Archive for November 16th, 2016

AG needs to tackle indecent assault gender bias

AG needs to tackle indecent assault gender bias

| 16/11/2016 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The crime of indecent assault in Cayman has a gender bias that needs to be addressed, the court heard Tuesday, as the offence against a man appears to be considered as a more serious crime than an indecent assault against a woman. In a ruling Tuesday on an unrelated legal matter concerning a [...]

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Cops hunt drug smugglers at large in EE

Cops hunt drug smugglers at large in EE

| 16/11/2016 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The police are asking for the public’s help to find suspected drug smugglers who they believe landed illegally on Wednesday morning in East End. Officers have been searching for the suspects since around 5:30am after they seized a canoe and an undisclosed quantity of what they suspect is ga [...]

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West Bay man arrested following machete fight

West Bay man arrested following machete fight

| 16/11/2016 | 5 Comments
(CNS): A 29-year-old West Bay man was arrested on Sunday night after a fight in the district landed another man in hospital. Police said that officers were dispatched to the scene at the junction of Reverend Blackman and Birch Tree Hill Roads at around 7:15pm on 13 November, following a report of th [...]

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NGOs call for child safety standards

NGOs call for child safety standards

| 16/11/2016 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Local activists that are part of a coalition of non-profits and government agencies working to address child abuse in the Cayman Islands have warned that the ongoing failure of the authorities to establish national standards for youth organisations means that there is no oversight for people [...]

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