Archive for August 5th, 2016

Cops Taser armed man in bar car park

Cops Taser armed man in bar car park

| 05/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The RCIPS  have now charged a local man following the recovery of the ninth illegal gun since the start of the year following an incident outside a George Town bar in the early hours of Friday morning (5 August). Armed officers reportedly Tasered the armed man when they were called to Bananas Bar on […]

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Police arrest ‘suspicious’ teens in drug bust

Police arrest ‘suspicious’ teens in drug bust

| 05/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police officers on mobile patrol early Friday morning arrested a man and two teenage boys in central George Town when they came across a parked car with three people inside “behaving suspiciously”, police said.  The RCIPS said the car was not in roadworthy condition, and when officers spoke to the occupants they became suspicious […]

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Term limits for politicians

Term limits for politicians

| 05/08/2016 | 49 Comments

Blue Iguana writes: Less than a year remains until eligible electors from Cayman’s nineteen single-member constituencies head to the polls. As the 2017 General Elections draw near, one particular question that constituents entertain in the lead up to election season is this: who else has intentions of entering the political sphere? However, we seldom pose […]

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RCIPS seeking at least ten local new recruits

RCIPS seeking at least ten local new recruits

| 05/08/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The police are on the hunt for at least ten likely candidates who have what it takes to join the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The RCIPS launched a new recruitment drive today, 5 August, which will last until Monday 5 September, and they are looking for at least ten new local faces to begin […]

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Suspects claim child lied to escape abusive mother

Suspects claim child lied to escape abusive mother

| 05/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two local men who are accused of systematically sexually abusing a female relative from when she was as young as nine years old have suggested the child made up the allegations in order to get away from her physically abusive mother. In a very sensitive but serious abuse case, the child in question has […]

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Forbes to fly flag for Cayman in Rio

Forbes to fly flag for Cayman in Rio

| 05/08/2016 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s Olympic veteran hurdler Ronald Forbes will be the country’s official flag bearer for the Cayman Islands team when they make their appearance at the opening ceremony in Rio for the 2016 summer games Friday night, wearing a 1930s retro-designed team uniform. Forbes, who will be making his third appearance at the Games in […]

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