Archive for August 11th, 2015

Dart finances Hurley’s TV purchase

Dart finances Hurley’s TV purchase

| 11/08/2015 | 70 Comments

(CNS): The islands’ biggest developer has helped to finance the purchase of CITN by Hurley’s Entertainment, the new owner of the TV station, Randy Merren, has confirmed, though he stressed that the Dart Group has not directly invested in the TV station. When CNS contacted Dart about its interest in the station following the move by Hurley’s to Camana […]

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Blue Spot campaigners snap editor in disabled slot

Blue Spot campaigners snap editor in disabled slot

| 11/08/2015 | 39 Comments

(CNS): The editor of The Cayman Compass is the latest person to be named and shamed for parking in a ‘blue spot’ space in a local parking lot. David Legge parked his convertible Jaguar in a space reserved for disabled drivers, despite not having a permit. When CNS contacted the editor, Legge admitted his parking infraction. […]

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Police hunt daytime burglar after three break-ins at GT apartments

Police hunt daytime burglar after three break-ins at GT apartments

| 11/08/2015 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Residents at an apartment complex near to the Victory Avenue and Summit Crescent in the Red Bay area of George Town had electrical goods and jewellery stolen from their homes during three daytime burglaries Monday. Police are now on the hunt for the culprit, who broke into three of the apartments sometime between 6:30am […]

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Cruise lines don’t want reef destruction

Cruise lines don’t want reef destruction

| 11/08/2015 | 64 Comments

(CNS) Edited for clarity:  A marine scientist and author who works as an independent consultant in the cruise industry has warned that the cruise lines will not welcome the level of reef and marine destruction posed by the proposal in Grand Cayman to develop piers. Dr Ellen Prager, who is visiting Cayman with no agenda regarding […]

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Liquor store robbery suspects request full 12-man jury

Liquor store robbery suspects request full 12-man jury

| 11/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Three men charged with an armed heist at the Blackbeard’s liquor store the week before Christmas last year have asked for a jury of twelve, rather than the usual seven people, to try their case and the court has agreed. But after more than an hour spent selecting the eight women and four men, […]

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Theft allegations at CIAA dismissed by FCU

Theft allegations at CIAA dismissed by FCU

| 11/08/2015 | 17 Comments

(CNS): After a two-year investigation by the RCIPS Financial Crime Unit into alleged theft at the Cayman Islands Airports Authority, the case has been closed and the former CEO of the authority has been told that no further action against him is to be taken. Jeremy Jackson, who was sacked by the board in February […]

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