Archive for July 3rd, 2015

Webb charged in local fraud case

Webb charged in local fraud case

| 03/07/2015 | 107 Comments

(CNS): The former FIFA vice president and local football boss, Jeffrey Webb, has been charged with fraud and breach of trust in relation to the local hospital card payment case. Canover Watson and Miriam Rodrigues are also facing further charges in relation to the ongoing local investigation into the CarePay Card contract, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)b […]

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World’s divers urge CIG to stop port

World’s divers urge CIG to stop port

| 03/07/2015 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The international body which represents the world’s diving industry is urging the Cayman government not to press ahead with plans for a cruise berthing facility in George Town as they warn about the economic as well as the environmental disaster the project will herald. Writing to the Department of Environment Thursday, just ahead of the […]

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Police scour CCTV for clues in killing

Police scour CCTV for clues in killing

| 03/07/2015 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Investigators working on Grand Cayman’s latest murder are scouring through CCTV footage for clues as to who shot 20-year-old Jason Charles Powery. An RCIPS spokesperson said detectives were “anxious to speak with anyone” who could have information regarding the incident, in which the West Bay man was shot in the head near a George […]

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Reward pledge soars over home invasion

Reward pledge soars over home invasion

| 03/07/2015 | 49 Comments

(CNS): A concerted effort by a family who were the victims of the latest home invasion has raised pledges from the private sector for one of the largest rewards ever offered for the conviction of armed robbers in Cayman. Around $110,000 has been pledged to find the armed gang that burst into a home in Governor’s […]

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Poisoned land triggers major public health probe

Poisoned land triggers major public health probe

| 03/07/2015 | 28 Comments

(CNS): After a decade-long saga to get government to take the situation seriously, a major public health investigation is finally underway on land that was poisoned with arsenic and other dangerous substances when it was used as a debris site during the post Hurricane Ivan recovery. Government officials revealed yesterday that testing by local and international […]

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