Archive for March 26th, 2018

Police on lookout for stolen Honda Integra

Police on lookout for stolen Honda Integra

| 26/03/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Car thieves helped themselves to another Honda, this time from outside the Country & Western bar and restaurant in George Town on Saturday night, police said Monday in a release asking for help tracking it down. The black 1996 Integra with a distinctive quincentennial registration plate, [...]

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Governor priorities security, rights and environment

Governor priorities security, rights and environment

| 26/03/2018 | 171 Comments
(CNS): The new Cayman Islands governor, Anwar Choudhury, has said that his first duty on taking up office is security. But the new UK representative also pointed to human rights and the environment as other key issues he will be turning his attention to, as well as helping to protect Cayman’s [...]

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Airbnb to boost CaymanKind

Airbnb to boost CaymanKind

| 26/03/2018 | 60 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has said that a deal with the international online home-sharing accommodation platform, Airbnb, will boost the concept of CaymanKind and help more Caymanians benefit from the growing tourism product, while ensuring local rentors are following [...]

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Suspected killer’s mental capacity in question

Suspected killer’s mental capacity in question

| 26/03/2018
(CNS): William Ian Rivers (39), who was charged with murder last year, may not be fit to stand trial. Rivers is accused of shooting and killing a man at a West Bay restaurant, after which he barricaded himself in his family’s home and engaged in a stand-off with police. He has denied murderin [...]

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Garbage collection troubles roll on

Garbage collection troubles roll on

| 26/03/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is once again offering apologies to the people of the Cayman Islands for more lengthy delays over garbage collection services last week. Officials said several issues were to blame including a mechanical breakdown of the two garbage trucks that are [...]

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Barking blocks doggy day care plans

Barking blocks doggy day care plans

| 26/03/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): A proposed open air doggy day care centre on Crewe Road has been blocked from opening for business as it was unable to convince planning authorities that it would be able to keep the dogs on the premises from excessive barking. The decision by the Central Planning Authority last week came [...]

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Cayman cops involved in TCI target on Haitian migrants

Cayman cops involved in TCI target on Haitian migrants

| 26/03/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service were involved in a joint operation with British and Turks and Caicos Islands police last week targeting Haitian migrants trying to enter the TCI. Officials said that the TCI government had asked for assistance following a “serious up [...]

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NRA spends $2.3 million on new fleet

NRA spends $2.3 million on new fleet

| 26/03/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s National Roads Authority has been on a spending spree, purchasing 34 new vehicles and machines costing around $2.3 million. Official said the new equipment was needed to replace ones that were becoming unreliable and running up the maintenance bill. The authority said the money [...]

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Rider killed in Spotts road crash

Rider killed in Spotts road crash

| 26/03/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): A man was killed Sunday evening when the motorbike he was riding collided with a car in the Spotts area of George Town at about 5:20pm. Police have begun investigating the crash, which happened on Shamrock Road close to Soto Lane. Emergency services were dispatched to the scene of the crash b [...]

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