Archive for May 11th, 2017

Gunman sticks up liquor store

Gunman sticks up liquor store

| 11/05/2017 | 39 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a masked armed robber who escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash early Thursday morning after robbing Reflections Food 4 Less on MacLendon Drive in George Town. The RCIPS said that a man with his face covered and armed with what appeared to be a handgun entered the [...]

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Plateless car stolen from hotel car park

Plateless car stolen from hotel car park

| 11/05/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS) Police are asking the public to help them find yet another stolen car. A silver Honda Accord was stolen yesterday night or early this morning from the Marriott hotel car park on the West Bay Road. The owner parked the car at 7:00pm but when he returned to it at just past 1:00am, it […] [...]

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Premier commits to 60% cut in gun smuggling

Premier commits to 60% cut in gun smuggling

| 11/05/2017 | 156 Comments
(CNS): The premier has committed to investing “whatever it takes” into police resources and the creation of a national coast-guard to fight the rising gun crime in the Cayman Islands. Alden McLaughlin has said that if the Progressives are returned to office in two weeks time, one of the prioriti [...]

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Advice sought on investment options

Advice sought on investment options

| 11/05/2017
For what is considered a major financial centre, I am having difficulty in finding reasonably priced advice for a small investor. Most companies only appear to want large sums of money, the banks just insult you with their interest rates. Where can one invest $50,000? It is my life savings and I don [...]

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CUC opens up more CORE capacity

CUC opens up more CORE capacity

| 11/05/2017
(CNS Business):  The new utilities regulator has approved the allocation of two more megawatts of capacity for CUC’s Consumer-Owned Renewable Energy (CORE) programme as the 6MW previously allocated has reached its limit. Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) said that customers will have access to on [...]

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Ethics board creates website in absence of law

Ethics board creates website in absence of law

| 11/05/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): The Standards in Public Life Commission has launched a new website, though there is still no sign of a commencement date regarding the legislation needed to hold politicians, public servants and public board members accountable and ensure they are not conflicted in their roles. CNS has learne [...]

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Education results fall in 2016 data report

Education results fall in 2016 data report

| 11/05/2017 | 82 Comments
(CNS): A report by the Department of Education Services reflecting the internal tests and external exam results for students in government schools in the 2015-16 academic year show a decline in achievement. The authors of the report said the percentage of students in Year 12 attaining five or more s [...]

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