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Bryan puts public housing on LA agenda

Bryan puts public housing on LA agenda

| 14/08/2017 | 46 Comments
(CNS): Kenneth Bryan, the newly elected MLA for George Town Central, has joined forces with a member of the government backbenches for his first-ever private members motion. Bryan is proposing that government invest in up to 50 two-bedroom homes to provide those in temporary need with a safe, secure [...]

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Realtor guilty of stealing over $51K

Realtor guilty of stealing over $51K

| 11/08/2017 | 46 Comments
(CNS): It took a jury of four women and three men less than an hour and a half Thursday to find Antonio (Toni) Paolini (77) guilty on one count of theft in relation to money he took from a client who wanted to purchase a piece of land but spent it on rent in an […] [...]

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Man robs school of registration fees

Man robs school of registration fees

| 10/08/2017 | 51 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the lookout for a man who made off with cash stolen from a George Town private school on Thursday morning at around 8:30. Officers were called to Truth for Youth, on Walkers Road by the junction of Goring Avenue, around 45 minutes later and learned that a man posing as a [&helli [...]

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Booze board’s gas station decision faces audit

Booze board’s gas station decision faces audit

| 09/08/2017 | 99 Comments
(CNS): A decision by the Liquor Licensing Board to grant Gary Rutty, the owner of the Peanuts convenience store and Rubis gas station in Red Bay, a licence to sell liquor seven days per week is to be reviewed by the government’s Internal Audit Unit. Commerce Minister Joey Hew, who now has responsi [...]

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Number of PR deferrals growing

Number of PR deferrals growing

| 08/08/2017 | 63 Comments
(CNS): Government officials have now considered over 100 permanent residency applications from the backlog of paperwork after specially trained administrators were brought in last month to assist the members of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board. But despite the acceleration in revie [...]

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Beggar stabs victim who refused cash request

Beggar stabs victim who refused cash request

| 08/08/2017 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the lookout for a beggar who stabbed a man in the chest early on Tuesday morning after his requests for money were knocked back by his victim. Officers on the case said that they are now looking for witnesses, but no description of the alleged assailant has been given. The incid [...]

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RCIPS visit Mexico in wake of fisherman’s rescue

RCIPS visit Mexico in wake of fisherman’s rescue

| 07/08/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS):  RCIPS officers visited Mexico last week to confirm that the reports of Edward Hendricks-Hyde (a.k.a. Edward Rivers) being found alive at sea after he disappeared with Chadwick Bodden in June and, police said, to continue their enquiries. The RCIPS said they have confirmed that Hyde (39) [...]

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Cops and fire crew taught safer driving

Cops and fire crew taught safer driving

| 07/08/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS): A group of police and fire service officers has acquired advanced driving skills that will be passed on to other members of the RCIPS and the CIFS. Despite various campaigns to improve driving standards in Cayman, 95% of road smashes are the result of human errors and collisions show no signs [...]

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Missing fisherman survived 44 days at sea

Missing fisherman survived 44 days at sea

| 07/08/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Edward Henrick-Hydes (a.k.a Rivers), who went missing with Chadwick Bodden after the men left to go on a fishing trip in June, survived 44 days at sea, according to a report in the Mexican press. Officials here have still not confirmed that the man found by fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico la [...]

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Mac escapes charge in casino groping accusation

Mac escapes charge in casino groping accusation

| 07/08/2017 | 86 Comments
(CNS): The speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly will not face any charges following accusations that he groped a waitress in a Florida casino last month. McKeeva Bush had been arrested after the woman alleged that the veteran politician had touched her inappropriately while she was ser [...]

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Driver gets lengthy term for fatal smash

Driver gets lengthy term for fatal smash

| 04/08/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS):  Conroy Nairne (33) has received a long prison sentence for causing death by dangerous driving after Justice Marlene Carter handed down a six-year jail term Friday. The George Town man was doing 127 mph behind the wheel of a black Audi when the car crashed and burst into flames on West Bay [...]

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