Archive for December 14th, 2015

Man’s body was found by snorkellers

Man’s body was found by snorkellers

| 14/12/2015 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is trying to piece together the circumstances surrounding the death of a 28-year-old Jamaican man, whose body was discovered by snorkellers on Sunday afternoon some 200 metres off the coast of Tiki Beach on Seven Mile Beach. Police said that investigators still do not know the cause of death or how long Westmore Walker, […]

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Ministry offers scholarships for medical specialisation

Ministry offers scholarships for medical specialisation

| 14/12/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The scholarship application process for the doctors’ specialisation program is now open and will run through 31 January 2016. The Seafarer’s Association is funding two doctors to obtain specialty training overseas for four years and the Education Council is also offering a limited number of scholarships for doctors’ specialisation with an increased scholarship allowance of […]

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CAL bans hoverboards over risky batteries

CAL bans hoverboards over risky batteries

| 14/12/2015 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Powerful and potentially dangerous lithium-ion batteries inside ‘hoverboards’, the latest techno street craze, have led to an outright ban by the national airline. Officials from Cayman Airways Ltd said that, like other airlines, it will not allow the self-balancing scooters or skateboard on its planes as either hand or stored luggage, nor will CAL […]

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Judges can police themselves, says CJ

Judges can police themselves, says CJ

| 14/12/2015 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s top judge has warned that too much external regulation and discipline of judges will undermine the importance of judicial independence, as he urged a gathering of legal heavyweights to be cautious of ascribing disciplinary powers to judicial service commissions. Chief Justice Anthony Smellie raised concerns that the trend towards accountability for all public […]

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UK enforcement agencies to visit Cayman

UK enforcement agencies to visit Cayman

| 14/12/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The UK is expected to send law enforcement officials to Cayman in the New Year to enhance the current cooperation regime between this jurisdiction and the authorities in Britain regarding financial crime and money laundering. Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton said that experts are coming at Cayman’s invitation to “improve on the collaboration” on global […]

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Verdict in child killing to come in New Year

Verdict in child killing to come in New Year

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(CNS): The man accused of shooting dead a 4-year-old child in 2010 will have to wait until January to learn his fate. Following the closure of the murder trial last week, the judge presiding over the case without a jury said he expected to deliver his written verdict in the case on 19 January. Devon […]

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