Archive for May 1st, 2017

Police respond to over 200 weekend calls

Police respond to over 200 weekend calls

| 01/05/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Police responded to 230 incidents between 6:00am Friday 28 April and 6:00am Monday 1 May. Officers executed nine arrest warrants and a total of 14 people were taken into custody, including an arrest for indecent assault on Grand Cayman. On Cayman Brac a man was arrested Friday night at 11:30p [...]

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A surplus on our backs?

A surplus on our backs?

| 01/05/2017
101 writes: As the local political campaigns were heating up two weeks ago, GTC candidate Kenneth Bryan released a video via social media implying that while his competitor in George Town Central may be viewed as a good finance minister, he hasn’t actually done well by the people. Bryan used the i [...]

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Work still needed ahead of task force review

Work still needed ahead of task force review

| 01/05/2017
(CNS Business): A summary of a National Risk Assessment that began in 2014 has been released to the public two years after it was finished, ahead of Cayman’s fourth round of Mutual Evaluation by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) at the end of the year. The assessment found a catalo [...]

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Suspect burglar tasered during arrest

Suspect burglar tasered during arrest

| 01/05/2017
(CNS): Police said they rounded up two West Bay burglars last week after two separate break-ins but had to use a taser during the arrest of one of the suspects. The first man was arrested Wednesday after a burglary on North West Point Road, in which computer equipment was stolen. Following up on a l [...]

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Cops find 7-year-old among ganja smoking kids

Cops find 7-year-old among ganja smoking kids

| 01/05/2017
(CNS): Police said that they took four boys into custody at the weekend following reports of children smoking ganja in West Bay. One of those youngsters was just seven years old, a senior police officer stated in a report about another busy weekend for the RCIPS. The child was arrested after police [...]

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Uncertain projects behind CIG fiscal forecast

Uncertain projects behind CIG fiscal forecast

| 01/05/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): The government’s pre-election economic report, which was published last week, shows that government is on track for a healthy balance sheet and for economic growth this year. But the report’s rosy predictions for 2018, including a $75 million plus surplus, economic growth of 2.6% and [...]

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Education minister opposes dividing kids

Education minister opposes dividing kids

| 01/05/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS Election): The incumbent West Bay MLA and education minister, Tara Rivers, has made it clear that she opposes suggestions that young students should be labeled, divided or pigeon-holed before they are ready to make their own decisions about their futures. As candidates appear to be falling over [...]

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