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Archive for June 5th, 2015

Severe weather onslaught continues

Severe weather onslaught continues

| 05/06/2015 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Following earlier warnings of flooding on Cayman Brac, government officials said the Red Cross Shelter in George Town had opened Friday night as torrential rain pounded down on Grand Cayman as well. Residents in the capital and across the island were knee-deep in flood waters when officials b [...]

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Wet weather continues, Brac roads flooded

| 05/06/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): As the National Weather Service forecasts more heavy rains across the Cayman area over the weekend and into next week, police issued a warning to drivers on Cayman Brac Friday afternoon as roads on the Sister Island were becoming waterlogged. An RCIPS spokesperson said as heavy rains and ligh [...]

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Only three locals make grade for prison jobs

Only three locals make grade for prison jobs

| 05/06/2015 | 75 Comments
(CNS): In the most recent recruitment drive for the prison service, although there were more than 80 local applicants, the director said he was only able to employ three of them. With a significant number of local applicants failing to turn up for the interview process, more falling at the first hur [...]

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Newspaper accused of ‘treason’

Newspaper accused of ‘treason’

| 05/06/2015 | 268 Comments
(CNS): An editorial which appeared on Wednesday in the only daily newspaper in Cayman was described as “treasonous” by the premier in the Legislative Assembly on Friday. But the allegations in the opinion piece by the editor and his board about local corruption that upset all legislators as well [...]

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CIMA boss isolated from FIFA-related probe

CIMA boss isolated from FIFA-related probe

| 05/06/2015 | 68 Comments
(CNS): Updated: Government officials have clarified that the local regulator has set up an internal unit that will report to the non-executive board, and not the CIMA managing director, to investigate the allegations made about a local bank and other offshore entities registered here in the ongoing [...]

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Cops arrest fire chief for hit and run

Cops arrest fire chief for hit and run

| 05/06/2015
(CNS) Update Friday: Police have arrested Acting Chief Fire Officer John Bodden (47) in connection with a hit and run in January outside Savannah Primary School, when two brothers were hit by a car, which left the scene. Bodden was arrested by traffic investigators for dangerous driving and leavin [...]

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How ATM scammers steal customer information

How ATM scammers steal customer information

| 05/06/2015
(CNS Business): Devices that capture your debit card information at ATMs are becoming more popular with crooks. On a global scale, data reports show “ATM skimming” is on the rise, and its also plaguing local ATMs in the Cayman Islands. The fraud technique has already succeeded in stealing around [...]

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