Archive for March 11th, 2015

Crown: Witness ‘flawed but courageous’

Crown: Witness ‘flawed but courageous’

| 11/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The director of public prosecutions described the crown’s key witness in the Cayman National Bank robbery as “flawed but courageous” as she delivered her closing speech in the case to the jury Wednesday. As the trial of David Tamasa, Rennie Cole, George Mignott and Andre Burton, who are all charged with robbery and firearms […]

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Woman killed in car smash

Woman killed in car smash

| 11/03/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS) Updated 8:55am Thursday: The 26-year-old woman who died in a car crash on Shamrock Road Wednesday has been named. Rowena Scott, the mother of four children, was pronounced dead at the hospital after her black KIA Sorrento SUV smashed into a concrete wall in the Spotts Dock area yesterday afternoon. Scott is understood to […]

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More violence at JGHS

More violence at JGHS

| 11/03/2015 | 52 Comments

(CNS): A 15-year-old girl has been arrested and charged by police on suspicion of assault, actual bodily harm (ABH), disorderly conduct and damage to property after a teacher was assaulted at John Gray High School Tuesday afternoon. The latest act of violence comes in the wake of a brawl at the school on Monday morning between […]

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Crown to pick up legal tab over false charges

| 11/03/2015 | 8 Comments

(CNS): A local man who was wrongly charged with robbery at a jewellery store in January 2013 has managed to recoup some of his legal costs from the crown as a judge found the director of public prosecutions was slow to drop charges against him despite having evidence proving his innocence. Although charged with taking […]

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Officials tight lipped over JGHS gang fight

Officials tight lipped over JGHS gang fight

| 11/03/2015 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The new acting chief education officer and former principal of John Gray High School has confirmed that the fight at the school Monday, for which two teenage boys were arrested, was a continuation of another brawl that had happened in Camana Bay at the weekend. But Lyneth Monteith has said little else about what was understood […]

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HRC: Too much data wanted in cancer law

HRC: Too much data wanted in cancer law

| 11/03/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The Human Rights Commission has questioned the need for the amount of information that the proposed cancer registry law will require and is calling on government to justify the encroachment it plans to make on privacy rights in the new bill. The chair of the HRC has submitted an open letter to the health […]

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