Archive for September 3rd, 2021

Appeal stalled as Lobo seeks new lawyer

Appeal stalled as Lobo seeks new lawyer

| 03/09/2021 | 15 Comments

(CNS): David Lobo (35), a former customs officer who was convicted in January 2019 and is now serving a 16-year sentence for drug smuggling, is seeking a new lawyer to argue his appeal. Lobo’s challenge to his conviction was due to be heard by the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal on Friday, but the case […]

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Just 61 people added to vaccine tally

Just 61 people added to vaccine tally

| 03/09/2021 | 140 Comments

(CNS): The needle on the COVID-19 national vaccination rate remained stuck Friday, when just 61 people were added to the tally of those who have had at least one dose and only 33 people rolled up their sleeve for a second dose over the last day. Government is due to lift travel restrictions in less […]

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Student assaults senior teacher on bus at CHHS

Student assaults senior teacher on bus at CHHS

| 03/09/2021

(CNS) UPDATED: Just days into the new school term, police were called to the Clifton Hunter High School on Thursday because a student had reportedly hit a teacher several times. Police said they were called to the school at around 3:30pm and learned that a school bus had returned to the campus because the student […]

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Carter denies Vic’s bar killing

Carter denies Vic’s bar killing

| 03/09/2021

(CNS): Ezekiel Carter (36) from George Town pleaded not guilty to one charge of murder, five charges of attempted murder and the possession of an unlicensed gun when he appeared in Grand Court Friday via video link from HMP Northward. Carter is accused of being one of two men involved in a mass shooting at […]

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Neon lights at FIN fuel social media backlash

Neon lights at FIN fuel social media backlash

| 03/09/2021 | 227 Comments

(CNS): A luxury condo development on South Church Street that has been controversial since it started, given the size and scale of the development, environmental issues, the impact of the development work, fee and duty waivers and what residents in the area feel is an inappropriate project for the neighbourhood, has stirred up more public […]

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Road smashes average 225 per month

Road smashes average 225 per month

| 03/09/2021 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is raising the alarm once again about the significant number of crashes happening on Cayman’s roads, many of which are due to mobile phone use. So far this year, around 225 motor vehicle collisions are being reported to the police each month. The vast majority of them were categorized as ‘damage only’, […]

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