Archive for November 18th, 2015

Daylight armed robbery at 7MB jewellery shop

Daylight armed robbery at 7MB jewellery shop

| 18/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police have arrested one man and seized a vehicle following a daylight lunchtime heist at Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry on the West Bay Road in the heart of the Seven Mile Beach tourist area. Police are investigating the armed robbery, which happened just before 1pm Wednesday (18 November) and say t [...]

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Eden denies ‘hate speech’ and asks for removal of HRC chair

Eden denies ‘hate speech’ and asks for removal of HRC chair

| 18/11/2015 | 326 Comments
(CNS): Veteran backbench MLA Anthony Eden has called for the Human Rights Commission chair to be replaced with a Christian who believes in the Bible, as he defended comments he made about the evils of homosexuality. In the wake of the public fallout following his August parliamentary presentation on [...]

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High school teacher charged with sexual assault

High school teacher charged with sexual assault

| 18/11/2015
(CNS): The police have revealed that another teacher in the government school system has been under investigation for some nine months for sexually abusing students at John Gray High School. The 41-year-old man was suspended in February, police revealed Wednesday, and arrested in March but he had be [...]

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Trial preparation begins for hospital corruption case

Trial preparation begins for hospital corruption case

| 18/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Local businessman and former Health Services Authority board chair, Canover Watson, as well as his former personal assistant, Miriam Rodriquez, are schedule to go to trial Monday to answer corruption and money laundering charges in connection with a hospital contract for a payment system. For [...]

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End solution for rubbish 4 years away

End solution for rubbish 4 years away

| 18/11/2015 | 46 Comments
(CNS): As government continues to follow the process to identify how it will deal with waste-management across the Cayman Islands in future, an open house session in George Town Tuesday evening revealed that it will be October 2019 before any new system will be fully operational. In the meantime, ov [...]

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Premier to reveal plans for PPM’s remaining term

Premier to reveal plans for PPM’s remaining term

| 18/11/2015 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The premier will be delivering the annual Strategic Policy Statement in the Legislative Assembly during the meeting which opened Wednesday. With the recent changes to the Public Management and Finance Law, government will deliver an 18-month budget next spring to cover the PPM-led government [...]

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Ex-security guard’s moving pleas fail to cut jail time

Ex-security guard’s moving pleas fail to cut jail time

| 18/11/2015 | 5 Comments
(CNS): A Jamaican man who is serving six years in jail for wounding with intent earlier this year, after he stabbed a customer with a flick knife while working at a George Town bar, has failed in his bid to cut his jail term. In an emotional plea to the appeal court panel, in which Kenroy [… [...]

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