Archive for Dec 3rd, 2018

Neighbourhood watch cuts crime in canal community

Neighbourhood watch cuts crime in canal community

| 03/12/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The Snug Harbour Neighbourhood Watch Committee and residents have reported a drop in crime in their community after creating the neighbourhood watch six months ago in the wake of a surge in burglaries in the waterfront residential area. On Sunday residents and watchers met with their MLA Joe [...]

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Attackers knocked out victim with wooden post

Attackers knocked out victim with wooden post

| 03/12/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Police are looking for witnesses to a violent attack on a man early Sunday morning on Pedro Castle Road, Bodden Town. The victim was reportedly punched in the face and then knocked unconscious by two assailants, one of whom hit him in the head with a wooden post, at around 12:30am. Police sai [...]

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Law reformers examining foreclosure regime

Law reformers examining foreclosure regime

| 03/12/2018 | 57 Comments
(CNS): The Law Reform Commission has circulated a new discussion paper seeking public input about the need, or not, for new legislation regarding the issue of home loans and foreclosures. The commission said there had been a heightened level of public concern about the number of such procedures, the [...]

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Hew heads to Bahamas to discuss planning resilience

Hew heads to Bahamas to discuss planning resilience

| 03/12/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Planning and Infrastructure Minister Joey Hew is on his way to the Bahamas this week to join fellow planning ministers from around the region to discuss how resiliency and climate change issues are shaping regional policy making. The third Caribbean Infrastructure Forum (CARIF2018) opens on T [...]

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WB man denies attempted murder

WB man denies attempted murder

| 03/12/2018
(CNS): Alejandro Andreas Cardenas Powery (26), from West Bay, has denied trying to kill a woman known to him as well as other offences relating to a violent attack in October. Powery, who went on the run after police were called to a home in the district where a woman had been stabbed, was arrested [...]

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CEC breaks ground on long-awaited ‘city’

CEC breaks ground on long-awaited ‘city’

| 03/12/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Enterprise City has broken ground on the long promised US$500 million dollar master planned development for global knowledge-based businesses, which officials claim will put the Cayman Islands at the forefront of the technology-driven business world. The special economic zone was origi [...]

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Crimestoppers tipster collects $3k for help catching crook

Crimestoppers tipster collects $3k for help catching crook

| 03/12/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): While some say crime doesn’t pay, Cayman Crime Stoppers says it can for those who help catch criminals, as one person in the Cayman Islands recently found after receiving US$3,000 for his or her help last month in catching a local crook who was wanted for numerous offences. The payout i [...]

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Gambling law change stalled for further review

Gambling law change stalled for further review

| 03/12/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Government’s plans to review the gambling law to increase the penalties have been stalled. An amendment bill was supposed to go before the Legislative Assembly for debate during last month’s meeting but the draft law never made it to the order paper, as officials have now revealed [...]

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DoE seeking to protect 20% of Cayman’s environment

DoE seeking to protect 20% of Cayman’s environment

| 03/12/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Five years after the historic passage of the National Conservation Law, the Department of Environment said that so far it has managed to designate 3,477 acres of land across the three Cayman Islands as public protected areas. Another 634 acres on Grand Cayman are pending for protection, which [...]

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Taxi driver admits killing doctor in airport collision

Taxi driver admits killing doctor in airport collision

| 03/12/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): In court on Friday, Roy Clivey Tamasa pleaded guilty to causing the death of Dr Vary Anette Jones-Leslie by careless driving last summer, when she was knocked down on the airport road at Owen Roberts International Airport. Prosecutors had charged the 70-year-old taxi driver with the more seri [...]

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Public cheers arrival of new CAL plane

Public cheers arrival of new CAL plane

| 03/12/2018 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Hundreds of people came out Friday evening to welcome the first of Cayman Airways’ new fleet of aircraft at Owen Roberts International Airport. The new Boeing 737 Max 8, the first in the region, tipped a wave during a fly-by before landing around 5pm to cheering crowds and a water salut [...]

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