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Police battle rogue ‘brunch’ drivers

Police battle rogue ‘brunch’ drivers

| 17/10/2019 | 95 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has said that it has received numerous complaints about rogue driving, which is increasing the current traffic chaos. The police also raised concerns yet again over drunk drivers, in particular, drivers who attend Sunday brunches, consuming “an exorbitant amount of alcoholic beverages” and then driving home. Drinking and driving is now a […]

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New focus on domestic violence prevention

New focus on domestic violence prevention

| 17/10/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): A number of government agencies and non-profit organisations have come together to form a group to tackle the persistent problem of domestic violence. Although the issue has emerged from the shadows in recent years, with people more wiling to report and talk about it, domestic violence remains a significant blight on Caymanian society. The […]

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Forum aims to fill gaps in financial crime fight

Forum aims to fill gaps in financial crime fight

| 07/10/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): As Cayman works to fill the gaps in its regime dealing with financial crime that were identified by the Financial Action Task Force, and battles potential black-listing, the Financial Crime Investigation Unit (FCIU) held a forum recently for industry stakeholders to improve their awareness regarding professional money laundering, how to spot terrorism financing, and […]

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Drivers warned kids must wear seat belts

Drivers warned kids must wear seat belts

| 29/08/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The police are warning drivers that if there are children in their vehicles, they must be properly strapped in their seats. Traffic and Roads Policing Unit (TRPU) officers have been increasing checks during back-to-school week and have seen “a large number of children travelling in vehicles who have not been wearing their seatbelts”. Police said […]

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Jewellers warned of sector’s financial risks

Jewellers warned of sector’s financial risks

| 22/08/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): It is no longer just offshore financial institutions that are vulnerable to money laundering. Industries as diverse as real estate and jewellers are also at risk of being used to disguise the source of assets. Dealers in precious metals and stones (DPMS) were recently warned by government officials at a special workshop organised for […]

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Cops coordinate multiple busts

Cops coordinate multiple busts

| 19/08/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Around 74 police officers were involved in a series of proactive, coordinated, high-visibility operations across Grand Cayman last Thursday throughout the day and night. In what the RCIPS said was an effort to increase its visibility on the streets and test its response and operational capabilities on a large scale, officers carried out traffic […]

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Police to buy second new chopper

Police to buy second new chopper

| 09/08/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Cabinet has given the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service the all clear to buy a new helicopter to replace the one that crashed earlier this year because it cannot be repaired. The police have been in talks with the insurance company about the original machine, which, shortly after take-off at the Owen Roberts International […]

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Specialist canines sniff out $400k in cash

Specialist canines sniff out $400k in cash

| 07/07/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Specially trained sniffer dogs acquired by Customs and Border Control (CBC) have helped that agency and police seize more than $400,000 over the last 18 months, which has in some cases been connected to criminal activity. The dogs have sniffed out the cash at the airport and during residential busts, uncovering money believed to […]

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Prison and training centre partner on jobs programme

Prison and training centre partner on jobs programme

| 05/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): Ahead of its official launch expected later this summer, vocational centre Inspire Cayman Training (ICT) is partnering with HMP Northward to set up a programme to teach inmates skills that will enable them to enter the workforce after they leave prison. Starting Monday, 8 July, ICT owner Michael Myles will be training […]

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Politicians no-shows at anti-corruption event

Politicians no-shows at anti-corruption event

| 03/06/2019 | 62 Comments

(CNS): No elected ministers, government backbench or even opposition MLAs were in attendance for the opening of a regional Commonwealth anti-corruption seminar on Monday, even though invitations were sent to all 19 members. While the governor and senior civil servants attended the opening with guest speaker Baroness Scotland, there was not a single politician in […]

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Cayman hosting anti-corruption conference

Cayman hosting anti-corruption conference

| 03/06/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Heads of anti-corruption agencies and government integrity commissions from across the Caribbean part of the Commonwealth will be meeting in Grand Cayman this week to discuss the fight against corruption. This is the first time that Cayman has ever hosted the conference but it does so five years after the government passed but failed […]

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