Fugitive’s company closed down over $1.69M debt

Fugitive’s company closed down over $1.69M debt

| 26/07/2016

(CNS Business): A company owned by a man wanted by local police for a violent crime has been wound up by the Grand Court after a creditor in the British Virgin Islands tried and failed for more than six months to get back almost $1.7 million he had on account with B&C Capital Ltd. Ryan […]

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Blake joins executive in regional football union

Blake joins executive in regional football union

| 26/07/2016 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The vice president of the Cayman Islands Football Association, Bruce Blake, has secured a seat on the executive committee of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) after elections in Miami this weekend. Blake, who has yet to fully explain what has gone on with the CIFA accounts, was heading up the organisation when the sports […]

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Salvage crews to fish out Cuban boat from North Sound

Salvage crews to fish out Cuban boat from North Sound

| 26/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A makeshift vessel that arrived in local waters last week carrying fifteen Cuban migrants has sunk in the North Sound, according to immigration officials, who said that “efforts are currently being made to have the vessel removed by a salvage specialist this week”. There has been a surge of rickety boats passing through local […]

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WB fire crew, trucks and kit move to sports complex

WB fire crew, trucks and kit move to sports complex

| 26/07/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The West Bay Fire Station operations are being temporarily relocated to the Ed Bush Sports Complex in order to facilitate work at the station over the next six weeks. Government officials said that the fire crew, their vehicles and equipment are being moved to the stadium and will be dispatched from there when responding […]

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$1million theft trial at security firm delayed

$1million theft trial at security firm delayed

| 25/07/2016

(CNS): Although the courts are making some headway in the progress of criminal cases, there are still some major trial casualties as a result of the packed docket, limited space and shortage of judges. Patti Jane Ebanks, a former financial controller with a local security firm who was charged well over two years ago with stealing […]

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Couple in dock at odds over illegal gun

Couple in dock at odds over illegal gun

| 25/07/2016

(CNS): A local woman who was charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm after being arrested outside Calico Jack’s beach bar on the West Bay Road in April has admitted the allegation but the man she was arrested with has denied the same charge. Kylan Hunter has pleaded not guilty to having a loaded semi-automatic […]

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Baroness commits to championing OT interests

Baroness commits to championing OT interests

| 25/07/2016 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The new minister for British Overseas Territories, Baroness Anelay, has said she plans to champion the interests of the BOTs across Whitehall in the face of the uncertainties presented by the referendum result last month for the UK to exit the European Union. The premier has already written to the new minister inviting her […]

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GT man arrested over stabbing on 7MB

GT man arrested over stabbing on 7MB

| 25/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police arrested a 26-year-old man from George Town Friday on suspicion of stabbing a 21-year-old man around 2:00am on 20 July in the car park near the public beach area on Seven Mile Beach. The suspect was reportedly identified by one of the victim’s friends. Immediately after the incident, the victim’s condition was described […]

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Truck driver escapes serious injury in major GT smash

Truck driver escapes serious injury in major GT smash

| 25/07/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The driver of a white Ford truck who was cut from the vehicle by the Cayman Islands Fire Service after a smash on Eastern Avenue, George Town, on Saturday afternoon was treated and released from the hospital without serious injury, police said. The man, who was alone in the truck, was driving south when […]

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Judge rejects anti-GM mozzie application

Judge rejects anti-GM mozzie application

| 25/07/2016 | 70 Comments

(CNS): Justice Ingrid Mangatal has rejected the application by local activists to overturn a decision of the National Conservation Council regarding the controversial release of millions of genetically engineered mosquitoes in West Bay. However, this does not mean the bio-engineered bugs will be released in the Cayman Islands just yet. In the absence of her […]

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Teenager denies robbing WB mini-mart twice

Teenager denies robbing WB mini-mart twice

| 25/07/2016

(CNS): A teenage boy pleaded not guilty on Friday to robbing a West Bay mini-mart over a period of five weeks earlier this year. The teenager, who is still a minor and cannot be named, was remanded in custody to Eagle House, the juvenile unit at HMP Northward, until his trial, which was scheduled for […]

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