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Two local men admit gun-related charges

Two local men admit gun-related charges

| 04/10/2022 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The prevalence of illegal guns was illustrated Friday when two men appeared in court in relation to gun charges. Charles Walton III admitted robbing a man on the street while armed with a gun and Eddie Marlon Ebanks admitted having a pistol in his home. Walton was remanded in custody until 25 November, when […]

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Driver critical following light-pole smash

Driver critical following light-pole smash

| 04/10/2022 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A woman is in hospital in critical condition after she was extracted from a red Honda Integra by the Cayman Islands Fire Service early Tuesday morning, 4 October. The woman, who was alone in the car, crashed into a utility pole on Shamrock Road near Impulse Close and Northward Road at around 2:00am.

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Two boats with ten Cubans arrive in Cayman Brac

Two boats with ten Cubans arrive in Cayman Brac

| 04/10/2022 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Ten more migrants have arrived in the Cayman Islands, Customs and Border Control has confirmed. Two boats carrying the Cuban men arrived in Cayman Brac around 9:10 on Tuesday morning. All ten have disembarked both vessels and are being processed in accordance with CBC’s established protocols. Once that is completed, they will be transported to […]

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Blood bank makes appeal for O-negative type

Blood bank makes appeal for O-negative type

| 04/10/2022 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Blood Bank is making a critical appeal for Type O-negative blood. All eligible individuals are being asked to donate blood immediately. Supply chain delays from the US due to Hurricane Ian has slowed the receipt of blood, so health officials here said they need to increase local blood donations to meet […]

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Pageant queen becomes CAL’s fourth female flyer

Pageant queen becomes CAL’s fourth female flyer

| 04/10/2022 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Miss World Cayman Islands Leanni Tibbetts has become the fourth woman to become a pilot with Cayman Airways, having successfully completed the local airline’s recruitment and training programme. She and Nathan Myers, who both joined Cayman Airways in May and passed their flight training last month, are the newest first officers on the Twin […]

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Bryan on the road, will be back for confidence votes

Bryan on the road, will be back for confidence votes

| 03/10/2022 | 89 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan will be travelling for much of October promoting this jurisdiction “in a bid to “enhance destination awareness and deliver wide-ranging media coverage for the Cayman Islands”. But the MP for George Town Central will be back on-island for Friday’s parliamentary meeting when the government is expected to deal with two no-confidence […]

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Two men arrested for attempted murder

Two men arrested for attempted murder

| 03/10/2022

(CNS): A 31-year-old man from George Town and a 28-year-old man from Bodden Town have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and the possession of an unlicensed firearm following a shooting that happened in West Bay early Thursday morning in which a man was shot in the leg and a dog was shot and […]

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Hint of slowdown in runaway property market

Hint of slowdown in runaway property market

| 03/10/2022 | 108 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands real estate market is finally beginning to slow down after several years of a runaway sector where high demand and a shortage of homes to buy led to very high prices. According to a local real estate agent, both the value and number of sales fell during the third quarter of […]

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Pension payments due in November as holiday ends

Pension payments due in November as holiday ends

| 03/10/2022 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The national pensions holiday came to an end on Friday after two and a half years. Private sector employers and employees as well as the self-employed must resume the 10% mandatory contributions to funds as required by the National Pension Act. The first payments are due by 15 November for wages paid in October, […]

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Suspect charged over power tools burglary

Suspect charged over power tools burglary

| 03/10/2022

(CNS): A 41-year-old man from Bodden town was tracked down by police only hours after they suspected he broke into a Bodden Town home last week and made off with a number of power tools. The man was arrested on 28 September and was later charged. He appeared in court Friday charged with Burglary.

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Three men charged 6 months after armed robbery

Three men charged 6 months after armed robbery

| 03/10/2022

(CNS): Three men were charged last week in connection with an armed robbery at a George Town gas station on 29 March. It was reported at the time that around 10pm, an armed man burst into the Esso station store on Dorcy Drive, fired a shot into the air and demanded cash. The robber then […]

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