Archive for March 21st, 2017

West Bay man denies being sexual prowler

West Bay man denies being sexual prowler

| 21/03/2017
(CNS): Josh Alexander Bodden has denied “being on the prowl” as he rode around West Bay in the early morning hours on the day the crown says he committed a sexual assault. Questioned by crown prosecutor Nicole Petite Tuesday after taking the stand in his own defence, the West Bay man told the co [...]

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Teenager wounded in GT knife attack

| 21/03/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): A teenager was stabbed in his right side on Monday evening as he walked along Smith Road, close to Smith Road Plaza, according to police. They said the victim knew his attacker, who is also a juvenile, but gave no indication that he had been arrested. Officers were called to the hospital afte [...]

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Tyre shredding begins at dump

Tyre shredding begins at dump

| 21/03/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): The premier said government had worked “tirelessly” to get the mountain of used tyres at the George Town dump recycled. Speaking at an event Tuesday marking the official start of a new shredding project, he said it would take the contractors almost a year to clear the massive pile of tyre [...]

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Discrimination against local commercial fishermen

Discrimination against local commercial fishermen

| 21/03/2017 | 20 Comments
Seagem writes: In 2014 the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry was happy to accept the registration of some local commercial fishing boats, charging $150 per year for the privilege. Even though a new annual fee was already in the planning stages for a Casualty Investigation Fund, which would jack up th [...]

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Corned beef from Brazil may be contaminated

Corned beef from Brazil may be contaminated

| 21/03/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Yesterday, the Jamaican government announced a ban on corned beef products from Brazil due to concerns that they might have been processed with contaminated meat. While the Cayman Islands has not yet followed suit, the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is advising the public that an al [...]

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