Archive for October 4th, 2017

West Bay man charged and bailed in GBH case

West Bay man charged and bailed in GBH case

| 04/10/2017
(CNS): A resident of West Bay has been charged with seriously assaulting a defence attorney during an altercation at a party in the district this weekend. Police confirmed that the 28-year-old man was charged with assault inflicting GBH, assault actual bodily harm, possession of ganja, possession of [...]

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US Coast Guard rescues fishermen found adrift

US Coast Guard rescues fishermen found adrift

| 04/10/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Five Honduran nationals on a boat that had run out of gas were brought into Cayman Brac last night by the United States Coast Guard after they were rescued some 25 miles off the coast of the Sister Islands. The local authorities were alerted by the USGC some time after 9:00pm and the men [&he [...]

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Cops on trail of widespread dodgy cosmetic injections

Cops on trail of widespread dodgy cosmetic injections

| 04/10/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS say there may be many women in Cayman who are suffering serious ill-effects from facial injections and other cosmetic treatments administered by unlicensed cosmetologists and beauticians. Police are urging potential victims to come forward, as a current investigation has led them t [...]

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Petty suspects rounded up in wake of public pressure

Petty suspects rounded up in wake of public pressure

| 04/10/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Police based in the eastern districts have been targeting illegal activities, from gambling to drug use, which residents said during a recent community meeting were leading to fights and other public disturbances. Over the weekend three men were rounded up for drug possession, having a machet [...]

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Talking of discrimination…

Talking of discrimination…

| 04/10/2017 | 82 Comments
Anonymous writes: From one heterosexual male Caymanian; I’ve got nothing against gay marriage. To each, his/her own. The Marriage Law should treat straight and gay marriages equally. Hey, and while we’re on the subject of equal treatment for all, can white expat ladies please stop treati [...]

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Customs officer suspended in corruption case

Customs officer suspended in corruption case

| 04/10/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): An unidentified senior female customs officer has been suspended from her job as a result of allegations of corruption, Collector of Customs Charles Clifford said in a release Wednesday. No details have been revealed about the latest law enforcement official to be placed on required leave as [...]

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New tropical storm brewing south east of Nicaragua

New tropical storm brewing south east of Nicaragua

| 04/10/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Local weather forecasters are urging residents in Cayman to keep an eye on Tropical Depression 16, which is expected to become Tropical Storm Nate before the day is out. Some international weather experts are predicting that the depression, which formed around lunchtime Wednesday, could becom [...]

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Plea deal law proposed for crime witnesses

Plea deal law proposed for crime witnesses

| 04/10/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Legal authorities in the Cayman Islands are contemplating a new piece of legislation to allow prosecutors to cut a deal with criminal witnesses to reduce their sentences for related convictions or to help a witness evade prosecution. Cayman currently has no formal plea deal system and when wi [...]

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Man found dead at Bodden Town house

Man found dead at Bodden Town house

| 04/10/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Police are investigating the death of a 46-year-old man from Bodden Town whose body was found at a house on Claries Avenue in the district yesterday evening at a round 5:00pm. According to the RCIPS release, when emergency services responded to a call the man was discovered inside the home w [...]

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