Archive for July 7th, 2019

Demands for CoP to step into land dispute

Demands for CoP to step into land dispute

| 07/07/2019 | 132 Comments

(CNS): An ongoing land dispute that has arisen between two private home owners in West Bay has become a community battle and residents in the district are demanding that Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne step in and restore the legal right of way that former Cabinet minister Mike Adam has to his home after his […]

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Police chopper saves lives

Police chopper saves lives

| 07/07/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS helicopter is continuing its work to save lives as well as interdict drug smugglers and other criminals. During the last two weeks of June the chopper was involved in six medical evacuations to Grand Cayman from the Sister Islands: including two on 17 June and four during the following week. A heart […]

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Cullers bag over 800k greens

Cullers bag over 800k greens

| 07/07/2019 | 54 Comments

(CNS): A whopping 803,446 green iguanas have now been killed since the culling programme began at the end of October last year. The latest statistics, which were posted on the Department of Environment’s website this weekend, reveals that in June alone over 112,000 greens were bagged and taken to the dump, the largest haul in […]

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Specialist canines sniff out $400k in cash

Specialist canines sniff out $400k in cash

| 07/07/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Specially trained sniffer dogs acquired by Customs and Border Control (CBC) have helped that agency and police seize more than $400,000 over the last 18 months, which has in some cases been connected to criminal activity. The dogs have sniffed out the cash at the airport and during residential busts, uncovering money believed to […]

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550lbs garbage collected on one beach

550lbs garbage collected on one beach

| 07/07/2019 | 54 Comments

(CNS): Around 50 volunteers picked up over 550lbs of garbage from one beach in just one day this weekend, highlighting the continued issue of trash collecting around our coastline. In one of Plastic Free Cayman’s monthly beach clean-ups, the unpaid trash pickers worked at Sandhole in West Bay, and in addition to the hefty haul […]

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