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Teacher suspended over alleged child assault

Teacher suspended over alleged child assault

| 18/01/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The police and education ministry have confirmed that an investigation is now underway into allegations that a teacher physically assaulted a student at the West Bay government school. Ministry officials said that in December the actions of a teacher caused a child at Sir John A Cumber Primar [...]

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Premier: It’s great to be back

Premier: It’s great to be back

| 19/01/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin expressed his thanks and appreciation to doctors, medical staff and well-wishers and his delight at being back on the job after he returned to his desk at the Government Administration Building Wednesday. The country’s leader was admitted to hospital on 9 January wi [...]

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Judge deliberates over first ‘lifer’ tariff

Judge deliberates over first ‘lifer’ tariff

| 19/01/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): A local man serving a full life term following a conviction for murder in a case motivated by jealousy became the first serving ‘lifer’ to appear in Grand Court for a tariff hearing this week. Acting Justice Alex Henderson heard arguments regarding the case of Tareek Ricketts (25), who wa [...]

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When will the airport runway project take off?

When will the airport runway project take off?

| 19/01/2017
A year or so ago our tourism minister revealed plans to begin extending the runway at Owen Roberts International Airport. I have not heard a peep since. Is this initiative alive or dead? [...]

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Beautician arrested over cosmetic procedures

Beautician arrested over cosmetic procedures

| 18/01/2017
(CNS): A woman who has allegedly been performing cosmetic procedures without a licence to practice has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in a reckless and negligent act. Police said the 50-year-old woman from West Bay was arrested after a customer complained that facial injections she received [...]

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Speeding lawyer lied to court again

Speeding lawyer lied to court again

| 18/01/2017 | 62 Comments
(CNS): Simon Courtney, a corporate lawyer jailed last year for mowing down two tourists walking along the West Bay Road while he was driving a souped-up sports car after a champagne brunch, was accused of lying to the court again in another case of dangerous driving. Magistrate Valdis Foldats descri [...]

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Cubans land on Brac as US ends migrant policy

Cubans land on Brac as US ends migrant policy

| 17/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Immigration officials are in the process of transferring another group of Cubans from Cayman Brac to the Immigration Detention Centre and other facilities on Grand Cayman after a makeshift boat carrying 28 migrants ran aground over the weekend. Possibly unaware of the announcement by the US a [...]

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Over 21,000 registered to vote

Over 21,000 registered to vote

| 17/01/2017 | 47 Comments
(CNS): After a surge in registration over the last few days of the Election Office drive, more than 21,000 people are expected to be eligible to vote in the historic general election on 24 May. Supervisor of Elections Wesley Howell said that over 300 new voter registration applications were received [...]

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Police appeal for help finding stolen car plates

Police appeal for help finding stolen car plates

| 17/01/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Thieves have made off with a set of licence plates from a car parked in the Windsor Park area of George Town, police said Tuesday. The yellow private licence plates #150 873 were stolen from a Hyundai parked in the neighbourhood off Walkers Road on 12 January, according to the police, who are [...]

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Consultants to cost new Sunrise Centre

Consultants to cost new Sunrise Centre

| 17/01/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The education ministry has awarded a contract to Rider Levett Bucknall to come up with an outline business case (OBC) for the new Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SRC). Officials said the consultants will review the cost of possible options to develop a new and expanded facility in a more centr [...]

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Ex security finance boss jailed for theft

Ex security finance boss jailed for theft

| 17/01/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The former financial controller at the Security Centre Ltd has been remanded in custody ahead of her sentencing hearing, which has been postponed until later next month. It’s almost three years since investigations at the security company turned up what was originally believed to be the th [...]

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