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Case re-opens in alleged $2M  status scam

Case re-opens in alleged $2M status scam

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): The crown has re-opened its case against a George Town woman who is accused of scamming well over $1.9 million from a US citizen who was seeking permanent residency and Caymanian status. Judith Douglas was on trial earlier this year but the case was derailed over legal issues.

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Summer clean-up offers work for jobless locals

Summer clean-up offers work for jobless locals

| 24/06/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Government is set to begin a two week long island-wide spruce-up project next month offering work to unemployed locals cleaning up parks and cemeteries, beaches and beach access points, garbage collection and clearing roadside verges. This is the government’s second National Community Enhancement (NiCE) Summer Project offering work and an opportunity for people entering […]

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CIG faces busy week hosting JMC and trade show

CIG faces busy week hosting JMC and trade show

| 24/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands will be hosting leaders from across the overseas territories this week for the Heads of Government pre-Joint Ministerial Council meeting, which allows them to set the common talking points for the main even in London with the UK government later this year. This week’s meetings will be chaired by Premier Alden […]

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Second man charged in GT shooting

Second man charged in GT shooting

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): A second man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in South Church Street in the early hours of 26 April, in which a man received two gunshot wounds. Police have revealed few details about the case but the two accused men, both aged 21, have been charged with burglary-related offences. […]

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Argument turns into violent assault

Argument turns into violent assault

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): One man has been treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries and a second man has been charged with a list of offences after an argument turned violent on Thursday afternoon in George Town. Police said they were called to the hospital after a report that a man had been assaulted with a machete during […]

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Vocational school nears opening date

Vocational school nears opening date

| 24/06/2019

(CNS Local Life): A vocational training school, dedicated to offering career paths to young people rather than simply jobs, is now expected to open sometime this summer, starting with courses in automotive maintenance, construction and diving, and eventually including a prison programme. Inspire Cayman Training, the brainchild of Michael Myles, a former government at-risk youth […]

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Merren awaiting release at HMP Northward

Merren awaiting release at HMP Northward

| 22/06/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Local businessman Bryce Merren, who was caught in a US bust five years ago, is back in Cayman. Following his conviction in 2014 for conspiracy to supply around 200kg of cocaine, he was sentenced to nine years in jail but he has returned home to serve what remains of his prison term at HMP […]

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Cuban migrant bill reaches $1.4 million

Cuban migrant bill reaches $1.4 million

| 22/06/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Government has said that in the first five months of this year it had already spent around $1.4 million holding Cuban migrants in and out of the detention centre, almost as much as the entire budget for 2018 of $1.6 million. Government closed the Immigration Detention Centre at Fairbanks six weeks ago as it […]

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US visitor drowns off 7MB

US visitor drowns off 7MB

| 22/06/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED Monday: Police have now confirmed that the 77-year-old man believed to have drowned while swimming off Seven Mile Beach Friday was Gerald Doyle who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Massachusetts in the United States. Police said the emergency services were alerted Friday afternoon to the incident at around 3:30pm. Although medical assistance […]

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Police urge people to stop drunk driving

Police urge people to stop drunk driving

| 21/06/2019 | 42 Comments

(CNS): After around two dozen road smashes between Sunday and Thursday this week, the police are once again urging drivers not to get behind the wheel when they have been drinking alcohol and to pay more attention even when sober. Three people were arrested for driving under the influence this week and the RCIPS raised […]

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Cops round up suspect burglars

Cops round up suspect burglars

| 21/06/2019

(CNS): The police arrested two suspected burglars this week for unrelated crimes. One of them, Daniel Wallace Rankine, was finally arrested on Thursday in relation to two break-ins on 8 and 14 April, after police spent two months tracking him down. And a 32-year-old man from George Town, whom police did not name, was arrested […]

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