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Some teachers to get raise this year

Some teachers to get raise this year

| 27/08/2015 | 0 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 | 4 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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Challengers call foul on CIFA

Challengers call foul on CIFA

| 27/08/2015 | 3 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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Cause of death still not revealed in gruesome boat find

Cause of death still not revealed in gruesome boat find

| 26/08/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The police have not yet determined how the two men found dead in a boat floating adrift off the coast of Little Cayman met their demise. The bodies have been taken to the morgue on Cayman Brac and police are making arrangements for a pathologist to conduct a post mortem. The men’s identities or […]

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Marine habitat first in line for NCL protection

Marine habitat first in line for NCL protection

| 26/08/2015 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The marine environment is the first local habitat to be proposed for protection under the National Conservation Law. An updated version of the enhancement of the local marine parks presented by the Department of Environment more than three years ago is now open to public consultation to pave the way for more comprehensive and […]

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CIG needs to respond in LA to PAC reports

CIG needs to respond in LA to PAC reports

| 27/08/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The Legislative Assembly is not able to properly review the outcome and progress regarding the auditor general’s reports and recommendations as government is not responding to the Public Accounts Committee’s own reports on the public hearings held to examine the auditor’s findings. Ezzard Miller, the former PAC chair, said government was not following the […]

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Police tackle medical emergency in North Side

Police tackle medical emergency in North Side

| 27/08/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Two police officers who were the first on the scene at a medical emergency in North Side may have save a man’s life after using medical skills acquired through RCIPS training. At around 10:00am on Monday, Police Constables Zachary McLaughlin and Carlyle Nation were the first to arrive at a house in North Side […]

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Jury to decide fate of liquor store robbery suspects

Jury to decide fate of liquor store robbery suspects

| 26/08/2015

(CNS): The eleven men and women who have been hearing the case against three men accused of an armed liquor store hold-up just before Christmas last year are expected to begin their deliberations Thursday morning. After a full day on Wednesday of detailed directions and a summary of the evidence by the judge in the […]

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Hospital corruption case stalled by evidence

Hospital corruption case stalled by evidence

| 26/08/2015

(CNS): The crown has signalled it could be seeking another delay to the trial schedule in the alleged CarePay hospital corruption case due to be heard in November. Canover Watson and Miriam Rodriguez, who are facing a catalogue of charges in the case, appeared in court Friday when Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran […]

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