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Women file legal case over marriage refusal

Women file legal case over marriage refusal

| 20/06/2018 | 166 Comments
(CNS): Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden, who were denied the right to marry after the General Register refused the couple a licence in April because they are in a same-sex relationship, have filed an application in the Grand Court for a judicial review of that decision. In the first case of its kind [...]

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Car thieves make off with Honda from West Bay

Car thieves make off with Honda from West Bay

| 20/06/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing to the public for information on a stolen white 2002 Honda Accord, registration #170-861, which was taken from a residence on Florence Lane in West Bay sometime between 8:30pm on Monday and 9am on Tuesday, 18-19 June. The RCIPS is also urging car owners to ensure that [...]

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Police nab Humane Society suspect burglar

Police nab Humane Society suspect burglar

| 20/06/2018
(CNS): A 34-year-old man from George Town was expected in court on Wednesday, after he was charged with breaking into the Humane Society’s office on North Sound Road sometime in the early morning hours of Monday, 18 June. The suspect smashed the front glass door of the charity. Facebook posts [...]

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Scammers revert to post for lottery con

Scammers revert to post for lottery con

| 20/06/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit has received several reports from local people about a lottery scam using the old fashioned postal service. The FCU said members of the public received a letters in the mail purporting to be from the “Euro Lotto Commission” telling them that they had won the [...]

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Cops bust suspected drug smugglers at Smith Cove

Cops bust suspected drug smugglers at Smith Cove

| 20/06/2018 | 48 Comments
(CNS): Police recovered a significant, but as yet unspecified, haul of ganja following a drug bust early Tuesday morning at Smith Cove. Four men and a teenage boy were arrested and a boat, two vehicles and what appears to be almost a dozen black garbage bags full of ganja have all been seized, polic [...]

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Hospital silent over ACC’s arrest of staff

Hospital silent over ACC’s arrest of staff

| 20/06/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): The Health Services Authority has said it will not be commenting on Tuesday’s arrests by the Anti-Corruption Commission of two members of its staff over allegations of fraud and corruption. The latest ACC investigation that led to the arrests of two George Town men yesterday focuses on [...]

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Cayman’s 2017 imports highest for ten years

Cayman’s 2017 imports highest for ten years

| 20/06/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The increase in the price of oil and the volume imported was behind a surge in the value of imports to Cayman last year of more than $23 million. But in a sign of improving economic fortunes for some residents, people living in Cayman also purchased a lot more goods. Figures from the Economic [...]

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In search of a pickleball game in Cayman

In search of a pickleball game in Cayman

| 20/06/2018
Is there a place we could play pickleball on the island? We are on a cruise ship and thought it would be fun if we could play pickleball instead of going on an excursion. [...]

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Chopper and JMU rescue kite-surfer

Chopper and JMU rescue kite-surfer

| 19/06/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): The police helicopter and the Joint Marine Unit were deployed Saturday afternoon to rescue a kite-surfer who found himself in trouble out at sea off the coast of Barkers. The police received a report from the surfer’s friends, who had lost sight of him when they were all out on the wate [...]

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Rogue driver triggers police chase

Rogue driver triggers police chase

| 19/06/2018
(CNS): The police helicopter, the K9 Unit and police officers on patrol were all involved in a car chase in the early hours of Saturday morning, pursuing what they believed to be a drunk driver but who turned out to be in car he had “borrowed” without permission. At around 12:20am office [...]

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Finance expert moves to community affairs

Finance expert moves to community affairs

| 19/06/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): André Ebanks has been appointed as the deputy chief officer for the Ministry of Community Affairs, in a change of direction for his government career. Ebanks was previously the senior legislative policy adviser in the financial services ministry, where he helped draft legislation such as the [...]

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