Archive for June 29th, 2017

Cayman bags 22 medals ahead of Games finals

Cayman bags 22 medals ahead of Games finals

| 29/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Team Cayman had inched up the medal table to 11th place in this year’s Island Games at the end of play Thursday, with a bag of 22 medals. Cayman now has four golds, thanks to track stars Kemar Hyman, who won gold in the 100 metres in 10:25 seconds, and Jamal Walton, […]

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Second local inmate sent to UK jail

Second local inmate sent to UK jail

| 29/06/2017 | 116 Comments

(CNS): Exactly one week after his brother and co-conspirator was transferred to a British prison, Justin Ramoon (26) has now become the second prisoner to be shipped to a UK jail from HMP Northward. CNS was informed by family members after they learned from other inmates that he had been taken from the prison under […]

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Man bit ex-partner’s vagina during sex assault

Man bit ex-partner’s vagina during sex assault

| 29/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A defendant standing trial on rape and indecent assault charges bit his former girlfriend’s vagina as he forced her to have sex with him, the court heard Wednesday. Setting out the prosecution’s case against Fabian Dominique McField for the jury, crown counsel Toyin Salako said he bit his victim so hard that the wound […]

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OfReg to investigate CUC’s solar deal

OfReg to investigate CUC’s solar deal

| 29/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): With the price of solar energy now falling rapidly and the increase in competitive pricing of other alternative fuels, Cayman’s utilities regulator, OfReg, has announced its intention to investigate the process around Cayman’s first commercial-scale renewable energy plant, which opened last week. The regulator said it wants to ensure that lessons are learned […]

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Anti-corruption cops make mystery arrest

Anti-corruption cops make mystery arrest

| 29/06/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission’s investigators have arrested a 47-year-old man from George Town on suspicion of committing the offences of secret commissions and money laundering. The unidentified man was arrested Thursday morning and is currently in police custody at the Fairbanks detention centre as the inquiry continues, officials said. No other details of the arrest by […]

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Waverunners burned in suspected arson attack

Waverunners burned in suspected arson attack

| 29/06/2017 | 18 Comments

(CNS): The police have begun investigating a suspected case of arson after waverunners parked in a yard at a home in Wahoo Close, off North Church Street in George Town, were set on fire in the early hours of this morning. The RCIPS said that just after 3:15am on Thursday, 29 June, the blaze was […]

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Car thieves take another Honda Civic

Car thieves take another Honda Civic

| 29/06/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Car thieves helped themselves to another Honda Civic, the vehicle of choice in the criminal world, some time on Wednesday morning, police said, as they put out what is becoming the daily car theft bulletin. The silver 2000 Honda with faded paint on the hood, registration #130 249, was stolen from an apartment complex on […]

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Cayman needs new jail with rehab focus

Cayman needs new jail with rehab focus

| 29/06/2017 | 41 Comments

(CNS): The prison director thinks the time has come for the Cayman Islands to invest in a new prison and provide more intense rehabilitation services as part of the local fight against crime. Well aware that public spending on jails is rarely popular, Neil Lavis said it was obvious that the current system is not […]

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Borders become key focus in crime fight

Borders become key focus in crime fight

| 29/06/2017 | 73 Comments

(CNS): Government is likely to be investing more cash in fighting crime at Cayman’s borders, as the security of the coastline becomes the key focus for the authorities. The rise in the number of guns on Grand Cayman in recent months means the police and other enforcement agencies are now directing their attention towards smuggling, […]

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Getting insured with a pre-existing condition

Getting insured with a pre-existing condition

| 29/06/2017 | 0 Comments

I am a Caymanian with a medical pre-existing condition. I’m finding it very hard to get a job and I think it’s because adding me to the company health insurance will raise the rates for everyone. What are my options? Can I get personal insurance that I can afford?

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