Archive for July, 2017

Track student had crush, coach claims

Track student had crush, coach claims

| 31/07/2017
(CNS): Ato Stephens told the court that he believed the teenage girl who has accused him of sexually assaulting her had a crush on him when he was her running coach. When the track star from Trinidad appeared in the dock Monday, he denied ever touching the young girl or exposing himself to her. He [ [...]

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Speed and booze fuelling road crashes

Speed and booze fuelling road crashes

| 31/07/2017 | 52 Comments
(CNS): Despite the summer decrease in traffic volume, the police had another weekend full of road smashes, with 26 motor vehicle accidents being reported since Friday. Several were serious, and while no one was killed, police said in most cases speed and alcohol were to blame, as well as a lack of [...]

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Appeal for missing witnesses in airport road death

Appeal for missing witnesses in airport road death

| 31/07/2017
(CNS): Police investigating the road collision in which Dr Vary Jones-Leslie died from her injuries have said that they now believe there were other witnesses to the incident that have not yet come forward. The Jamaican doctor, who was a regular visiting physician at the George Town Hospital, was hi [...]

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GT man gives himself up after bar-room violence

GT man gives himself up after bar-room violence

| 31/07/2017
(CNS): A 46-year-old man from George Town who handed himself into police shortly after a violent incident at a bar on Seymour Drive in the industrial area of the capital in the early hours of Saturday morning was later charged with wounding with intent. In the second violent assault at the bar this [...]

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Financial crime cops warn of fraudulent online ads

Financial crime cops warn of fraudulent online ads

| 31/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Fraudulent advertisements on the internet have become a daily reality and most people are well aware of the dangers about giving out information to unknown entities offering untold riches. But the RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit is reminding local job hunters to be careful of scam ads being poste [...]

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HSA expands trauma care

HSA expands trauma care

| 31/07/2017
(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) has hired a second trauma surgeon. With the two specialist physicians, as well as new and refitted equipment, the orthopaedic and trauma unit is able to expand the range of treatments available for lower limb injuries and fractures. The ability t [...]

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Premier promises cops all the cash they need

Premier promises cops all the cash they need

| 31/07/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is expected to receive a boost to the annual budget this year after the premier promised at a public meeting last week to properly fund it and the police commissioner said the RCIPS was in a growth phase. Government will be funding a new Community Beat [...]

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GT man admits post office stabbing

GT man admits post office stabbing

| 31/07/2017
(CNS): A 22-year-old man from George Town has admitted stabbing a woman in frenzied attack outside the George Town post office earlier this year. Joseph Williams was charged with wounding with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm when he stabbed his victim in April, and having an offensive weapo [...]

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Cayman shakes free of Zika travel concerns

Cayman shakes free of Zika travel concerns

| 31/07/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): There have been no locally transmitted cases of Zika virus in the Cayman Islands this year and just one imported case in early February, officials have said. The jurisdiction has now been removed from an advisory list warning travellers of the previous threat. Cayman was placed on the US-bas [...]

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Opposition leaders calls for office and cash

Opposition leaders calls for office and cash

| 31/07/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): In an effort to professionalise the opposition and prepare his team to be the government in waiting, Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller said he wants government to set aside a small amount of public cash to fund an opposition office where his team can meet constituents and visiting dignitaries o [...]

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Brothers deny threatening to kill cops

Brothers deny threatening to kill cops

| 31/07/2017
(CNS): Two brothers from East End have denied threatening to kill six different police officers and smashing out a police patrol car window during an arrest at their home earlier this year and at the detention centre in Fairbanks. Aaron and Jaron Solomon were arrested in February in relation to an o [...]

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