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Takkas admits helping Webb launder FIFA bribes

Takkas admits helping Webb launder FIFA bribes

| 25/05/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): The former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association has pleaded guilty to money laundering charges after he admitted receiving and passing along over $1.5 million to his old boss, Jeffrey Webb, in the ongoing FIFA scandal. Costas Takkas (60), who was Webb’s aide, sa [...]

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‘Flasher’ harasses and stalks female victim

‘Flasher’ harasses and stalks female victim

| 25/05/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for the driver of a Black Honda who sexually harassed and indecently exposed himself to a woman in broad daylight on Crewe Road, George Town, yesterday. The incident happened at around 1:40pm Wednesday, as the female victim was walking along the road. She told police [...]

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Car stolen from George Town

Car stolen from George Town

| 25/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A dark blue 1996 Honda Accord, registration number 111 002, which was parked along Mary Street in George Town yesterday morning at around 7am was stolen from the area near Walker House sometime before 11:45am, police have said. In the latest of a surge of auto-thefts in recent months, offic [...]

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Final turnout just short of 75% of voters

Final turnout just short of 75% of voters

| 24/05/2017
(CNS Election): More than 15,860 voters took part in the Cayman Islands first ever election under the system of ‘one man, one vote’ in single-member constituencies, representing a national turnout of just under 75%. While this was slightly less than previous elections, the numbers diffe [...]

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Police round up more teenage burglary suspects

Police round up more teenage burglary suspects

| 24/05/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Police have arrested two more teenage burglary suspects in connection with two separate recent break-ins in Bodden Town. A 17-year-old boy from West Bay was arrested yesterday in relation to a burglary at a residence on Will T Road in Bodden Town on 15 May, when alcohol and a small quantit [...]

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50% of votes already in

50% of votes already in

| 24/05/2017
(CNS Election): More than half of the 21,212 people eligible to vote had already been to the polling stations by noon Wednesday, in what officials are hoping will be a great turnout for this historic Election Day. All nineteen constituencies had seen considerable traffic by lunchtime, and apart from [...]

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And they’re off!

And they’re off!

| 24/05/2017
(CNS Election): The polls have now opened in Cayman’s historic General Election, when for the first time the more than 20,000 people on the electoral register will have just one vote to cast for one candidate in each of the 19 different constituencies in a first past the post race. Election [...]

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Support cop accused of hit and run

Support cop accused of hit and run

| 23/05/2017
(CNS): The RCIPS Professional Standards Unit is conducting an investigation alongside a criminal inquiry after an auxiliary constable was arrested following a hit-and-run Sunday. At around 12:30am Sunday morning, 21 May, officers were called out to the incident by Tropical Plaza on Smith Road, where [...]

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Elections Office alarmed by paper’s mess-up on polling stations

Elections Office alarmed by paper’s mess-up on polling stations

| 23/05/2017
(CNS Election): Local newspaper, The Cayman Reporter, made a number of errors in listing the polling stations in its printed supplement and the Elections Office is concerned that, as a result, people will go to the wrong place tomorrow to cast their vote. The locations of eleven polling stations are [...]

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Killer and first victims named in Manchester terror attack

Killer and first victims named in Manchester terror attack

| 23/05/2017 | 58 Comments
(CNS): British born Salman Abedi (22) has been confirmed by the chief constable of Greater Manchester Police as the suicide bomber who blew himself up outside a pop concert in the city last night, killing 22 people and wounding at least 59 others. As world leaders reacted to the terrorist attack, Ca [...]

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Suspect dealer escapes following drug raid

Suspect dealer escapes following drug raid

| 23/05/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a suspected drug dealer found at a house during an RCIPS drug raid yesterday lunchtime on Marina Drive in George Town who fled law enforcement authorities after becoming violent, the authorities said today. One of two drug related operations conducted by a joint pol [...]

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