Archive for October 15th, 2018

DoE rescues hawksbill turtle from fishing line

DoE rescues hawksbill turtle from fishing line

| 15/10/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Conservation officers on Grand Cayman came to the rescue of a juvenile hawksbill turtle at the weekend that was entangled in discarded fishing line. The Department of Environment officers were called to help on Saturday in the North Sound after a member of the public spotted the endangered s [...]

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Six people arrested over illegal numbers

Six people arrested over illegal numbers

| 15/10/2018
(CNS): Police seized a large quantity of cash, several receipt books and other gambling paraphernalia and arrested six suspects during an operation at the weekend targeting the local illegal numbers racket. A 54-year-old man from Bodden Town, a 35-year-old woman from George Town and four men from [...]

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CIG plans to rip up trees in George Town

CIG plans to rip up trees in George Town

| 15/10/2018 | 125 Comments
(CNS): Government has appointed Colin Lumsden as manager for the Cayman Islands capital, and he reportedly began his job on Monday, but so far few details have been revealed about his recruitment, which is part of government’s plans for the long-awaited revitalisation of George Town. Tristan [...]

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Repeat teen runaway located by police

Repeat teen runaway located by police

| 15/10/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have confirmed that they have found Roseanna Redden (16), apparently in good health, with the help of the public. The repeat teenage runaway absconded from the Frances Bodden Children’s Home in Bodden Town on Sunday, 14 October. She had last been seen in the afternoon at the [...]

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Man faces serious charges over barroom brawl

Man faces serious charges over barroom brawl

| 15/10/2018
(CNS): Gregorio Camacho Hernandez (49) is facing serious charges following a fight outside a George Town bar last month. In court on Friday, Hernandez, who is a resident of Bodden Town, pleaded not guilty to wounding with intent in connection with a violent encounter outside a bar on Shedden Road, [...]

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MLA  prepared to ‘eat own vomit’ for coalition

MLA prepared to ‘eat own vomit’ for coalition

| 15/10/2018 | 92 Comments
(CNS): The PPM’s backbench member for George Town West, David Wight, said that he was prepared to “eat his own vomit for his country” as he addressed the issue of being in a coalition with his former arch political enemy, McKeeva Bush. Before the PPM joined forces with now Speaker [...]

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Suspect walks free as witnesses refuse to give evidence

Suspect walks free as witnesses refuse to give evidence

| 15/10/2018
(CNS): A local man walked free from court Friday after a catalog of charges against him were dropped when the crown revealed that the witnesses in the case had refused to testify. Kurt Stevenson Carter (28) was charged a few months ago with assault ABH, damage to property and aggravated burglary, a [...]

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George Town car fire suspected arson

George Town car fire suspected arson

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police have opened an investigation into a car fire on Watler’s Road in George Town early Saturday morning as it seems the blaze was started deliberately. The Cayman Islands Fire Service and police were called to the fire at around 6am 13 October, following the report to 911. Fire fighters [...]

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Minister ‘no-show’ at GT MLA’s meeting

Minister ‘no-show’ at GT MLA’s meeting

| 15/10/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell failed to appear at a public meeting last week in the constituency where the controversial cruise berthing project is going to be if government presses ahead with the project. George Town Central MLA Kenneth Bryan hosted the meeting as part of a series hoste [...]

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Celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi opens at ‘Margaritaville’

Celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi opens at ‘Margaritaville’

| 15/10/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Award-winning celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi is opening his first restaurant in the Caribbean, one of three new eateries at the Margaritaville Beach Resort on Grand Cayman. Eating House 1503, a spin-off of Yamaguchi’s Eating House 1849 in Hawaii, will be offering “an eclectic menu& [...]

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New head of Children and Family Services

New head of Children and Family Services

| 15/10/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Following recent revelations that the director of the Cayman Islands Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), Felicia Robinson, had resigned after just two years on the job, the Ministry of Community Affairs has already undertaken a recruitment process and appointed Paulinda Mendoza [...]

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