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Police nab attempted murder suspect at airport

Police nab attempted murder suspect at airport

| 25/02/2020

(CNS): Police officers arrested a 34-year-old-man from George Town yesterday evening in connection with a shooting on Shedden Road on Friday night. The man was at the Owen Roberts International Airport preparing to leave the island when he was arrested around 5:00pm Monday, according to an RCIPS release.

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Ezzard addresses Mac’s admission of mental health issues

Ezzard addresses Mac’s admission of mental health issues

| 25/02/2020 | 121 Comments

(CNS): Ezzard Miller, the representative for North Side and former opposition leader, is the first, and so far only, member of the Legislative Assembly to publicly comment on the alleged assault on a woman by House Speaker McKeeva Bush last weekend. Calling for his resignation or, if necessary, his enforced removal, Miller expressed serious concern […]

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Boy stabbed in fight at Camana Bay

Boy stabbed in fight at Camana Bay

| 24/02/2020

(CNS): A juvenile male received a stab wound to the leg during a fight with other boys in Camana Bay Saturday night. The RCIPS said that two other juvenile males were arrested in connection to the incident and have since been bailed pending further investigation. Police said that just after 8pm on 22 February, they […]

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Cops still investigating barroom assault

Cops still investigating barroom assault

| 24/02/2020 | 65 Comments

(CNS): While the RCIPS has still not named McKeeva Bush, the speaker of the Legislative Assembly, as the suspect, they confirmed Monday evening that they are still investigating the assault on Friday 21 February at the Coral Beach and are appealing for witnesses. The police said that everyone involved was present between 8:30pm that night […]

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Speaker apologises but rejects culpability

Speaker apologises but rejects culpability

| 24/02/2020 | 238 Comments

(CNS): Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush has issued a full statement regarding Friday’s incident and issued an apology to the victim of the assault as well as the rest of the management team of the bar. Bush has said that he passed out and fell and was disorientated when he came to, and lashed […]

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Public pressure mounts for Bush’s resignation

Public pressure mounts for Bush’s resignation

| 24/02/2020 | 194 Comments

(CNS): Not one member of government or the Legislative Assembly has issued any statement about the very public assault, in which the speaker of the House is accused of striking a bar manager on Friday night, but the community is not remaining silent. Among growing calls for McKeeva Bus’s resignation across social media, a campaign […]

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Dart container ban in works

Dart container ban in works

| 24/02/2020 | 79 Comments

(CNS): A committee set up by government to consider banning single-use plastics is advising that check-out shopping bags, plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs, as well as polystyrene take-out containers should all be banned here at the start of 2021. While a growing number of retailers have already switched to more eco-friendly alternatives, much of […]

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House speaker accused of barroom assault

House speaker accused of barroom assault

| 23/02/2020

(CNS): Speaker of the Legislative Assembly McKeeva Bush (65) has been accused of assaulting the manager of Coral Beach bar in a public display of drunken aggression in the early hours of Saturday morning. Bush was at the bar, which is on Dart land and run by a group of local businessmen, drinking with a […]

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Man critical after George Town shooting

Man critical after George Town shooting

| 22/02/2020 | 34 Comments

(CNS): An unidentified man is currently in a critical but stable condition at the Cayman Islands Hospital after he was shot last night sometime around 8:30pm. Police said they and other emergency services were called to Shedden Road after a report that gunshots had been fired and a man was hurt. The man was take […]

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Man injured trying to escape police

Man injured trying to escape police

| 21/02/2020

(CNS): Police were involved in a pursuit through central George Town on Thursday morning after the driver of a blue Honda Civic refused to pull over. Cops pursued the car at around 8:30am, using emergency lights and sirens, during the morning congestion from Eastern Avenue to the Washington Blvd area, where the man stopped the […]

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Driver badly hurt in Bodden Town crash

Driver badly hurt in Bodden Town crash

| 21/02/2020 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The police have now revised their report about the health of a driver involved in a serious smash in Bodden Town earlier this week. Officers have now confirmed that the victim was a woman, and not a man as first implied, and that she was not discharged from George Town Hospital but was transferred […]

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