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Police road safety campaign yields more DUI arrests

Enforcement to continue unabated through holidays  Intensified police road safety operations in December yielded seventeen DUI arrests as of 22 December, and thirty-five tickets. RCIPS officers continue to carry out road checks at numerous locations around the islands throughout the holidays with the intention of detecting drunk driving and preventing …

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RCIPS notes uptick in Christmas burglaries

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) has noted an increase in residential burglaries across Grand Cayman during the week leading up to Christmas (Sunday 25 December.) Many of the recent reports concern thefts of petty cash and portable electronics, and occurred at apartment complexes. “We’re asking that residents be …

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Builders Board: All contractors must register

With mandatory licensing of building contractors set to start in January 2017, the board that regulates the sector is finalising a public education campaign. Builders’ Board Chair Heber Arch and the committee’s other nine members have been working for some time to prepare for the onset of registration. They are …

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Route 11 potato chips recalled

Foster’s Food Fair – IGA has announced a voluntary recall by Route 11 Potato Chips of some of Sour Cream & Chive flavor due to the seasoning potentially being contaminated by salmonella. A press release from Foster’s Food Fair -IGA said, “Only our Bay Market location carries the Route 11 …

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Recycle real Christmas trees

Christmas trees can be recycled and turned into mulch after the festive season to save them from going into the landfill. The trees, which must be real rather than artificial, can be dropped off at containers in each community from 1 to 20 January before being mulched on Saturday, 21 …

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Activist questions gov’t on LGBT rights

Local LGBT activist Billie Bryan of the advocacy group Colours Cayman is asking the Cayman Islands Government to determine who is responsible within Cabinet for human rights, specifically the rights of people in the Cayman Islands who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT.) In a public letter addressed “For …

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Panton slams Oxfam for naming Cayman 2nd worst tax haven

Following international charity Oxfam naming the Cayman Islands as one of the world’s worst tax havens, Minister for Financail Services Hon Wayne Panton has come out swinging in the jursidction’s defence. Oxfam listed the Caymn Islands as only slightly better than bottom-of-the-list Bermuda due to a lack of corporate income …

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Roaming free

Young Jhasani Bush releases a yearling turtle into the sea at Barkers in West Bay. The Cayman Turtle Centre released 36 juvenile sea turtles into the wild on Saturday 10 December in a public release event. Representatives from Radio Cayman’s Youth Flex show took part in the release.  The centre …

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UK Border Force to assist local border control

Two senior officers from the UK Border Force arrived in the Cayman Islands last weekend for talks on future cooperation with local border control agencies to better protect Cayman from external threats. Sam Bullimore, Deputy Director, Border Force Intelligence Directorate and Timothy Coward, National Container Targeting and Risk Manager will …

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Phone thief nabbed after victim gives chase

In a scene that could have been taken from a television crime drama, police arrested a theft suspect on Monday 12 December after intercepting the man while he was riding on a public bus. The theft victim led police to the man while following him after he hopped on to …

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