Archive for December, 2017

Cayman’s future looks bright, says Premier

Cayman’s future looks bright, says Premier

| 31/12/2017 | 77 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin set an optimistic note in his New Year’s Eve message to the country, maintaining that the “future remains bright” for the coming year. Reviewing the year and the May General Election, he said that based on feed-back he had received, “the vast m [...]

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Gang rob GT liquor store at gun point

Gang rob GT liquor store at gun point

| 31/12/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Three masked men held up a George Town liquor store on Saturday night, in which shots were fired but no one was injured, police said. Two of the men were armed with guns when the gang burst into the discount liquor store on Smith Road just before 10pm on 30 December. The men demanded [&hellip [...]

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Prospect residents face repeat prowler

Prospect residents face repeat prowler

| 30/12/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): A suspect who appears to be looking to steal a vehicle was caught twice on CCTV over the last few days trying the same SUV door outside a residence in a neighbourhood off Poindexter Road. The owners told CNS that they are concerned that the man, who arrives and departs by bicycle and seems [& [...]

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Police act on three missing people reports

Police act on three missing people reports

| 29/12/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Police manage to help find three people yesterday after they received reports that a 5 old boy, a teenage girl and an elderly woman with memory problems had all gone missing in three separate incidents. Police said that all three were found in good health as a result of the coordination of f [...]

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NDC urge party-goers to use ‘purple’ bus

NDC urge party-goers to use ‘purple’ bus

| 29/12/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): With an increase in local support and stronger partnerships, the National Drug Council will be running the Purple Ribbon Bus service for New Year’s Eve for the seventeenth year. For NYE 2017 the service will run on Cayman Brac as well as Grand Cayman, and the NDC has boosted the number of p [...]

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Drugs wash ashore in Little Cayman

Drugs wash ashore in Little Cayman

| 29/12/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Police have removed an undisclosed quantity of ganja from the beach on Little Cayman for destruction after a parcel of drugs washed ashore last Saturday evening, 23 December. The RCIPS said that a member of the public informed police on the Sister Island of the discovery along the shore and i [...]

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Police see almost 10 smashes per day

Police see almost 10 smashes per day

| 28/12/2017 | 60 Comments
(CNS): Police have been called out to 251 collisions of varying degrees of severity, arrested 42 drunk drivers and issued 73 tickets for traffic offences since the beginning of December. The RCIPS highlighted the “reprehensible” behaviour of some road users after they arrested, this wee [...]

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Opposition promises public input for 2018

Opposition promises public input for 2018

| 28/12/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has said that he and his colleagues will begin a series of fact-finding meetings in all districts in the New Year to find “workable, affordable and acceptable solutions to overcoming the challenges and seizing the opportunities” that he believes will present [...]

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Police find repeat teenage runaway

Police find repeat teenage runaway

| 28/12/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Police have now located 16-year-old Roseanna Redden, who is a resident at the Francis Bodden Girls’ Home in Bodden Town after she ran away earlier this week. She had last been seen at around 11:00pm on Tuesday, 26 December, in Logwood Way, George Town. She has brown hair, brown eyes, [...]

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Health warning to drug users

Health warning to drug users

| 28/12/2017 | 38 Comments
A CNS reader writes: Users are largely unaware that incoming drugs are highly likely to have been already laced with potentially deadly, highly addictive, cheaper, internet mail-order synthetic opioids (in addition to the normal toxic production chemicals). Those in denial, or blindly trusting their [...]

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The prince and the president dance around politics

The prince and the president dance around politics

| 28/12/2017 | 62 Comments
(CNS): Former US president Barack Obama’s first media interview since he handed over the keys of the White House to Donald Trump may have come as a surprise to many as it was with the BBC and a royal prince. When Prince Harry sat down with the former US leader for the Q&A as part [… [...]

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