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Archive for June, 2017

Owners urged to protect cars against techy-thieves

Owners urged to protect cars against techy-thieves

| 25/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): With local car thieves now taking advantage of technology to help them break in and drive away stolen cars, the police are urging people to not only to close the windows, lock their vehicles and ensure there are no valuables in them but to also fit anti-theft devices. This is to beat the tech [...]

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Dart’s new mega-road junction opens

Dart’s new mega-road junction opens

| 24/06/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) is expected to officially open the first ever three-lane roundabout and road underpass in Cayman, as well as a pedestrian ramp, on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway (ETH) on Monday. The project, which was part of the controversial NRA deal between the islands’ [...]

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Work to improve Crewe Road safety

Work to improve Crewe Road safety

| 24/06/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) will be working on parts of Crewe Road this summer to make “functional and safety improvements” to the Smith Road intersection and widen the road near the Silver Oaks Roundabout. As Dart continues its ambitious road works near Camana Bay and the Este [...]

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Premier: No mass grants for PR

Premier: No mass grants for PR

| 24/06/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin said there will be no mass grants as a result of the backlog of pending applications for permanent residency. The Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board (CSPR) began reviewing applications again this week after the process was stalled for more than three years [...]

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Council aims to ensure inclusion of disabled

Council aims to ensure inclusion of disabled

| 23/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Volunteers on the National Council for Persons with Disabilities have begun working on the goal of ensuring that disabled people can participate fully in society and enforcing the provisions of the Solomon Webster Disability Law, 2016. Magda Embury, the chairperson, explained that the primary [...]

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68 dangerous dog reports in first half of year

68 dangerous dog reports in first half of year

| 23/06/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS): As well as a worrying amount of animal abuse being reported to the authorities, the police said they are also dealing with a spike in reports of people being attacked and bitten by ferocious or dangerously out of control dogs. So far this year, the RCIPS has dealt with 68 reports of attacks, [...]

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Toppling trailer belongs to Foster’s

Toppling trailer belongs to Foster’s

| 23/06/2017 | 67 Comments
(CNS): The owners of Grand Cayman’s leading supermarket chain, Foster’s IGA, have admitted that it was their truck that was caught on film speeding and almost toppling over on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. The supermarket bosses said that the driver had been removed from the road and th [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: China Village

Golden Spoons Review: China Village

| 23/06/2017
(CNS Foodie): Spoiler alert: I love Chinese food of all styles and regions. However, I admit to being less than enthusiastic about the authenticity and quality of the fare being served at Chinese restaurants in Cayman. Still, it was with some excitement and cautious optimism that I brought some comp [...]

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‘Lifer’ sent to UK under 19th century law

‘Lifer’ sent to UK under 19th century law

| 23/06/2017 | 63 Comments
(CNS): A man serving a 34-year life term for the murder of Jason Powery in a gang-related shooting outside a George Town bar in 2015 has been transfer from HMP Northward to an undisclosed prison in the UK. Osbourne Douglas (30), who was convicted in May last year alongside his younger brother Justin [...]

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Missing suspects landed illegally

Missing suspects landed illegally

| 22/06/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Garth Stewart (43) and Jerome Calbert (26), who fled after a drug bust in Hutlands, North Side, at the weekend, are believed to still be in the Cayman Islands illegally, police have said. The RCIPS has issued a public alert for assistance in tracking down the two Jamaican nationals, who are w [...]

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CIFA hires outside auditors to look at books

CIFA hires outside auditors to look at books

| 22/06/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The beleaguered local football association has contracted independent auditors to review its past financial records and complete the outstanding audits from the last three years. The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) is still reeling from the impact of the convictions of its former p [...]

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