Archive for March 18th, 2015

Woman admits stealing $20k from strata

Woman admits stealing $20k from strata

| 18/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A George Town woman has pleaded guilty to one count of theft in relation to CI$20,000 stolen from a high-end condo strata in South Sound. When the charge was read to her on Friday, Samantha Natasha Brown admitting stealing the money from South Sound Villas between 29 November 2013 and 25 April 2014. However, five […]

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Leading physicist tells students science is fun

Leading physicist tells students science is fun

| 18/03/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): National Geographic Explorer and leading theoretical physicist, Dr Stephon Alexander, delivered the keynote address at the opening of the UCCI’s STEM conference. In an engaging talk about his life in science, interwoven with his musical prowess, he encouraged local students to press ahead into the cool and fun world of science. He described his […]

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Security guard stabbed bar customer

Security guard stabbed bar customer

| 18/03/2015 | 36 Comments

(CNS): A security guard who was on duty at a bar in George Town has been found guilty of stabbing a customer with a flick knife in March last year. Kenroy Leonard Rowe, a Jamaican national who was working at the Energy Bar and Lounge on Shedden Road, was convicted of wounding with intent by […]

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Premier heads to London with 5 person team

Premier heads to London with 5 person team

| 18/03/2015 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin leaves for a week-long trip to London on Friday and he will be taking four members of staff and a Cabinet minister with him for what officials said would be a number of “meetings and appearances”. The premier will be delivering an address at the Caribbean Council reception, meeting communication experts […]

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Dive pioneer dies at local hospital

Dive pioneer dies at local hospital

| 18/03/2015 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Bob Soto, the man credited with creating the Cayman Islands’ recreational dive industry, has died. The legendary diver died yesterday (Tuesday 17 March) at the George Town hospital after being taken there early in the morning. Soto, who was 88-years-old, opened Cayman’s first dive shop in 1957, before the islands had become a tourist […]

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Obama plans official trip to Jamaica

Obama plans official trip to Jamaica

| 18/03/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The United States president, Barack Obama, will be visiting the Caribbean next month on an official trip to Cayman’s neighbor, Jamaica. The high-profile visit was revealed by Portia Simpson Miller, the Jamaican PM, Tuesday and will involve “bilateral discussions on a range of issues of mutual interest”, she said.

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Ministry denies report link over UCCI resignations

Ministry denies report link over UCCI resignations

| 18/03/2015 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The education ministry has described the departure of the chair and deputy chair of the UCCI board as “somewhat of a coincidence” and denied that the resignations are linked to the publication of the college’s viability report. The departure of the two board bosses leaves a vacuum in the leadership at a time when […]

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