Archive for December 9th, 2016

Motorbike stolen from GT Plaza

Motorbike stolen from GT Plaza

| 09/12/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Police officers are searching for a stolen motorbike that was taken from the Marquee Plaza, George Town, on Thursday evening and are urging all owners to properly secure their bikes. The owner of the red and black Yamaha (pictured) parked the motorcycle behind Craft Restaurant off the West Bay Road at around 7:45pm but […]

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Terrorist suspect arrested on cruise ship

Terrorist suspect arrested on cruise ship

| 09/12/2016 | 30 Comments

(CNS): A German-Turkish man who was arrested on a cruise ship Thursday on an Interpol warrant appeared in court Friday morning facing potential extradition to Turkey for alleged terrorist offences in the late 1980’s relating to the PKK/ACK Kurdish separatist groups. Celal Kildag is accused by the Turkish authorities of a murdering two people and […]

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HRC urges people to stand up for each other’s rights

HRC urges people to stand up for each other’s rights

| 09/12/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The Human Rights Commission is urging the community to support international Human Rights Day on Saturday by standing up for the rights of others. Emphasising the importance of promoting, protecting and preserving human rights here in Cayman, the HRC noted concerns this year that hard won rights are under attack across the world.

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Mac presses for voter deadline extension

Mac presses for voter deadline extension

| 09/12/2016 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush has called on the Elections Office to push back the year-end deadline for eligible people to register as voters in time for the 2017 General Election. Wesley Howell, the supervisor of elections, told CNS that they are considering pushing back the deadline into January and expect to decide soon. He […]

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GT man dodges serious charges in bar bill brawl

GT man dodges serious charges in bar bill brawl

| 09/12/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A local man has avoided what could have been a lengthy jail term this week after prosecutors dropped an attempted murder charge against him and accepted his guilty plea to causing grievous bodily harm after he stabbed a man in bar room brawl. Travis Ebanks (27) was handed a 14-month sentence after he admitted […]

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PPM urge supporters to call out ‘fake news’

PPM urge supporters to call out ‘fake news’

| 09/12/2016 | 38 Comments

(CNS): In a membership circular this week the Progressives urged their members and supporters to call out the radio talk show hosts and callers who are spreading “fake news” or false allegations about the party and the current government. The official party notice said that accusations had been made by some opposition members and political […]

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