Archive for December 5th, 2016

Zodiac boat stolen from Ritz-Carlton beach

Zodiac boat stolen from Ritz-Carlton beach

| 05/12/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to the public to help them find a 2011 Zodiac Bayrunner PRO 550 that was stolen from the Ritz-Carlton hotel’s beach. Resort staff reported the theft of the hotel boat on Saturday morning, 3 December, when just after 8am they learned that it was missing from where it had been anchored […]

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Child in domestic dispute safe, police confirm

Child in domestic dispute safe, police confirm

| 05/12/2016 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Police confirmed Monday that a child at the centre of domestic violence situation has not been abducted, quashing rumours that the youngster may have been taken overseas. Speculation mounted and caused a stir on social media when pictures were posted on Facebook of a man in the Red Bay area handing out pamphlets and […]

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Man wounded at weekend concert

Man wounded at weekend concert

| 05/12/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Police are looking for witnesses following an assault in the early hours of Saturday morning after a George Town music concert. Officers were called out to a report around 2am of a man being attacked on Cardinal Avenue near to where the Popcan concert had been held.  But after the police arrived at the location […]

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‘Lifers’ expected to challenge tariffs law

‘Lifers’ expected to challenge tariffs law

| 05/12/2016 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A court heard Friday that a group of men serving life sentences in HMP Northward may be mounting a legal challenge to the introduction of a minimum tariff for prisoners serving life sentences under the Conditional Release Law. The legislation, which was enacted last year to meet the requirements in the Bill of Rights, […]

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Cargo ship owners admit crushing reef

Cargo ship owners admit crushing reef

| 05/12/2016 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The owners of the 100-metre cargo vessel, Saga, that ran aground in George Town Harbour off Eden Rock last month have admitted crushing the reef and have engaged marine experts to assess the damage and remove the rubble and coral that cannot be reattached. Environment Minister Wayne Panton said the company had “stepped up […]

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Audio of Constitution for visually impaired ‘soon come’

Audio of Constitution for visually impaired ‘soon come’

| 05/12/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): More than seven years after the Cayman Islands Constitution was implemented and three years after the Bill of Rights came into effect, the Constitutional Commission has revealed plans for an audio version for the visually impaired. The commission said the project was in “the preliminary stages” and said they hoped to have it completed […]

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Two car smash caused massive tail-backs

Two car smash caused massive tail-backs

| 05/12/2016 | 22 Comments

(CNS): A major car crash on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway behind Buckingham Square closed both lanes on Friday evening just after 4pm when the weekend rush hour began. Two people were said to have sustained injuries, though not life threatening, and they were taken to hospital. The smash happened across the south bound lanes, with […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library