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Woman admits web of lies in gun case

Woman admits web of lies in gun case

| 10/11/2015
(CNS): A local woman who says she found herself in possession of her former lover’s pistol, through no fault of her own, said that she had originally told a web of lies in an effort to avoid getting in trouble and because she was afraid of telling the police the truth. The woman, who is […] [...]

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Visitor dies after East End morning dive

Visitor dies after East End morning dive

| 10/11/2015 | 13 Comments
(CNS): A 54-year-old woman visiting the Cayman Islands on vacation from Canada died Tuesday morning following a dive in East End. Police and paramedics were called to the scene on at around 8:45am. The woman was diving with Tortuga Divers but surfaced soon after the dive began and indicated to the [...]

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Cops to get first pay rise in 15 years

Cops to get first pay rise in 15 years

| 10/11/2015 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Police officers in the Cayman Islands can look forward to receiving their first salary increase for more than fifteen years, the commissioner of police has confirmed after he managed to secure money from the home affairs ministry and keep a lid on recruitment. The last time that RCIPS officer [...]

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Man killed in boating accident

Man killed in boating accident

| 10/11/2015 | 39 Comments
(CNS): A 58-year-old man has died after what appears to be a boating accident in the North Sound on Monday evening. Police said they are still investigating the circumstances of how the man was killed but stated that early indications were that he and a second man had been thrown from a vessel into [...]

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Robber admits part in courier van stick-up three years on

Robber admits part in courier van stick-up three years on

| 10/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A 21-year-old man who was involved in an armed robbery of a courier van in a daylight heist outside BritCay insurance has admitted playing a part in the crime more than three years after the incident after he was finally considered fit to plead to the crimes. Tareek Crawford, who was just 18 [...]

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Prisoner release law due in three months

Prisoner release law due in three months

| 10/11/2015 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Government officials have said that the Conditional Release Bill, which was passed by legislators over a year ago, will come into effect in February. The law paves the way for lifers to receive a minimum term tariff on their sentences and introduces a more formal rehabilitation and release re [...]

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