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More than 87 per cent of Caymanians and residents of the Cayman Islands who responded to last week’s caycompass.com online poll said they did not support the government’s proposal to implement a payroll tax on only work permit holders. The government officially abandoned the proposal on Monday.
A 27-year-old man has been arrested and is currently detained in police custody on suspicion of murder. The arrest is in connection with the murder of Robert Bush in West Bay on 13 September 2011.
Jamaica gained independence in 1962, so we look back at events over the last fifty years.
Paul Ricardo Gordon, who admitted fatally stabbing well-known DJ Jazzy B in 2009, had his sentence reduced last week from 11 years to eight.
In a world more to his liking, Gore Vidal might have been president, or even king. He had an aristocrat's bearing — tall, handsome and composed — and an authoritative baritone ideal for summoning an aide or courtier.
The Cayman Islands Real Estate Brokers Association game out strongly against the proposed payroll tax the day after Forbes called the measure 'fiscal suicide".
A Facebook group planning to protest against the proposed expat payroll tax at West Bay tonight have rescheduled their demonstration until Monday, citing intimidation and threats.
Debate over a proposed 10 per cent payroll tax for work permit holders has reached fever pitch.
Caymanians beware: The country's opposition leader says direct taxation won't stay expat-only for long.
Opponents of a proposed 10 per cent payroll tax on work permit holders in the Cayman Islands are organising a peaceful protest Monday evening.
The suspect in a shooting that killed or wounded 71 people early Friday in a suburban Denver movie theatre was not talking to investigators late Friday.
The European Court of Human Rights confirms life sentences for murder convictions are acceptable in certain cases.
Paraquat ban in the Cayman Islands shouldn't be a major issue.
The Cayman Islands needs to punish more severely those guilty of killing others while speeding and driving drunk.
In the trial of Chakane Scott for murder, no motive has been identified for the shooting of Asher McGaw last September.
Police say the two trucks involved in Saturday's deadly crash were both heading in the same direction.
Haitian people still need the help of the world.
More dogs being killed on Grand Cayman with paraquat.
The other victim in a 19 April accident is released from hospital under police bail conditions.
A 33-year-old man is dead after what police said was a suspected DUI crash on West Bay Road.
Syrian troops clashed with army defectors and shelled rebellious districts in the central city of Homs Wednesday, killing at least 11 civilians a day...
The Esso Blazers are lucky to be unbeaten in local hoops at the moment.
Cayman Brac "king" farmer Margartio Chantilope loves working outdoors but rarely has days off
An explosion Wednesday at a ceremony at Somalia's national theater killed at least 10 people including two top sports officials in an attack by an Islamist group on a site that symbolized the city's attempt to rise from two decades of war.
A documentary that shows that sharks are not the bad guys will make its Cayman premiere at Camana Bay Thursday night.
The line up of the semi-finals of the CML Cup, the knock-out cup competition for the Sunday League teams, was finalised at the weekend after the second leg games of the first round.
Royal Cayman Islands Police arrested two teenagers Thursday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.
Overcrowding at Northward is not as extreme as in other countries in the region.
A fire swept through a prison in Honduras, killing at least 272 inmates, many of them burning to death in their cells.
Deveo Anglin, 26, was sentenced to imprisonment for life after being found guilty of the murder of Carlo Webster at the Next Level Night Club in 2009.
Writer says Central George Town business owners getting the shaft.
Poisonings of dogs in the Cayman Islands is not to be condoned.
Two years after Haiti’s worst earthquake in two centuries devastated the country, the Red Cross is still helping Haitians recover.
A respite in gang-related shootings ended in September on Grand Cayman.
March 2011 year in review
Lobster season is now open. Here's how to catch and prepare these curious crustaceans
Killing of turtles is illegal and wrong.
Animal rights activists in Canada are campaigning to stop the University of British Columbia from killing seven green sea turtles that were shipped to the university from the Cayman Turtle Farm.
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How do you pick your top ten of the year? With great difficulty, says top UK music journalist Mischa Pearlman.
The UK's traditional Christmas Number One chart battle was livened up this year... without a note being played.
Cayman’s Got Talent is coming to Bodden Town.
Ray Gosling, 70, told the BBC's Inside Out programme he had smothered the unnamed man who was dying of Aids
Killings and violence are indeed worrying, and in the context of removing dedicated and productive police officers, it is a trend that will only continue.
There's one less turtle in the Cayman Islands to help replenish an endangered species. Someone, or more than one person, slaughtered a mature female green turtle that was about to lay her eggs on a West Bay beach last week.
Cambodian girl looks at the skulls of Khmer Rouge victims on display at the Killing Fields memorial sight in Choeung Ek, eight miles south of Phnom Penh Wednesday.
The US military in Iraq has achieved a 90 percent survival rate for wounded soldiers. Its probably the highest of any war in US history. Thanks mostly to faster and more effective medical treatment, as well as better body armor, horrific wounds are less often fatal.