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Cop seriously injured in ‘vicious’ assault by suspect

Cop seriously injured in ‘vicious’ assault by suspect

| 27/05/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Two police officers were violently assaulted by a suspect burglar during an arrest in George Town Friday, with one sustaining a serious eye injury. The police commissioner said he was alarmed by the vicious assault, which happened after the patrol officers tracked down the suspect following a [...]

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Backroom talks on again over new government

Backroom talks on again over new government

| 27/05/2017 | 64 Comments
(CNS): The ‘new new’ potential administration that was cobbled together just before midnight Friday that put McKeeva Bush back at the helm of government was on shaky ground Saturday morning, CNS understands. Various unverified sources suggested that the elder Independents, Ezzard Miller [...]

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Change of plan already?

Change of plan already?

| 26/05/2017 | 216 Comments
(CNS): An hour before midnight Friday night and some six hours after he signed a deal with the leader of the Progressives to form a government, citing the “interests of the nation”, McKeeva Bush appeared to have backed out of that agreement, where he would have been made speaker, and sec [...]

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PPM and CDP cut deal for government

PPM and CDP cut deal for government

| 26/05/2017 | 91 Comments
(CNS): Alden McLaughlin will be keeping his job as premier, while McKeeva Bush will be swapping his seat on the opposition benches in the Legislative Assembly for the speaker’s chair. In a brief statement from the two men Friday about their decision to work together, there was very little det [...]

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Observers commend free and fair election

Observers commend free and fair election

| 26/05/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Voters in the Cayman Islands can have confidence in the result of Wednesday’s election, the team of international observers confirmed Friday, as they commended the process and gave the entire election the seal of approval. The mission of six observers, led by Steve Rodan, the president [...]

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Cops confirm 110lb Prospect drug haul

Cops confirm 110lb Prospect drug haul

| 26/05/2017
(CNS): Officers involved in a drug raid in the Prospect area on Monday have confirmed that the total weight of the ganja seized in the operation on Marina Drive was 110lbs.  The 46-year-old Jamaican man arrested during the bust appeared in court in relation to drug dealing and immigration charges [...]

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Police clamp down on obscured car plates

Police clamp down on obscured car plates

| 26/05/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Traffic Unit is warning drivers that they will be enforcing the law regarding the need for an unobstructed display of all vehicle licence plates. With car thefts on the increase and stolen vehicles being used in crimes, police stressed the importance of being able to see licence pl [...]

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Caymanian pursues HR complaint over vote denial

Caymanian pursues HR complaint over vote denial

| 26/05/2017 | 39 Comments
(CNS): A human rights complaint has been made alleging that almost 500 Caymanians were denied the right to vote because of the misinterpretation of the Elections Law regarding residency requirements. The Caymanian complainant has also asked the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association elections observ [...]

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‘Flasher’ harasses and stalks female victim

‘Flasher’ harasses and stalks female victim

| 25/05/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for the driver of a Black Honda who sexually harassed and indecently exposed himself to a woman in broad daylight on Crewe Road, George Town, yesterday. The incident happened at around 1:40pm Wednesday, as the female victim was walking along the road. She told police [...]

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Car stolen from George Town

Car stolen from George Town

| 25/05/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): A dark blue 1996 Honda Accord, registration number 111 002, which was parked along Mary Street in George Town yesterday morning at around 7am was stolen from the area near Walker House sometime before 11:45am, police have said. In the latest of a surge of auto-thefts in recent months, offic [...]

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Horse trading begins in wake of divided poll

Horse trading begins in wake of divided poll

| 25/05/2017 | 106 Comments
(CNS): Following a very mixed result in Cayman’s first ever election under the system of ‘one man, one vote’, the people woke up to the fact that while 19 people have been elected to the Legislative Assembly, no party, group or alliance has enough seats to form a government. CNS ha [...]

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