Archive for September 24th, 2015

Driver charged in fatal Brac January crash

Driver charged in fatal Brac January crash

| 24/09/2015 | 4 Comments
(CNS): A 22-year-old man from Cayman Brac has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving in connection with a fatal smash that happen in January. Nine months after the second road fatality this year, Jefferson Laurendo, who was arrested just a few days after the crash, has now been charged [...]

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Public meeting to discuss remittance issues

Public meeting to discuss remittance issues

| 24/09/2015 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The Jamaican Consulate is hosting a public meeting next week to discuss the issues surrounding money transfer businesses, which many people use to send remittances home to their native countries. Those businesses have recently begun to only accept US dollars, which is driving up exchange rat [...]

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CIG is sending wrong message over FOI

CIG is sending wrong message over FOI

| 24/09/2015 | 11 Comments
(CNS): The failure of government to fill the information commissioner’s post, the comments from the premier about the frivolous nature of some FOI requests and plans to merge the office with a the complaints commission are just some of the issues that the acting commissioner feels are undermining [...]

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Minister: Needs Unit at ‘breaking point’

Minister: Needs Unit at ‘breaking point’

| 24/09/2015 | 84 Comments
(CNS): The community affairs minister has said government plans to inject more resources into the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU), which he described as being “stretched to breaking point”. Osbourne Bodden told the local media that he is very concerned about the mounting social problems, including [...]

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West Bay man due in court after violent brawl

West Bay man due in court after violent brawl

| 24/09/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A 47-year-old man from West Bay who was arrested by police following an argument that turned violent on Monday night has been charged with wounding and is expected in court today. The man is accused of stabbing a 32-year-old man in the neck and body during the fight at the house in Duxie’s [...]

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