Archive for May 7th, 2015

Alden files suit against Mac

Alden files suit against Mac

| 07/05/2015 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The premier and opposition leader are heading for a major courtroom battle after Alden McLaughlin’s lawyers filed suit against McKeeva Bush Thursday for libel, slander and defamation, claiming unspecified damages. As expected, the country’s leader is taking his opposite number to task over allegations Bush made in a proposed private member’s motion and at […]

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$70,000 programme to steer students into finance

$70,000 programme to steer students into finance

| 07/05/2015 | 13 Comments

(CNS): $30,000 from the public purse along with $40,000 from Cayman Finance is expected to kickstart an education and work experience initiative to encourage young people to work in Cayman’s offshore industry. The subsidized programme will see students in the first year of their A-Levels or associate’s degree who are “job ready” working alongside mentors in […]

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Mental health unit disobeys court order

Mental health unit disobeys court order

| 07/05/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A psychiatric doctor refused to admit a mental health patient who was ordered to the unit by the courts last month because she decided the patient was too disruptive and not suffering from mental health issues. Debbie Ebanks, who was serving a suspended sentence and who has long been known to the courts and […]

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Murder trial delayed as lawyers wrangle

Murder trial delayed as lawyers wrangle

| 07/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Closed door hearings and legal wrangling have dominated the first three days of the case against a West Bay man for the murder of Special Olympian, Solomon (Solly) Webster, last year. Jose Sanchez (27) opted to face trial on Monday with just a judge and waived his right to a jury but so far […]

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UK goes to polls facing uncertain result

UK goes to polls facing uncertain result

| 07/05/2015 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The British people are casting their votes today in the most unpredictable general election in modern times. The Conservatives, led by Prime Minister David Cameron, and Ed Miliband’s Labour were neck and neck when the polling stations opened Thursday. Neither one of the major parties will get enough votes to win a majority of […]

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