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New pension bill aims for ‘culture of compliance’

New pension bill aims for ‘culture of compliance’

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): With hundreds of local employers failing to comply with their pension obligations, the employment minister hopes a newly drafted proposed pension bill will foster a greater culture of compliance and improve the prospects of retirement for Cayman’s pensioners. Among the numerous changes, including raising the retirement age to 65 and increasing the amount of […]

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CONCACAF hires consultants to help clean shop

CONCACAF hires consultants to help clean shop

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): As the regional football body, CONCACAF, comes to terms with is central role in the ongoing FIFA scandal and criminal investigations, Ted Howard, the current acting general secretary, has confirmed that it has hired a management consultancy firm to review the federation’s operations. A release from CONCACAF Tuesday said that firm Alvarez & Marsal […]

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#WhyIStayed

#WhyIStayed

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre Board writes: While we don’t always know the facts regarding every domestic violence case that appears in our local press, we feel it is important for people to understand why both women and men stay in abusive relationships and why they need our on-going support if they are to eventually […]

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Cayman lowers flags for UK victims of terror attack

Cayman lowers flags for UK victims of terror attack

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): As many as 30 British people could have been killed in the terrorist attack in Tunisia Friday, as it is understood that most of the 38 victims in Sousse were holidaymakers from the UK. With 21 people from the UK confirmed dead and several more as yet unidentified, the Cayman government flew Union Jacks at […]

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CI to NY JetBlue flight makes emergency landing

CI to NY JetBlue flight makes emergency landing

| 29/06/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A plane travelling from Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman to New York had made an emergency landing in Charleston, the airline has confirmed. The pilot of the JetBlue flight 766 requested to land at the airport in South Carolina after crew reporting a smell in the cockpit. 

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Local men face trail over drugs and guns charges

Local men face trail over drugs and guns charges

| 29/06/2015

(CNS): Two local men arrested in North Side earlier this year both denied guns and drugs charges when they appeared in Grand Court Friday and will now stand trial. Keith Montaque (25) and Walter McLaughlin (26) were remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to three counts of possession of unlicensed firearms. The pair were two of […]

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Cops on hunt for armed home invaders

Cops on hunt for armed home invaders

| 28/06/2015 | 47 Comments

(CNS): The police are on the lookout for three men after an armed home invasion in Governor’s Harbour area on Friday night. A spokesperson for the RCIPS said that a report was made to the police after the men forced their way into a home in Raleigh Quay through the front door at around 9pm and made […]

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Ex-Chamber boss queries wisdom of port project

Ex-Chamber boss queries wisdom of port project

| 27/06/2015 | 19 Comments

(CNS Business): The former president of the Chamber of Commerce has warned that the costly port project should not go ahead based on “unproven back of envelope ‘guesstimates’ about the economic benefits of cruise tourism and private discussions with a select few who are possibly conflicted and have a pecuniary interest to protect in the […]

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Cops on hunt for Z99 DJ in smash and run

Cops on hunt for Z99 DJ in smash and run

| 26/06/2015 | 19 Comments

(CNS): An on-air personality from a local radio station is wanted by police after leaving the scene of a smash just before midnight on Wednesday night. The RCIPS has confirmed that the Z99 van, owned by Hurley’s Entertainment, was being driven by one the station’s staff members when it ploughed into two parked cars, street furniture […]

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