08/2016 | 61 Comments

(CNS): A freedom of information request made by a CNS reader for a copy of the review of government’s immigration policy and the new points system for assessing permanent residency applications has been refused as government is maintaining that the document is covered by legal privilege. Issues surrounding immigration, one of the most controversial areas […]

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CIG’s Honduras day-trip paves way for deals

CIG’s Honduras day-trip paves way for deals

| 19/08/2016

(CNS Business): The government is hoping Honduras could serve as a new source of imports for the Cayman Islands and a new gateway for Cayman Airways. On a day trip to Roatan on Tuesday, the premier led a delegation to discuss future trade deals between the Central American country and Cayman. Alden McLaughlin and Deputy […]

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Liquidators on trail of fugitive for missing $4M

Liquidators on trail of fugitive for missing $4M

| 18/08/2016

(CNS Business): Joint liquidators trying to untangle the affairs of Ryan Bateman and the group of Cayman-registered companies he once owned and managed have filed another winding up petition and are on the fugitive’s trail for some $4 million of investors cash and assets that has gone astray from Bateman & Company. The Canadian national absconded from […]

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90’s governor berates UK bosses in final dispatch

90’s governor berates UK bosses in final dispatch

| 18/08/2016 | 32 Comments

(CNS): A dispatch sent to London 24 years ago from the outgoing governor of the Cayman Islands, which was released by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office this month, berates the colonial rulers for ignoring the overseas territories and not managing them properly. Alan Scott, who served as the governor here from 1987 until 1992, used […]

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Six Cubans sent back while 83 remain

Six Cubans sent back while 83 remain

| 17/08/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Immigration officials confirmed that six Cuban migrants were deported back to Havana on Monday. It is not clear when the three men and three women had arrived in the Cayman Islands, but 2016 has proved to be yet another very busy year for the local authorities dealing with the arrival of migrants from the […]

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