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Bush dodges same-sex marriage issue at UK committee

Bush dodges same-sex marriage issue at UK committee

| 16/10/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Eric Bush, the Cayman Islands representative in London, told the Foreign Affairs Select Committee in the British House of Commons on Tuesday that he could not answer questions about the territory’s position on same-sex marriage because of a case currently going through the local courts. [...]

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Machete wielding robbers steal jewellery

Machete wielding robbers steal jewellery

| 16/10/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Two men armed with machetes and dressed all in black struck a victim on the head in West Bay yesterday night before making off with his chain necklace, police have said. Shortly after 10pm officers responded to the robbery report at an address on West Church Street. The injured man said he ha [...]

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Indecent exposure caught on camera

Indecent exposure caught on camera

| 16/10/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): A 28-year-old man who reportedly exposed himself yesterday, 15 October, was caught on camera and the video shared on social media, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The suspect was arrested last night on suspicion of indecent exposure and indecent assault on a female in co [...]

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Caribbean league dream wrecked by Webb corruption

Caribbean league dream wrecked by Webb corruption

| 16/10/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Shaka Hislop, the former FA Premier League goalkeeper, told attendees at a fraud prevention conference in the Cayman Islands last week that a Caribbean Premier League, attracting major international stars, could have been formed in the region if its reputation hadn’t been so badly damage [...]

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DoE rescues hawksbill turtle from fishing line

DoE rescues hawksbill turtle from fishing line

| 15/10/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Conservation officers on Grand Cayman came to the rescue of a juvenile hawksbill turtle at the weekend that was entangled in discarded fishing line. The Department of Environment officers were called to help on Saturday in the North Sound after a member of the public spotted the endangered s [...]

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Six people arrested over illegal numbers

Six people arrested over illegal numbers

| 15/10/2018
(CNS): Police seized a large quantity of cash, several receipt books and other gambling paraphernalia and arrested six suspects during an operation at the weekend targeting the local illegal numbers racket. A 54-year-old man from Bodden Town, a 35-year-old woman from George Town and four men from [...]

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Repeat teen runaway missing since Sunday

Repeat teen runaway missing since Sunday

| 15/10/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Police are once again appealing to the public to help them track down Roseanna Redden (16), who has run away from the Frances Bodden Children’s Home in Bodden Town. The teenager was said to have absconded on Sunday, 14 October, some time in the afternoon. She was last seen yesterday after [...]

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Man faces serious charges over barroom brawl

Man faces serious charges over barroom brawl

| 15/10/2018
(CNS): Gregorio Camacho Hernandez (49) is facing serious charges following a fight outside a George Town bar last month. In court on Friday, Hernandez, who is a resident of Bodden Town, pleaded not guilty to wounding with intent in connection with a violent encounter outside a bar on Shedden Road, [...]

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MLA  prepared to ‘eat own vomit’ for coalition

MLA prepared to ‘eat own vomit’ for coalition

| 15/10/2018 | 86 Comments
(CNS): The PPM’s backbench member for George Town West, David Wight, said that he was prepared to “eat his own vomit for his country” as he addressed the issue of being in a coalition with his former arch political enemy, McKeeva Bush. Before the PPM joined forces with now Speaker [...]

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Suspect walks free as witnesses refuse to give evidence

Suspect walks free as witnesses refuse to give evidence

| 15/10/2018
(CNS): A local man walked free from court Friday after a catalog of charges against him were dropped when the crown revealed that the witnesses in the case had refused to testify. Kurt Stevenson Carter (28) was charged a few months ago with assault ABH, damage to property and aggravated burglary, a [...]

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George Town car fire suspected arson

George Town car fire suspected arson

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police have opened an investigation into a car fire on Watler’s Road in George Town early Saturday morning as it seems the blaze was started deliberately. The Cayman Islands Fire Service and police were called to the fire at around 6am 13 October, following the report to 911. Fire fighters [...]

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