Archive for December 23rd, 2016

Convicted robber at large illegally in Cayman

Convicted robber at large illegally in Cayman

| 23/12/2016 | 104 Comments

(CNS): A 34-year-old Jamaican man who was convicted of robbery in the Cayman Islands several years ago and deported after serving his time is back on the island illegally. Police issued an alert Friday seeking the public’s help in tracking down Norval Maconia Barrett. “It is believed that Mr Barrett is on island illegally. Anyone […]

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Board to spread word on new regulation for builders

Board to spread word on new regulation for builders

| 23/12/2016 | 16 Comments

(CNS): With the implementation of the Builders Law, 2007, almost a decade after it was passed, all building contractors must be licensed in the New Year, and the Builders Board, which regulates the sector, is beginning a public education campaign to ensure compliance with the new regime. Officials said the law was passed after years of […]

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Cook potless after thief makes off with rice & beans

Cook potless after thief makes off with rice & beans

| 23/12/2016 | 44 Comments

(CNS): With a busy day ahead feeding George Towners lunch, Don McLaughlin set off yesterday to his food stall, The Lunch Spot, located behind the courthouse in the heart of the capital, but had not properly secured the tailgate on his truck. Unfortunately, as he headed down Crewe Road a very large pot containing rice […]

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Cops nab illegal dirt-bike rider

Cops nab illegal dirt-bike rider

| 23/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): In the wake of public concerns about young men causing havoc on the roads riding illegal dirt bikes, the police said that they are prosecuting one rider for reckless driving. The 27-year-old man from West Bay was also charged with driving without insurance, expired registration, and driving without a certificate of roadworthiness after he was caught on […]

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Firefighter hopefuls put through paces

Firefighter hopefuls put through paces

| 23/12/2016 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Recognising that firefighting is a physical job, officials put 44 Caymanians through a fitness test recently to see if they have what it takes to enlist in the Cayman Islands Fire Service. CIFS management said that as part of the recruitment process, candidates were tested in 11 different categories of physical ability over seven and […]

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Police road checks having desired effect

Police road checks having desired effect

| 23/12/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS) The head of the RCIPS traffic unit has said that the ongoing seasonal road safety campaign appears to be having an impact with less drinks behind the wheels. Although the police have arrested 17 people since the campaign started earlier this as more people are organising designated drivers for their festive events. “I am […]

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