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RCIPS seek witnesses to cop hit-and-run

RCIPS seek witnesses to cop hit-and-run

| 10/12/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Police are appealing to the community for help in tracking down a driver who remains at large after hitting an on-duty police officer when he drove through a police road block last month. Officers from the West Bay Police Station are conducting the investigation into the incident, which they [...]

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DVDL to text drivers about fees due

DVDL to text drivers about fees due

| 10/12/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): As the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) seeks to widen the use of technology to improve customer services, drivers will soon begin receiving text messages from the department to remind them that their vehicle licences are coming due for renewal. DVDL also has a new wi [...]

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Brothers’ conviction for ‘clinical’ killing sticks

Brothers’ conviction for ‘clinical’ killing sticks

| 10/12/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Brothers Osbourne Douglas (32) and Justin Ramoon (28), who were convicted of killing Jason Powery in a gang-related shooting outside a George Town bar in 2015, have failed in their appeal after the higher court delivered its ruling Friday. The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal found that the cro [...]

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Referendum petition goes on the road

Referendum petition goes on the road

| 07/12/2018 | 63 Comments
(CNS): Volunteers who are organising the petition for a people-initiated referendum to enable local voters to make the decision about the proposed cruise berthing development are going on the road on Saturday to some of the busiest locations around George Town and Seven Mile Beach in a final push to [...]

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Cayman to get $11M Airbus chopper

Cayman to get $11M Airbus chopper

| 07/12/2018 | 43 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands will be getting a new H145 helicopter from Airbus next year after the Foreign Office Overseas Territories Minister, Lord Ahmad, and Premier Alden McLaughlin signed a memorandum of understanding in London on Friday, paving the way for a shared deal to buy the new machine for [...]

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Rescued Shih Tzus won’t be put down, says DoA

Rescued Shih Tzus won’t be put down, says DoA

| 07/12/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Agriculture (DoA) is still looking for homes for some of the 16 Shih Tzu breed dogs that were recently rescued from a home in George Town and has confirmed that none of them will be put down. People have already come forward to adopt most of the young dogs, aged between [&he [...]

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New laws to shake up offshore sector

New laws to shake up offshore sector

| 07/12/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Government has unveiled three new bills that will result in fundamental changes to the way some exempted companies do business in the Cayman Islands. Just weeks before the European Union’s deadline for offshore financial centres to address requirements over what it sees as unfair tax pr [...]

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No trade at Smith Cove, vows MLA

No trade at Smith Cove, vows MLA

| 07/12/2018 | 57 Comments
(CNS): The MLA for George Town South, Barbara Conolly has made a clear public commitment that there will be no commercial activity at Smith Barcadere (a.k.a. Smith Cove). Anchor Tours, a local tour operator who had been selling tours to cruise passengers, in partnership with Carnival ships, has been [...]

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Paint scammers fined after guilty pleas

Paint scammers fined after guilty pleas

| 06/12/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): Patrick Sherdan (21), David Gammell (20) and John Quilligan (22), visitors to Cayman from the UK and Ireland, dodged serious charges this week with the help of a local attorney and have since left the island. The men were accused of conning at least one local store out of cash when they pain [...]

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Cayman to join regional disaster task force

Cayman to join regional disaster task force

| 06/12/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Cayman has agreed to participate in a formal regional British Overseas Territories rapid deployment team that can swiftly provide support for territories impacted by disasters such as hurricanes and tsunamis. The creation of a new task force and crisis hub in the region was revealed at the J [...]

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Conference to ask if property boom can last

Conference to ask if property boom can last

| 06/12/2018 | 45 Comments
(CNS): The question of whether or not the local real estate boom of recent years is sustainable will be one of the main topics of discussion at the Cayman Islands Property and Construction Conference, to be held in March next year, hosted by the Cayman branch of RICS, the professional body of quanti [...]

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