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No repeal on newspaper ad boycott, says Alden

No repeal on newspaper ad boycott, says Alden

| 19/06/2015 | 272 Comments
(CNS): The premier has said that until the editor of Cayman’s only daily newspaper apologizes, not just for his editorial insulting the whole country but for his histrionics after the fact and his international media rounds in which he implied his life was in danger at the hands of the Caymanian p [...]

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Cops recover stolen loot from suspect burglars

Cops recover stolen loot from suspect burglars

| 19/06/2015 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Two men from the Dominican Republic who were apprehended by uniformed patrol officers in South Sound Monday, ahead of what appeared to be a burglary plot, have been charged with a number of offences after over 40 items of stolen loot were recovered from their home. Police are now trying to ma [...]

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FOI law ‘critical’, says premier

FOI law ‘critical’, says premier

| 19/06/2015 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Despite his recent criticisms of what he termed “Mickey Mouse” requests under the freedom of information legislation, the premier has confirmed his support of the law, which he described as “critical”. But Alden McLaughlin said he still had concerns that the system was being abuse [...]

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$730M budget set for final vote

$730M budget set for final vote

| 19/06/2015 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Members of the Legislative Assembly are expected to take the final vote Friday, after completing the scrutiny of government’s spending plan for the 2015/16 financial year. Core government spending, together with the costs of running the statutory authorities and government companies and fin [...]

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Cops’ community clinics open in capital and Countryside

Cops’ community clinics open in capital and Countryside

| 19/06/2015 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS will begin a series of walk-in community clinics on Monday as part of a new approach to its public outreach and local communications. Acting Superintendent Angelique Howell, OIC District Operations, explained that the low turnout at most public meetings has led the RCIPS to take a [...]

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Marine Unit ship-shape after navy training

Marine Unit ship-shape after navy training

| 19/06/2015 | 22 Comments
(CNS Video): Taxpayers can expect even more from the RCIPS Marine Unit in the coming months after ten local officers spent this month honing their skills with experts from the Royal Navy’s International Maritime Training Team. CNS intern Jaida Alexander finds out what the training will mean for lo [...]

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