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Archive for October, 2015

Missing suspect drug smugglers arrested

Missing suspect drug smugglers arrested

| 30/10/2015
(CNS) UPDATED Sunday 11:00am: The RCIPS Drugs and Serious Crimes Task Force has now formally charged three men with with illegal landing and importation of ganja in connection with a suspected drug smuggling operation that officers interrupted last Sunday. The men, aged 32, 42 and 43, were arres [...]

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Police want to question missing woman

Police want to question missing woman

| 30/10/2015 | 36 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police say they remain concerned about a 21-year-old woman who has been missing for more than one week even though her mother has reported receiving a text message from her daughter. The RCIPS also revealed that officers would like to talk to Jaesha Hendrix regarding a non-specified [...]

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Police round up West Bay burglars

Police round up West Bay burglars

| 30/10/2015 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Two men were rounded up by the RCIPS Thursday following a prompt response to a report of a burglary-in-progress in West Bay. Police said a woman came home and disturbed two burglars who were in her house in the vicinity of  Up the Hill Road. Uniformed officers on patrol in the area and  [...]

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Woman robbed in machete mugging

Woman robbed in machete mugging

| 30/10/2015 | 16 Comments
(CNS): A woman was robbed of her handbag by a machete-wielding masked man Thursday night in downtown George Town. At around 9:50pm the woman was walking along Mary Street when she was approached from behind by the mugger. The man tapped the woman on the back, then threatened her with the machete as [...]

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East End dive shop plans coral nursery

East End dive shop plans coral nursery

| 30/10/2015
(CNS): The co-owner of East End dive operation, Ocean Frontiers, has revealed plans to create a coral nursery in the area to repair and replenish threatened reef systems in the waters around Cayman. As the tourism minister proceeds with cruise berthing plans that may destroy more than 35 acres in t [...]

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CIG ignoring serious liabilities

CIG ignoring serious liabilities

| 30/10/2015 | 47 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government has failed to include some $1.3 billion of liabilities for post-retirement healthcare benefits and pension liabilities for civil servants in its recently completed consolidated accounts. Among the many problems identified the auditor general in the first ever Ent [...]

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Woman denies being part of PR con

Woman denies being part of PR con

| 30/10/2015
(CNS): A George Town woman accused of being part of a permanent residency scam has denied knowing that the scheme was a con. Marcia Hamilton, along with two other women, allegedly defrauded people out thousands of dollars by telling them that the UDP administration was selling the right to live in C [...]

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Premier admits hurdles to port progress

Premier admits hurdles to port progress

| 30/10/2015 | 63 Comments
(CNS): The government still faces two significant hurdles before it can move its plans for a cruise berthing facility in George Town on to a request for proposals. The premier has admitted that the financing for the project and then persuading the FCO to give the project the greenlight based on that [...]

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Suspect smuggler’s ID found in abandoned canoe

Suspect smuggler’s ID found in abandoned canoe

| 29/10/2015 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The police have found identification records in a canoe abandoned by drug smuggling suspects at the weekend in North Side. As detectives from the RCIPS Drugs and Serious Crime Task Force (DSCTF) continuing the search for four men they believe were aboard a drug canoe intercepted of the north [...]

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Time for a new tune

Time for a new tune

| 29/10/2015 | 31 Comments
‘Ignorance is NOT bliss’ writes: Giving us someone or something to blame. That’s what our politicians do. And we are so frustrated with everything, ranging from unemployment to the price of milk, that we can’t help but love it. [...]

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More cocaine washes up on local shores

More cocaine washes up on local shores

| 29/10/2015 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Another 25 packages of cocaine, weighing a total of 25 kilos, has washed up on to the shoreline of Grand Cayman, which has seen a significant number of drug smuggling attempts in recent months. Police have confirmed that a member of the public spotted this latest drug haul on the shore at Pro [...]

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