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One teen found, second still missing

One teen found, second still missing

| 02/06/2015 | 2 Comments
(CNS): One of two girls reported missing from different parts of Grand Cayman Monday has turned up safe and well. Fifteen year-old Jadee Eccleston from the Esterly Tibbetts Highway area of George Town was with another family member, police said. But 16-year-old Meggan Rankine (left) from the Franc [...]

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Bank reviews transaction, Blake takes over at CIFA

Bank reviews transaction, Blake takes over at CIFA

| 02/06/2015 | 63 Comments
(CNS): The vice president of CIFA and local attorney, Bruce Blake, has been appointed as acting president of the local football body after an emergency executive meeting last night just short of a week after the arrest of Jeffrey Webb in the FIFA corruption probe. Meanwhile, Fidelity Bank has said i [...]

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Cops Taser violent mental health patient

Cops Taser violent mental health patient

| 02/06/2015 | 4 Comments
(CNS): A West Bay man was Tasered by police from the Uniform Support Group on Sunday night after he came at the armed cops with a machete. The 25-year-old man was shot, the police said, when he refused to put down his weapon and continued advancing on the officers at around 11:00pm (31 May) at [&hel [...]

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Getting past denial, dealing with CIFA

Getting past denial, dealing with CIFA

| 02/06/2015 | 85 Comments
101 writes: From a global perspective, Jeff Webb is easily the most famous Caymanian in this country’s modern history. He rose to the pinnacle of one of the world’s most influential bodies. His position and global reach was to serve as a catalyst for further enhancement of Cayman’s football, [...]

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Weather impossible to predict, warns premier

Weather impossible to predict, warns premier

| 02/06/2015 | 9 Comments
(CNS): As the skies opened on Tuesday morning, dumping a deluge of rain on Grand Cayman and with more to come, the premier urged the public not to be too relaxed about the predictions of a very quiet hurricane season. Alden McLaughlin said he did not care for “hurricane predictions, especially whe [...]

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Boards to blame over advert infractions

Boards to blame over advert infractions

| 02/06/2015 | 45 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has pointed the finger at the immigration boards as the ones who should be asking the questions of employers who run recruitment advertisements that disenfranchise locals as they aim to recruit or retain specific work-permit holders. When George Town MLA and backbench [...]

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Blatter to quit as FIFA president

Blatter to quit as FIFA president

| 02/06/2015 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Sepp Blatter, the president of the world football governing body, has announced that he will resign, just days after he was re-elected by football executives from around the world. Amid the bribery and corruption scandal that has sucked in dozens of football bosses, including CONCACAF preside [...]

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FOI deputy confirmed as top job remains in limbo

FOI deputy confirmed as top job remains in limbo

| 02/06/2015 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Jan Liebaers, who is currently acting as the information commissioner, has had his government contract renewed for another two years in his substantive post as deputy in the office that oversees the compliance of the open records law. But the recruitment of a new commissioner seems to have st [...]

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