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Archive for February 16th, 2016

CoP blocked ICO probe into Tempura report

CoP blocked ICO probe into Tempura report

| 16/02/2016 | 33 Comments
(CNS): The acting information commissioner has once again ordered a redacted release of the infamous Tempura report after reviewing the objections of the governor’s office, which has refused to release the documents for four years. In his latest ruling Jan Liebaers revealed further twists and tur [...]

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Woman admits stealing $26k of jewels

Woman admits stealing $26k of jewels

| 16/02/2016 | 12 Comments
(CNS): A 37-year-old woman has admitted stealing four pieces of jewellery worth around $26,000 from a store on the West Bay Road in November last year. Madeiny Rodrigues-Ebanks pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing a diamond ring, a gold necklace, a diamond pendent and a charm bracelet from Mitzi’s F [...]

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Boys arrested for burglary after cop chase

Boys arrested for burglary after cop chase

| 16/02/2016
(CNS): Two male juveniles have been arrested on suspicion of burglary, while a third suspect remains on the run after a foot chase with police yesterday afternoon. Just after 12:30pm on Monday, officers on patrol in South Sound were flagged down by a man who told them about a burglary that had just [...]

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Former supermarket boss appears in court

Former supermarket boss appears in court

| 16/02/2016
(CNS): Craig Gaskill (45), the former general manager of Kirk’s Supermarket, appeared in court Tuesday morning charged with two counts of fraud against the store. The US national was bailed to return to Summary Court on Thursday for a hearing to vary his bail conditions. Gaskill was the general ma [...]

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Telecoms industry under pressure to shape up

Telecoms industry under pressure to shape up

| 16/02/2016
(CNS Business): The Information & Communications Technology Authority has announced that it will be prioritizing quality of service standards in the local telecoms sector, specifically ensuring that broadband customers get what they pay for, as well as improving access and competition for every [...]

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Obsolete 911 system to get major upgrade

Obsolete 911 system to get major upgrade

| 16/02/2016 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ 911 structure is to undergo a major overhaul to bring the outdated system into the 21st century and ultimately offer greater security and improved service to residents, according to a release from the Information & Communications Technology Authority (ICTA), which w [...]

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Rivers presses for challengers’ bankruptcy

Rivers presses for challengers’ bankruptcy

| 16/02/2016 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Education Minister Tara Rivers is attempting to clean-out a couple who challenged her election more than two and a half years after the Grand Court dismissed a petition questioning her qualification to run for office. A bankruptcy petition filed by her lawyers at the end of last month is lo [...]

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