Archive for July 18th, 2016

UK Cabinet selected but BOT minister still not set

UK Cabinet selected but BOT minister still not set

| 18/07/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Following the surprise appointment of Boris Johnson as foreign secretary by the new UK prime minister, Theresa May, three other new faces have been moved to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Sir Alan Duncan who was the first openly gay Tory MP, has been appointed minister of state at the FCO. Tobias Ellwood and […]

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Police answer 254 calls over weekend

Police answer 254 calls over weekend

| 18/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Just days after the RCIPS management released the details of their workload and the latest statistics showing a rise in crime, officers responded to 254 calls between Friday evening and early Monday morning and made 35 arrests for criminal and traffic offenses, with 22 arrests on Friday alone. The police were called out to […]

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Five bailed in connection with two drug operations

Five bailed in connection with two drug operations

| 18/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police arrested three people early Saturday morning in connection with the discovery of a suspect drug canoe that came ashore in Prospect. In a separate incident, officers who conducted a drugs raid on Friday evening arrested two people in connection with an undisclosed ganja haul at a house in Savannah. The operation was carried […]

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Octogenarian dies following scuba dive off coast of GT

Octogenarian dies following scuba dive off coast of GT

| 18/07/2016 | 18 Comments

(CNS): An 81-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United Stated died at the weekend after diving off Sunset House. Police said the emergency services responded to a call at around 9:45 on Sunday morning (17 July) that a man was unconscious after he had encountered difficulties while underwater. The man was […]

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Cops round-up teen burglar suspected of 6 break-ins

Cops round-up teen burglar suspected of 6 break-ins

| 18/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 16-year-old boy who police believe has committed at least six burglaries over the last few weeks has been arrested and is currently in police custody. Following what the RCIPS said was coordinated work by Bodden Town CID detectives and scenes of crime officers from Bodden Town Police Station, the youngster was arrested on […]

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Ex-political candidate arrested for indecent assault

Ex-political candidate arrested for indecent assault

| 18/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A local Bodden Town man was arrested by police Sunday on suspicion of indecent assault and gross indecency with a minor in connection with a sexually explicit video distributed on social media last Friday. The RCIPS has not named the man, who is currently in police custody, but CNS can confirm it is Errington […]

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Suspect drug dealer arrested after road smash

Suspect drug dealer arrested after road smash

| 18/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 28-year-old man from Bodden Town has been arrested for failing to provide a specimen and possession of cocaine with intent to supply after a crash on Shamrock Road on Thursday evening. The police were called to the scene of the two vehicle collision at about 8:30pm (14 July) not far from the Northward […]

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Health concerns rise with 3rd Zika case

Health concerns rise with 3rd Zika case

| 18/07/2016 | 49 Comments

(CNS): With three cases of the Zika virus now confirmed in the Cayman Islands, the delay in the planned release of bio-engineered mosquitoes to control the Aedes aegypti has fueled public health concerns. The release set for last Thursday was deferred when activists objecting to the proposed project to try and eliminate the invasive species […]

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Police remit goes beyond crime fight

Police remit goes beyond crime fight

| 18/07/2016 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Chief Superintendent Kurt Walton has said that there are a number of jobs currently carried out by the RCIPS that could be outsourced, as he outlined the massive range of work that police officers do that takes them away from the front-line crime fight. With the public clamouring for more police visibility, given the […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Cayman Creperie

Golden Spoons Review: Cayman Creperie

| 18/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Cayman Creperie is one half of the combined eatery on the second floor of Bayshore Mall, Lucky Slice Pizza being the other. It is, therefore, perfectly positioned to attract the cost-conscious cruise tourist as well as the time-conscious 9-5 denizens of George Town. As a card-carrying member of the latter group, the question […]

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