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Accident on Crewe Road

Accident on Crewe Road

| 05/01/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A three-car accident at the intersection of Smith Road and Crewe Road is currently blocking traffic but police say that tow trucks are on scene and the road should be cleared shortly. The RCIPS responded to reports of the accident just after 2:00pm today (5 January). At least one person was i [...]

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Brac fire officers flown to GCM after truck flips on runway

Brac fire officers flown to GCM after truck flips on runway

| 05/01/2017 | 95 Comments
(CNS) Updated 5:26pm: The police helicopter has transported both fire officers involved in today’s fire truck accident on the Brac airport runway to Grand Cayman for further medical assessment. Officials reported earlier that the truck they were driving flipped while they were conducting a man [...]

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Minister invites boxing legend to Cayman

Minister invites boxing legend to Cayman

| 05/01/2017 | 50 Comments
(CNS): Manny Pacquiao, considered one of the greatest boxers of all times, will be arriving tomorrow for a brief visit to the Cayman Islands, where he will be attending two events on Grand Cayman Saturday and then flying to Cayman Brac on Sunday. Pacquiao (38), who is not only a sporting legend but [...]

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Our youth are politically apathetic

Our youth are politically apathetic

| 05/01/2017 | 47 Comments
Blue Iguana writes: Apparently, a certain constitutional entitlement is rather unimportant in our democratic society. If there’s one thing that the Elections Office’s canvassing exercise reveals about Cayman’s youth, it’s this: politics disinterests them. That’s essentially the message our [...]

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Cayman signs onto agreement to protect Sargasso Sea

Cayman signs onto agreement to protect Sargasso Sea

| 05/01/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): While the PPM government continues to mull the extension of the Cayman Islands Marine parks to further protect our own unique marine environement, it has signed these islands up to the Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the Conservation of the Sargasso Sea, the earth’s only sea witho [...]

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Cayman tourism – fantasy destination or facade?

Cayman tourism – fantasy destination or facade?

| 05/01/2017 | 92 Comments
MM writes: There is no doubt that the Cayman Islands are blessed with beauty and some of the clearest, cleanest and safest beaches of the Caribbean. Our infrastructure boasts some of the finest four- and five-star accommodations in the region, with all the best amenities and most luxurious services. [...]

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Concerned that electoral roll contains addresses

Concerned that electoral roll contains addresses

| 04/01/2017
Why does the Elections Office publish registered voters’ names and home address on its website? Surely this is an invasion of privacy. Is it law that they must do this? If not, can they just publish the names without the address? I feel sure this fact alone would deter some people from registering [...]

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Driver fled after breaking light pole

Driver fled after breaking light pole

| 04/01/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): A 24-year-old driver of a car that flipped over and smashed into a CUC light pole on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway Tuesday afternoon emerged unhurt but he has been arrested for leaving the scene of an accident, driving while not qualified, driving without insurance, using a vehicle with expir [...]

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New CoP orders external review of child abuse cases

New CoP orders external review of child abuse cases

| 04/01/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Following an RCIPS internal audit of all open child abuse cases in the Cayman Islands, triggered by a recent court case where the failure by the police to investigate a serious complaint of child sex abuse became apparent, an external review has been commissioned by the new police commissione [...]

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Culture policy development moves to next stage

Culture policy development moves to next stage

| 04/01/2017 | 25 Comments
(CNS): Following an online survey this summer to garner the public’s views on a proposed culture policy, the Ministry of Health and Culture and the steering committee for the policy say they are ready to take the next step forward, and roll out the public consultation phase for the historic dr [...]

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Missing teenage girl found

Missing teenage girl found

| 03/01/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Police say they have located missing teenager Roseanna Redden in Bodden Town and she has been returned to her caregivers. The RCIPS sent out a request Tuesday for the public to help them locate Roseanna, who was previously missing for a week last July. They said that the 15-year-old girl was [...]

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