Archive for March 3rd, 2016

CIAA ordered to release ‘go around’ records

CIAA ordered to release ‘go around’ records

| 03/03/2016 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The acting information commissioner has ordered the Cayman Islands Airports Authority to release an Air Traffic Control (ATC) Occurrence Report and the recording relating to a ‘go-around’ incident at the airport last March. The CIAA refused to grant these following a freedom of information request in the wake of the incident but Jan Liebaers found in his […]

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MLA files bumper complaint against CoP

MLA files bumper complaint against CoP

| 03/03/2016 | 53 Comments

(CNS): West Bay MLA Bernie Bush has filed a complaint with the home affairs ministry, the deputy governor’s office and the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office under section 44 of the Public Service Management Law regarding the conduct of Police Commissioner David Baines. In his complaint, the opposition UDP member, who has frequently voiced his concerns […]

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No special treatment for Dart

No special treatment for Dart

| 03/03/2016 | 65 Comments

(CNS): Environment Minister Wayne Panton has indicated that there will be no special treatment for an application by a Dart company for a coastal works licence. The Cayman Islands environment ministry received the expected application on Thursday from a company called Crymble Landholding Ltd, one of the developer’s network of companies, seeking permission to dig up a […]

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Courts to handle tariffs for 16 lifers

Courts to handle tariffs for 16 lifers

| 03/03/2016 | 63 Comments

(CNS): Legislation recommending 30 years as the starting point for those convicted of murder could see serial escapee Steve Manderson, currently the longest serving prisoner in the Cayman Islands, become one of the first ‘lifers’ to walk free under the new conditional release law. None of the fifteen men serving mandatory full life terms in […]

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Rolling Stones to play free concert in Cuba

Rolling Stones to play free concert in Cuba

| 03/03/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Iconic British rock band, The Rolling Stones, are planning to perform for the first time in the Caribbean at Easter with a free ground-breaking concert in Havana, Cuba, on Friday 25 March. The “Concert for Amity” will take place at the Ciudad Deportiva de la Habana, the biggest act billed to play in the country since […]

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