Archive for December 13th, 2017

Suspects rounded up in face of burglary spike

Suspects rounded up in face of burglary spike

| 13/12/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The RCIPS has seen a significant increase in burglaries recently, with 24 break-ins reported on Grand Cayman since the beginning of this month, most of them in Bodden Town and West Bay. While the burglaries in West Bay were largely opportunistic, as a result of open doors and windows, a number of  break-ins in […]

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BT man avoids jail after punching senior cop

BT man avoids jail after punching senior cop

| 13/12/2017 | 167 Comments

(CNS): A local man from Bodden Town avoided jail time Wednesday, after a judge suspended the ten-month sentence he was given for assaulting a senior police officer at the scene of a traffic collision in October. Seth Watler (25) wept openly as Justice Marlene Carter said she was giving him a chance because of his […]

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Jury acquits women in Fete shooting case

Jury acquits women in Fete shooting case

| 13/12/2017 | 42 Comments

(CNS): A jury acquitted two West Bay women of all the counts against them in what the crown had presented as a feud-fuelled gang-related case of violence against two men last February. But the five men and two women of the jury panel convicted both the male defendants of GBH with intent, although they were […]

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UK MP repeats call for BOT representation

UK MP repeats call for BOT representation

| 13/12/2017 | 34 Comments

(CNS): The British Conservative MP for Romford, Andrew Rosindell, who sits on the Foreign Affairs Committee and is a long-time advocate for the interests of British Overseas Territories, has repeated his call for better and equitable representation for those territories. Speaking recently at a dinner for the Friends of the British Overseas Territories (FOTBOT ) […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.