Archive for September 15th, 2015

Ex Pines manager dodges theft charges

Ex Pines manager dodges theft charges

| 15/09/2015 | 71 Comments
(CNS): The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions will not be pursuing charges against the former manager of the Pines Retirement Home, who is suspected of stealing over $300,000 from the old-folks’ home. Sue Nicholson was sacked in 2013 and left the country, going to the UK, before a prob [...]

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Two drivers hospitalized in another road smash

Two drivers hospitalized in another road smash

| 15/09/2015 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Police were cleaning up after yet another crash on Grand Cayman’s roads Monday night when two cars had a head on collision on Crew Road. Although the drivers were taken to hospital, this time no one was seriously injured. An investigation into this latest accident is now underway by the RC [...]

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Cayman needs to exercise ‘people power’

Cayman needs to exercise ‘people power’

| 15/09/2015 | 91 Comments
George R. Ebanks writes: Throughout history, we have excellent examples of where “people power” was used effectively and by so doing the actions of a few benefitted many. Consider India’s Mahatma Gandhi. Because of Gandhi’s leadership and his actions in awakening the minds of the people of [...]

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CIG must take homelessness seriously

CIG must take homelessness seriously

| 15/09/2015 | 31 Comments
(CNS): A local business man and former George Town candidate in the 2013 general election is calling on government to take homelessness seriously because he believes the numbers are growing and the situation will soon become a major problem for the wider community. Matthew Leslie is now a leading f [...]

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JGHS staff blamed for kids bad behaviour

JGHS staff blamed for kids bad behaviour

| 15/09/2015 | 93 Comments
(CNS): Poor leadership and bad teachers are behind the behaviour problems at John Gray High School, according to the consultants who conducted the baseline inspection at the Cayman Islands’ largest and worst performing government high school. The principal at the time of the inspection and o [...]

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Former government scientist found dead by family

Former government scientist found dead by family

| 15/09/2015 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Police said that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of 60-year-old Dr Astley McLaughlin, who lived alone and was found dead by family members in his Bodden Town home this weekend. The local scientist once worked for government in what was at the time the ministry of [...]

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