Archive for August 9th, 2016

Earlier local Zika transmission confirmed in 2nd case

Earlier local Zika transmission confirmed in 2nd case

| 09/08/2016 | 46 Comments
(CNS): A second locally acquired case of Zika virus has been confirmed by public health officials in another George Town patient that had previously been counted as an imported case. Following the news from the Public Health Department that the first case of locally transmitted Zika was reported in [...]

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Inmate gets 6 months more time for jailhouse assault

Inmate gets 6 months more time for jailhouse assault

| 09/08/2016 | 25 Comments
(CNS): A West Bay man serving time at HMP Northward for armed robbery who assaulted another inmate had another six months added to his existing ten-year term Tuesday. When Ryan Ebanks punched Jeffrey Barnes, who is serving a life term for serial rape, in a dispute over jailhouse drugs, the fight was [...]

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Students warned to study or lose scholarship

Students warned to study or lose scholarship

| 09/08/2016 | 36 Comments
(CNS): Young Caymanians heading overseas to study this year on government scholarships have been warned that they must make the grade and follow the rules in order to receive their money from government. This year around $1.6 million has been awarded to students, who will be studying a range of subj [...]

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Forged $50 and $100 bills recovered by police

Forged $50 and $100 bills recovered by police

| 09/08/2016 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) has received a number of counterfeit KYD notes, which were collected last month. The $50 and $100 bills are all from the “D” series and the $50 banknotes all bear the same serial number. The police are currently investigating the incidents of passing [...]

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Allan finishes first day of Olympic sailing

Allan finishes first day of Olympic sailing

| 09/08/2016
(CNS): Florence Allan became the third member of the Cayman Islands Olympic team to compete in the Rio games Monday, 8 August, when she took part in the first day of the women’s Laser Radial sailing competition. Although Allan found herself at the bottom of the pack, finishing 36th and 35th in th [...]

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