Archive for May 29th, 2015

Harris canned from radio talk show

Harris canned from radio talk show

| 29/05/2015 | 128 Comments

(CNS): The long-standing host of a local radio breakfast time talk show, Austin Harris, has been canned and will be replaced in the short-term by former PPM West Bay political candidate Woody DaCosta. Officials from Rooster confirmed Friday that on Monday morning Harris will no longer be on air as DaCosta takes over the phone-in […]

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Three locals busted at sea over drugs

Three locals busted at sea over drugs

| 29/05/2015 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Three men intercepted at sea 45 miles southeast of Grand Cayman have been arrested on suspicion of drugs and customs offences, police said Friday. The men were busted on Thursday 28 May following a routine patrol by the police chopper. The Air Operations Unit helicopter crew spotted a suspicious Panga-type vessel and, in conjunction […]

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Rivers wants mandatory training to protect kids

Rivers wants mandatory training to protect kids

| 29/05/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Following the revelations in a recent PAHO report about the sexual health of young people in the Cayman Islands that many are facing significant abuse, the education minister is calling for mandatory training for people in all professions connected to children. Tara Rivers said the incidence of sexual activity and abuse of Cayman’s children […]

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Webb fighting US extradition

Webb fighting US extradition

| 29/05/2015 | 104 Comments

(CNS): The Swiss authorities have confirmed that Jeffrey Webb and his fellow accused are fighting the extradition to the United States and have been granted a hearing. The Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) said it has granted Zürich Cantonal Police hearings on the US arrest request, according to a press release, in which officials said […]

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Prison strained by staff suspensions

Prison strained by staff suspensions

| 29/05/2015 | 11 Comments

(CNS Video): Cayman Islands Prison Director Neil Lavis says challenges at the prisons are putting a strain on the service after two officers were dismissed from HMP Fairbanks while three are on suspension from HMP Northward over an internal scandal, at a time when the facility is already short staffed and straining at the seams. In a candid and exclusive […]

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