Archive for February 12th, 2018

Visitor drowns off Spotts beach

Visitor drowns off Spotts beach

| 12/02/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A 65-year-old man who was visiting Cayman from the US was found unresponsive out in the water off Spotts Beach today and is believed to have drowned. At around 12:40pm Monday police and other emergency personnel were called to the scene at the popular beach on the edge of George Town. Altho [...]

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Suspect charged after WB gun and drug bust

Suspect charged after WB gun and drug bust

| 12/02/2018
(CNS): A 37-year-old man from George Town was expected in court Monday after police charged him with the possession of an unlicensed firearm, possession of ammunition, plus possession and consumption of cocaine. The man was arrested following police raids on 7 February at two West Bay addresses, whe [...]

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Man wanted over indecent exposure in park

Man wanted over indecent exposure in park

| 12/02/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): The police are urging parents and caregivers to be mindful of the whereabouts of children at all times when in public, following reports that a man was behaving indecently at the Dart Park last week where children were playing. The man was described as tall, slim built, of dark complexion a [...]

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JGHS student arrested for assaulting teacher

JGHS student arrested for assaulting teacher

| 12/02/2018
(CNS): A teenage boy from John Gray High School has been arrested following an altercation with a teacher at the school last week. Both the police and the school’s principal have confirmed that the incident occurred around 9:30 on Thursday morning. School officials said that a support teacher [...]

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CEC will start on campus this year, officials said

CEC will start on campus this year, officials said

| 12/02/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): With over 225 companies operating from offices and co-work space around Grand Cayman under the banner of Cayman Enterprise City, the management has said that it still intends to begin work on a campus to create a physical tech zone. CEC began renting random empty business space to firms opera [...]

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Cyclist hit by SUV near Pedro Castle

Cyclist hit by SUV near Pedro Castle

| 12/02/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on Pedro Castle Road, Bodden Town, Saturday. A red Toyota Rav-4 entering Pedro Castle Road from the Shamrock Road intersection collided with a man riding a bicycle headed in the opposite direction, police said. The cyclist complained of hip p [...]

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MPs angry over FCO’s failings on Bermuda’s gay marriage ban

MPs angry over FCO’s failings on Bermuda’s gay marriage ban

| 12/02/2018 | 68 Comments
(CNS): British MPs have attacked the Foreign Office and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson after the government confirmed it would not be taking any action to prevent the Bermuda government from reversing its gay marriage legislation. Foreign Office Minister Harriet Baldwin told the UK parliament Thurs [...]

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Coach stirs up outrage over threats to CIAA

Coach stirs up outrage over threats to CIAA

| 12/02/2018 | 59 Comments
(CNS): Ato Stephens, the former Trinidadian track star who was convicted of ‘sexting’ with one of the underage athletes he was training while working as a coach in the Cayman Islands, is threatening the local athletic association with legal action after they withdrew his membership. Whil [...]

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Premier gets CI$86k 2nd-hand Range Rover

Premier gets CI$86k 2nd-hand Range Rover

| 12/02/2018 | 143 Comments
(CNS): The government has recently spent around CI$218,000 on four cars for the premier, the speaker and visiting dignitaries. Premier Alden McLaughlin is now being driven around in a CI$86,000 second-hand Range Rover Autobiography, which officials from the Protocol Office said was purchased oversea [...]

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Hospital won’t reveal lawyers’ cut on debt

Hospital won’t reveal lawyers’ cut on debt

| 12/02/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The Health Services Authority will not be revealing the percentage rate that the lawyers contracted to chase a million dollars of outstanding debt at the hospital will receive on the money they manage to collect. Officials confirmed Friday that, although the cost to the authority is being cap [...]

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