Archive for February 9th, 2017

Where are the Greens when you need them?

Where are the Greens when you need them?

| 09/02/2017
Theresa Green writes: This election we have just one vote, and there is only one thing I want to use mine on — any candidate running with a party that represents our precious and massively at-risk environment. Neither political party has a real green agenda and both plan on destroying marine life [...]

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Couple arrested over nightclub shooting

Couple arrested over nightclub shooting

| 09/02/2017
(CNS): Police have arrested a 35-year-old man from West Bay on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of an unlicensed firearm and assault GB in connection with the shooting outside the Fete nightclub on the West Bay Road at the weekend. The RCIPS said that a 29-year-old woman, also from West Bay [...]

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Cops seize modified flare gun in East End operation

Cops seize modified flare gun in East End operation

| 09/02/2017
(CNS): The police recovered a flare gun that had been adapted to use live rounds of ammunition, which they also seized, during an operation in East End Monday. The RCIPS said two men and a woman were arrested at the McLean Drive address on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm. Police hav [...]

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Oil spill blocks road in Prospect

Oil spill blocks road in Prospect

| 09/02/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): An oil spill on Shamrock Road between Marina Drive and the areas towards the Chrissie Tomlinson Roundabout Thursday morning caused a diversion for traffic heading eastward onto the east-west arterial. It’s not clear how the spill in the Prospect area happened but police and fire officer [...]

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Brothers charged in police assault case

Brothers charged in police assault case

| 09/02/2017
(CNS): Two brothers from East End involved in an alleged altercation with police on Monday have been charged with threatening and assaulting officers. Aaron and Jaron Solomon, aged 28 and 31, appeared in court Wednesday, facing several counts relating to an operation by police to recover an illegal [...]

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Cancer registries to join forces to fill data gap

Cancer registries to join forces to fill data gap

| 09/02/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): As the Cayman Islands health services continues to struggle to get a clear picture local cancer rates, after government attempts to mandate a register failed due to fears that insurance companies would misuse the information, the local voluntary registry is joining a regional hub to improve [...]

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UCCI accountant kept in dark

UCCI accountant kept in dark

| 09/02/2017
(CNS): The chief accountant at the University College of the Cayman Islands told a court Wednesday that he had “no idea” what the former president, Hassan Syed, was using his college credit cards for because he never saw the required documentation or the statements relating to the spending. Khem [...]

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Dart continues goal to rip up 7MB beachrock

Dart continues goal to rip up 7MB beachrock

| 09/02/2017 | 215 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ largest landowner and developer has made a formal application to Cabinet for a coastal works licence to press ahead with its controversial plans to rip out a stretch of beachrock from the sea close to the shoreline of beachfront land it owns near Tiki Beach. Dart Rea [...]

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