Archive for October 9th, 2015

GT hospital is tackling MRSA superbug

GT hospital is tackling MRSA superbug

| 09/10/2015 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The George Town hospital has confirmed that it has dealt with some 32 cases of the hospital super-bug MRSA over the last two years. But officials told CNS that the HSA is tackling the super-bug and an infection control surveillance system has been in place since 1990 to identify and track all [...]

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Prison investigates jailhouse assault on guard

Prison investigates jailhouse assault on guard

| 09/10/2015 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The prison director has confirmed that another of his officers has been injured during an incident with an inmate in a wing of HMP Northward. The reported assault is under investigation, Neil Lavis stated, but he told CNS that he was unable to make any further comment as the jailhouse assault [...]

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Woman fights off two sex attackers in BT

Woman fights off two sex attackers in BT

| 09/10/2015 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for two men who attempted to sexually assault a woman as she walked home from work on Thursday at around 9:45pm in Monument Road, Bodden Town. Police described the attempted rape as “violent and alarming” and are appealing for witnesses to the incident. The two men [...]

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Teen charged in road death of ex-cop’s son 2 years ago

Teen charged in road death of ex-cop’s son 2 years ago

| 09/10/2015
(CNS): A 19-year-old local man from West Bay has been charged with causing the death of Jordan Ebanks in a North Side crash almost two years ago. The 23-year-old man was killed in a single vehicle collision when the Honda Accord he was a passenger in smashed into a wall on Old Robin Road in [&hellip [...]

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Threats revealed to Cayman’s AML regime

Threats revealed to Cayman’s AML regime

| 09/10/2015
(CNS Business): Government faces some serious challenges over the next 18 months to update the regulatory regime that protects the country’s financial service sector ahead of a task force inspection in March 2017. Francis Arana, head of the anti-money laundering unit in the attorney general’s ch [...]

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Swiss grant request for Takkas’ extradition

Swiss grant request for Takkas’ extradition

| 09/10/2015 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Swiss authorities have approved the US extradition request for Costas Takkas, who was Jeffrey Webb’s assistant when he was CONCACAF president. Takkas, who was once a resident of the Cayman Islands and a general secretary with the Cayman Islands Football Association, was working for Webb as [...]

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CUC worker cracks after 20 years on job

CUC worker cracks after 20 years on job

| 09/10/2015 | 86 Comments
(CNS): A linesman with CUC who had an exemplary work record with 20 years service was sacked after he cracked during a disciplinary hearing over weekend shifts and punched his boss, as well as hitting him over the head with his helmet. Vaughn Wilks pleaded guilty this week to unlawful wounding and w [...]

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