Archive for September 24th, 2018

ESO begins work on employment survey

ESO begins work on employment survey

| 24/09/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): Around 1,500 randomly selected households will be visited by trained interviewers from the Economics and Statistics Office throughout October as the autumn Labour Force Survey (LFS) gets underway on Sunday, 30 September. The twice-yearly survey collects data from residents in the Cayman I [...]

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Police aim to reunite owners with stolen goods

Police aim to reunite owners with stolen goods

| 24/09/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The police have published a number of pictures of construction gear, power tools and electronic equipment that officers have seized during their investigations which they believe have been stolen. The various items have already been forensically examined and photographed, enabling the police [...]

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Viral video leads cops to suspect in violent assault

Viral video leads cops to suspect in violent assault

| 24/09/2018
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has arrested a 33-year-old man from West Bay on suspicion of assault ABH, affray and damage to property after he was caught on video punching and slapping a man who was clearly drunk and incapacitated at the time. The police said they were made aware o [...]

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Height of pile causing tyre smoldering

Height of pile causing tyre smoldering

| 24/09/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Fire Service chief, David Hails, has blamed the height of the shredded tyre stack in South Sound for the ongoing combustion of the pile, which his crews are still working on to cool. Despite several announcements from the home affairs ministry since Friday that the smolder [...]

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BT man to appear in court over rape charge

BT man to appear in court over rape charge

| 24/09/2018
(CNS): A 43-year-old man from Bodden Town, so far unidentified, was expected in court on Monday facing a charge of raping a woman he allegedly picked up in his car earlier this month. According to a brief police report, on Wednesday 19 September, a man offered a lift to a woman who knew him. Howeve [...]

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Bar brawl lands two men in hospital

Bar brawl lands two men in hospital

| 24/09/2018
(CNS): Two men landed in hospital following a fight outside a bar in George Town on Eastern Avenue in the early hours of Sunday morning, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. After leaving the bar, the men both sustained injuries during the altercation, but one received a wound to t [...]

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Port poll activists angered by pro-lobby

Port poll activists angered by pro-lobby

| 24/09/2018 | 156 Comments
(CNS): The activists campaigning for a people-initiated referendum to enable a national vote on the government’s plans to embark on a costly and controversial cruise berthing project in George Town were angered this weekend when pro-port enthusiasts labeled the petition for the referendum as a [...]

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Jack-hammer thief fired from fire service

Jack-hammer thief fired from fire service

| 24/09/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): A local man who was convicted of stealing a jack-hammer from the Cayman Islands Fire Service was employed as a maintenance technician when he stole the equipment and was never a fire officer, officials from the ministry have said. Dwayne Glasgow (54) was dismissed after the theft came to ligh [...]

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Cops net suspect in repeat GT burglaries

Cops net suspect in repeat GT burglaries

| 24/09/2018
(CNS): A 26-year-old George Town man was due to appear in Summary Court Monday after being charged with four counts of burglary in connection with a series of break-ins, all at the same address in North Sound Road over a two month period between 20 July and 18 September. Police did not specify the d [...]

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Tyres still igniting miles from dump

Tyres still igniting miles from dump

| 24/09/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The problems of burning tyres that plagued the George Town landfill until government entered into a contract to shred and remove the rubber appears to have moved with the material, with reports of a fire in South Sound Road this weekend. Officials from the home affairs ministry said on Sund [...]

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Robber escapes with cash from liquor store stick-up

Robber escapes with cash from liquor store stick-up

| 24/09/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A lone gunman made off with cash from a liquor store in the Seven Mile Beach shopping plaza around 9:40pm on Saturday night after threatening staff and customers. The man, who was wearing a long-sleeved white shirt, blue jeans and a baseball cap, was carrying what looked like a handgun, accor [...]

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