Archive for September 18th, 2015

Local man blows freedom over break-in

Local man blows freedom over break-in

| 18/09/2015 | 40 Comments
(CNS): A local man with a chequered history with the criminal justice system has blown his unexpected chance at freedom and landed back in jail after he pleaded guilty Friday to burglary and attempted burglary in connection with an incident in George Town. Shane Connor (38) had been released from ja [...]

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Cops keep up pressure on rogue drivers

Cops keep up pressure on rogue drivers

| 18/09/2015 | 17 Comments
CNS): Recent weekend police patrols throughout the district of North Side have seen well over 100 traffic tickets issued for numerous infractions and drivers arrested for being drunk behind the wheel. Between 31 August and 15 September, officers from Bodden Town Police Station wrote 69 tickets for s [...]

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Youth Act urges community to help make difference

Youth Act urges community to help make difference

| 18/09/2015 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The organisers and volunteers at Youth Act are beginning what they hope will be the first step towards addressing the socio-economic deprivation impacting many Caymanians with the launch of a community project in Rockhole this weekend. Bonnie Anglin, who has been lobbying government to invest [...]

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Turtle hatchlings burned in abandoned bonfire

Turtle hatchlings burned in abandoned bonfire

| 18/09/2015 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Around two dozen turtles that hatched on a South Sound beach were killed in a bonfire Wednesday night. Researchers believe the green turtle hatchlings were attracted to the embers of the unauthorized beach bonfire after emerging from their nest nearby. “When they emerge from their [...]

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Clock ticks on future of GT harbour

Clock ticks on future of GT harbour

| 18/09/2015 | 120 Comments
(CNS): Cabinet will be making a decision on the development of the controversial cruise berthing facilities in George Town harbour in a matter of weeks, the tourism minister has said. A separate seabed survey commissioned by the tourism ministry has been completed and once consultants, Pricewaterhou [...]

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Crash victim airlifted to Jamaican burns unit

Crash victim airlifted to Jamaican burns unit

| 18/09/2015 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Jessie Perry, the 21-year-old woman who was very badly burned in a car crash early Monday morning, has been transported to a specialist burns unit in Jamaica. The young woman does not have medical insurance but needs costly and specialist treatment to save her life. As a result the family has [...]

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