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Archive for February 5th, 2016

GT rape suspect charged

GT rape suspect charged

| 05/02/2016
(CNS): Police have now charged the 35-year-old man who was arrested on Thursday with raping a woman in George Town last month. He is expected in summary court, this morning Monday 8 February). According to the RCIPS, on 23 January the female victim was taken to a remote area off Sparky Drive after [...]

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Cops urge public to watch out for stolen TVs

Cops urge public to watch out for stolen TVs

| 05/02/2016 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Following a burglary at the electronics store, Brandsource, in the industrial area of George Town on Monday night or Tuesday morning, the police are urging the public to be vigilant when buying televisions from people rather than retail traders. During the break-in at the shop on Dorcy Drive, [...]

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Rivers: Chamber has failed to deliver

Rivers: Chamber has failed to deliver

| 05/02/2016 | 50 Comments
(CNS): The apparent rapprochement between government and the Chamber of Commerce is not looking as harmonious as the new president implied earlier this week after the employment minister said the organisation had failed to deliver on promises to help government with employment initiatives. In a stat [...]

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Watson handed seven-year term

Watson handed seven-year term

| 05/02/2016 | 110 Comments
(CNS): Canover Watson, who was convicted yesterday in the hospital CarePay corruption case, has begun serving a seven-year sentence in HMP Northward after Justice Michael Mettyear delivered his sentencing ruling Friday morning. Based on UK guidelines, the judge handed out concurrent seven-year te [...]

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Chamber and CIG make up over unemployment

Chamber and CIG make up over unemployment

| 05/02/2016
(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce and the government have agreed to work together to address the unemployment challenges facing the country. After several weeks of finger pointing between government and the Chamber over the issue of employing local workers, the newly elected [...]

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The need for pro-active police action

The need for pro-active police action

| 05/02/2016 | 18 Comments
George R. Ebanks writes: Recently there have been repeated incidents of female joggers being sexually assaulted along our roads as they took time out for their personal leisure and exercise. This must not be left un-noticed and without proactive police action. I have written numerous times of the [...]

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Police lied, says premier’s former assistant

Police lied, says premier’s former assistant

| 05/02/2016
(CNS): The former political assistant to the premier, Kenneth Bryan, has said that, in order to justify his arrest, several police officers deliberately lied about what happened that night, following an incident he said was a misunderstanding. During the final day of Summary Court trial, in whic [...]

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Bush’s lawyer sorry over failure to declare earnings

Bush’s lawyer sorry over failure to declare earnings

| 05/02/2016 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The conservative backbench MP and barrister, Geoffrey Cox QC, has apologised to the UK parliament and referred himself to its Standards Committee after failing to report money he earned for hundreds of hours of legal work. The extra earnings over and above his salary as the representative fo [...]

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