Archive for July 12th, 2021

CI$50k reward offered in murder cases

CI$50k reward offered in murder cases

| 12/07/2021 | 113 Comments

(CNS): Police have now confirmed that the victim in last Thursday’s fatal shooting at Vic’s Bar was Wayne Eron McLean (26) from Bodden Town. He is the second person to die in a recent spike of gun violence that has also seen around a dozen people injured. Mark Andre Ebanks (36) was killed in Martin […]

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No change in vaccination rate over weekend

No change in vaccination rate over weekend

| 12/07/2021 | 107 Comments

(CNS): Just 160 people have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine since Thursday, which means that the percentage of the population who have had at least one shot remains stuck at 69%. The needle hasn’t moved at all on the rate of people who have received both doses, which has been stalled at […]

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Cops seek witnesses to armed mugging in GT

Cops seek witnesses to armed mugging in GT

| 12/07/2021 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police are urging anyone with information about a street robbery on Smith Road, George Town, last week to come forward in yet another crime involving firearms. The mugging happened just west of Huldah Avenue at around 2:50am on Thursday, 8 July, when a man who was standing on the roadside just across from Tropical […]

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Steps towards January opening detailed

Steps towards January opening detailed

| 12/07/2021 | 98 Comments

(CNS): The government has now published the full plan to take Cayman Islands all the way towards fully opened borders by the end of January. The six phases of the opening plan, outlined in documents on the government website, show the next phase is set to start on 9 August, when people who have been […]

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Chamber boss claims pension system a success

Chamber boss claims pension system a success

| 12/07/2021 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s national pension system has faced significant criticism from politicians of all stripes but Chamber of Commerce President Mike Gibbs defended it at the organisation’s Legislative Luncheon last week, despite evidence that, 23 years after the system was introduced, few people are retiring with anything like a viable income from their investment.

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Premier: Development plan needs to be national

Premier: Development plan needs to be national

| 12/07/2021 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The previous government’s piecemeal approach to the national development plan could produce inconsistencies in the development of Cayman going forward, according to Premier Wayne Panton. He told CNS that he wants to take a closer look at how PlanCayman has been rolled out with a view to taking a national approach to the development […]

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Father denies murder of son

Father denies murder of son

| 12/07/2021

(CNS): Roger Deward Bush (46) from West Bay will go on trial at the end of October, facing murder and firearms charges for shooting his son dead in November 2019, after pleading not guilty on Friday. Bush is accused of killing Shaquille Demario Bush, who was just 24 years old at the time, at their […]

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Panton appeals to gunmen to stop the violence

Panton appeals to gunmen to stop the violence

| 12/07/2021 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton has appealed to those responsible for the recent “shocking outbreak of gun violence” to stop the “bloodshed” and “senseless acts of violence”, as he spoke about the grief of those who have lost loved ones, calling on his own experience. In a televised address broadcast on CIGTV, he urged those who […]

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