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PR scam appeal over absence of Bush rejected

PR scam appeal over absence of Bush rejected

| 19/04/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Paul Hume Ebanks, who is serving a 14-year prison term for his conviction on over two dozen counts relating to a Cayman Islands permanent residency and status scam, had his appeal rejected by the higher court Thursday. Ebanks was convicted for over two dozen charges of conning people out of c [...]

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Spate of car break-ins lead to warning from police

Spate of car break-ins lead to warning from police

| 19/04/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is issuing a warning to owners to ensure they secure their cars after six vehicle break-ins overnight Tuesday to Wednesday this week. The flurry of reports made to police yesterday included three in the Fairbanks Road area of George Town, one in Prospect and one in Savannah. Police [...]

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Teenager arrested over WB robbery

Teenager arrested over WB robbery

| 19/04/2018
(CNS): Police have arrested an 18-year-old man from West Bay on suspicion of robbery and the possession of an unlicensed firearm. Officers working on the case, which involved an armed masked man making off with cash from a store at Batabano Plaza at around 6am on Tuesday 10 April, took the suspect [...]

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Chamber to lobby for construction industry

Chamber to lobby for construction industry

| 19/04/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The construction sector is complaining that the cost of doing business and bureaucracy are constraining the ability to grow, even though the industry is currently enjoy a period of expansion. Thirty construction and development firms took part in a recent round table at the Chamber of Commer [...]

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Appeal court jails free man in cop assault case

Appeal court jails free man in cop assault case

| 18/04/2018 | 127 Comments
(CNS): Seth O’Neil Watler broke down in court Wednesday and had to be assisted down the stairs to the cells after he was jailed by the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal when the panel overturned a ten-month suspended sentence and replaced it with a year in prison. Watler pleaded guilty last October [...]

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Abandoned tangled net ensnares 100s of fish

Abandoned tangled net ensnares 100s of fish

| 18/04/2018 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Boats, planes and all the relevant authorities around the region have been alerted to a twisted and tangled ball of abandoned fishing net, estimated to be at least 40ft across and 40ft deep, that is drifting somewhere off the Cayman coast. The so-called “ghost net” has ensnared h [...]

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Manhunt underway after suspect pulls knife on cops

Manhunt underway after suspect pulls knife on cops

| 18/04/2018 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Police are currently searching for Dorlin Allen Ebanks (64) (aka “Allan Barnett”), a West Bay man who escaped from officers Tuesday as they tried to arrest him in the district after finding him in possession of cocaine. Ebanks was said to have brandished a knife and threatened the police [...]

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Cops round up arson suspect

Cops round up arson suspect

| 18/04/2018
(CNS): Police have arrested a 32-year-old man from George Town in connection with the arson attack on two new RCIPS patrol cars at a garage on Walkers Road Tuesday morning. A spokesperson for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service stated in a short release that the suspect was arrested shortly befo [...]

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Suspected safe thief arrested over store break-in

Suspected safe thief arrested over store break-in

| 18/04/2018
(CNS): A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary today in connection with a commercial break-in last month where the perpetrator made off with a safe. Police said a store in West Shore Center, on the West Bay Road, was broken into on Friday, 9 March, where a safe containing an undiscl [...]

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Caymanians outraged over need to prove status

Caymanians outraged over need to prove status

| 18/04/2018 | 222 Comments
(CNS): The immigration department has issued a statement aiming to clarify the situation for people who are Caymanian by right through descent who have to acquire a letter from immigration proving that fact. However, the statement leaves several questions unanswered and has done little to address th [...]

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Premier says Cayman is part of ‘Global Britain’

Premier says Cayman is part of ‘Global Britain’

| 18/04/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that Cayman is a “very important part of Global Britain”. As he began attending events in London this week in connection with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference, McLaughlin, who was invited to the international event [...]

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