Archive for May 11th, 2015

Fishing line recycling can save turtles

Fishing line recycling can save turtles

| 11/05/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Given the serious threat that lost and discarded fishing line poses to marine life, and turtles in particular, the Department of Environment is starting an initiative to encourage the community to recycle old lines and will be installing bins across the islands to collect it. Alongside the recycling programme, the department is launching a competition […]

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Hit and run driver bailed despite previous charges

Hit and run driver bailed despite previous charges

| 11/05/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Simon Courtney, a Cayman-based lawyer who is accused of mowing down two tourists in a hit and run on West Bay Road earlier this year was on bail at the time in connection with existing charges relating to other serious traffic offences, according to the police, but he has not been remanded in custody.

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Tibbetts may dodge manslaughter charge

Tibbetts may dodge manslaughter charge

| 11/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The crown asked for an adjournment in the case against Nicholas Tibbetts (24) Friday when the immigration officer appeared in Grand Court. The prosecutor asked for two weeks to “finalise the charges” against the man accused of killing Donnie Ray Connor in a hit and run in George Town last month, as he implied […]

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FOI law needs protection

FOI law needs protection

| 11/05/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS): As government makes plans to merge the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) with the Office of the Complaints Commissioner (OCC) and a new police complaints body under a super-ombudsman, the acting information commissioner has called for the protection of his office from unnecessary changes. Despite the regular problems that users of the FOI law encounter in […]

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‘Solly’ shot during three man fight

‘Solly’ shot during three man fight

| 11/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Solomon (Solly) Webster was shot during a fight in his yard which was started by a third man, the crown revealed as it opened its case against Jose (Peto) Sanchez, the man charged with killing the Special Olympic athlete last year in Miss Daisy Lane. Various witness told police they saw Sanchez (27) with a […]

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