Archive for September 27th, 2018

Police on hunt for wanted George Town man

Police on hunt for wanted George Town man

| 27/09/2018 | 17 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is asking the public to help them find Joseph V. Hurlston (36), who lives in George Town, as they wish to speak with the wanted man urgently, though they have not said why. Police are warning the public not to approach him but to contact 911 immediately if they […]

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TS Kirk expected to dissipate as it moves into Caribbean

TS Kirk expected to dissipate as it moves into Caribbean

| 27/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): On again, off again Tropical Storm Kirk was moving through the Lesser Antilles packing winds of 50mph as the National Hurricane Centre released its afternoon bulletin. Weather officials in Cayman said the storm posed no immediate threat to Cayman despite heading in our direction as it was expected to dissipate before reaching us. Kirk is […]

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Scammers impersonate social media profiles

Scammers impersonate social media profiles

| 27/09/2018 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Police are warning social media users to be careful of scammers impersonating the profiles of public figures to manipulate others into giving out banking and other security information. Since June, the RCIPS said the Financial Crimes Unit has received a number of reports of attempted scams using the networking site LinkedIn. These generally involve […]

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NRA to host Cayman’s first road safety week

NRA to host Cayman’s first road safety week

| 27/09/2018 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) has announced plans for the first-of-its-kind conference next week focusing on road safety. The conference opens on Monday, 1 October, and includes not just the authority responsible for building safe roads but other stakeholders including the police and the motor insurance sector. Billed as Road Safety Week, the conference […]

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Neighbour furious over vegetation destruction

Neighbour furious over vegetation destruction

| 27/09/2018 | 93 Comments

(CNS): A long time resident on Seven Mile Beach area said he is absolutely furious with his neighbours after coming home from an overseas trip to find the vegetation around his home destroyed, especially a mature sea grape tree. Former auditor Chris Johnson said it was a “sign of the times when neighbours in Cayman […]

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Absence of DoE stumps minister’s panel

Absence of DoE stumps minister’s panel

| 27/09/2018 | 193 Comments

(CNS): Many questions posed by the public at Wednesday night’s meeting about the controversial cruise berthing facility related to the environment, as well as who is bidding and who is paying. But the panel assembled by the tourism ministry were, in many cases, stumped by the questions. In a meeting lasting five hours, dozens of […]

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Port extends suspension of director

Port extends suspension of director

| 27/09/2018 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The beleaguered director of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands, Clement Reid, who has been on required leave since May, had that suspension extended for another three months in August, minutes from the directors’ board meetings have revealed. Throughout the meetings last month the directors were told that police inquiries, which were triggered […]

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