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Police begin Christmas crime and traffic crackdown

Police begin Christmas crime and traffic crackdown

| 10/12/2023 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS began its annual holiday crime and traffic crackdown Friday morning, just as CID began a new murder inquiry in East End. The operation will see an increase in police visibility on the roads and throughout the community in order to keep people safe over the festive season. Even before the launch of […]

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More gunshots reported in George Town

More gunshots reported in George Town

| 10/12/2023 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have recovered shell casings in George Town following reports of shots being fired early Friday morning at an address off Anthony Drive. The RCIPS report indicates that the report was not made until Friday afternoon, after which the Armed Response Unit searched the area and found several spent shell casings. The scene was […]

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East End man gunned down inside his home

East End man gunned down inside his home

| 08/12/2023 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has opened a murder inquiry after a local man was shot several times at his East End home off Sea View Road on Thursday night. Police have not yet confirmed the identity of the dead man, but CNS has learned from unconfirmed sources that the man is Sven Connor (43), who was […]

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Panton injured in an undisclosed accident

Panton injured in an undisclosed accident

| 08/12/2023 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Former premier Wayne Panton has been involved in an accident, according to a message delivered by Speaker Sir Alden McLaughlin this morning ahead of the Throne Speech and Budget Address in parliament. McLaughlin told members of the House at the very beginning of proceedings that he had received a message indicating that Panton had […]

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CCTV shows K9 dog left all day in sun with no water

CCTV shows K9 dog left all day in sun with no water

| 08/12/2023

(CNS): In Summary Court on Wednesday, CCTV footage was shown of how on 9 July 2022, RCIPS canine Baron died after being left out all day in the hot summer sun without access to shade, water or food after the young officer looking after him forgot to open his kennel gate. Timothy Alexander Munroe has […]

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Scammers use CNS logo to target candw.ky users

Scammers use CNS logo to target candw.ky users

| 07/12/2023 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Scammers who have got their hands on a list of Cable and Wireless candw.ky emails used a CNS logo on Wednesday to try to con people who still use those accounts. The fake email had nothing to do with this media house or the daily emails we send to our signed-up readers with the […]

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Cabinet rubber-stamps OBC for Brac school

Cabinet rubber-stamps OBC for Brac school

| 07/12/2023 | 72 Comments

(CNS): Cabinet has approved the education ministry’s outline business case proposing a new high school on Cayman Brac, according to the most recent release of Cabinet meeting notes. The government’s inner circle apparently rubber-stamped the proposal at the 23 November meeting, the first since former premier Wayne Panton was kicked out of the job. The […]

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East End man killed after being crushed under vehicle

East End man killed after being crushed under vehicle

| 07/12/2023 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has confirmed that a 30-year-old man from East End was killed yesterday afternoon after he was trapped under a vehicle he was working on. Police and emergency services were called to the location at about 4:30pm and he was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced dead. No […]

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Pregnant woman among 12 migrants to reach the Brac

Pregnant woman among 12 migrants to reach the Brac

| 07/12/2023 | 5 Comments

(CNS): A group of twelve Cuban migrants landed at Watering Place, Cayman Brac, shortly after midnight on Wednesday, 6 December. One of the three women who arrived is pregnant, according to a release from Customs and Border Control. She was taken to Faith Hospital, where she was examined by medical staff, and has since been […]

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Mac’s back in official role as PS to two ministers

Mac’s back in official role as PS to two ministers

| 07/12/2023 | 146 Comments

(CNS): Just days before McKeeva Bush MP (WBW) was supposed to face trial, accused of indecently assaulting two female civil servants, he was given an official role in the new UPM Government. According to a press release from the CIG communications department, Premier Juliana O’Connor-Connolly has appointed Bush as parliamentary secretary to Border Control and […]

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NRA’s hydro reports hold up EIA for EWA highway

NRA’s hydro reports hold up EIA for EWA highway

| 07/12/2023 | 24 Comments

(CNS): A critical report that will inform the design of the controversial East-West Arterial extension is the only thing holding up the environmental impact assessment for the road. Despite accusations from Cabinet members, including the minister responsible for roads, that the Department of Environment and the need for a full EIA were delaying the start […]

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