Archive for March 26th, 2015

Awareness day alerts public to kidney disease

Awareness day alerts public to kidney disease

| 26/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): With more than 5,000 people diagnosed with diabetes in Cayman in 2014, the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) marked World Kidney Day earlier this month with free tests at the hospital to raise awareness and help diagnose possible problems. Cayman remains an island with high levels of kidney disease because of the prevalence […]

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Car-jack suspect denies catalog of crimes

Car-jack suspect denies catalog of crimes

| 26/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 23-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to abduction, robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in connection with a car-jacking last September on Shedden Road, close to Mango Tree in George Town. Kenoi Smith is accused of forcing his victim into his car when armed with a gun in his waistband and making […]

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Woman AWOL at hearing for theft conviction

Woman AWOL at hearing for theft conviction

| 26/03/2015 | 15 Comments

(CNS): A local woman who was convicted of stealing from the National Drugs Council earlier this year failed to appear for her sentencing hearing Thursday. Kimberlee McLean-Bryan (29) had admitted one count of false accounting and two of theft during her time at the government drug agency in January and had been bailed to return […]

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Culture changing claims CIG bean counter

Culture changing claims CIG bean counter

| 26/03/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The acting accountant general has said a cultural switch is going on amongst civil service accountants that is heralding improvements in public finances. Admitting that there were no real consequences for the failure over the last decade to get the government’s books in order, Ronnie Dunn said that things were getting better as “everybody […]

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RCIPS looking for 15 new recruits

RCIPS looking for 15 new recruits

| 26/03/2015 | 18 Comments

(CNS): In a new effort to “Caymanize” the local police service, the RCIPS is launching a month-long campaign to hire fifteen new police officers and they are also hoping to attract more women into the force. At a police press briefing on Wednesday morning Commissioner of Police David Baines said this round of recruitment will […]

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Aviation regulator to investigate ‘go around’

Aviation regulator to investigate ‘go around’

| 26/03/2015 | 24 Comments

(CNS): A departing United Airlines plane, which was still on the tarmac at Owen Roberts International Airport on Sunday, appears to have triggered an incident report and investigation after an incoming Cayman Airways aircraft was forced to go around. Although few details regarding the event have been released, the airport confirm that it had submitted a […]

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Dart boss shares UK platform with premier

Dart boss shares UK platform with premier

| 26/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman’s leader, Premier Alden McLaughlin, was joined by the CEO of Dart Enterprises at the House of Lords this week in promoting Cayman when he delivered a key-note address at the Caribbean Council reception. As McLaughlin sold the crowd on the benefits of investing in Cayman and the future projects government has planned, […]

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Cayman hold Belize to goal-less draw in away leg

Cayman hold Belize to goal-less draw in away leg

| 26/03/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands football team clung onto a goal-less draw in the World Cup qualifying match on Wednesday evening during a relentless game of attack from the Belize squad playing in front of a home crowd in Belmopan. The Cayman national team was in trouble from the first minute, when Belize was awarded a penalty […]

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