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Archive for April 10th, 2017

Armed robbers fled scene in white Honda

Armed robbers fled scene in white Honda

| 10/04/2017 | 46 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for two men who fled the scene of the cash van robbery outside Foster’s Food Fair near the airport Saturday night in a white SUV, which was caught on CCTV. Both robbers, who were masked and armed, fired multiple shots during the heist on the amoured vehicle at a [...]

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Police investigating crash involving candidate

Police investigating crash involving candidate

| 10/04/2017 | 86 Comments
(CNS): The police say they are investigating a single-vehicle collision that happened early Saturday morning at the Poindexter Roundabout in Newlands, in which a car belonging to a political candidate was abandoned at the crash site. Because there was no one at the scene when officers responded to t [...]

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Riders wanted in connection with motorcycle crash

Riders wanted in connection with motorcycle crash

| 10/04/2017 | 84 Comments
(CNS): Police want to speak with the riders believed to be with a Bodden Town man involved in a serious motorbike smash in East End Sunday, as they piece together what caused the collision that landed the 30-year-old man in hospital. Police and emergency services arrived at the scene on Seaview Roa [...]

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Man charged with rape due in court

Man charged with rape due in court

| 10/04/2017
(CNS): A 45-year-old George Town man has been charged with a list of serious offences in relation to an accusation of a violent rape on 3 April and was expected in court Monday. Police have given limited information about the incident but said the man has been charged with assault causing actual bod [...]

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Premier appears confident of second term

Premier appears confident of second term

| 10/04/2017 | 68 Comments
(CNS): The PPM party leader and the third Cayman premier, who looks certain be the first to serve a full term in office, appeared confident Saturday that he will be given four more years to complete the work of his government. McLaughlin promised that phase two of the PPM plan will focus heavily on [...]

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Civil service rolls out anti-corruption policy

Civil service rolls out anti-corruption policy

| 10/04/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The government is rolling out a new policy to promote good governance, officials have said. Later this month the civil service management will begin training public sector workers and begin a wide public education campaign aimed at stamping out corruption, fraud and other wrongdoing by govern [...]

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Cyclist injured in hit-and-run

Cyclist injured in hit-and-run

| 10/04/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): A driver of an unidentified car knocked a 69-year-old man off his bicycle and left the scene at the weekend. The victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries, but the driver left before emergency services arrived, according to the police, who are now appealing for witnesses. The collision [...]

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Election queries to be heard behind closed doors

Election queries to be heard behind closed doors

| 10/04/2017
(CNS Elections): Chief Justice Anthony Smellie will hear challenges this week to candidates nominated last month who may not be qualified, but the hearings will be behind closed doors. Supervisor of Elections Wesley Howell has raised questions about the eligibility of three candidates that he wants [...]

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I’m tired!

I’m tired!

| 10/04/2017 | 25 Comments
Sweet Pea writes: I am tired reading the news every day and reading yet again of another crime (or two or three) committed. I am tired of hearing sob stories of why society should put up with illegal behavior of others who are “just trying to make a living” (a.k.a. illegal beach vendors/illegal [...]

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