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Archive for December, 2016

CIG on the ‘right track’, says premier

CIG on the ‘right track’, says premier

| 30/12/2016 | 40 Comments
(CNS): The government is on the “right track”, Premier Alden McLaughlin said in his New Year message. He said that as 2016 came to an end there was hope for the future, as he recapped what he said were the achievements of government this year. With a growing economy and improvements in the publi [...]

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Suspect dealers charged with money laundering

Suspect dealers charged with money laundering

| 30/12/2016
(CNS): A couple arrested Tuesday on suspicion of drug dealing after they were stopped in a car on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway have been charged with several offences, including money laundering. The 35-year-old man from West Bay was charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine, possession, and posse [...]

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Head-on collision lands five in hospital

Head-on collision lands five in hospital

| 30/12/2016 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Five people were taken to hospital on Wednesday after a head-on collision on Shamrock Road at around 4:20pm. A silver Kia Sportage and a Ford Explorer crashed near Midsummer Drive.  Five people were in the Sportage and one person was in the Explorer. Police said that five out of the six peop [...]

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Call centre job ad proves to be a scam

Call centre job ad proves to be a scam

| 30/12/2016 | 15 Comments
(CNS): An advertisement posted on Facebook looking for people to work at a call centre in the Cayman Islands has proved to be a con, the police have said. They have also warned the public about a second scam being perpetrated on Instagram which has victimised at least one local person. The police s [...]

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Elderly man mugged for cash bag

Elderly man mugged for cash bag

| 30/12/2016 | 14 Comments
(CNS): A robber made off with the takings from a local business owner in a daylight mugging at Grand Harbour on Wednesday. The robbery happened at around 11am on 28 December when the elderly man was walking along the west side of the shopping centre toward the skate park at the back of the complex. [...]

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No word from Turkey over jailed suspect

No word from Turkey over jailed suspect

| 29/12/2016 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Director of Public Prosecutions Cheryl Richards has said that her office has still not received any information from the Turkish authorities regarding the visiting cruise passenger who was arrested in Cayman on an Interpol warrant earlier this month. The Turkish government claims Celal Kildag [...]

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GT man arrested over nightclub shooting

GT man arrested over nightclub shooting

| 29/12/2016
(CNS): Police have arrested a 23-year-old man from George Town on suspicion of attempted murder, following the shooting at Fete nightclub in the early hours of Boxing Day. The man was reportedly arrested on Thursday morning and remains in police custody. The suspect, who has not been identified, is [...]

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Cubans still trying treacherous journey at Christmas

Cubans still trying treacherous journey at Christmas

| 29/12/2016 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Two groups of Cuban migrants are currently in the custody of the Department of Immigration on Cayman Brac after their attempts to reach Central America over the Christmas weekend failed. The sudden influx of Cubans “required the full mobilisation” of immigration during the long holiday we [...]

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Suspected drug dealers arrested on highway

Suspected drug dealers arrested on highway

| 29/12/2016 | 8 Comments
(CNS): A 35-year-old man from West Bay and a 30-year-old woman from George Town have been arrested for possession with intent to supply both cocaine and ganja after they were stopped by police on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. Police said that at around 10:45am Tuesday the car was stopped near the S [...]

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Shootings gang related, say investigators

Shootings gang related, say investigators

| 28/12/2016 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Officers investigating the shootings over the Christmas weekend in which two men were seriously wounded said they believed the violence was gang related. Both victims were shot outside licensed premises on Monday. The first was in the early hours of the Christmas holiday morning outside a Sev [...]

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CIG seeking real shift in public service delivery

CIG seeking real shift in public service delivery

| 28/12/2016 | 34 Comments
(CNS): The premier said that after the first year of implementing civil service reform under the umbrella of Project Future the government has demonstrated its commitment to its “ambitious agenda for change”, when it comes to the public sector. A new report published last week outlines the progr [...]

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