Archive for May 28th, 2015

Alden: Bush is a destabilizing force

Alden: Bush is a destabilizing force

| 28/05/2015 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin said the opposition leader possessed a magnetic ability to “attract scandals” and described McKeeva Bush as a destabilizing force on most of the governments he had served in during his more than 30 years in politics. As McLaughlin wound up the week-long budget debate Thursday, ahead of a unanimous vote, he […]

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Grand Cayman power bills face new hike

Grand Cayman power bills face new hike

| 28/05/2015 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The local regulator has cleared a new base rate hike for CUC, pushing up the cost of electricity again for consumers on Grand Cayman. The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) confirmed that it had approved a 0.9% increase in the rate the monopoly power provider is allowed to charge. Customers will see the increase immediately […]

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Teenager arrested over grocery shop break-in

Teenager arrested over grocery shop break-in

| 28/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 15-year-old boy from Bodden Town was arrested Thursday by police in connection with a burglary this week at a local convenience store. An RCIPS spokesperson said the teenager is currently in police custody as officers in Bodden Town investigate the break in at ‘Look Out Mini Mart’ on Anton Bodden Road in the […]

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CONCACAF sacks Webb in face of scandal

CONCACAF sacks Webb in face of scandal

| 28/05/2015 | 72 Comments

(CNS): The region’s football body has dismissed Cayman’s Jeffrey Webb from the CONCACAF top job and put Senior Vice President Alfredo Hawit in his place in the wake of yesterday’s shocking news of the arrest of Webb and several other football officials and marketing executives in relation to corruption charges. Eduardo Li, an executive member of CONCACAF […]

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Webb’s $1m Atlanta home revealed

Webb’s $1m Atlanta home revealed

| 28/05/2015 | 50 Comments

(CNS): As the international media continues its round-the-clock coverage of the shocking FIFA scandal that has seen Cayman’s own football boss at the very heart of the corruption allegations, the British media has arrived in the Cayman Islands and the press has published a picture of one of Jeffery Webb’s palatial properties. According to the […]

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Government stepping in over younger kids in need

Government stepping in over younger kids in need

| 28/05/2015 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The intervention by education officials into the lives of children with special education needs (SEN) will be happening with pre-compulsory school age kids, the minister has said. Speaking about the recent developments in early childhood education in Cayman, Tara Rivers said the education ministry was seeking to provide “adapted environments and specialist provision” as […]

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