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Archive for August 7th, 2017

Imam knocked back on interfaith efforts

Imam knocked back on interfaith efforts

| 07/08/2017 | 234 Comments
(CNS): A Toronto-based imam from the Ahmadiyya Community, a sect of Islam dedicated to peace and interfaith cooperation, offered to explain Islam over a coffee to anyone in Cayman interested in understanding why the vast majority of the world’s Muslims are not terrorists. But Aizaz Khan recei [...]

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RCIPS visit Mexico in wake of fisherman’s rescue

RCIPS visit Mexico in wake of fisherman’s rescue

| 07/08/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS):  RCIPS officers visited Mexico last week to confirm that the reports of Edward Hendricks-Hyde (a.k.a. Edward Rivers) being found alive at sea after he disappeared with Chadwick Bodden in June and, police said, to continue their enquiries. The RCIPS said they have confirmed that Hyde (39) [...]

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Cops and fire crew taught safer driving

Cops and fire crew taught safer driving

| 07/08/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS): A group of police and fire service officers has acquired advanced driving skills that will be passed on to other members of the RCIPS and the CIFS. Despite various campaigns to improve driving standards in Cayman, 95% of road smashes are the result of human errors and collisions show no signs [...]

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MLAs get lessons in democracy

MLAs get lessons in democracy

| 07/08/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS): A number of the country’s novice MLAs and some new Cabinet ministers spent two days learning about parliamentary democracy and how the Legislative Assembly works in a post-election seminar conducted by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, last week. Speaker and veteran politician [...]

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Missing fisherman survived 44 days at sea

Missing fisherman survived 44 days at sea

| 07/08/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Edward Henrick-Hydes (a.k.a Rivers), who went missing with Chadwick Bodden after the men left to go on a fishing trip in June, survived 44 days at sea, according to a report in the Mexican press. Officials here have still not confirmed that the man found by fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico la [...]

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Mac escapes charge in casino groping accusation

Mac escapes charge in casino groping accusation

| 07/08/2017 | 86 Comments
(CNS): The speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly will not face any charges following accusations that he groped a waitress in a Florida casino last month. McKeeva Bush had been arrested after the woman alleged that the veteran politician had touched her inappropriately while she was ser [...]

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