Archive for December 11th, 2017

Car thieves steal Suzuki Sidekick from GT

Car thieves steal Suzuki Sidekick from GT

| 11/12/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): While Hondas have proved to be a firm favourite among local car thieves, this weekend the auto bandits turned their attention to a Suzuki Sidekick, which they stole from Main Street in George Town between 8am on Wednesday, 6 December, and 7:30am Friday 8 December. The blue car, registration 1 [...]

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UK border bosses seconded to Cayman

UK border bosses seconded to Cayman

| 11/12/2017 | 66 Comments
(CNS): Colin Brown, the head of the UK Border Force National Targeting Centre, and Phil Bostock, a commander in the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), will be arriving in Cayman in January to begin a secondment here to oversee changes to local border protection and search and rescue services. [...]

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Teenagers arrested over violent attack in George Town

Teenagers arrested over violent attack in George Town

| 11/12/2017
(CNS): Three teenagers and a boy were arrested and bailed following a violent attack in a parking lot on Eastern Avenue near the Godfrey Nixon junction at around 3:30 Saturday morning. Police and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene, responding to a report of a wounding after a man [...]

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Customs adds on an hour for Christmas crush

Customs adds on an hour for Christmas crush

| 11/12/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The Customs Department will be open for an extra hour most days over the two weeks to allow pick up of packages before Christmas. From today until Friday, 22 December, the Collections Office will close at 5:00pm instead of the usual closing time of 4:00pm but it will close at noon on Saturda [...]

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Hazard boss steps down after 36 years of service

Hazard boss steps down after 36 years of service

| 11/12/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The director of Hazard Management Cayman Islands, McCleary Frederick, has retired from the civil service after more than 36 years working in government, having started as a trainee draughtsman in the Public Works Department (PWD) in 1981. After working his way up in the department, he moved t [...]

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NCC chair silent over departure

NCC chair silent over departure

| 11/12/2017 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s environment is facing yet another blow with confirmation from Christine Rose-Smyth that she has resigned from chair of the National Conservation Council. She told CNS that she did not want to comment on her reasons for stepping down but her departure comes at a time when govern [...]

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Crown sums up case of nightclub shooting

Crown sums up case of nightclub shooting

| 11/12/2017
(CNS): Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran summed up the crown’s case against four defendants Friday regarding a shooting outside Fete nightclub in February. Now the jury has to consider the part they played, if any, in a catalog of accusations, from attempted murder to the po [...]

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