Archive for August 25th, 2017

PR approvals jump to 41%

PR approvals jump to 41%

| 25/08/2017 | 81 Comments

(CNS): Immigration staff and members of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board are continuing their work on the backlog of outstanding permanent residency applications and have now reviewed 232 of the more than 1,000 awaiting a decision, according to the latest statistics from government. The approval rate has now grown to 41%, and another 24% […]

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Burglar suspect behind bars after warehouse break-in

Burglar suspect behind bars after warehouse break-in

| 25/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 29-year-old man from George Town has been remanded in custody until his appearance in court on Monday morning after he was charged with burglary, handling stolen goods and damage to property. The man was arrested Wednesday after a burglary at a warehouse on Paddington Lane in George Town, where several cases of household goods […]

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Beautician charged over dodgy cosmetic injections

Beautician charged over dodgy cosmetic injections

| 25/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A George Town woman who was giving cosmetic facial injections to other women without a licence has been charged with two counts of reckless and negligent acts after two of her clients had adverse reactions to the treatments. The 50-year-old woman was arrested in January but not charged until today (Friday 25 August) and is scheduled […]

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Driver arrested after smash over ‘impairment’

Driver arrested after smash over ‘impairment’

| 25/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 31-year-old man from George Town who lost control of his car on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, flipping it several times, escaped injury but was arrested for driving while impaired. The police received a call about the smash at about 9:15pm Thursday, 24 August. Emergency personnel were dispatched by the 911 Communications Centre to […]

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Police call on ‘special’ people to volunteer

Police call on ‘special’ people to volunteer

| 25/08/2017 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is putting out a call for all people who may be interested in “a very special and rewarding type of volunteering” as a member of the Special Constabulary. The three-week recruitment drive to bolster the ranks of dedicated volunteer police officers started Friday. The specials have the full powers of a police constable and […]

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Conservation Law ‘ridiculous’ says premier

Conservation Law ‘ridiculous’ says premier

| 25/08/2017 | 77 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has given a clear indication of just how much his new government will be backtracking on environmental protection when he referred to one section of the National Conservation Law as “ridiculous”. He made it clear Thursday that he would be repealing the section that requires Cabinet to consult the National Conservation […]

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