Archive for October 21st, 2015

Mac sues over failed criminal charges

Mac sues over failed criminal charges

| 21/10/2015 | 88 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader’s lawyers have filed a much-anticipated lawsuit against former governor Duncan Taylor, Commissioner of Police David Baines and Attorney General Samuel Bulgin in connection with his arrest, charges and subsequent trial over abuse of office allegations regarding the all [...]

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Raffles legalised in add-on to gambling bill

Raffles legalised in add-on to gambling bill

| 21/10/2015 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The Legislative Assembly has approved amendments to the gambling law that not only facilitates the registering of cruise ships with casinos onto the local shipping registry but also permits local voluntary organisations, churches and service clubs to hold lawful raffles. For many years, chari [...]

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Rivers calls for action to get more women in LA

Rivers calls for action to get more women in LA

| 21/10/2015 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The government needs to find a way to increase female participation in politics, the minister with responsibility for gender affairs, Tara Rivers, has said. Although women make up 53% of the current electorate, with Rivers and the Speaker, Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, holding just two of the [...]

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Green turtles would disappear without farm, says MD

Green turtles would disappear without farm, says MD

| 21/10/2015 | 56 Comments
(CNS): With only around 60 nesting female green turtles in local waters, the demand for meat and the willingness of local consumers to eat wild animals, regardless of the law, the species would be extinct in Cayman within months if the Cayman Turtle Farm was to close, Tim Adam, the CTF’s managing [...]

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GT MLAs embroiled in labour row

GT MLAs embroiled in labour row

| 21/10/2015 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The former personal assistant to George Town MLAs Roy McTaggart and Winston Connolly, who worked in their constituency office, has filed a complaint with the Department of Labour and Pensions about her political employers, claiming that when they made her redundant, they did not settle her [...]

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Challenges ahead for GT facelift

Challenges ahead for GT facelift

| 21/10/2015 | 54 Comments
(CNS): The rejuvenation of the country’s capital will present a number of challenges for the government because of how it has developed over the years, with the way infrastructure for the utilities has been installed, unattractive buildings, a lack of trees and shade, and a patchwork of roads, c [...]

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Public won’t see gas price data

Public won’t see gas price data

| 21/10/2015 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The people will have to trust the word of Cabinet on the controversial question of gas prices because the data that will be collected by the chief petroleum inspector (CPI) on how much the bulk importers are really paying for fuel they bring in will be confidential. Minister Kurt Tibbetts sa [...]

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