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West Bay father charged with killing son

West Bay father charged with killing son

| 18/06/2021

(CNS): A 46-year-old man from West Bay was re-arrested yesterday more than a year after his son was shot and killed on Daisy Lane. Shaquille Demario Bush was 24 in November 2019 when he was gunned down near to his home. His father was arrested at the time for the crime but bailed. Police have now charged […]

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Church schools reveal stark contrasts in standards

Church schools reveal stark contrasts in standards

| 18/06/2021 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Parents paying for their children’s education at three of Grand Cayman’s leading private church schools are getting very different results for their money. Triple C has once again been judged ‘weak’ in its latest inspection, while Cayman Prep was graded ‘good’ and only a few steps away from an ‘excellent’ rating. First Baptist Christian […]

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Christmas Eve killing not self-defence, says crown

Christmas Eve killing not self-defence, says crown

| 17/06/2021

(CNS): Prosecutors presenting charges against Jashawn Owen Anthony Johnson (21) for the murder of Michael Aaron Bush (22) in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve 2020 have said that the young man intended to kill the victim and was not acting in self-defence. Candia James-Malcolm, the acting director of public prosecutions, told the court […]

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Stipends missing from pre-election budget forecast

Stipends missing from pre-election budget forecast

| 17/06/2021 | 73 Comments

(CNS): The previous government failed to included the cost of funding the tourism stipend when it released the pre-election budget forecasts earlier this year, which, according to the new finance minister, Chris Saunders, means the deficit may be worse than predicted by the end of this year. But he said that so far the government […]

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Isolation cut to 5 days but population error skews vaccine rate

Isolation cut to 5 days but population error skews vaccine rate

| 16/06/2021 | 284 Comments

(CNS): Government has announced a reduction in the quarantine time from ten days down to five for people who have had an approved, verifiable COVID-19 vaccine, starting next week. The requirement for a pre-arrival negative coronavirus PCR test has been reinstated but travellers no longer need to get tested upon arrival at the airport.

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Only suspect in Yates killing was also murdered

Only suspect in Yates killing was also murdered

| 16/06/2021 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Victor Yates was just 22 years old when he was gunned down near Super C’s restaurant in West Bay in the early morning hours of 3 January 2015. Yates sustained a single gunshot wound to the head, and the case is the coldest of cases for the RCIPS because they believe they have already […]

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Where is the premier? asks PPM

Where is the premier? asks PPM

| 15/06/2021 | 209 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has accused the current government of an absence in leadership, especially when it comes to making decisions on reopening Cayman’s borders. In a press briefing at the Progressives’ offices on Crewe Road on Tuesday, Roy McTaggart urged the government to confirm 1 September as the reopening date. He claimed that they […]

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More condo projects emerge for NWP

More condo projects emerge for NWP

| 15/06/2021 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The North West Point coastline has been rapidly developed over the last two years, including a number of controversial projects, and more appear to be on the way. Although a $12 million proposal by NWPR Group Ltd was rejected by the Central Planning Authority in April because the “mass, scale and height of the […]

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DEH: Recycling is real but still only 1%

DEH: Recycling is real but still only 1%

| 15/06/2021 | 41 Comments

(CNS): The management at the Department of Environmental Health laughed as they asked members of the press recently if we “believe” in the recycling programme, given the common perception in the community that separating domestic rubbish is a waste of time because it all ends up in the landfill anyway. Not so, said Michael Haworth, […]

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Killers still unknown a decade later

Killers still unknown a decade later

| 11/06/2021 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Two unresolved deaths were confirmed as unlawful killings by the Coroners Court on Thursday, when the jury heard the details of how the men were shot and killed in two separate murders in 2011 and 2013 in what police believe were gang-related crimes. Preston Ezekiel Rivers was just 18 years old when he was […]

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Dart bound by Britannia homeowners’ rights

Dart bound by Britannia homeowners’ rights

| 10/06/2021 | 278 Comments

(CNS): Around two hundred owners of residential properties in what was once known as the Britannia Resort, off the West Bay Road and adjacent to Camana Bay, have won access rights following a major court decision published this week. Following a long running legal battle between homeowners and several Dart companies that wanted to shake […]

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