Consequences for horse assault insufficient, says stable

Consequences for horse assault insufficient, says stable

| 25/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Another riding school has expressed its solidarity with the Cayman Islands Equestrian Center after a pony was put down after a brutal sexual assault that caused such severe injuries. But a spokesperson from the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) said the punishment of a maximum $4,000 fine or five years in jail was “insufficient […]

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Ex-Cayman banker dodges jail term in Switzerland

Ex-Cayman banker dodges jail term in Switzerland

| 24/08/2016

(CNS Business): A former offshore banker who was based in the Cayman Islands before he blew the whistle on his former bosses at Julius Bäer, accusing them of assisting clients with tax evasion and leaking sensitive account information to Wikileaks, will not go to prison. Rudolf Elmer (60) was given a 14-month suspended sentence after […]

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Suspects charged after weekend of violence

Suspects charged after weekend of violence

| 24/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): James Douglas Ebanks (58) from West Bay was remanded in custody by the Summary Court on Tuesday after he was charged with grievous bodily harm in connection with a machete attack in a yard in Neon Close Saturday night. But in a separate case, Dez Kyshon Missick (23), a primary school chef, was bailed […]

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Local woman guilty in ‘potted plant’ car vandalism

Local woman guilty in ‘potted plant’ car vandalism

| 24/08/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): A jury found a local woman guilty of damaging her former husband’s car with a potted plant and causing almost $7,000 worth of damage. Ava Glasgow, who was convicted of damage to property last week and is expected to be sentenced next month, is very unlikely to receive any kind of custodial sentence but […]

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New official takes over voting register in West Bay

New official takes over voting register in West Bay

| 24/08/2016 | 10 Comments

(CNS): As the Elections Office immerses itself in preparations for the Cayman Islands’ first general election under the system of ‘one man, one vote’ in single member constituencies next year, a new registering officer has been appointed in West Bay. Bethany Powery-Ebanks has replaced 20-year election veteran Darlene Owens-Elliott. The new officer will need to […]

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US visitors urged to avoid carrying ammo to Cayman

US visitors urged to avoid carrying ammo to Cayman

| 24/08/2016 | 51 Comments

(CNS): Magistrate Voldis Foldats sent a message to US travellers that they should not only check their bags for stray bullets before travelling but should not use the same bags they carry guns in at home when going overseas. When the latest visitor from the US caught with a round of ammunition in her bag […]

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Cops hunt gunman after shots fired in Prospect

Cops hunt gunman after shots fired in Prospect

| 23/08/2016 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is seeking information to help them catch the person who fired at an apartment in Prospect during the early hours of Tuesday morning. No one was injured by the shots, which were in the residential area of Omega Drive. The shooting was reported to the 911 emergency call centre just before 1:30am […]

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Uniform branches join forces in recruitment drive

Uniform branches join forces in recruitment drive

| 23/08/2016 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The local fire, prison and police services are joining forces this month to enhance their respective recruitment drives and encourage young Caymanians to start a career in law enforcement and public safety. Between them the uniformed services are looking for up to 32 local people to join any of the three services at the […]

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Are these our sons?

Are these our sons?

| 23/08/2016 | 44 Comments

MM writes: It is no secret that the Cayman Islands faces a dramatic situation with crime; many of us simply brush it off with the acknowledgment that the entire world faces this same issue. However, with a population of only 60,000 (of which we can estimate half to be children or elderly); I do believe […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Da Fish Shack

Golden Spoons Review: Da Fish Shack

| 23/08/2016

(CNS Foodie): Any restaurant that includes “fish” in its name better serve goldgood seafood, and Da Fish Shack did not disappoint. We sat at the outdoor patio (there are only seats at the bar inside) for dinner and were lucky enough to enjoy a relatively pleasant summer evening, once the mosquitos disappeared. Likes(1)Dislikes(2)

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Coach wanted for sex crime in Cayman arrested in Miami

Coach wanted for sex crime in Cayman arrested in Miami

| 23/08/2016

(CNS): The RCIPS has begun extradition proceedings to bring a sports coach back to the Cayman Islands to face charges regarding allegations of indecent assault with at least one of the teenage girls he coached when he was in Cayman, according to documents filed in a Florida court. The 37-year-old man, who lived in Bodden […]

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