Archive for Apr 25th, 2018

NRA boss under investigation

NRA boss under investigation

| 25/04/2018
(CNS): The National Roads Authority board chairman has confirmed that it has commissioned an investigation into possible misuse of the authority’s resources by a senior employee, who has been suspended pending the completion of the probe. CNS has learned that the employee is NRA managing dire [...]

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Woman struggles during street mugging

Woman struggles during street mugging

| 25/04/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): A woman who was the victim of a street robbery on Sunday night attempted to fight off her attacker when she was grabbed by a man who had his face covered, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, who said that they did not receive the report of the mugging until Tuesday, 24 [&hel [...]

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Thief makes off with dive gear from WB home

Thief makes off with dive gear from WB home

| 25/04/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Police are asking the public for help in tracking down diving equipment that was swiped Tuesday from a porch of a house on Uncle Bob Road in West Bay. Police said they received a report yesterday morning that two bags of dive gear, a pair of Mares Avanti Quattro fins and two pairs of [&hellip [...]

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Stay-over guests spend almost $½B in 2017

Stay-over guests spend almost $½B in 2017

| 25/04/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Tourism has revealed that the more than 418,000 stay-over visitors who came to the Cayman Islands last year spent almost half a billion US dollars during their trips and contributed US$31.5 million to the public purse in room tax. The guests’ estimated spend of US$49 [...]

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Booze board levels field for Sunday sales

Booze board levels field for Sunday sales

| 25/04/2018 | 121 Comments
(CNS): The Liquor Licensing Board has settled what became almost a year-long debate about whether or not gas stations can sell alcohol on Sundays in the wake of an error by the previous chair. The board has now paved the way for all gas stations, as well as liquor stores, to apply for a retail [&hel [...]

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Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

Teen arrested as cops stay focused on burglary

| 25/04/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Police arrested a suspected teenage burglar yesterday, as officers prioritise their efforts to tackle the crime that continues to cause significant concern for the community. In the crime report published Friday, the RCIPS said that 515 burglaries were reported to the police in 2017, an incre [...]

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