Archive for August 21st, 2017

Rogue driver crashes after running roadblock

Rogue driver crashes after running roadblock

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 28-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of DUI and dangerous driving after he crashed his car into a pick-up truck on Bodden Town Road, Sunday evening, after he careered through a police roadblock. The man was driving a Jeep Wrangler and he had already had a minor [...]

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Woman admits killing friend in Rum Point crash

Woman admits killing friend in Rum Point crash

| 21/08/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): A 24-year-old local woman from West Bay admitted killing her friend in a North Side crash more than two years ago when she appeared in court, Monday, for trial. Anastasia Watson had pleaded not guilty to killing Kimberly Bush (23) as a result of dangerous driving in the early morning hours of [...]

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Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

Wanted man rounded up at WB Road restaurant

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old man from West Bay who was wanted by police in connection with a firearm incident in February was arrested on Saturday afternoon at a restaurant on West Bay Road. Police heard that the man had been spotted and, just before 3:15pm, officers from the Criminal Investigations Departm [...]

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Jamaican fugitive rounded up in joint operation

Jamaican fugitive rounded up in joint operation

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): Immigration, customs and police were all involved in a George Town drug bust, Friday, in which a Jamaican man, in Cayman illegally, was rounded up and arrested for possession of ganja. Officials said the arrest was a “successful joint tactical operation” after immigration officer [...]

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Case against indecent intruder hangs on DNA

Case against indecent intruder hangs on DNA

| 21/08/2017
(CNS): The crown’s case against a West Bay man who prosecutors say entered a Seven Mile Beach condo in the middle of the night and indecently assaulted a woman when he made her hold his penis as he masturbated by the side of her bed, depends on DNA. The woman, who was visiting the Cayman [&hel [...]

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CIG blames CUC for communication shutdown

CIG blames CUC for communication shutdown

| 21/08/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Most of the Cayman Islands’ government departments experienced a network outage, Monday morning, after its fibre was cut during excavation work by the local power provider CUC, on Sunday, government officials stated. The Computer Services Department was described as “working dil [...]

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Courts laud success of first Caymanian judicial intern

Courts laud success of first Caymanian judicial intern

| 21/08/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Erin Panton, a 25-year-old Caymanian articled clerk at Walkers, is the first trainee lawyer to complete the new month-long clerkship at Judicial Administration. The course counts towards legal training requirements during the 18 months of articles that a clerk undergoes after law school an [...]

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Miller: Healthcare in crisis

Miller: Healthcare in crisis

| 21/08/2017 | 87 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader is calling on government to form a special select committee made up of members of the Legislative Assembly from both sides of the aisle to take look at the country’s healthcare system as he believes it is now in crisis. From the numerous issues relating to health i [...]

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Harvey remnants could block eclipse

Harvey remnants could block eclipse

| 21/08/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): An increase in cloudy weather across the Cayman area, Monday, may put a dampener on the partial eclipse which is due to begin around noon today. While Tropical Storm Harvey has dissipated and no longer poses a threat, its remnants may obscure the much-anticipated celestial event. However, if [...]

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