Archive for Nov 26th, 2018

Shooting victim was due to be gun trial witness

Shooting victim was due to be gun trial witness

| 26/11/2018
(CNS): A West Bay man who was shot and wounded in the district around midnight on Sunday night-Monday morning should have been the prosecution’s key witness in a gun-related trial due to start Monday, CNS has learned. The victim was the complainant in the case against Aaron Crawford (26), also [...]

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DoE cares for rescued sick green turtle

DoE cares for rescued sick green turtle

| 26/11/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): A sea turtle found by local boaters on Wednesday floating on the water’s surface in Crystal Harbour is currently being cared for by the Department of Environment. Experts are still not sure what is wrong with the 4-year-old green turtle but it was found in distress and believed to have been [...]

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Border agency unveils new logo

Border agency unveils new logo

| 26/11/2018 | 39 Comments
(CNS): The logo for the new Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Agency has been revealed, which will be used when the agency becomes operational on New Year’s day. Following the passage of the law in the Legislative Assembly last week to formally establish the CBC unit, officials lifted [...]

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Local man charged in ‘live-burial’ case

Local man charged in ‘live-burial’ case

| 26/11/2018
(CNS): Travis Webb (26) from Bodden Town was remanded in custody after he was charged and brought to court Monday in connection with the live burial of a child last week. He is facing charges of attempted murder and cruelty to a child. The case has been transmitted to Grand Court, where Webb is to [ [...]

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Man wounded in midnight shooting

Man wounded in midnight shooting

| 26/11/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to a shooting in West Bay at midnight on Sunday-Monday that landed one man in hospital. Police said that when they attended the scene in Birch Tree Hill Road following the report, they found a man had been shot in the side of his body. Emergency medical se [...]

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Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

| 26/11/2018
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) launched its Kids Helpline on Thursday, 22 November, offering help and support at the end of a phone line to children and young adults up to age 18. Reaching out to young people was a “dream” of the Crisis Centre, which opened in 2003 as [...]

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BOTs bureaucrat makes flying visit to Cayman

BOTs bureaucrat makes flying visit to Cayman

| 26/11/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Ben Merrick, Foreign and Commonwealth Director for the Overseas Territories, visited Grand Cayman on Friday, where he met with Cayman Islands officials and held discussions on relevant areas of interest to the UK as well the forthcoming constitutional talks in London. Merrick’s brief o [...]

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Island ride runs smoothly, police report

Island ride runs smoothly, police report

| 26/11/2018 | 74 Comments
(CNS): There was just one arrest and no collisions or other issues on Sunday to upset what turned out to be a legal and smooth island-wide ride across Grand Cayman by local motorbike enthusiasts, which ended with an impressive display in West Bay during a skills session of largely off-road bikes. Po [...]

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Determining increases in mortgage interest

Determining increases in mortgage interest

| 26/11/2018
If the US prime rate is 5.25 percent for the month of October 2018, by how much percent should the banks in the Cayman Islands increase their mortgage interest rate? [...]

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