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Archive for March 14th, 2017

Recent crashes reflect latest statistics

Recent crashes reflect latest statistics

| 14/03/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Two major crashes in the last two days, one where a fire rescue truck ploughed into a light pole and hit a cyclist and the other where a car came off the road and ended up on the ironshore in East End, are examples of the realities underpinning the recently released annual traffic statistics [...]

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Lawyers sue Ironwood developers for $95k debt

Lawyers sue Ironwood developers for $95k debt

| 14/03/2017
(CNS Business): The company that is planning a huge multi-million-dollar resort based around an Arnold Palmer golf course is being sued by a local law firm for an outstanding debt of around CI$95,000. Despite promoting plans for the proposed significant $300+ million development in Frank Sound, deve [...]

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Car crashes onto ironshore in East End

Car crashes onto ironshore in East End

| 14/03/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): A two-car collision on Sea View Road near Lover’s Wall in East End Tuesday has resulted in two people being taken to hospital with what are currently thought to be non-life threatening injuries. The smash happened at around 1:15pm today (14 March) when a Nissan Skyline heading eastbound col [...]

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New rules in effect to govern fuel sector

New rules in effect to govern fuel sector

| 14/03/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): With the publication of the amendments, regulations and official commencement order for the new law dealing with the local fuel sector, the Utility Regulation and Competition Office has said it will soon begin issuing permits. The implementation of the Dangerous Substances Law is intended to [...]

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Cayman Port sued over crushed reef

Cayman Port sued over crushed reef

| 14/03/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The owners of a cargo ship which crushed a sizeable portion of reef off Eden Rock in December have sued the Cayman Port as they claim the authority is entirely to blame for their 100-metre, 3,000-ton cargo vessel running aground and then causing the damage. The Saga ran aground in George Town [...]

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Missing poachers arrested after JMU and DoE chase

Missing poachers arrested after JMU and DoE chase

| 14/03/2017 | 94 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED TUESDAY: The RCIPS has confirmed that two suspect poachers have been found and arrested. Yesterday, the police said officers from the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit and the Department of Environment had tracked a group of suspected poachers aboard a canoe Monday, but the men went missing. The [...]

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PPM olive branch on LPB ignored by opposition

PPM olive branch on LPB ignored by opposition

| 14/03/2017 | 98 Comments
(CNS): The closed-door ‘pow-wow’ between the government and opposition benches planned for Monday to thrash out some of the concerns about the controversial Legal Practitioners Bill failed to materialise, CNS has learned. It is not clear why the meeting did not happen. Premier Alden McLaughlin r [...]

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Police arrest suspect in wake of car break-in

Police arrest suspect in wake of car break-in

| 14/03/2017
(CNS): Police arrested a woman on suspicion of stealing a phone last month from a car parked in McField Square, George Town. The 44-year-old woman, who was said to be from George Town, was arrested last week in connection with that one incident, but according to residents in the area who raised thei [...]

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Saunders drops party allegiance to contest BTW

Saunders drops party allegiance to contest BTW

| 14/03/2017
(CNS Elections): Chris Saunders, who failed to win a seat when he ran on the UDP ticket in 2013, is planning to launch his bid for Bodden Town West by sending a letter to every one of the 1,453 voters in the constituency, offering himself as an independent. With Saunders running in a loose alliance [...]

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