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Man arrested on one year anniversary of teen’s death

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The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) arrested a 63-year-old man from George Town on suspicion of manslaughter and cruelty to a child in connection with the death of 14-year-old Risco Batten in 2015. The arrest took place on Tuesday, 29 November 2016, exactly one year to the date that …

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Road Closure Notice– Central George Town

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The Royal Cayman Islands Police has issued a notice of Road Closures in central George Town, this evening, 2 December  2016.   Please note that the following roads will be blocked to public traffic between 6 PM tonight,  and 5 AM, tomorrow morning, 3 December.   The closure is to facilitate the George Town Music …

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RCIPS has murder suspect on CCTV, appeals for witnesses

The RCIPS had the area of the shooting on Martin Drive cordoned for several hours following the murder.

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is appealing for witnesses in the investigation into the Murder of Damean “Deebo” Seymour on Monday, 28 November A Major Incident Room was established immediately on the day of the murder to investigate the shooting death of Mr Seymour, who was killed at …

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The 2016 Hurricane Season has ended

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The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season officially ended at midnight on November 30th. The 2016 season produced 15 named storms, seven hurricanes and three major hurricanes. The hurricane season was above average in terms of activity; however there were only two systems that resulted in severe weather notifications being issued for …

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National Training Council closing the skills gap

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By Lindsey Turnbull The final presentation at a recent roundtable meeting for the media to hear about what government is doing to help get more Caymanians into the workforce came from Philip Scott, Senior Policy Advisor for Human Capital Development within the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs. Mr …

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Electronic Vehicle Registration to be implemented

The DVDL is looking to implement electronic vehicle registration in 2017

Early 2017 will see the launching of  an electronic vehicle registration system which will include enhanced security features, such as radio frequency chips, according to the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing.   The new system which is slated to be launched in late January or early February 2017 will …

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