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Teen was riding stolen bike

Teen was riding stolen bike

| 24/07/2017
(CNS): The 15-year-old boy who was badly injured in a smash near the Lighthouse Restaurant in the early hours of Saturday morning was riding one of two dirt bikes stolen from Frenchmans Drive, Bodden Town, not far from where the crash happened, police have said. The 2008 green Kawasaki KLX 450cc was [...]

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Growth in local GDP dipped in face of global fall

Growth in local GDP dipped in face of global fall

| 24/07/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figure for last year rose by 2.7%, which falls short of the growth in 2015 of 2.8%, officials said following the publication of the Cayman Islands Annual Economic Report. The Economics and Statistics Office said the dip coincided with a downtrend in [...]

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Hit-and-run driver charged with GBH

Hit-and-run driver charged with GBH

| 24/07/2017
(CNS): A driver who mowed down a pedestrian as she walked along the pavement near Lime Tree Bay appeared in court Friday, charged with causing grievous bodily harm, dangerous driving, leaving the scene of an accident and having no insurance. The 69-year-old woman is understood to be paralysed from h [...]

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Civil servants to work on PR backlog

Civil servants to work on PR backlog

| 24/07/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Government has appointed six administrators who have been trained to assess permanent residency applications to help deal with the backlog of around 1,000 people awaiting a decision. Although the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency has historically made the PR decisions, the law provide [...]

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GT hotel projects begin planning process

GT hotel projects begin planning process

| 23/07/2017
(CNS Business): Two new hotel development projects on the coastline along North Church Street in George Town have begun the planning process after one project was listed to be heard at this week’s Central Planning Authority meeting and developers for a second recently announced that they had submi [...]

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Teenage bike rider in serious smash

Teenage bike rider in serious smash

| 23/07/2017
(CNS): An underage motorbike rider was badly inured when the green and white Kawasaki motorcycle he was riding collided with a car in Breakers on Friday evening at around 8pm. The 15-year-old boy was heading towards East End when he and the Suzuki Swift, which was heading towards Bodden Town, coll [...]

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Opposition calls on CIG to deal with Mac

Opposition calls on CIG to deal with Mac

| 21/07/2017 | 75 Comments
(CNS): The opposition MLAs are calling on the PPM-led administration to deal with what they say is the embarrassment caused by the arrest of the parliament’s speaker, McKeeva Bush. The statement from the five independent members on the opposition benches falls short of calling for Bush’s resigna [...]

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Should McKeeva Bush resign?

Should McKeeva Bush resign?

| 21/07/2017 | 72 Comments
(CNS): McKeeva Bush, who holds one of the highest offices on the Cayman Islands, has been accused of groping a woman in Florida, and the police there say they not only have the alleged victim’s sworn statement but they also have a video of the incident. In addition to the alleged crime, since [...]

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Driver arrested on DUI after early morning crash

Driver arrested on DUI after early morning crash

| 21/07/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): A 44-year-old woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence following an early morning smash on Frank Sound Road, north of the fire station by the junction of Rossini and Union Streets. Police were dispatched to the single-vehicle smash at around 1:15 this morning, whe [...]

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Wants to rid yard of green iguanas

Wants to rid yard of green iguanas

| 21/07/2017
Is there any way of repelling green iguanas from particular areas? Any chemical or plant that will keep them out of my yard? I have a dog but he’s afraid of them and runs away. [...]

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Prison starts leather workshop

Prison starts leather workshop

| 21/07/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Several inmates at HMP Northward are in the process of learning a new and specialist skill that the director hopes will have the dual effect of rehabilitation for the men and generate some income that the prison will be able to ringfence for the jail’s wider rehab programmes. Experts fr [...]

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