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In search of a pickleball game in Cayman

In search of a pickleball game in Cayman

| 20/06/2018
Is there a place we could play pickleball on the island? We are on a cruise ship and thought it would be fun if we could play pickleball instead of going on an excursion. [...]

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Chopper and JMU rescue kite-surfer

Chopper and JMU rescue kite-surfer

| 19/06/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The police helicopter and the Joint Marine Unit were deployed Saturday afternoon to rescue a kite-surfer who found himself in trouble out at sea off the coast of Barkers. The police received a report from the surfer’s friends, who had lost sight of him when they were all out on the wate [...]

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Rogue driver triggers police chase

Rogue driver triggers police chase

| 19/06/2018
(CNS): The police helicopter, the K9 Unit and police officers on patrol were all involved in a car chase in the early hours of Saturday morning, pursuing what they believed to be a drunk driver but who turned out to be in car he had “borrowed” without permission. At around 12:20am office [...]

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Finance expert moves to community affairs

Finance expert moves to community affairs

| 19/06/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): André Ebanks has been appointed as the deputy chief officer for the Ministry of Community Affairs, in a change of direction for his government career. Ebanks was previously the senior legislative policy adviser in the financial services ministry, where he helped draft legislation such as the [...]

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Firetruck swipes SUV at major GT junction

Firetruck swipes SUV at major GT junction

| 19/06/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Police were on the scene of yet another alarming collision in George Town on Tuesday, after a firetruck reportedly collided with an SUV, flipping the vehicle into the air. The crash happened just after 2pm at the junction of Shedden Road and North Sound Road in central George Town, close to J [...]

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Businesses promised smoother path to opening day

Businesses promised smoother path to opening day

| 19/06/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Government is promising the business community a smoother path to opening up a business with the implementation of amendments to the Trade and Business Licensing Law that have now come into effect. Largely related to the application process for a T&B licence, officials are claiming that w [...]

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ACC arrests two public officers in new probe

ACC arrests two public officers in new probe

| 19/06/2018
(CNS): Two public officials were arrested by police and anti-corruption investigators Tuesday, in what appears to be a new inquiry by the Anti-Corruption Commission, which is tasked with tackling graft and fraud within government and public authorities. There is no indication yet from the ACC as to [...]

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Disease strikes rare coral at 7MB dive site

Disease strikes rare coral at 7MB dive site

| 19/06/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environment has begun investigating a case of disease which is infecting a rare type of coral that is recognised as a threatened species. What is believed to be an outbreak of black band disease, possibly white plague and even red plague, though the exact cause has not yet b [...]

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Cayman has just 20 asylum seekers ahead of Refugee Day

Cayman has just 20 asylum seekers ahead of Refugee Day

| 18/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): As many developing countries around the world are dealing with unimaginable numbers of refugees and asylum seekers landing on their shores on a daily basis, Cayman has just 20 people waiting for a decision on their asylum application. But as the US government faces intense criticism for separ [...]

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Customs ditches red tape for passengers under limits

Customs ditches red tape for passengers under limits

| 18/06/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Customs Department has announced that it is ditching the requirement for all passengers to fill in customs forms if they have not exceeded their duty free allowances when flying into Cayman. The department is trusting passengers to be honest and air travellers who are withi [...]

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Witnesses wanted to East End bar fight

Witnesses wanted to East End bar fight

| 18/06/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Police are looking for witnesses to a fight involving at least two men, one of whom was injured, on Friday night at around 10pm outside the Pirates Cove Bar in East End. Police said that one man had already been transported to Health City Cayman Islands by private car before they arrived at t [...]

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