Archive for August 28th, 2019

Stolen car found with changed plates

Stolen car found with changed plates

| 28/08/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A vehicle that was stolen from outside a home in Prospect early Tuesday morning, which was caught on CCTV, has been found following a tip by a member of the community. The theft of the car and the video footage was publicised on CNS and on Facebook, which in this case paid off. According […]

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HR expert argues CJ wrong on gay marriage

HR expert argues CJ wrong on gay marriage

| 28/08/2019 | 107 Comments

(CNS): Government has dug deep into the public purse to fight its appeal against the chief justice’s ruling earlier this year that legalised same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands. As the much-anticipated hearing opened Wednesday, government was represented by Dinah Rose QC, a leading human rights expert from the UK, alongside Sir Jeffrey Jowel QC, […]

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CAL waives fees as Dorian heads to Florida

CAL waives fees as Dorian heads to Florida

| 28/08/2019 | 18 Comments

(CNS): As Hurricane Dorian made its way towards Puerto Rico Wednesday, packing winds of 80mph, Cayman Airways Ltd confirmed it will waive change fees for passengers wanting to cancel or change flights to Miami and Tampa over the next week for tickets purchased before 28 August. Dorian is currently a category 1 hurricane but forecasters […]

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Humane Society closes shelter doors

Humane Society closes shelter doors

| 28/08/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): After receiving nine dogs over the last few days, surrendered by owners, the Cayman Islands Humane Society has been forced to close the animal shelter doors. Given the problem of unwanted or stray dogs and cats in Cayman, the charity is struggling to cope with the number of animals needing care. The shelter is […]

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Local TV closing down Friday

Local TV closing down Friday

| 28/08/2019 | 89 Comments

(CNS): Hurley’s TV, which owns the local free television channel, Cayman 27, will quit broadcasting on Friday following the evening news, and after more than 25 years airing local news, sports, weather, talk shows and community events. Officials from the station said that for the better part of the last decade, the economic viability of the station, […]

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Cops recover 350lb of ganja in latest haul

Cops recover 350lb of ganja in latest haul

| 28/08/2019

(CNS): Five men from Grand Cayman were arrested shortly after midnight on Monday after another major drug interdiction by the RCIPS. Officers on patrol in the Red Bay area at around 12:30am on 26 August came across a group of men trying to place a boat on a trailer at the dock. When they approached […]

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Gov’t to test new emergency alarm

Gov’t to test new emergency alarm

| 28/08/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Government will be testing out its new National Emergency Notification System (NENS) for the first time on Friday, when it will begin one of three test broadcasts that will interrupt all radio stations. Officials from Hazard Management Cayman Islands and the Department of Public Safety and Communication said the test message will begin with […]

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