Archive for May 2nd, 2017

Tourists and local killed in East End crash

Tourists and local killed in East End crash

| 02/05/2017 | 198 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED Wednesday: Police have now confirmed that four people, including three tourists and a local man, have been killed in a major road collision in East End on Austin Connolly Road near John McLean Drive. The crash happened at around 7:15pm Tuesday night, when a small rental car heading e [...]

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Local lawyers call for judges to live in Cayman

Local lawyers call for judges to live in Cayman

| 02/05/2017 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Following the appointment of six new acting judges to the general bench last month and two part-time but permanent judges to the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court, the Caymanian Bar Association has called for future justices to be resident in the Cayman Islands. The organisation [...]

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Immigration law a problem, admits premier

Immigration law a problem, admits premier

| 02/05/2017
(CNS Election): The leader of the Progressives is increasingly indicating that resolving the problems surrounding immigration legislation will form a central part of his government’s agenda if he gets a second chance to lead a PPM administration. Premier Alden McLaughlin, who has headed up the ho [...]

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Police charge man in violent Brac assault

Police charge man in violent Brac assault

| 02/05/2017
(CNS): A 49-year-old local man who was arrested by police following a violent attack on Cayman Brac on Saturday night has been charged with attempted murder and unlawful wounding. He appeared in court on Grand Cayman on Tuesday and was remanded in custody. Two people were injured during the assault [...]

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Local suspect arrested in GT bar shooting

Local suspect arrested in GT bar shooting

| 02/05/2017
(CNS): Police have confirmed that a 21-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with a shooting outside the Bananas bar and night club in the centre of George Town last week and is currently in custody. In what is believed to be a gang-related attack in the early hours of last Thursday mor [...]

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Pirates Week slashed to 5-day event in GT

Pirates Week slashed to 5-day event in GT

| 02/05/2017 | 99 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ longest running and most well-known annual festival is being dramatically reduced for its 40th year anniversary in November. There will be no district heritage days during Pirates Week this year, which has been cut to a five-day event that will be concentrated in the [...]

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Cayman gears up for 2017 hurricane season

Cayman gears up for 2017 hurricane season

| 02/05/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Experts are calling for a below average hurricane season in the Atlantic this year when it comes to storms making landfall in our area — but it only takes one to wreak havoc. With one month to go before the official start of the 2017 season, officials in the Cayman Islands are beginning pre [...]

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