Archive for June 8th, 2015

Reef destruction revealed in report

Reef destruction revealed in report

| 08/06/2015 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Local environmental activists and eco groups are urging people to attend a meeting being hosted by the tourism ministry tomorrow evening because coral reefs, shorelines and marine resources remain under serious threat in the face of the proposed cruise berthing facilities. Several acres of r [...]

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Two cop raids recover guns and bullets

Two cop raids recover guns and bullets

| 08/06/2015 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The police arrested three people over the weekend in two separate raids in the eastern districts and recovered two handguns and eight rounds of ammunition. An RCIPS spokesperson said that a “proactive investigation” at an address in North Side on Friday resulted in the discovery of a hand [...]

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Local cops head to TCI for police shooting probe

Local cops head to TCI for police shooting probe

| 08/06/2015 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Four officers from the RCIPS will head to the Turks and Caicos Islands tomorrow in order to investigate the fatal shooting of a suspect there by the local police service at the weekend. An RCIPS spokesperson said the Cayman police are sending two sergeants and two constables at the request of [...]

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Cop protection costs for editor queried

Cop protection costs for editor queried

| 08/06/2015 | 55 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has refused to comment on the security detail it reportedly arranged for the editor of a local newspaper in Cayman at the weekend or whether or not a threat assessment had been carried out over the statement made by the premier accusing him of treason. Independent MLA Ezzard Miller [...]

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Fire service battles floods as rain continues

Fire service battles floods as rain continues

| 08/06/2015 | 2 Comments
(CNS): As the Cayman Islands Fire Service continues to make headlines, as issues of succession planning and improving the management of the organization occupies politicians and the civil service, the fire crews themselves were hard at work this weekend tackling local flooding. Continued heavy rains [...]

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Bank calls in auditors over FIFA scandal

Bank calls in auditors over FIFA scandal

| 08/06/2015 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Fidelity Bank has called in auditors in the wake of allegations made by the US authorities that it may have played a part in the possible laundering of the alleged bribes and kickbacks at the centre of the FIFA scandal. Officials from Fidelity said they had “engaged Deloitte Cayman to condu [...]

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FIFA fallout stops U15 Cayman tournament

FIFA fallout stops U15 Cayman tournament

| 08/06/2015 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The CONCACAF Under-15 Boys’ 2015 Championship, which was scheduled to be held in the Cayman Islands and Jamaica in August, has been cancelled. In a release from the regional football body, the Executive Committee said it had decided to postpone the development competition until further noti [...]

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