No sign of missing men aboard 20ft boat

No sign of missing men aboard 20ft boat

| 28/06/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Four men who are believed to have left Cayman almost one week ago on a 20-foot Wellcraft boat from North West Point are still missing, police have confirmed. Carl Demmie Ebanks (59), Migeal Aedran Palmer (40) and two other unidentified men who are believed to be Jamaican did not notify the Port Authority before […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Casa 43

Golden Spoons Review: Casa 43

| 29/06/2016

(CNS Foodie): Nestled in a quaint little spot behind the Copper Falls building, Casa 43 offers authentic Mexican cuisine with flares of the island intertwined.  The concept is pretty simple: tiny restaurant with reasonably priced, locally sourced products and the freshest margarita you can find on Grand Cayman. Maybe it’s the lime zest that puts […]

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US measles outbreak leads to local warnings

US measles outbreak leads to local warnings

| 28/06/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): With a growing number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States, officials from Cayman’s Public Health Department are issuing an alert to travellers. People visiting states in the US affected by the outbreak are urged to ensure their family’s immunisations against measles are up to date, as unprotected children are at the […]

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Ministry gets OK from OCC over pensions report

Ministry gets OK from OCC over pensions report

| 28/06/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Following amendments to the National Pensions Law, the Office of the Complaints Commissioner has agreed that the 21 recommendations made to the employment ministry in a report first published almost six years ago have finally been largely complied with. In a statement to her colleagues in the Legislative Assembly on Friday, Employment Minister Tara […]

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Ezzard presses government to respond to PAC reports

Ezzard presses government to respond to PAC reports

| 28/06/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The chair of the Public Accounts Committee told government that he expects a response from it on the reports he tabled following the PAC’s recent review of several auditor general reports on public spending issues. The final part of the process for each of the audit reports once PAC has made its recommendations is […]

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Ex-fund manager remains silent in face of charges

Ex-fund manager remains silent in face of charges

| 28/06/2016

(CNS): Accused of stealing around half a million dollars from a fund, Robert Aspinall (38) has not yet answered the fourteen charges against him, despite two summary court appearances. The case against the offshore accountant has been sent to the Grand Court, where Aspinall is expected to appear next month. Facing theft, fraud, forgery and […]

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CIG seeks public input on fuel regulator plans

CIG seeks public input on fuel regulator plans

| 27/06/2016 | 22 Comments

(CNS): As government plans to create a utilities regulator that will include the fuel industry, it has published a policy document for public consultation on how the new office will take shape. Government is proposing to create an Office of Competition and Regulation, which will oversee telecoms, electricity, water and, for the first time, the […]

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Traffic operation yields illegal Taser gun

Traffic operation yields illegal Taser gun

| 27/06/2016

(CNS): Police arrested four people last week during a proactive traffic operation in Bodden Town that turned up more than just speeding drivers using their phones behind the wheel. During the road block last Thursday afternoon, a black Mitsubishi, which attempted to avoid the police, was pursued and stopped. Besides an expired inspection certificate and […]

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Two men charged for BT street robbery

Two men charged for BT street robbery

| 27/06/2016

(CNS): Two Bodden Town men, aged 26 and 27, have been charged with armed robbery following an incident in the district earlier this month. Police said the men were charged today with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in connection with a street mugging on Saturday 18 June. Police had received a report from […]

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Buyer’s remorse sets in over EU exit by UK voters

Buyer’s remorse sets in over EU exit by UK voters

| 27/06/2016 | 48 Comments

(CNS): As the dust settled Monday on the unexpected referendum result in Britain last Thursday, many ‘Brexit’ supporters were beginning to have buyer’s remorse over the vote to exit from the European Union. At least one million people who voted ‘Leave’ have expressed their regret in a survey, including Kelvin Mackenzie, a former editor of The […]

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Gunman at large after police discover spent shells

Gunman at large after police discover spent shells

| 27/06/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a gunman in George Town after shots were fired in the capital just after midnight early Monday (27 June). An RCIPS spokesperson said that officers responded to the report of gunshots fired near to Vic’s Bar on the junction of North Sound Road and Seymour Drive in the industrial area. The police […]

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