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Hazard boss steps down after 36 years of service

Hazard boss steps down after 36 years of service

| 11/12/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The director of Hazard Management Cayman Islands, McCleary Frederick, has retired from the civil service after more than 36 years working in government, having started as a trainee draughtsman in the Public Works Department (PWD) in 1981. After working his way up in the department, he moved t [...]

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NCC chair silent over departure

NCC chair silent over departure

| 11/12/2017 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s environment is facing yet another blow with confirmation from Christine Rose-Smyth that she has resigned from chair of the National Conservation Council. She told CNS that she did not want to comment on her reasons for stepping down but her departure comes at a time when govern [...]

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Crown sums up case of nightclub shooting

Crown sums up case of nightclub shooting

| 11/12/2017
(CNS): Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran summed up the crown’s case against four defendants Friday regarding a shooting outside Fete nightclub in February. Now the jury has to consider the part they played, if any, in a catalog of accusations, from attempted murder to the po [...]

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Plans for Breakers fuel depot expected in New Year

Plans for Breakers fuel depot expected in New Year

| 08/12/2017 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Plans for a new fuel depot in Breakers to hold reserves of diesel, gasoline, jet fuel and oil are expected to be submitted to the planning department sometime in the New Year, a spokesperson for Ironwood told CNS. The developers behind the long-proposed golf resort in Frank Sound recently re [...]

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English test backlog stops seasonal workers

English test backlog stops seasonal workers

| 08/12/2017 | 85 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: The Department of Immigration has confirmed that as it does all it can to address a backlog of applications for English tests for overseas workers, those needed for Christmas work, especially in the tourism sector that have a permit, have 30 days before they must fill their obl [...]

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Woman denies involvement in violence

Woman denies involvement in violence

| 07/12/2017
(CNS): A West Bay woman who is charged in a gang-related case has denied being involved in any violence on the night that Daniel Bennett and Carlney Campbell were assault and shot outside Fete nightclub in February this year. Taking the witness stand in her own behalf, Tashika Mothen (29), who is ch [...]

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Teenage repeat runaway back home

Teenage repeat runaway back home

| 07/12/2017 | 25 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED Monday, 11 December: Police say that Motesha Mothen (14) has returned home and is in good health. Mothen, a resident of the Francis Bodden Girls Home, was was reported missing last week for the third time in two weeks. Moteshia Mothen has a long history of running away from the home. S [...]

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National Trust to step up conservation efforts

National Trust to step up conservation efforts

| 07/12/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The National Trust of the Cayman Islands has plans to step up conservation efforts in 2018 with the purchase of more land that it can protect for future generations in the face of growing challenges to the Cayman Islands’ natural resources. With so many threats to indigenous flora and [...]

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EU to outline next step in letter to Cayman

EU to outline next step in letter to Cayman

| 06/12/2017 | 99 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands has just twelve months to address the issues that caused the EU to include this jurisdiction among the 47 on its ‘grey-list’, after it managed to avoid being placed on the black-list of countries that European leaders regard as uncooperative when it comes to fin [...]

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2lbs cocaine seized at ORIA, local man arrested

2lbs cocaine seized at ORIA, local man arrested

| 06/12/2017
(CNS): A 30-year-old Caymanian man from Bodden Town was arrested at Owen Roberts International Airport yesterday morning, after he was found to have almost 2lbs of cocaine. He was arrested following his arrival on a domestic flight from Cayman Brac. Collector of Customs Charles Clifford said the h [...]

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Cayman Crime Stoppers relaunches, seeks new funding

Cayman Crime Stoppers relaunches, seeks new funding

| 06/12/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Crime Stoppers is planning a major relaunch to help raise funds and is looking for corporate sponsors to help boost the fight against crime, the local anti-crime, non-profit organisation said. The Cayman Islands branch was formed almost 25 years ago, and its Miami-based anonymous tip l [...]

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