Archive for April, 2019

Restaurant looking for would-be burglar

Restaurant looking for would-be burglar

| 29/04/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): CCTV cameras at the Grand Old House restaurant in the South Sound area of George Town captured a would-be burglar at the weekend. The management posted the footage on its Facebook page and is urging the public to call the police if they can identify the man who is caught on film wearing a […]

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Referendum campaign goes door to door in GTC

Referendum campaign goes door to door in GTC

| 29/04/2019 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Volunteers with the Cruise Port Referendum campaign went door to door in George Town Central at the weekend accompanied by Kenneth Bryan, the constituency MLA, who helped them collect more names for the petition, which is now very close to verifying the 5,288 names of registered voters required to trigger a people’s vote on […]

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Developers get seats on NCL review board

Developers get seats on NCL review board

| 29/04/2019 | 99 Comments

(CNS): A board has been established to review the National Conservation Law, which government has signalled it wants to water down because some people think the legislation designed to protect the Cayman Islands’ threatened and dwindling natural resources is standing in the way of development. Premier Alden McLaughlin will be the chair of the committee […]

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Teenage boys arrested for vandalism

Teenage boys arrested for vandalism

| 29/04/2019

(CNS): Two boys who are understood to be just 13 years old have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and damage to property after an alleged vandalism spree at the Webster’s Estates in the South Sound area of George Town. The boys are accused of a spray paint graffiti rampage on walls and signs, as […]

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Miller rails against licence fees waiver

Miller rails against licence fees waiver

| 29/04/2019 | 68 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has taken aim at the government for waiving what could be more than $6 million in outstanding vehicle registration fees owed to the public purse. He said the amnesty was “beyond unacceptable” when at the same time the Government of National Unity had engaged lawyers to pursue sick and elderly […]

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Taxi driver gets community order for causing death

Taxi driver gets community order for causing death

| 29/04/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Roy Clivey Tamasa (71), a former licensed taxi driver, was ordered by the court on Friday to do 240 hours of community service and banned from driving for three years in connection with the death of Dr Vary Anette Jones-Leslie last July in a collision at the airport. Tamasa pleaded guilty late last year […]

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Teenage girl dodges jail in stabbing case

Teenage girl dodges jail in stabbing case

| 29/04/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A 17-year-old girl was given a second chance by a Grand Court judge on Friday when he suspended a 15-month jail term in connection with a violent altercation with another woman whom she stabbed last September. The court heard how the teenager, who cannot be named because of a court order, was threatened several times […]

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Premier warns UK lawmakers off devolved issues

Premier warns UK lawmakers off devolved issues

| 26/04/2019 | 44 Comments

(CNS): In London this week Premier Alden McLaughlin urged UK politicians not to “drive a wedge” between the people in the overseas territories and the British government by intervening in affairs that are the devolved responsibility of the elected governments of those territories. McLaughlin, who led a small delegation to Monaco to meet with UK […]

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Tourist arrivals chalk up more records

Tourist arrivals chalk up more records

| 26/04/2019 | 51 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Tourism has revealed yet another overnight arrivals record after 59,563 guests visited Cayman last month. Not only does that figure represent an increase of 8.37% over March last year, it is also the single largest number of stay-over visitors in any month in recorded history. The entire first quarter of this […]

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Man seriously wounded in GT shooting

Man seriously wounded in GT shooting

| 26/04/2019 | 31 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for information about a shooting off South Church Street, George Town, early Friday morning. One man was taken to hospital at around 1:20am with two gunshot wounds, which police said were serious but not life-threatening. When the police arrived on scene the victim was already being transported to the hospital by […]

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Cayman swim team enjoys record CARIFTA

Cayman swim team enjoys record CARIFTA

| 26/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s national swimmers arrived home this week with a record haul of medals earned over four days of events in the pool, plus synchronised swimming and open-water races, at the 34th CARIFTA Aquatics Championships in Barbados. The 25-member team collected 56 medals overall, eclipsing the 41 earned at last year’s competition in […]

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