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Crown opens case against alleged pimp

Crown opens case against alleged pimp

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): In what is believed to be the first prosecution of its kind in Cayman, Wayne Carlos Myles (39) appeared in Grand Court on Monday facing charges relating to pimping and taking money from sex-workers. Myles is accused of running a “stable” of at least 32 women and offering them to some 15 customers, charging […]

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CO2 up as global energy demand soars

CO2 up as global energy demand soars

| 26/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The world consumed record levels of energy last year, pushing up CO2 emissions to alarming levels, despite mounting evidence of its links to climate change. A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), released Monday, reveals that global energy use in 2018 increased at nearly twice the average rate of growth since 2010, […]

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New legislation to cut charity risks

New legislation to cut charity risks

| 26/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Several pieces of legislation will come into force next week that are designed to protect non-profit organisations and charities from financial crime and clarify the regime surrounding NPOs and civil organisations that could be misused. The Non-Profit Organisations (Amendment) Law, 2018 (Commencement) Order, 2019 and Non-Profit Organisations (Registration Application) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 will come into […]

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Teenager denies WB beach mugging

Teenager denies WB beach mugging

| 26/03/2019

(CNS): Joshua Bush (18) pleaded not guilty to robbery on Friday, when he appeared in Grand Court in connection with a mugging at the West Bay Cemetery Beach last summer. Bush has denied being one of three people who attacked a man walking near the beach at around midnight on 7 July. The robbers reportedly […]

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Drone ban enforced to protect royals

Drone ban enforced to protect royals

| 26/03/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS)) As Cayman gears up for the arrival of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, agencies across government are on high alert to ensure the security of the royal couple during their 24-hour visit. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) is implementing airspace restrictions, which will largely impact drones. […]

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Cayman workers sent $235M to home countries

Cayman workers sent $235M to home countries

| 26/03/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Expatriate workers in the the Cayman Islands sent home a record-breaking amount of cash last year through money service companies, according to statistics from the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority. People sent almost $235 million to numerous countries around the world, but the largest amount, around $133 million or 58%, went to Jamaica. The Philippines […]

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Why make it so difficult to see the royals?

Why make it so difficult to see the royals?

| 26/03/2019

I have been reading how there are going to be many opportunities for the public to see Prince Charles and Camilla during the royal visit this week, and we are being encouraged to attend events and greet them. However, I have also read about the numerous traffic diversions and parking restrictions that are being put […]

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No deal Brexit looms as May cancels vote

No deal Brexit looms as May cancels vote

| 25/03/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May has cancelled a proposed third vote on her European Union withdrawal deal, which was expected to go before the House of Commons Tuesday, after she conceded it still does not have enough support from members. But despite its continued unpopularity among politicians on all sides of the political and […]

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Bodden Town man charged with stabbing couple

Bodden Town man charged with stabbing couple

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): A 29-year-old man from Bodden Town was due to appear in court Monday, having been charged with two counts of wounding with intent in relation to a stabbing earlier this month in George Town. Around 4:00am on Saturday, 16 March, a man and woman were involved in an altercation with a group of men […]

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Royal couple makes history walking streets of Havana

Royal couple makes history walking streets of Havana

| 25/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall took a walking tour around Havana’s old city on Monday, as they made history as the first British royals to ever visit Cuba. Charles and Camilla still have a packed agenda in Cuba, where they will say until Monday afternoon, when they will leave for […]

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DoE Director welcomes governor’s support

DoE Director welcomes governor’s support

| 25/03/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environment’s director welcomed the support offered to her team’s work by Governor Martyn Roper when he visited the department Friday, accompanied by political leaders and senior civil servants. Gina Ebanks-Petrie said the DoE was glad to have the opportunity to tell the governor a “bit more about the work we do […]

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