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Newlands, Savannah: Voters flag traffic, education as top issues

With electorates just short of 1,500 voters apiece, Newlands and Savannah rank among the larger constituencies in the Cayman Islands and both are being...
Candidates for Newlands Alva Suckoo, Roydell Carter, Wayne Panton and Raul Gonzalez

Crosstalk debate: Newlands candidates face off

Candidates for Newlands Alva Suckoo, Roydell Carter, Wayne Panton and Raul Gonzalez join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.

Alva Suckoo formally joins Progressives alliance

Independent candidate Alva Suckoo has joined the Progressives alliance team, bringing to 12 the number of nominees running as part of the group in the 14 April general election.

Water interruption expected in Newlands

The Water Authority – Cayman is advising residents in areas of Newlands that they should expect interruptions to their water service tonight (Wednesday) as the company carries out leak-detection work.
RCIPS Station

Man arrested for bribing public officer

Anti-Corruption Commission investigators and police arrested a 55-year-man from Newlands on Wednesday in an ongoing fraud and bribery investigation.

Police ramp up resources in Newlands area

Police will have community officers patrol Newlands later than the previous 6 p.m. cut-off time and will install more cameras around the area, Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo announced this week.

Community policing makes immediate impact

On March 21, a suspected cockfighting ring in Newlands was broken up and 80 roosters seized.

Boats collide at Duck Pond

A 35-foot Cabo Express motorboat collided with an unlit moored sailboat off Duck Pond Cay in Newlands Monday night.

CUC plans interruptions Thursday and Friday

The Caribbean Utilities Company issued an advisory Tuesday warning customers in Newlands that they will experience planned service interruptions to their electrical service on Thursday and Friday morning.

Earth Day clean up gets new look

Clean up efforts for Cayman’s Earth Day 2018 Saturday were not limited to local streets and beaches.
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Community meeting held at Newlands

Residents of North Sound Estates met with community leaders, RCIPS officers, and Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo Monday to discuss crime, delays in garbage collections, hurricane preparedness, and derelict vehicles in the area.

Police seize gun, arrest 3

Police seized a Glock 17 automatic pistol and a number of rounds of ammunition at an address in Newlands, Bodden Town following a search of the premises Wednesday. Police seized a Glock 17 automatic pistol and a number of rounds of ammunition at an address in Newlands, Bodden Town following a search of the premises Wednesday. Police seized a Glock 17 automatic pistol and a number of rounds of ammunition at an address in Newlands, Bodden Town following a search of the premises Wednesday.
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Newlands accident victim’s condition improves

A man who was critically injured in a Jan. 22 car crash in Newlands is now recovering and is expected to survive the accident, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

MLA puts former rival on district council

They were political opponents during the May 2017 general election, but Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo has announced that local businessman Raul Gonzalez, Jr. will now serve as deputy chairman of a new advisory council for the district.
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Crash witnesses sought

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed a collision in Newlands, Savannah Monday evening to come forward.

Eastern districts cargo port plan floated

A draft proposal to construct a new cargo port in Grand Cayman’s eastern districts has been circulated to some MLAs and certain members of the local business community.

Kids receive free backpacks for upcoming school year

More than 50 children in the Savannah/Newlands community are ready for the new school year, which begins for all students on Sept. 4. The Bodden Town Progressives’ Back to School Community provided students ages 5-10 with new backpacks with school supplies on a first-come, first-served basis.

Permanent residence delays ‘classic case of mismanagement’

Two Newlands independent political candidates alleged Friday that the Progressives government’s mismanagement led to delays in hearing hundreds of permanent residence applications, delays the candidates said were “playing with people’s lives.”

Election round-up: An alliance … of sorts

The Cayman Compass reported last month that a new political group, the “Cayman People’s Alliance” had been formed ahead of the May general election.

Record-setting Nomination Day: 63 hopefuls compete for 19 seats

A record 63 candidates will contest the Cayman Islands general election on May 24 after a frantic day of nominations across the country generated some surprises.

Gonzalez, Raul Jr.

Raul Gonzalez Jr. is an independent candidate for Newlands.

Panton, Wayne

Wayne Panton is a Progressives candidate for Newlands.

Suckoo, Alva

Alva Suckoo is an independent candidate for Newlands.

Bodden Town man robbed outside home

A Newlands-area resident was jumped by two gunmen early Sunday at a home, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported.

Diminutive schoolhouse a quaint Savannah landmark

First opening its doors to students in September 1940, the Savannah Schoolhouse stands as a reminder of Cayman’s educational history.

Armed police officers storm Newlands house

Officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service’s armed Uniform Support Group, dressed in tactical gear and carrying semiautomatic rifles, stormed a house in...

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