Archive for February 20th, 2017

Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

Cops on scene of attempted armed robbery

| 20/02/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Police were out in force Monday evening at the scene of an attempted armed robbery at Crown Square on Eastern Avenue in George Town. An RCIPS spokesperson told CNS it was too early to confirm all the details of the hold-up, which happened at around 6:30pm. but it involved a security cash van [...]

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CIG faces dozens of PR law suits

CIG faces dozens of PR law suits

| 20/02/2017 | 114 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has revealed that government is facing as many as two dozen law suits or judicial reviews in relation to the delays in permanent residency applications. He said he has not seen the legal actions and did not know the details but he understood they ranged from people se [...]

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Prison nabs suspect throwing drugs into jail

Prison nabs suspect throwing drugs into jail

| 20/02/2017
(CNS): A man has been arrested after a prison officer caught him throwing ganja over the prison fence. The suspect was said to be in possession of several pounds of ganja in two large bags when he was apprehended. A release from HM Cayman Islands Prison Service said that on Thursday, Prison Officer [...]

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Cayman facing long-term drought

Cayman facing long-term drought

| 20/02/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network (CDPMN) has warned that the Cayman Islands and other western Caribbean countries are facing a worsening drought with several months of the dry season still to go. In a drought bulletin released Monday, the regional climate agency said [...]

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Man charged with Valentine’s Day gun assault

Man charged with Valentine’s Day gun assault

| 20/02/2017
(CNS): A George Town man was due in court Monday accused of hitting another man with a gun on Valentine’s Day night. Without evidence that the gun was real, the 20-year-old man has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm and common assault on a man sitting in a car. Police were ca [...]

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Bill forces CoP to fire convicted officers

Bill forces CoP to fire convicted officers

| 20/02/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Among the massive amount of new bills and amendments that legislators will be debating when they return to parliament this week for the final meeting of this administration, MLAs will be debating a change to the Police Law (2014 Revision) that requires the police commissioner to fire officers [...]

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Syed claims he came back to clear name

Syed claims he came back to clear name

| 20/02/2017
(CNS): The former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands, who was wanted by the Cayman authorities for many years before he was arrested in Switzerland, said he did not contest his extradition to the Cayman Islands because he wanted to clear his name. Continuing his evidence Frida [...]

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