Archive for September 2nd, 2015

Sickness breaks out at Red Bay Primary

Sickness breaks out at Red Bay Primary

| 02/09/2015 | 22 Comments

(CNS) Updated: An outbreak of possible food poisoning at the Red Bay Primary School has triggered a major clean-up operation at the canteen during the first week back to school. Education officials said some students and teachers were taken ill after lunch Wednesday and the Department of Environmental Health was called to investigate by caterers, Mise […]

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Same-sex couple plan immigration challenge

Same-sex couple plan immigration challenge

| 02/09/2015 | 219 Comments

(CNS): Two gay lawyers resident in Cayman who are legally married in their relevant home countries will be mounting a legal challenge to an immigration decision, which could set the ball rolling for the legitimisation of same-sex unions here. In an ironic twist, the first person to publicly address the gap in the Cayman Islands […]

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Director to keep battling for new prison

Director to keep battling for new prison

| 02/09/2015 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The prison director says it is no secret that HMP Northward is not fit for purpose, and while he will continue to pitch for new facilities, he recognises it’s not a popular option for spending millions of tax payers’ money. However, as a seasoned expert in the prison system, Neil Lavis has made it […]

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Advisor raises option of alternative justice

Advisor raises option of alternative justice

| 02/09/2015 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Police in Cayman are unable to exercise any discretion when it comes to offences, leaving all charging decisions to the director of public prosecutions (DPP), who has a stark choice between charging or dismissing. As a result. the country may be missing out on alternative ways of addressing less serious crime that could reduce […]

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Seeing can mean believing

Seeing can mean believing

| 02/09/2015 | 26 Comments

Miss Represented writes: The annual release of the ever improving results from the government schools has yet again stirred up debate, fuelled in the main by those that doubt their legitimacy. In some ways this skepticism about government data is not without foundation. Other arms of government have fudged figures in the past, yet the […]

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Burglars go back to school for crime spree

Burglars go back to school for crime spree

| 02/09/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Burglars made off with a fax machine, lap top, phone and other items after two separate school break-ins this week. Police said that teachers and staff discovered the break-in at Savannah Primary School on Sunday 30 August after the premises had been secured the night before following a uniform sale ahead of the new […]

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