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500+ permanent residency applications now reviewed

500+ permanent residency applications now reviewed

| 16/10/2017 | 58 Comments
(CNS): More than 500 individuals and families who have been waiting on decisions about their potential future in the Cayman Islands have now been considered by the relevant board and admin staff at immigration. Although there are still 876 applications awaiting a decision, the authorities are now ge [...]

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Cyclist killed in ‘misadventure’ inquest finds

Cyclist killed in ‘misadventure’ inquest finds

| 16/10/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Rhonda Azan (61) was killed as a result of misadventure, a jury sitting in the Coroners Court found Friday. The local woman was struck by a F-250 truck during twilight one evening in October 2015 as she cycled against the traffic on Shamrock Rock in Savannah. The jury heard two different con [...]

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Swimmer gets between barracuda and dinner

Swimmer gets between barracuda and dinner

| 16/10/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): A man who was swimming off Seven Mile Beach by the Westin Hotel on Friday appears to have been bitten by a barracuda, according to officials from the Department of Environment (DoE), but they said it was very unusual and there was no cause for people swimming or enjoying other water activiti [...]

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US Brac resident to face trial for importing ammo

US Brac resident to face trial for importing ammo

| 16/10/2017
(CNS): David Dean Meadors, an American citizen who is building a home on Cayman Brac, will face trial next year for the importation of 240 rounds of nine-millimeter ammunition and the possession of a BB gun. The 52-year-old man was charged earlier this year after customs officers discovered the am [...]

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Senior cop assaulted at scene of crash

Senior cop assaulted at scene of crash

| 15/10/2017
(CNS): Two local men have been arrested following a serious assault against a senior police officer who attended the scene of a collision in George Town on Saturday night. An RCIPS spokesperson confirmed that the injured officer is Detective Superintendent Peter Lansdown. The senior cop, who was in [...]

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Dart finally confirms Ritz acquisition

Dart finally confirms Ritz acquisition

| 13/10/2017
(CNS Business): After several months of speculation that Dart Real Estate had acquired the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman but no comment from officials at the company, the Cayman Islands’ biggest property owner has finally announced that it has bought the luxury hotel on Seven Mile Beach. The news com [...]

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Thieves make off with valuables from beachbag

Thieves make off with valuables from beachbag

| 13/10/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Police are urging people not to leave valuables unattended when they go to the beach after a number of valuable items stolen from a couple’s bag while they were swimming at Governor’s Beach yesterday lunchtime around 1:00pm, Thursday 12 October.  The woman and the man had left a [...]

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New waste system still four years away

New waste system still four years away

| 13/10/2017 | 48 Comments
(CNS): Despite the recent announcement that government has selected a Dart company heading up a consortium of local and international firms as the preferred contractor to tackle the country’s rubbish, the new Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) will not be in place until well into [...]

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Five robbed by armed men outside bar

Five robbed by armed men outside bar

| 12/10/2017 | 130 Comments
(CNS): Five people who were sitting outside Salty’s bar in Grand Harbour, George Town, just after it closed early this morning were robbed by three men, two of whom were said to have been armed with handguns that may have been fired. The outdoor bar stick-up happened around 1:00am Thursday, [...]

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JGHS goes back to drawing board

JGHS goes back to drawing board

| 12/10/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): The Ministry of Education has signed a contract with local consultants for an outline business case, this time for the John Gray High School facility, effectively taking the project back to the drawing board. Contractors originally broke ground almost a decade ago on the project after a gover [...]

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Woman detained by anti-corruption cops

Woman detained by anti-corruption cops

| 12/10/2017
(CNS): A 31-year-old woman from Bodden Town has been arrested by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission, assisted by the RCIPS, in connection with an ongoing investigation. Officials from the commission stated in a brief press release Thursday that the woman was detained this morning on s [...]

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