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Viewpoint: Shame on CIFA, shame on clubs

Viewpoint: Shame on CIFA, shame on clubs

| 28/08/2015 | 43 Comments

101 writes: There is no wording or section or set of definitions in CIFA’s constitutional documents that makes it absolutely/technically clear that Nominations and Seconds of those nominations need to be carried out by four completely separate entities for the CIFA elections on Saturday.

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Some teachers to get pay rise this year

Some teachers to get pay rise this year

| 27/08/2015 | 48 Comments

(CNS): Inequities in the salaries of teachers, where some local staff are earning less than their peers recruited from overseas, will be rectified in this school year, Education Minister Tara Rivers announced at the gathering of teachers Wednesday to mark the beginning of the new school year. She also said that the Portfolio of the […]

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Webb can’t afford NY house arrest

Webb can’t afford NY house arrest

| 27/08/2015 | 58 Comments

(CNS): The cost of financing his own house arrest in New York is driving Jeffrey Webb, the former CONCACAF president and FIFA Vice President broke, according to claims filed in the courts. Caught up in the massive FIFA corruption and bribery scandal, the Caymanian football boss was released by the US authorities on a $10 million […]

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Remnants of Erika to bring heavy rain to Cayman

Remnants of Erika to bring heavy rain to Cayman

| 29/08/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The remnants of Tropical Storm Erika are expected to bring unsettled weather to Cayman this weekend, according to local forecasts. The Cayman Islands National Weather Service (CINWS) warned that the weather associated with the Storm will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms as it travels west across Cuba. Erika, which wreaked havoc in Dominica, dissipated […]

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Burglars look for swag in post office boxes

Burglars look for swag in post office boxes

| 28/08/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The police are appealing for witnesses to a break-in at the West Bay Post Office that happened sometime overnight on Wednesday/Thursday of this week. Officers responded to the report at the district post office Thursday morning, where they found three post office boxes were damaged and emptied and attempts appear to have been made […]

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Cops catch fleeing booze burglar

Cops catch fleeing booze burglar

| 28/08/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The police have rounded up another burglary suspect after the man tried to flee from officers on patrol in downtown George Town early Friday morning. The alleged booze burglar was apprehended when police spotted him at the intersection of Mary Street and North Church Street with what appeared to be bottles in both hands […]

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Police bag almost two dozen traffic offenders in one hour

Police bag almost two dozen traffic offenders in one hour

| 28/08/2015 | 28 Comments

(CNS): A police traffic operation on the Linford Pierson Highway on Wednesday saw 23 drivers prosecuted for offences ranging from illegal tint to speeding. Responding to calls from the community for police to clamp down on rogue drivers, an RCIPS spokesperson said it was also an opportunity to emphasize safe driving ahead of the new […]

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UK minister has no issue with $200m cruise port

UK minister has no issue with $200m cruise port

| 27/08/2015 | 69 Comments

(CNS): The UK acting overseas territories minister seemed entirely unfazed by the Cayman government’s plans to build a cruise berthing facility that could cost more than $200 million, despite still having control of the public purse. Grant Shapps, who made a flying morning visit to Grand Cayman Thursday on his route from Jamaica back to […]

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Challengers call foul on CIFA

Challengers call foul on CIFA

| 27/08/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The two challengers who have been barred from running in this weekend’s CIFA annual elections have said they are astonished by the revelations on CNS this week that the decision to reject their nomination was made by the committee made up of the very members who are all now running unopposed in the annual […]

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