December 14, 2017

Cayman Islands Proud of Them Awards Ceremony

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Bodden Town was amply represented with half of the 12 Proud of Them honourees hailing from that district at Wednesday’s (29 November 2017) awards ceremony. The evening’s recipients were Sarah Clair Jackson, 17, GT, – academics; Brianna Bodden,16, BT – Academics; Anja van Genderen, BT – academics; Kareem Foster, 17, BT, – Sports; Joshewa Frederick-Charlery, […]

BT to remove half of the UK’s remaining telephone boxes

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By Matt Brian From engadget The company spends £6 million a year on phone box upkeep, which includes removing human waste. With the majority of Britons now carrying a smartphone in their pocket, demand for static, boring telephone boxes has dwindled. A small number of them have been repurposed, turned into tiny offices, WiFi hotspots […]

Cayman Islands: Fatal Motor Collision – CLARIFICATION

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From RCIPS Tue, May 3, 2016 at 9:46 AM Clarification: Fatal Motor Collision in BT Yesterday Evening, The 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency services to a report of an accident on the premises of a private residence on Valencia Drive just after 5:30PM yesterday. A man had been pinned between his truck and a […]

Cayman Islands: Attempted rape in BT

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From RCIPS Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 10:31 AM The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is investigating a report of attempted rape which occurred at approximately 9.45pm last night in the vicinity of Monument Road, Bodden Town. The female victim was walking home from work when she was attacked by two males who dragged her from […]

Cayman Islands: Vehicle accident involving stolen motorcycle in BT

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From RCIPS Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 2:27 PM At 9:45 this morning near Beach Bay Road a motorcycle traveling east at a fast speed collided with the vehicle in front of it, and then crashed into another vehicle traveling the opposite direction. The motorcycle was extensively damaged; however, the rider left the scene before police […]

Cayman Islands: Three victims robbed at gun point/Man injured in BT shooting

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Man injured in Bodden Town shooting From RCIPS Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 11:25 AM A 43-year-old male resident of Bodden Town was shot in his left shoulder just after mid-night Sunday 15th December 2014 near the Everglo Bar in Bodden Town. The injured man was transported and treated at the  George Town Hospital where he […]

Football: Big plans for the President’s Cup [Cayman’s BT lose 9-0 to Auckland]

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By Michael Burgess From The New Zealand Herald The OFC President’s Cup is here to stay – and there are big plans for a tournament you may not know existed. The final of the six-team tournament, which has featured clubs from three different Fifa confederations, will be played today in West Auckland between Auckland City […]

Caribbean Football Union Club Championship Recap: March 21, 2014 [BT lose 5-0]

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From Boxscore CONCACAF.com KINGSTON, Jamaica – March 22, 2014 – The 2014 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship – the region’s annual club championship that doubles as a qualifying competition for the CONCACAF Champions League — opened on Friday with five games played in three venues across the region. CONCACAF.com takes a look at all […]

LATEST: Double death BT – Investigation re circulation of images: 3 Fire officers on required leave

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Fire officers released From Ministry of Home Affairs Feb 17 2014 3:16 PM The Ministry of Home Affairs can confirm that three serving fire officers have been placed on required leave pending the outcome of an ongoing police investigation relating to photographs being taken and distributed of a crime scene. Double death – Bodden Town […]

OPINION: Landfills, fires and media ethics – In response to the Compass editorial

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From Coalition to Keep BT Dump Free Long before the recent flames at the George Town (GT) landfill, the Coalition to Keep BT Dump Free warned of the danger of fire inherent to a dump, and the potential toxic fallout.  Since its launch by thirty concerned Bodden Town (BT) residents in October 2011, the Coalition […]