Archive for September 7th, 2015

CIG donates $500k to Dominica for storm damage

CIG donates $500k to Dominica for storm damage

| 07/09/2015 | 102 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government has donated half a million dollars from the public purse to the government of Dominica, which sustained catastrophic damage during Tropical Storm Erica last month. The premier said that the caucus and Cabinet had made a decision to help the eastern Caribbean is [...]

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BT driver in fatal crash bailed by police

BT driver in fatal crash bailed by police

| 07/09/2015
(CNS): A 35-year-old Bodden Town man arrested on suspicion of drunk driving early Saturday morning following a fatal accident on the Linford Pierson Highway was released from the hospital on Sunday and bailed to appear at the police station Tuesday, an RCIPS spokesperson said Monday. The motorbike [...]

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Teen dirt-bike rider arrested after cop chase

Teen dirt-bike rider arrested after cop chase

| 07/09/2015 | 50 Comments
(CNS): A 19-year-old boy from Bodden Town who police say was riding an unlicensed dirt-bike on the roads Friday was arrested and bailed after he was chased by police. The teenage rider was netted with the help of the RCIPS helicopter after police officers on the ground lost sight of him. The you [...]

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Police find another stolen Honda CVR

Police find another stolen Honda CVR

| 07/09/2015 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The police have found another one of the four Honda CVRs which were stolen over the last few weeks from around the George Town area, leaving just one car still missing. A spokesperson for the RCIPS said the silver 2000 model car was found by police on patrol at about 6pm on Saturday evening [ [...]

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Small Business Association ready to lobby government

Small Business Association ready to lobby government

| 07/09/2015
(CNS Business): Having finally, after seven years, obtained ‘non-profit organisation’ status, the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) is now ready to re-energise its membership and to lobby government on behalf of small and micro businesses and the 17,000 or so people they [...]

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Men deny having illegal loaded gun

Men deny having illegal loaded gun

| 07/09/2015
(CNS): Two Jamaican men who are resident in the Cayman Islands are expected to face trial shortly after denying having a loaded 9mm browning semi-automatic pistol in their possession following their arrest in Bodden Town in June. Marlon Miller (35) and Otis Brown (24) both pleaded not guilty to pos [...]

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Probe continues into school food poisoning

Probe continues into school food poisoning

| 07/09/2015 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Most of the people taken ill after lunch last Thursday at Red Bay Primary School have recovered but the enquiry into what caused more than 100 children and teachers to get sick continues. Officials said Friday that cleaning was carried out at the school and in the canteen areas and parents we [...]

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Woman admits $23k immigration scam

Woman admits $23k immigration scam

| 07/09/2015
(CNS): A local woman admitted stealing around $23,000 in an immigration con when she pleaded guilty Friday to nine counts of obtaining property by deception around five years ago. Judith Douglas admitted taking sums of $2,500 to $3,000 from nine different victims in connection with permanent residen [...]

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Gas prices trigger public action

Gas prices trigger public action

| 07/09/2015 | 35 Comments
(CNS): With Cayman drivers still paying close to CI$5 per gallon for fuel, despite the massive fall in oil prices on the world market, a group of local people have come together to organize a public show of support to government and its plans to regulate the importers and do something about the “ [...]

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Police nab suspect in restaurant break-in

Police nab suspect in restaurant break-in

| 07/09/2015
(CNS): A local man was arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning after police responded to a call regarding a burglary at one of the restaurants in Breakers. Police did not say which of the two restaurants in the area was broken into but when they arrived at the scene at around 4am, the [&hell [...]

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Tropical Storm Grace rolls across Atlantic

Tropical Storm Grace rolls across Atlantic

| 07/09/2015 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The latest storm to form this hurricane season is currently heading west across the Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center reported Monday. Tropical Storm Grace was about 685 miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands, according to the early morning advisory, and was travelling towards t [...]

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