Archive for October 30th, 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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