Archive for January 15th, 2018

Caribbean condemns shocking Trump comments

Caribbean condemns shocking Trump comments

| 15/01/2018 | 415 Comments
(CNS): Leaders, commentators, pundits and university bosses across the Caribbean have been united this weekend in their condemnation of the alleged insults made by US President Donald Trump about the Haitian people and some African countries, which he had labeled as sh**-holes during a meeting last [...]

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Premier to deliver address at 15th CEO conference

Premier to deliver address at 15th CEO conference

| 15/01/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The premier will be making his first major public address of the year at the Fidelity CEO conference next month. It is a long-held tradition for the leaders of Cayman to deliver a state of the nation type speech, looking both back and forward, at this conference, though Alden McLaughlin has m [...]

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Airport shops closed as upgrade moves on

Airport shops closed as upgrade moves on

| 15/01/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): As work continues to redevelop and expand Owen Roberts International Airport, the retail and duty-free concessions in the original terminal have been closed to accommodate the renovations. The Runaway Bar in the Departures Hall is still operating but there will be no other shops open until th [...]

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Police on the scene of George Town shooting

Police on the scene of George Town shooting

| 15/01/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Police are at the scene of a shooting that happened at around 6:30 this evening on Eastern Avenue near to the junction of Avon Way. One man has been taken to hospital with a gunshot wound, a spokesperson from the RCIPS confirmed in a brief alert about the shooting. Eastern Avenue was partial [...]

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Public urged to follow laws to protect fish

Public urged to follow laws to protect fish

| 15/01/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environment (DoE) has said that at this time of year a number of rules are in place designed to help protect the marine life around the Cayman Islands that remains under threat. The department is urging people who are going fishing to follow the laws, which apply to all ind [...]

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US citizen caught with loaded gun at airport

US citizen caught with loaded gun at airport

| 15/01/2018
(CNS): Customs officers have charged a 62-year-old US citizen with possession of an unlicensed firearm after he was caught at the airport with a loaded gun at the weekend. The visitor was reportedly leaving the Cayman Islands when customs officials at Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Caym [...]

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Teenager arrested after beach robbery

Teenager arrested after beach robbery

| 15/01/2018
(CNS): A teenager was arrested after police deployed the helicopter and road blocks in the wake of a robbery on Public Beach on Saturday night, one of two robberies this weekend where women were threatened with a knife and their handbags stolen. The juvenile suspect is believed to be one of three me [...]

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Customs net drug suspects in three separate cases

Customs net drug suspects in three separate cases

| 15/01/2018
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Customs Department has arrested four people over the last week in three separate drug smuggling cases. On Friday, 12 January, customs officers arrested a 35-year-old Caymanian man and a 34-year-old woman from Trinidad who is a permanent resident here. They are accused of i [...]

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Gun club takes aim at new range

Gun club takes aim at new range

| 15/01/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority has approved an application by the Cayman Islands Sports Shooting Association for a new range on crown land in East End. The plans for the new facility have been on the cards since 2013 but the project blocked due to concerns about the potential contamination of [...]

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Cayman under new EU black-list threat

Cayman under new EU black-list threat

| 15/01/2018 | 63 Comments
(CNS): As the UK government moves towards trade talks with the European Union as part of the Brexit negotiations, the British Overseas Territories, including Cayman, could be used as leverage and may be placed on the black-list that they recently avoided, according to a report in the Independent Sun [...]

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