UK cop reveals weakness in Bridger probe

UK cop reveals weakness in Bridger probe

| 24/05/2016 | 16 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 | 13 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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Travel agent acquitted of all charges

Travel agent acquitted of all charges

| 24/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A former travel agent who faced 29 counts of deception after more than two dozen people bought flights from her but were unable to travel because she didn’t pay the ticket bill has been found not guilty of all charges. It took a jury of four women and two men just a few hours […]

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Year countdown begins on historic elections

Year countdown begins on historic elections

| 24/05/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The first general elections to be held in Cayman under the ‘one man, one vote’ system in 19 single member constituencies is scheduled to take place exactly one year from today. Provided that the current PPM government can retain its very narrow majority, the date of the next national ballot is set for Wednesday, […]

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Ex minister says ‘Trash ain’t treasure’

Ex minister says ‘Trash ain’t treasure’

| 24/05/2016 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Given the economies of scale, it is very difficult to generate a profit from recycling in Cayman but it is an essential part of addressing the growing waste problem and government needs to make the necessary investment, according to Former Cabinet minister Rolston Anglin, who is co-owner of Junk, a recycling business. He said […]

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Officials begin long road to new disability centre

Officials begin long road to new disability centre

| 24/05/2016 | 5 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 | 5 Comments

(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 | 13 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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BT man robbed outside home

BT man robbed outside home

| 23/05/2016 | 12 Comments

(CNS): A Bodden Town man was robbed virtually on his doorstep early Sunday morning (22 May) by two armed men. Police said the robbery at a residential address on Hirst Road was reported at about 1:30am, just after the man had arrived home. As he was getting out of his car, he was approached by […]

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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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