Archive for March 19th, 2015

Watson and Rodriguez to face trial together

Watson and Rodriguez to face trial together

| 19/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Local businessman and former chair of the hospital board, Canover Watson, will be tried in May alongside his former personal assistant, Miriam Rodriguez. Both are charged with a number of corruption and money laundering offences in relation to a hospital contract for a payment system. Watson, who faces a long list of offences, was […]

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Tourist dies after diving in West Bay

| 19/03/2015 | 8 Comments

(CNS): A 70-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the USA died Thursday following a dive trip off North West Point. Police said that at around 2:45pm today (19 March) emergency crews were notified that the diver was in need of medical attention. Stephen Edward Van Buren from Conroe, in Texas was diving in the […]

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Jury still deliberating in bank robbery trial

Jury still deliberating in bank robbery trial

| 19/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS) Updated: The jury trying four men accused of robbing Cayman National Bank did not reach a verdict by the time the courts were due to close Thursday evening and were ordered to return to continue their deliberations Friday morning.

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CIG seeks firm to deliver immigration online

CIG seeks firm to deliver immigration online

| 19/03/2015 | 30 Comments

(CNS): As government makes promises of much more transparency regarding the immigration system, it has begun the hunt for a private sector partner to deliver the software for a system that would streamline communication between the Department of Immigration . The advertisement in the local print media is seeking a fixed price to implement the […]

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HSA seeking approval for entire hospital

HSA seeking approval for entire hospital

| 19/03/2015 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The chief executive officer of the George Town hospital has said that the Health Service Authority will be seeking international accreditation for the entire facility. Lizette Yearwood revealed the goal this week at an event marking the successful accreditation of all of the hospital’s laboratories. Although a long time coming, the HSA has now […]

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Rankin acquitted two years after arrest

Rankin acquitted two years after arrest

| 19/03/2015 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Local business man Mario Rankin walked out of court with his named cleared this week, two years after he was arrested for multiple immigration offences. The crown dropped all thirty plus counts against him and his firm Navitas on Tuesday. The prosecutor told the Summary Court that the crown had no evidence to offer […]

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