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Archive for May 4th, 2017

More legal action as PR remains stalled

More legal action as PR remains stalled

| 04/05/2017 | 134 Comments
(CNS): A local law firm representing a number of applicants waiting on their permanent residency applications has filed at least one more case in the courts as the situation remains stalled. In correspondence with applicants, some of whom have been waiting for more than three years, the lawyers have [...]

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HRC warns bullies could breach constitution

HRC warns bullies could breach constitution

| 04/05/2017 | 39 Comments
(CNS): Under the Cayman Islands’ Constitution a number of rights may be breached in situations involving bullying, the Human Rights Commission warned Thursday in a statement to mark Anti-Bullying Day. The commission identified bullying as one of the key issues it wants to address this year, sayi [...]

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Volunteers take on Brac green iguana cull

Volunteers take on Brac green iguana cull

| 04/05/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environment is taking a different approach on culling the pesky green iguanas on Cayman Brac to the one on Grand Cayman, after an intense cull on the Sister Island made a dent on the newly emerging population. Volunteers have agreed to work on suppressing the invasive specie [...]

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Newly created top CS job goes to local

Newly created top CS job goes to local

| 04/05/2017 | 46 Comments
(CNS): As government continues to overhaul the civil service, cut costs and improve efficiency, officials have announced the creation of another top-level job. The new Cabinet Office post is the chief internal communication officer for government, which was described as being “wide-ranging”, tho [...]

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Bananas gun suspect remanded in custody

Bananas gun suspect remanded in custody

| 04/05/2017
(CNS): A 21-year-old man from Newlands was remanded in custody Thursday after appearing in Summary Court charged with a list of serious offences. Luciano Estevan Jackson-Martinez was charged with attempted murder, wounding with intent and the possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with a [...]

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Gun seized in South Sound, local man charged

Gun seized in South Sound, local man charged

| 04/05/2017
(CNS): A George Town Man was charged earlier today with two counts of possession of an unlicensed firearm and was remanded in custody after an appearance in Summary Court, where he was refused bail. John Brandon Smith (24) was arrested Tuesday along with his 18-year-old wife following a search at th [...]

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Cop at scene of crash victim of vandals

Cop at scene of crash victim of vandals

| 04/05/2017 | 107 Comments
(CNS): The police officer who was first on the scene at the horrific road smash in East End on Tuesday night after he followed the black Honda Accord has become the victim of vandals. The RCIPS have started an investigation into the case of criminal damage after the officer’s private car parked a [...]

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