Archive for June 6th, 2018

Crime law changes target smoother prosecutions

Crime law changes target smoother prosecutions

| 06/06/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Government is presenting a new Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Bill, which, if passed in the Legislative Assembly, will allow prosecutors the ability to transmit cases from Summary to Grand Court without having to leave behind less serious offences. At present, when a case involving a cla [...]

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Cops on the hunt for home invader

Cops on the hunt for home invader

| 06/06/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Police responded to a report of an aggravated burglary Tuesday night, in which a masked man, who may have been armed with a gun, entered a home in George Town at around 11:30pm and made off with with some personal items belonging to the residents. A lone man entered the home on Spruce Lane t [...]

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CIG has plans for national disaster fund

CIG has plans for national disaster fund

| 06/06/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Government has released a new piece of legislation which will pave the way to establish a national disaster fund that can be used to cover the immediate costs the country could face in the wake of a hurricane or other disaster, man-made or natural. This amendment to the Disaster Preparedness [...]

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How do I recycle batteries?

How do I recycle batteries?

| 06/06/2018
I recently changed the batteries in all my smoke detectors, and numerous handheld controllers. So, I have close to 20 household batteries to recycle. But I can’t find battery recycle bins in Camana Bay any more (they used to be in each building). Where else on island can I drop these recycled batt [...]

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US beauty pageant dumps swimsuits

US beauty pageant dumps swimsuits

| 06/06/2018 | 39 Comments
(CNS): Miss America is scrapping the swimsuit section of the competition in order to shift its focus from physical beauty to talent and inner beauty. In a press release Tuesday, the organisation announced “sweeping changes” to where contestants will no longer be judged on physical appea [...]

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Mistletoe feared extinct found on Little Cayman

Mistletoe feared extinct found on Little Cayman

| 06/06/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): An extremely rare endemic mistletoe species, which had not been seen since 1991 and was feared extinct, has been found on Little Cayman, paving the way for the Department of Environment to undertake a thorough survey of the plant for its future protection. The Terrestrial Research Unit at th [...]

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