Archive for August 20th, 2015

First hurricane of the season now category 3

First hurricane of the season now category 3

| 20/08/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS) Updated: Hurricane Danny intensified dramatically on Thursday night and Friday morning and Weather Underground reports the storm as being category 3 status on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Danny remains almost 1,000 miles east of the Leeward Islands and may threaten Puerto Rico by Tuesday.

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Robbery suspect claims not to be stupid

Robbery suspect claims not to be stupid

| 20/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A young George Town man stuck to his position that he did not take part in a liquor store robbery last Christmas, after a morning of cross examination by the crown Wednesday. Andrew Lopez told a jury that he would not be “so stupid” as to use his mother’s car in an armed robbery […]

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HRC: MLA abused privilege for hate speech

HRC: MLA abused privilege for hate speech

| 20/08/2015 | 146 Comments

(CNS): The chair of the Human Rights Commission has called on the premier to condemn the “unstatesmanlike, inaccurate, vitriolic, and thoroughly hateful” comments made against the LGBT community by a veteran MLA during a debate on traditional marriage. The shocking comments made by Anthony Eden in the Legislative Assembly last week abused parliamentary privilege, James […]

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Cops’ new radar kits net 5 times more road racers

Cops’ new radar kits net 5 times more road racers

| 20/08/2015 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Cayman drivers were involved in 462 crashes in the first half of this year, and while that was a drop compared to the same period in 2014, six people have died on the road so far in 2015. With the failure to wear a seatbelt and speeding the main reason why road users lose their lives, the […]

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CIG vows to act on auditors’ NBF findings

CIG vows to act on auditors’ NBF findings

| 20/08/2015 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Islands Government leaders have agreed to “fully implement” the recommendations made by the auditor general in his latest damning report regarding the potential misuse and mismanagement of taxpayers’ money. Following the release of Alastair Swarbrick’s findings in an audit of the controversial Nation Building Fund,the premier and the deputy governor said in a joint […]

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