Archive for May 10th, 2019

Road cops to clamp down on unsafe loads

Road cops to clamp down on unsafe loads

| 10/05/2019 | 56 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has released a gallery of images showing some of the unsafe truck loads officers have spotted on Cayman roads recently ahead of plans to crack down on unsafe vehicles. The Traffic and Roads Policing Unit is urging drivers to ensure that loads are safe and secured in such […]

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West Bay man arrested after police pursuit

West Bay man arrested after police pursuit

| 10/05/2019

(CNS): A 38-year-old man from West Bay was arrested Friday on suspicion of dangerous driving and other traffic offences, following a police chase along South Sound Road around 3pm. Police said that officers tried to stop the vehicle using lights and sirens but the driver failed to stop, so he was followed by the officers. […]

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Driver abandons burning vehicle

Driver abandons burning vehicle

| 10/05/2019 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to a single-car crash that happened around Friday lunchtime at the roundabout by Cost-U-Less, close to Lime Tree Bay Avenue. The police said that the smash, which happened around 1:45pm, involved a silver Honda Accord. The car caught on fire but the driver and passengers left the scene in […]

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DG recovering from emergency appendectomy

DG recovering from emergency appendectomy

| 10/05/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson is expected to be discharged from the Cayman Islands Hospital on Saturday, officials confirmed Friday, after the civil service boss underwent an emergency appendectomy on Thursday night. Gloria McField-Nixon, the chief officer in the Portfolio of the Civil Service, will be serving as the acting deputy governor while the DG […]

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Over 50 dogs found caged in Prospect home

Over 50 dogs found caged in Prospect home

| 10/05/2019 | 72 Comments

(CNS): At least one small dog had to be euthanised and more may follow after the police, the departments of agriculture, environmental health and planning raided a house in Prospect on Monday. The officials found 53 dogs, all of which were small breeds, in crates and cages in a poorly ventilated room and an unsanitary […]

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Police charge three burglary suspects

Police charge three burglary suspects

| 10/05/2019

(CNS): Three men were expected to appear in court today facing charges in relation to three separate burglaries in George Town and West Bay. The youngest of the three, a 16-year-old boy from West Bay, has been charged with aggravated burglary and possession of cocaine with intent to supply following his arrest Tuesday in connection […]

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Ethics bill still under review

Ethics bill still under review

| 10/05/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Some four months after the cabinet secretary told the Public Accounts Committee that government was once again reviewing the Standards in Public Life Law, there is still no date for when it will be implemented. CNS understands that it is still being reviewed, but Governor Martyn Roper is interested in seeing government enact the […]

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What is my recourse for a consumer complaint?

What is my recourse for a consumer complaint?

| 10/05/2019

I’ve been dealing with a store clerk for over a month now about an unravelling designer bag that is still under the designer’s warranty. The clerk has told me the manager is dealing with my complaint however the manager has not responded to me or returned any of my requests for her to call me. […]

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