Archive for January 16th, 2017

Acquitted fire officer back at work

Acquitted fire officer back at work

| 16/01/2017 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Almost two years after he was placed on required leave as a result of allegations relating to a hit-and-run, the former acting chief fire officer, John Bodden, returned to work on Monday as a station officer. Bodden was acquitted last week of charges in connection with a road collision in January 2015, in which two […]

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Final farewell for waving gallery open to public

Final farewell for waving gallery open to public

| 16/01/2017 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has issued an open invitation to the public on 17 January to mark the closing of the popular waving gallery at Owen Roberts International Airport on Tuesday.  The closure of the gallery is part of the ongoing airport expansion and redevelopment project and is necessary, the CIAA said, […]

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Woman attacked with machete in iPad row

Woman attacked with machete in iPad row

| 16/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 26-year-old man from East End has been charged with grievous bodily harm after he allegedly attacked a woman with a machete during a row over an iPad. Roland Welcome was remanded in custody after his case was transmitted to Grand Court following an appearance in Summary Court Monday. Welcome is accused of intentionally […]

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Suspect bites cop during arrest

Suspect bites cop during arrest

| 16/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police management raised concerns Monday about the abuse and violence police officers endured over the weekend while carrying out arrests in the wake of three separate incidents. Suspects accused of DUI, burglary and one wanted on a warrant were involved in assaults on five police officers, one of whom was bitten, while others were […]

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Voter deadline midnight tonight

Voter deadline midnight tonight

| 16/01/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office will be open until midnight Monday, the last day that Caymanians eligible to vote can register for the electoral roll and vote in the May General Election. Today is the final opportunity for people who want to make that list in time before the cut-off for what will be the last […]

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Government purchase of land by Smith Cove

Government purchase of land by Smith Cove

| 16/01/2017 | 0 Comments

After recently spending a glorious afternoon at Smith Barcadere, I am curious to know what progress has been made by government in the purchase of the land adjacent to the beach. As was clear from the Save the Cove campaign, this is an issue near and dear to the hearts of Caymanians and visitors alike. However, despite […]

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