Archive for December 6th, 2017

EU to outline next step in letter to Cayman

EU to outline next step in letter to Cayman

| 06/12/2017 | 99 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands has just twelve months to address the issues that caused the EU to include this jurisdiction among the 47 on its ‘grey-list’, after it managed to avoid being placed on the black-list of countries that European leaders regard as uncooperative when it comes to fin [...]

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2lbs cocaine seized at ORIA, local man arrested

2lbs cocaine seized at ORIA, local man arrested

| 06/12/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old Caymanian man from Bodden Town was arrested at Owen Roberts International Airport yesterday morning, after he was found to have almost 2lbs of cocaine. He was arrested following his arrival on a domestic flight from Cayman Brac. Collector of Customs Charles Clifford said the h [...]

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Cayman Crime Stoppers relaunches, seeks new funding

Cayman Crime Stoppers relaunches, seeks new funding

| 06/12/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Crime Stoppers is planning a major relaunch to help raise funds and is looking for corporate sponsors to help boost the fight against crime, the local anti-crime, non-profit organisation said. The Cayman Islands branch was formed almost 25 years ago, and its Miami-based anonymous tip l [...]

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Former minister denies assault charges

Former minister denies assault charges

| 06/12/2017
(CNS): Mike Adam, who was the community affairs minister in the UDP 2009-2012 administration, appeared in Summary Court Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to charges of common assault. Adam, a failed CDP candidate for George Town South during the 2017 elections, will face trial next March in relation to [...]

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Operation Winter Guardian targeting drunk drivers

Operation Winter Guardian targeting drunk drivers

| 06/12/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Drunk drivers will be among the main targets of this year’s annual police holiday safety campaign. The crackdown on crime, particularly on the roads, will get underway this weekend with an increase in high-visibility RCIPS patrols and traffic stops on various roads around the Cayman Isl [...]

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Over 600 people sign-on for NiCE clean-up

Over 600 people sign-on for NiCE clean-up

| 06/12/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Around six hundred people have signed up to take part in government’s island-wide Christmas clean-up, known as the National Community Enhancement Programme, or NiCE, officials have confirmed. Although unemployment numbers have dropped and the largest demographic of those out of work is [...]

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Garbage piles fuel public health concerns

Garbage piles fuel public health concerns

| 06/12/2017 | 64 Comments
(CNS): Recent problems at the Department of Environmental Health relating to trouble with equipment and staff shortages appear to be causing a backlog on rubbish and recycling collection, raising concerns about public health. All over Grand Cayman in public places, garbage piles are growing and the [...]

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Victim sustains serious head injury in violent assault

Victim sustains serious head injury in violent assault

| 06/12/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): A man remained in hospital this morning after he was knocked out and sustained serious head and face injuries last night during an altercation with another man in George Town. Police and emergency personnel were called to Harper Close, off Eastern Avenue, at around 9:45pm Tuesday, where the [...]

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Ten bikers show up for legal initiative

Ten bikers show up for legal initiative

| 06/12/2017 | 54 Comments
(CNS): Following the joint effort of local opposition politicians, dirt bike fans and the RCIPS, a legal off-road motorbike gathering was organised in George Town on Sunday but it failed to attract significant numbers. Police managed the event in the Industrial Park area, where officers set up a roa [...]

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