Archive for August 27th, 2016

Work permits climb towards 23,000

Work permits climb towards 23,000

| 27/08/2016 | 144 Comments
(CNS): The number of work-permits held by Cayman employers during the first three months of this year rose by 6.3% when compared to the same time period in 2015. According to the latest quarterly report from the Economics and Statistics Office, there were 22,295 at the end of March, as demand for fo [...]

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Immigration officer will be suspended

Immigration officer will be suspended

| 27/08/2016 | 89 Comments
(CNS): With the news this week that an unidentified senior immigration officer was arrested after a police raid that turned up a gun, drugs and an illegal immigrant, the home affairs ministry has confirmed that the woman will be placed on required leave. No one has been charged yet but five people w [...]

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Tourist mugged by cyclist in George Town

Tourist mugged by cyclist in George Town

| 27/08/2016 | 80 Comments
(CNS): A woman visiting the Cayman Islands was attacked Friday night on the street near to Sunset House by a man on a bicycle. Police received the report yesterday evening at about 9.20pm from the victim, who said she was robbed as she walked along South Church Street in George Town. The 26-year-ol [...]

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Voters urged to cooperate with election officials

Voters urged to cooperate with election officials

| 27/08/2016 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The drive to update the existing register of voters for the May 2017 General Elections began on Saturday, when over 160 elections officials began the massive campaign of going door-to-door to every home in Cayman. The enumerators will be knocking on doors until the end of September in order t [...]

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Cops get on their bikes to get back into community

Cops get on their bikes to get back into community

| 27/08/2016 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Police bicycle patrols around Grand Cayman have been redeployed as part of the RCIPS’ goal to enhance the its neighbourhood policing strategy and increase community engagement. Police officers from the neighbourhood policing department got back on their bikes on 17 August and since then [...]

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Eleven more Cuban migrants land in Cayman

Eleven more Cuban migrants land in Cayman

| 27/08/2016 | 6 Comments
(CNS): As the number of Cubans trying to make it to the United States shows no sign of relenting, another eleven migrants have landed in Cayman over the last ten days and are currently being held by immigration. Officials said that two Cubans arrived on 17 August in Grand Cayman, though they did not [...]

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