Archive for January 20th, 2016

Visiting snorkeller dies off Cemetery Beach

Visiting snorkeller dies off Cemetery Beach

| 20/01/2016 | 18 Comments

(CNS): A 65-year-old man visiting the Cayman Islands from  Illinois, US, was pronounced dead at the hospital on Wednesday morning after snorkelling off a West Bay beach. Police said the 911 Communications Centre received a call at around 9:30am that Joseph Dieschbourg had encountered difficulties in the water off Cemetery Beach.

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Corruption case opens against TCI’s former leader

Corruption case opens against TCI’s former leader

| 20/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The trial of Michael Misick, the former premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, and eight other defendants began Monday, as the crown opened the case against them for corruption charges that date back 13 years. The prosecution claims that Misick and others were immersed in corrupt land dealings with developers that netted millions […]

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Jury asks for missing minister

Jury asks for missing minister

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(CNS): The absence of the former health minister, Mark Scotland, was queried Wednesday by members of the jury hearing the corruption case against the former Health Service Authority Board chair Canover Watson. While Scotland has been referred to throughout the trial, extensively so since Watson took to the witness stand, the former UDP minister was […]

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CUC claims to offer value for money to customers

CUC claims to offer value for money to customers

| 20/01/2016 | 49 Comments

(CNS): More than half of residential customers’ electricity bills in December were under $200, according to Grand Cayman’s electricity supplier, which said in a statement issued yesterday that it provides customers with a reliable service and good value for money. Pointing to lower oil prices bringing down bills, CUC said there was a perception that […]

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