Archive for August 14th, 2017

Cruelty inquiry opened after dog burned with chemicals

Cruelty inquiry opened after dog burned with chemicals

| 14/08/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The police and officials from the Department of Agriculture (DoA) have opened an animal-cruelty case after a report was made by the Cayman Islands Humane Society on Friday. A representative from the charity called 911 when around 3:30pm a dog with burns along its body was brought to the shelt [...]

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WB man admits airguns but denies firearms charges

WB man admits airguns but denies firearms charges

| 14/08/2017
(CNS): A local man who was rounded up in a West Bay drug-and-firearms raid has denied possession of two unlicensed revolvers and ammunition but admitted having two air pistols and a component part when he appeared in court Friday. Chadwick Cameron Ebanks  (40) pleaded guilty to the possession of tw [...]

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Government turns to sports for newest heroes

Government turns to sports for newest heroes

| 14/08/2017
(CNS Local Life): The government is looking to give out its next batch of local gongs to sports women and men who have excelled in their fields. The 2018 National Heroes Day is still more than five months away but the nominations committee has already held their first meeting and begun planning the [...]

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Drivers avoid serious injury in three-car pile-up

Drivers avoid serious injury in three-car pile-up

| 14/08/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): An undisclosed number of people avoided major injuries during a three-car pile-up Sunday night, 13 August, at the Lawrence Blvd stoplight during which a truck flipped over. Police, who were called to the smash around 9pm along with other emergency personnel, said that a white Toyota Trueno a [...]

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Teen faces serious charge over machete attack

Teen faces serious charge over machete attack

| 14/08/2017
(CNS): After giving himself up to police, 19-year-old man from North Side was charged with attempted murder on Friday in the wake of a violent incident in George Town. Police and other emergency personnel were called to an altercation on Watler’s Road just before 11am (11 August) where they found [...]

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Permit numbers reach near 25,000

Permit numbers reach near 25,000

| 14/08/2017 | 173 Comments
(CNS): The most recent figures released by the Department of Immigration reveal that 24,880 people in the Cayman Islands are holding jobs on work permits. The latest list of permits issued to employers shows that the tourism, financial services and construction sectors are still leading the growing [...]

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Saved boater returns to Cayman to be saved again

Saved boater returns to Cayman to be saved again

| 14/08/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Edward Hendricks-Hyde (a.k.a Rivers) has returned to the Cayman Islands after his incredible ordeal at sea and was in church this weekend fulfilling a promise he said that he made to God while adrift on the water. Hyde was saved by Mexican fishermen who found him in very poor health aboard th [...]

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Bryan puts public housing on LA agenda

Bryan puts public housing on LA agenda

| 14/08/2017 | 46 Comments
(CNS): Kenneth Bryan, the newly elected MLA for George Town Central, has joined forces with a member of the government backbenches for his first-ever private members motion. Bryan is proposing that government invest in up to 50 two-bedroom homes to provide those in temporary need with a safe, secure [...]

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