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Hurley’s to make more local TV after station buyout

Hurley’s to make more local TV after station buyout

| 28/07/2015 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Hurley’s Entertainment begins its move into the world of television this week after its purchase of Cayman27 from Logic was approved by the ICTA and completed. Randy Merren, the owner of the local broadcast company, said viewers can look forward to more original local programming as his licence has strict requirements for the new TV station […]

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Cops chase down WB assault suspect

Cops chase down WB assault suspect

| 28/07/2015

(CNS): A man wanted by police in connection with a home invasion and sexual assault on a woman last Thursday night in the Town Hall Road area of West Bay was chased down by officers in the district Tuesday morning and is now in custody at the George Town lock-up. An RCIPS spokesperson said that […]

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Featured comment: Legalising gay unions

Featured comment: Legalising gay unions

| 28/07/2015 | 125 Comments

‘Anonymous’ writes: Is this about conservative religious intolerance and bigotry, generated by a belief in a book that is far younger than most realise? Are we seriously saying that our lives should still be dictated to by stories interpreted in the Dark and Middle Ages by lonely, celibate fanatics whose path to righteousness was through […]

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OT leaders wrap up pre-JMC meeting with vague statement

OT leaders wrap up pre-JMC meeting with vague statement

| 29/07/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): A short, vague statement was released by the leaders of the British overseas territories Wednesday after they wrapped up their meeting in Bermuda ahead of this year’s Joint Ministerial Council Meeting (JMC) in the UK. The three day get-together was to provide the BOTs with an opportunity to arrive at some common ground over issues […]

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Only 19 Chamber members back port plan

Only 19 Chamber members back port plan

| 28/07/2015 | 41 Comments

(CNS): The Chamber of Commerce Council has said it supports the development of the cruise sector and cargo port improvements, although the organisation’s survey results on the issue do not appear to back the government’s plans. Following the publication of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on the current proposal, only 19 of its over 600 member businesses backed […]

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Dozens of dangerous dog reports filed

Dozens of dangerous dog reports filed

| 28/07/2015 | 45 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has confirmed that it has received several dozen reports relating to stray or dangerous dogs biting and attacking members of the public or their pets over the last few months. However, the issue, which has raised concern in the community for years, has now become more of a focus after the governor was […]

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Woman loses $50k in Nigerian email scam

Woman loses $50k in Nigerian email scam

| 28/07/2015 | 24 Comments

(CNS): A woman has lost $50,000 after sending it to an online conman in Nigeria via a money transfer service, the police have said. Warning residents to be vigilant as there is very little the RCIPS can do to investigate, let alone apprehend, internet criminals based in the West African country, the Financial Crimes Unit […]

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Saharan dust keeps storms at bay

Saharan dust keeps storms at bay

| 28/07/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): With August just around the corner, the time when we can expect an increase in stormy weather in the region, experts are saying that this season the Atlantic is very unlikely to cause much hurricane trouble. Wind sheer, El Nino and lower than average Atlantic ocean temperatures are contributing to the quiet fronts and […]

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Bracker scares off home invader

Bracker scares off home invader

| 28/07/2015 | 12 Comments

(CNS): A homeowner on Cayman Brac scared off an intruder early Tuesday when he surprised the male suspect who had entered his home in the Bight Road area of the island, police have confirmed. The man told police that he found the tall, slim would-be burglar in his home at around 1:15am (28 July). The suspect was […]

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