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Archive for July 3rd, 2017

CIFA breaks silence and supsends Blake

CIFA breaks silence and supsends Blake

| 03/07/2017
(CNS): The beleaguered Cayman Islands Football Association has suspended its vice president, the association announced Monday in its first comment about his arrest last week by anti-corruption investigators. The inquiry relates to specific cash transactions in CIFA bank accounts, but it is understo [...]

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Team Cayman heads home with bag of medals

Team Cayman heads home with bag of medals

| 03/07/2017
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands came in 10th position at the end of the NatWest Islands Games in Gotland, Sweden, which were held from 24 June to 30 June. The team bagged 25 medals in total, including seven gold thanks to the country’s track and field stars and the basketball team. On the [...]

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British navy to land equipment on 7MB

British navy to land equipment on 7MB

| 03/07/2017 | 46 Comments
(CNS): Tourists enjoying the beauty of Seven Mile Beach on Friday and Saturday could be in for a surprise when the Royal Navy simulates a post hurricane exercise in front of Government House. RFA Mounts Bay, a British naval auxiliary landing ship, will test its disaster recovery response and land a [...]

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Fake crime story was distortion of domestic report

Fake crime story was distortion of domestic report

| 03/07/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The police have now revealed that the unnerving fake report of a potential home invasion scam was probably a distortion of a genuine domestic violence report. Police said that further research into the account of the incident that circulated on social media last week is similar to a report ma [...]

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UCCI claims teacher course a success

UCCI claims teacher course a success

| 03/07/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): With the fifth cohort of newly qualified teachers graduating from University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) this summer, college officials say the degree course for primary education curriculum has been a success, since all graduates so far who have sought a teaching job in the Cayman I [...]

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RCIPS app to bridge community gap

RCIPS app to bridge community gap

| 03/07/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has a new app to directly link the community with their neighbourhood officers to ease public communication. Police management hopes people will use it to raise concerns or offer suggestions to the local police in their areas to improve public safety and reduce crime. It is not for [...]

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Blake denies ‘suspicious’ corruption allegations

Blake denies ‘suspicious’ corruption allegations

| 03/07/2017
(CNS): Bruce Blake has confirmed that he was the first of two local men arrested by anti-corruption investigators last week in relation to allegations of secret commissions and money laundering in relation to the Cayman Islands Football Association, but he has categorically denied the “suspici [...]

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Local men reported missing at sea

Local men reported missing at sea

| 03/07/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Two local men who set off on a fishing trip to 60 Mile Bank more than one week ago failed to return home on the expected date, police said this weekend. Chadwick Bodden (39) and Edward Henricks-Hydes (38), a.k.a. Edward Rivers, set off on the trip on Friday 23 June and have not been seen [...]

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