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Ministry to hold public meeting on cruise port

Ministry to hold public meeting on cruise port

| 20/09/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): Five years after the government had its last full public meeting dedicated to the cruise berthing project, Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has said on his Facebook page that he will be hosting a meeting next Wednesday about the project. In the face of public concerns about the project, gov [...]

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ACC arrest three in new fraud investigation

ACC arrest three in new fraud investigation

| 21/09/2018
(CNS): Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission, along with RCIPS officers, have arrested three men in an undisclosed corruption probe. Officials said that the suspects from George Town and Prospect were arrested yesterday (19 September) on suspicion of corruption offences, including fraud [...]

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Tips help police locate missing fisherman

Tips help police locate missing fisherman

| 20/09/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now confirmed that the fisherman reported missing on Wednesday has been found. Officers said they were able to locate Orlando Reynolds Martinez (29) from West Bay as a result of tips from the public. Martinez was reported missing after he was last seen by his aunt as he he [...]

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Victim injured in WB violent home invasion

Victim injured in WB violent home invasion

| 20/09/2018 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the lookout for two men who committed a violent robbery at a home off Mount Pleasant Road in West Bay last night. At around 10pm on Wednesday a man who was in his yard was approached by two men he did not know. One of the men brandished a handgun and demanded […] [...]

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OfReg’s oversight of water companies

OfReg’s oversight of water companies

| 20/09/2018
(Auntie): On Monday I answered a question from a reader who had received an eye-popping bill from Cayman Water (see Consumer hit with US$25K water bill), and said that I had contacted the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) for its input and would let readers know when I heard from th [...]

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Burglars target GT business centre

Burglars target GT business centre

| 20/09/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is investigating overnight break-ins at the Cayman Business Park at the junction of  Huldah Avenue and Elgin Avenue in George Town, where at least four businesses were targetted. The burglaries were reported to police shortly after 6am yesterday (19 September) after it was found th [...]

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Fraud uncovered during turtle farm audit

Fraud uncovered during turtle farm audit

| 20/09/2018
(CNS) UPDATED: An employee of the Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre Ltd, also known as the turtle farm has been arrested and suspended from their job after more financial irregularities were discovered during the facility’s 2016/17 audit. Management issued a very short statement [...]

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Wong’s lawyer raises allegations of perjury in traffic case

Wong’s lawyer raises allegations of perjury in traffic case

| 19/09/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): Local attorney Dennis Brady, who has been representing the Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Gary Wong in a protracted careless driving case, asked the court for an adjournment at his client’s sentencing hearing this week, saying he believed he may have proof that one of the witnesses i [...]

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Sol fined $200k over fuel tank blaze

Sol fined $200k over fuel tank blaze

| 19/09/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Sol Petroleum Limited has been fined just CI$200,000 plus costs of CI$86,700 by the utilities regulator in connection with the dangerous fuel tank blaze at the Jackson Point Terminal last summer. Sol has accepted responsibility and paid the administrative fine, which the Utility Regulation [...]

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Robber pointed gun in bar owner’s face

Robber pointed gun in bar owner’s face

| 19/09/2018
(CNS): The owner of the Czech Inn bar and restaurant in Bodden Town told the court on Wednesday that an armed masked robber pointed a 9mm beretta in his face during a stick-up of his business in March this year. Appearing as a crown witness in the trial of Odain Ebanks (23), Jeri “George̶ [...]

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$6M more voted for healthcare costs

$6M more voted for healthcare costs

| 19/09/2018 | 70 Comments
(CNS): The opposition member for Bodden Town West, Chris Saunders, urged the health minister to consider a national health insurance plan for the Cayman Islands, after Finance Committee voted last week to give the ministry another $6.5 million to cover indigent healthcare costs for the remainder of [...]

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