Archive for May 8th, 2017

Owner desperate to find stolen car

Owner desperate to find stolen car

| 08/05/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A woman whose car was stolen from the green area between the Esterley Tibbetts Highway and Peninsula Avenue near the Kimpton roundabout during or after the Batabano festival on Saturday is asking anyone who may have seen it to get in touch. She reported the 2012 Honda Fit (licence #161 702) m [...]

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Little Cayman threatened by road proposal

Little Cayman threatened by road proposal

| 08/05/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): In the absence of a comprehensive plan for the island’s future and no details of why it is required, the National Conservation Council has told the planning ministry that it will need to do an environmental impact assessment before it attempts to gazette a new road on Little Cayman. Departm [...]

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Fireman found guilty in gun case

Fireman found guilty in gun case

| 08/05/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): A local firefighter who was shot with a Taser gun by police because they believed he was armed with a 9mm handgun was found guilty Monday of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to resist arrest and remanded in custody. When officers went to the home of Fabian Oliver Thompson (34) [...]

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Efforts needed to stop stowaway ‘greens’

Efforts needed to stop stowaway ‘greens’

| 08/05/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The recent discovery of hybrid iguanas in Little Cayman, where green iguanas mated with the indigenous rock iguana, has highlighted an alarming biosecurity issue. The National Trust for the Cayman Islands is urging the public and relevant agencies to help stop the greens stowing away on boat [...]

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Imports undermining local lionfish attack

Imports undermining local lionfish attack

| 08/05/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): A local non-profit organisation that has been helping in the fight to remove lionfish from Cayman’s reefs over the last six years is urging the National Conservation Council to recommend a ban on restaurants importing the meat because, they say, it is counter productive. Cayman United Lionf [...]

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Prison starts new rehab project

Prison starts new rehab project

| 08/05/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Ten prison inmates are about to start a new pilot rehabilitation project run by HMP Northward in partnership with three local construction firms in which the offenders will learn and hone building skills to help them get out and stay out of jail. Faced with the requirements of the new Condit [...]

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Boat stolen from Raleigh Quay

Boat stolen from Raleigh Quay

| 08/05/2017 | 40 Comments
(CNS): A 24-foot green and white Pursuit boat with two 115 HP outboard Yamaha engines and a green Bimini top has been stolen from the rear of #266 Raleigh Quay where it was tied to a private dock, West Bay police have said. It was last seen at 5:00pm on Thursday 4 May. Anyone with […] [...]

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