Archive for October 29th, 2015

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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Cayman Turtle Farm boosts hatch rate with better diet

Cayman Turtle Farm boosts hatch rate with better diet

| 29/10/2015 | 35 Comments
(CNS): More than 38,200 eggs were laid by the Cayman Turtle Farm’s breeding turtles this season as a result of improvements in the food and hatchling process. In years gone by, the CTF had serious problems with the numbers of eggs being laid and the survival rate but this season, from the first n [...]

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Novice captains to take pleasure boat tests

Novice captains to take pleasure boat tests

| 29/10/2015 | 32 Comments
(CNS): A private member’s motion to introduce a safety test for owners of pleasure boats over 21 feet and with over 150HP engines has been accepted by government. The motion was brought to the Legislative Assembly by Ezzard Miller, who said the law does not currently require owners to have an [...]

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FIFA boss admits backroom World Cup deal

FIFA boss admits backroom World Cup deal

| 29/10/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The beleaguered president of world football’s governing body has admitted that backroom deals had been made among the FIFA executive over the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. In an interview with the Russian news agency TASS, Sepp Blatter revealed that football bosses had agreed before the vote to [...]

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Minister denies family connections behind push for port

Minister denies family connections behind push for port

| 29/10/2015 | 93 Comments
(CNS): Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell has denied that his family connections have anything to do with the decision to press on with the port project, even though there are still many concerns and unanswered questions about the controversial proposal. Answering questions at a press conference abo [...]

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