UK cop reveals weakness in Bridger probe

UK cop reveals weakness in Bridger probe

| 24/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A British police officer who was part of the controversial internal police enquiry, Operation Tempura, has revealed that an investigation of its lead officer, Martin Bridger, which held up an FOI request for years, was nothing more than a “scoping exercise”. After Bridger filed a number of complaints about how Tempura was handled and […]

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CUC responds to Viewpoint

CUC responds to Viewpoint

| 23/05/2016 | 6 Comments

CUC writes: We refer to the Viewpoint titled “The CORE Energy Issue”, which was carried on your news site on May 19, 2016. In this article the writer states: “As CORE output represented just a little over 1% of CUC’s general output from 2015, and any excess production would be a fraction of that, the […]

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Officials begin long road to new disability centre

Officials begin long road to new disability centre

| 24/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Following Cabinet’s approval of the case to build a new training facility for adults with disabilities to replace the Sunrise Centre facility, a steering committee has been formed to begin the long process towards making it a reality. Education Minister Tara Rivers said there was a need for a new purpose-built facility because the […]

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CTF relaunches green turtle release

CTF relaunches green turtle release

| 23/05/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): After suspending it turtle release programme for several seasons because of problems with disease and other husbandry issues at the facility, the Cayman Turtle Farm released 15 yearling green sea turtles on Saturday off Barkers Beach in West Bay. Officials said CTF had “satisfied itself through extensive testing and available scientific data” that releasing […]

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More fines coming for telecoms firms

More fines coming for telecoms firms

| 23/05/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The Information and Communication Authority has said that it cannot yet reveal the names of telecommunication firms that have been fined for breaches of the law and regulations surrounding the sector, but said more fines are expected as investigations continue. The minister with responsibility for communications recently revealed that the regulator had issued its […]

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Police round up one of three street muggers

Police round up one of three street muggers

| 23/05/2016

(CNS): A 20-year-old man from George Town who was arrested last Friday night has been charged with robbery in connection with a street mugging on Walkers Road earlier this month. The man has been accused of being one of three men who robbed a cyclist as he was riding close to Cayman Academy off Walker’s […]

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GT man charged over indecent images of children

GT man charged over indecent images of children

| 23/05/2016

(CNS): A 24-year-old man from George Town is expected in court Monday for a list of child pornography charges. Following his arrest last Wednesday, the man was charged with nine counts of possessing an indecent photograph of a child and one count of distributing child pornography. The police released few details about the case, stating […]

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CoP shortlisting ‘soon come’

CoP shortlisting ‘soon come’

| 23/05/2016 | 38 Comments

(CNS): The governor’s office has confirmed that more than 50 people have applied for the post of commissioner of police, despite claims that the circumstances surrounding the current top cop’s departure would deter candidates. Among the applicants is at least one Caymanian but officials have not given any further details ahead of the shortlisting process, […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Gabriel’s Grill

Golden Spoons Review: Gabriel’s Grill

| 23/05/2016

(CNS Foodie): Let’s switch gears here and go to a food truck for a quick and easy lunch. Today we chose to check out Gabriel’s Grill, currently parked on Dorcy Drive across from the Honda Dealership. The owners are currently waiting for approvals from Planning to move into the building that is located on that […]

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Police find drugs in GT man’s car

Police find drugs in GT man’s car

| 23/05/2016

(CNS) Updated: Police have now charged a 27-year-old man arrested last week with dealing drugs. The man is due in court today (Monday 23 May) facing charges of consumption and possession of cocaine with intent to supply as well as possession and consumption of ganja. Police have not revealed the quantity of drugs seized.  The man was […]

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Cubans and locals arrested for smuggling

Cubans and locals arrested for smuggling

| 23/05/2016

(CNS): Two men from West Bay and two Cuban nationals were arrested in East End Thursday evening after the police intercepted what they believe was a smuggling operation Thursday night. Following a report of a suspicious vessel near East End heading to shore, the Joint Marine Unit and Air Operations Unit tracked the vessel to […]

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