Archive for January 27th, 2020

DoE recover dead porpoise from BT beach

DoE recover dead porpoise from BT beach

| 27/01/2020 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environment said they believe the dead porpoise that washed up on a Bodden Town beach this weekend is a young false killer whale (Pseudorca crassidens). The carcass has been sent to vets at St Matthews University for a necropsy to find out how it died. The DoE said that it will […]

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Three charged with cocaine dealing

Three charged with cocaine dealing

| 27/01/2020

(CNS): Three people have been charged with dealing cocaine following a bust at a home off Shedden Road in George Town last week. Just after 5:30am on Wednesday police executed a search warrant at the home, where they found undisclosed quantities of ganja and cocaine. A 22-year-old man from West Bay, a 35-year-old man from […]

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Boat pilot denies manslaughter charges

Boat pilot denies manslaughter charges

| 27/01/2020

(CNS): Sean Michael McDonald (36) from Prospect denied charges of manslaughter and grievous bodily harm when he appeared in court Friday in connection with a boat crash last summer. McDonald pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of John Turner (70), a UK-national living in Cayman, and Emmanuel Brown (49), a former police officer from George […]

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WORC adds deputy director to team

WORC adds deputy director to team

| 27/01/2020 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) has added another member to its management team, but there is still no date for when this new department will be fully functioning. Kyle McLean, who has been made deputy director for business operations, started the job two weeks ago, according to a government release. McLean has over […]

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Dump fire extinguished say officials

Dump fire extinguished say officials

| 27/01/2020 | 18 Comments

(CNS): After a weekend fighting a serious deep-seated fire in the scrap vehicle area of the George Town dump, which ignited Friday morning, the Cayman Islands fire Service (CIFS) said Monday that the blaze had been largely extinguished. On Monday, fire officers conducted final safety checks before handing the site back to the operator. A […]

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