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Police clamp down on obscured car plates

Police clamp down on obscured car plates

| 26/05/2017 | 47 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 | 55 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 | 24 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 | 6 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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Takkas admits helping Webb launder FIFA bribes

Takkas admits helping Webb launder FIFA bribes

| 25/05/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association has pleaded guilty to money laundering charges after he admitted receiving and passing along over $1.5 million to his old boss, Jeffrey Webb, in the ongoing FIFA scandal. Costas Takkas (60), who was Webb’s aide, sa [...]

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Independents secure 9 seats, government uncertain

Independents secure 9 seats, government uncertain

| 25/05/2017
(CNS Elections): With independents securing three major PPM ministers’ scalps and the CDP failing to secure any seats outside of West Bay, the final results have left Cayman facing significant uncertainty over who will lead the next government. The results were all in well before midnight, but t [...]

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Police round up more teenage burglary suspects

Police round up more teenage burglary suspects

| 24/05/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Police have arrested two more teenage burglary suspects in connection with two separate recent break-ins in Bodden Town. A 17-year-old boy from West Bay was arrested yesterday in relation to a burglary at a residence on Will T Road in Bodden Town on 15 May, when alcohol and a small quantit [...]

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And they’re off!

And they’re off!

| 24/05/2017
(CNS Election): The polls have now opened in Cayman’s historic General Election, when for the first time the more than 20,000 people on the electoral register will have just one vote to cast for one candidate in each of the 19 different constituencies in a first past the post race. Election [...]

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Support cop accused of hit and run

Support cop accused of hit and run

| 23/05/2017
(CNS): The RCIPS Professional Standards Unit is conducting an investigation alongside a criminal inquiry after an auxiliary constable was arrested following a hit-and-run Sunday. At around 12:30am Sunday morning, 21 May, officers were called out to the incident by Tropical Plaza on Smith Road, where [...]

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Elections Office alarmed by paper’s mess-up on polling stations

Elections Office alarmed by paper’s mess-up on polling stations

| 23/05/2017
(CNS Election): Local newspaper, The Cayman Reporter, made a number of errors in listing the polling stations in its printed supplement and the Elections Office is concerned that, as a result, people will go to the wrong place tomorrow to cast their vote. The locations of eleven polling stations are [...]

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