Archive for May 18th, 2016

Bolt injured after race in Cayman

Bolt injured after race in Cayman

| 18/05/2016 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is being treated in Germany for an injury he incurred in the Cayman Islands in his first race of the season this past weekend. Glen Mills, the coach of the two-time Olympic 100m and 200m champion, told the media that Bolt had damaged the hamstring during Saturday‚ [...]

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Visiting academic jailed over room dispute

Visiting academic jailed over room dispute

| 18/05/2016 | 98 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has defended a decision to put a leading international academic, who was visiting Cayman with her son for the recent invitational football tournament, in jail following an accommodation dispute. Dr Fuambai Ahmadu, a former consultant with UNICEF and a world expert on female genital [...]

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Holland closes jails, Northward packed to capacity

Holland closes jails, Northward packed to capacity

| 18/05/2016 | 19 Comments
(CNS): As the Cayman Islands director of prisons battles with serious overcrowding at HMP Northward and the highest number of female inmates at Fairbanks prison for many years, the Dutch government is planning to close empty jails and the UK has announced a series of reforms that will see inmates ta [...]

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Fly tipping plagues Bodden Town

Fly tipping plagues Bodden Town

| 18/05/2016 | 43 Comments
(CNS): A local subdivision in the district of Bodden Town is quickly turning into a new dump and residents say that while government may have committed to keeping the landfill out of their community, it is almost happening by default. Kerry Tibbetts, one of a number of residents who have raised conc [...]

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Travel agent denies intending to deceive customers

Travel agent denies intending to deceive customers

| 18/05/2016
(CNS): A woman facing a list of deception charges after several customers who purchased flights from her travel agency were unable to fly has denied any intention to deceive them but admitted that her business was struggling. Ingrid Scott (44) told a jury that Sea2Sky Travel had cash flow problems b [...]

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