Archive for January 4th, 2019

Activist groups aim to create future vision

Activist groups aim to create future vision

| 04/01/2019 | 37 Comments

(CNS): A number of increasingly active community groups engaging in campaigns and stirring public discourse on environmental and the socio-economic issues are hosting a public awareness community event later this month with the view of creating a new 2020 vision for the country. Save Cayman, Save Barkers, Saved the Cove and the Cruise Port Referendum […]

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Customs officer found guilty in drug conspiracy

Customs officer found guilty in drug conspiracy

| 04/01/2019 | 127 Comments

(CNS): Former customs officer David Lobo, who was charged for conspiring with a South American drug gang to smuggle almost three kilos of cocaine into Cayman via Cuba on two separate occasions, was convicted on Friday on one of the two counts against him and has been remanded in custody. Lobo faced two conspiracy charges […]

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On-call ambulance in 3-vehicle smash

On-call ambulance in 3-vehicle smash

| 04/01/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS): An ambulance in the process of answering an emergency was involved in a three vehicle crash early this morning, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The emergency vehicle was responding to a call with lights flashing and the siren on just before 7am on Friday, 4 January, and fortunately did not have […]

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US visitor dies after 7MB snorkel trip

US visitor dies after 7MB snorkel trip

| 04/01/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The 60-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States who died following a snorkelling trip off the coast of Seven Mile Beach Thursday afternoon has been identified as Gregory Scott Azeltine, from North Carolina. Police said they and other emergency services were called to the beach area close to […]

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Son charged with attempted murder

Son charged with attempted murder

| 04/01/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: Jeffery Powery (32) has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a serious assault on his mother at her home in West Bay last month and has been remanded in custody. Powery appeared in Summary Court on Friday where the charges were transmitted to the Grand Court. He was arrested on 14 […]

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Tourism ministry refuses FOI on cruise line deal

Tourism ministry refuses FOI on cruise line deal

| 04/01/2019 | 85 Comments

(CNS): The tourism ministry has issued a blanket denial to a freedom of information request for more details on the recently announced deal struck with two cruise lines that secured their involvement in the cruise berthing project proposed for George Town Harbour. Following an announcement last month that Royal Caribbean Cruises and Carnival Corporation had made […]

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