Archive for August 14th, 2019

Cops retain gun in contentious case

Cops retain gun in contentious case

| 14/08/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Police have confirmed that they have retained a gun that was seized from a property in the Crystal Harbour area of West Bay in March in a case that has become particularly contentious. A wealthy US businessman in whose house the weapon was found was arrested and is now suing a local blogger for […]

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Bodden Town man arrested for GBH

Bodden Town man arrested for GBH

| 14/08/2019

(CNS): A 30-year-old man from Bodden Town was taken into police custody Wednesday, having been arrested over allegations of a serious assault as well as damage to property in relation to an incident last month in Belford Estates. The man was arrested after his victim turned out to have sustained a serious injury after he […]

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Airport runway work delayed

Airport runway work delayed

| 14/08/2019 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Plans to extend and repave the runway at the Owen Roberts International Airport next month have been postponed, officials said Tuesday. In a press release, the Cayman Islands Airport Authority said that “unexpected extended contract negotiations” had led to part of the work being put off, though some elements of this outside phase of […]

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Traffic trouble rolls on as light meter goes live

Traffic trouble rolls on as light meter goes live

| 14/08/2019 | 141 Comments

(CNS): There was little relief for any drivers trying to get through the Hurley’s Roundabout junction on Wednesday, after the new light meter on South Sound Road went live earlier than expected. At around 5:30pm CNS conducted a straw poll of motorists stuck in traffic jams along Crewe Road, Old Crewe Road and South Sound […]

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Woman escapes would-be sex attacker

Woman escapes would-be sex attacker

| 14/08/2019 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Police are looking for a tall, thin, light-skinned man who attempted to sexually assault a woman out walking on Sunday morning in North Side. The woman was on Old Robin Road sometime between 6:00am and 6:30am when she was approached from behind by an unknown man, who pushed her to the ground and attempted […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.