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Cubans rescued from sinking boat

Cubans rescued from sinking boat

| 02/02/2016 | 7 Comments
(CNS): A call to the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands from a sailing vessel heading to Panama helped the local marine police save the lives of fifteen Cuban migrants who were aboard a sinking boat south of Cayman, police said. The group of four women and eleven men were said to be aboard an old [...]

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Driver of SUV may have seen sex crime suspect

Driver of SUV may have seen sex crime suspect

| 02/02/2016 | 5 Comments
(CNS): The driver of a dark blue or green SUV may have witnessed the sexual assault on a woman who was out running on Saturday morning on South Church Street. Police are urging the man who was in the area at around 7:30am on 30 January at the time of a second attack on women […] [...]

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Sacked prison deputy turns to courts

Sacked prison deputy turns to courts

| 02/02/2016 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The former deputy director of the prison service, who was sacked last year over allegations that she was responsible for secretly filming one of her prison colleagues with covert video equipment, has filed an application for a judicial review. Aduke Natalie Joseph-Caesar claims that the decis [...]

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Cayman on alert as Zika spreads to US and Jamaica

Cayman on alert as Zika spreads to US and Jamaica

| 02/02/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Now that Jamaica has reported its first case of the Zika virus and there have been several cases in the United States, Cayman Islands public health officials are on alert for its likely arrival in here in the coming months. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global emergen [...]

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DoT goes back to basics with new TV campaign

DoT goes back to basics with new TV campaign

| 02/02/2016
(CNS Business): As many Americans sweep snow off their driveways, the Department of Tourism has launched a new television advertising campaign in the United States that goes back to promoting the basics of Cayman’s beautiful beaches and water. The brand image of ‘Caymankind’ has evolved in the [...]

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Murder trial delayed as judge dismisses jury pool

Murder trial delayed as judge dismisses jury pool

| 02/02/2016
(CNS): Two brothers from George Town charged with the murder of Jason Powery last year in what police said was a gang-related shooting were scheduled to face trial Monday in Grand Court but a legal challenge led to the dismissal of the entire jury pool. Justice Charles Quin released around 100 pote [...]

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FIFA cuts off cash to football in region

FIFA cuts off cash to football in region

| 02/02/2016 | 46 Comments
(CNS): With both CONMEBOL and CONCACAF at the heart of the global football corruption scandal, FIFA announced Monday that it is cutting off its funding to the Americas. This means there will be no more big pay-outs from the world football HQ for the Cayman Islands Football Association or any other n [...]

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