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Archive for June 10th, 2015

Challenges and uncertainties for port project

Challenges and uncertainties for port project

| 10/06/2015 | 76 Comments
(CNS): The authors of the draft environmental impact assessment for the proposed cruise pier project have presented a picture of serious marine destruction, massive disruptions and noise nuisance in the capital for up to three years. As they detailed their findings at a public meeting Tuesday, they [...]

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Miller: CIFA’s books need open audit

Miller: CIFA’s books need open audit

| 10/06/2015 | 39 Comments
(CNS): The independent MLA for North Side has called on the sports minister to audit the books of the local football association to ensure the more than $127,000 that goes to the Cayman Islands football Association from the public purse is being used properly. However, Minister Osbourne Bodden resp [...]

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Unidentified FIFA official seeks bail in Zürich

Unidentified FIFA official seeks bail in Zürich

| 10/06/2015 | 5 Comments
(CNS): One of the seven men being held by Swiss authorities awaiting extradition to the United States as part of the $150 million FIFA bribery and corruption probe has made a formal appeal against the extradition and wants bail. The Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) in Switzerland issued a release Wed [...]

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Legge: Premier put a target on my back

Legge: Premier put a target on my back

| 10/06/2015 | 81 Comments
(CNS): The editor of The Cayman Compass has said that he is not sure when he can return to Cayman because of the “hate speech” and “vitriol” against him after the premier “put a target on my back”, when he “named me by name” and had some pointed things to say. As David Legge did [&he [...]

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East-West arterial remains in question

East-West arterial remains in question

| 10/06/2015 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The proposed public-private partnership (PPP) with government and a group of investors, who are planning a golf course resort development in Frank Sound, to build the east-west arterial extension looks to be on shaky ground. The planning minister revealed that no deal has yet been formalized [...]

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Ex-minister faces another booze charge

Ex-minister faces another booze charge

| 10/06/2015 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The former education minister and deputy premier, Rolston Anglin, has been convicted of another booze-related offence behind the wheel. Anglin was banned for 15 months and given a $650 fine after he pleaded guilty to being in charge of vehicle while intoxicated. The court heard that he was f [...]

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Mac raises police trouble after CoP gets easy ride

Mac raises police trouble after CoP gets easy ride

| 10/06/2015 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The annual anticipated drilling of the police commissioner by local politicians during Finance Committee is always much gentler than the rhetoric leading up to the top cop taking the hot seat and this year was no different. Although asked a number of questions last week about the police budge [...]

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CIG takes steps over derelict tourist properties

CIG takes steps over derelict tourist properties

| 10/06/2015 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The government has been attempting to address the derelict Divi Tiara Beach Resort in Cayman Brac and the former Islander Hotel on the West Bay Road, officials have said. The former tourism sites have both been deserted for long periods and as well as being visually unattractive there have b [...]

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East End man jailed over sustained attack

East End man jailed over sustained attack

| 10/06/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A 48-year-old man from East End has been given a three and a half year jail term after he stabbed another man multiple times during a fight at a local house 18 months ago. The court heard that Rudy Solomon perpetrated a sustained attack on his victim, even when he was on the ground […] [...]

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