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Police warn teens on perils of social media

Police warn teens on perils of social media

| 16/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Following reports to the RCIPS over the last week that indecent photographs of young locals were being circulated and posted on Instagram the police issued a warning to teens about the dangers of social media and the misuse of pictures that they may be taking and sharing. “We do not want to [...]

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Email scam cites immigration to lure victims

Email scam cites immigration to lure victims

| 15/08/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Government officials have issued a warning regarding an email being sent to immigration customers in which scammers are posing as the local Department of Immigration to suck people into a phishing effort. Officials warned those who receive the email not to open the link, as it will harm compu [...]

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Man stabbed in leg during GT fight

Man stabbed in leg during GT fight

| 15/08/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Police are investigating another violent altercation after a man said he was assaulted and stabbed in the leg by a man he knew in the early hours of Sunday morning (13 August) at McField Square, George Town. Police had been called to the central area of the capital at about 2am after a repor [...]

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Cruise tourist drowns during snorkelling trip

Cruise tourist drowns during snorkelling trip

| 15/08/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): A 70-year-old woman who was visiting Grand Cayman on a cruise ship yesterday morning (14 August) died after a snorkelling trip, police have said. The woman, who was from the United States, was said to have encountered difficulties at Coral Gardens in North Sound at around 11am. She was pulle [...]

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Cruelty inquiry opened after dog burned with chemicals

Cruelty inquiry opened after dog burned with chemicals

| 14/08/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The police and officials from the Department of Agriculture (DoA) have opened an animal-cruelty case after a report was made by the Cayman Islands Humane Society on Friday. A representative from the charity called 911 when around 3:30pm a dog with burns along its body was brought to the shelt [...]

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WB man admits airguns but denies firearms charges

WB man admits airguns but denies firearms charges

| 14/08/2017
(CNS): A local man who was rounded up in a West Bay drug-and-firearms raid has denied possession of two unlicensed revolvers and ammunition but admitted having two air pistols and a component part when he appeared in court Friday. Chadwick Cameron Ebanks  (40) pleaded guilty to the possession of tw [...]

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Drivers avoid serious injury in three-car pile-up

Drivers avoid serious injury in three-car pile-up

| 14/08/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): An undisclosed number of people avoided major injuries during a three-car pile-up Sunday night, 13 August, at the Lawrence Blvd stoplight during which a truck flipped over. Police, who were called to the smash around 9pm along with other emergency personnel, said that a white Toyota Trueno a [...]

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Teen faces serious charge over machete attack

Teen faces serious charge over machete attack

| 14/08/2017
(CNS): After giving himself up to police, 19-year-old man from North Side was charged with attempted murder on Friday in the wake of a violent incident in George Town. Police and other emergency personnel were called to an altercation on Watler’s Road just before 11am (11 August) where they found [...]

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Saved boater returns to Cayman to be saved again

Saved boater returns to Cayman to be saved again

| 14/08/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Edward Hendricks-Hyde (a.k.a Rivers) has returned to the Cayman Islands after his incredible ordeal at sea and was in church this weekend fulfilling a promise he said that he made to God while adrift on the water. Hyde was saved by Mexican fishermen who found him in very poor health aboard th [...]

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Bryan puts public housing on LA agenda

Bryan puts public housing on LA agenda

| 14/08/2017 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Kenneth Bryan, the newly elected MLA for George Town Central, has joined forces with a member of the government backbenches for his first-ever private members motion. Bryan is proposing that government invest in up to 50 two-bedroom homes to provide those in temporary need with a safe, secure [...]

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PR judicial review applications get greenlight from court

PR judicial review applications get greenlight from court

| 09/08/2017 | 108 Comments
(CNS): Five people who have made permanent residency applications but have waited years to have them considered are pushing ahead with a legal fight with government after the court granted leave for judicial reviews of the cases. Alastair David, one of the lawyers from HSM, which has been working wi [...]

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