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Police find teenage runaway

Police find teenage runaway

| 16/09/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Roseanna Redden (15), a resident of the Francis Bodden Girls Home, was located by police officers today, 18 September, and appears to be in good health, according to the RCIPS. Redden ran away for the third time last Tuesday, and each time she was missing for a week. Police reported S [...]

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Human remains found in Bodden Town

Human remains found in Bodden Town

| 15/09/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Police said Friday evening that earlier this week they were notified by a member of the public about some skeletal remains that had been found on a property in Bodden Town. “The RCIPS, assisted by customs, has carried out a search of the grounds and recovered additional bones; these wil [...]

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Suspect smugglers had drugs and chickens

Suspect smugglers had drugs and chickens

| 15/09/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Marine police chased and intercepted a Jamaican canoe Thursday night and recovered a large quantity of drugs as well as a number of caged roosters that were on board the vessel. According to the RCIPS, just before 11:00pm on 14 September, officers from the Joint Marine Unit who were on patrol [...]

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RCIPS officers help recapture prisoners in BVI

RCIPS officers help recapture prisoners in BVI

| 15/09/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): An operation run by British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands police officers, alongside British Royal Marines and 47 UK police officers, resulted in the capture of over 100 escaped criminals from the Balsam Ghut prison on Tortola, BVI Governor Gus Jaspert stated yesterday. It is not clear if [...]

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146 PR applications now approved

146 PR applications now approved

| 15/09/2017 | 64 Comments
(CNS): The administrative staff from immigration and members of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board are making significant progress on the massive backlog of residency applications which accumulated as a result  of a number of problems presented by the 2013 legislative change. Accord [...]

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Firefighters claim inequitable treatment

Firefighters claim inequitable treatment

| 15/09/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): A number of firefighters have raised concerns that officers are being treated inequitably, with what appears to be one rule for senior staff and another for those further down the pecking order. However, management at the Cayman Islands Fire Service said they are in the process of a review wi [...]

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Watson’s appeal ‘wholly without merit’

Watson’s appeal ‘wholly without merit’

| 14/09/2017 | 48 Comments
(CNS): In rejecting Canover Watson’s appeal against his conviction in the CarePay corruption case, the Appeal Court of the Cayman Islands reinforced the trial judge’s assertion that, as a member of a statutory authority board, he was indeed a public officer and his position was within th [...]

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CAL jet landed with one engine

CAL jet landed with one engine

| 14/09/2017 | 98 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The pilots flying the Cayman Airways Boeing 737-800 to Tampa yesterday shut down one of its engines after the plane “experienced abnormal engine parameters” shortly after takeoff from Grand Cayman. Captain Steven Coe and First Officer Kel Thompson returned to Owen Roberts [...]

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RCIPS seeks Caymanians to boost its ranks

RCIPS seeks Caymanians to boost its ranks

| 14/09/2017 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Amid news that police officers from the Cayman Islands are tackling critical and challenging work on hurricane-ravaged islands, the RCIPS launched another recruitment drive, particularly targeting Caymanians between the ages of 18 and 40. The aim is for a class of at least ten recruits to be [...]

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What size knives are allowed in Cayman?

What size knives are allowed in Cayman?

| 14/09/2017
I just want to know what the legal size limits are for knives here in Cayman. I’ve seen a few knives overseas that I would like to get, but I don’t want to get in trouble with customs. I’ve tried asking a few people here, but the answers vary a lot. So is it blade […] [...]

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BOTs praised, UK gov’t grilled over Irma response

BOTs praised, UK gov’t grilled over Irma response

| 13/09/2017 | 78 Comments
(CNS): While the Cayman Islands and other British Overseas Territories were praised in the House of Commons Tuesday for the swift aid given to those BOTs impacted by Hurricane Irma, the British government faced criticisms about the speed of their own response as well as questions concerning long-ter [...]

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