Archive for March 22nd, 2016

Man stabbed outside 7MB nightclub

Man stabbed outside 7MB nightclub

| 22/03/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A 22-year-old man was stabbed in the chest at a nightclub in the Seven Mile Beach tourist area in the early hours of Saturday morning, police have said. The incident happened just after 2:00am on 19 March outside Lillie’s Night Club at the Strand Plaza on West Bay Road. The man was stabbed in […]

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Zika closes in but Cayman still free of the virus

Zika closes in but Cayman still free of the virus

| 22/03/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS): With five reported cases of Zika in Jamaica and four in Cuba, the virus is getting closer to Cayman but these islands have still not seen any infections. Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez said that as of 21 March, there were still no reported cases of Zika in the Cayman Islands. […]

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Mother found guilty of child’s murder

Mother found guilty of child’s murder

| 22/03/2016 | 41 Comments

(CNS): A Grand Court judge has rejected the idea that Tamara Butler was hearing voices when she stabbed and killed her six-year-old daughter last year and found her guilty of murder. Despite evidence from two psychiatrists that Butler was psychotic and suffering from schizophrenia, Justice Alastair Malcolm said the defence had failed to satisfy him […]

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CoP admits ‘abject failure’ over home invasion

CoP admits ‘abject failure’ over home invasion

| 22/03/2016 | 60 Comments

(CNS): The increasingly beleaguered police commissioner admitted that the RCIPS had completely failed a victim of a burglary in North Side at the weekend after police took more than 14 hours to respond to a serious crime report. David Baines has reportedly apologised personally to the victim for the “abject failure” and a disciplinary inquiry […]

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Collective bargaining by workers

Collective bargaining by workers

| 22/03/2016 | 30 Comments

George R. Ebanks writes: Collective bargaining is an important mechanism for regulating effective employment relationships and, based on the continued and persistent exploitation of the Caymanian worker, the time has now arrived for the establishment of a duly recognised and functioning trade union in the Cayman Islands.

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Local fugitive got $7.4M in yoga guru sex case

Local fugitive got $7.4M in yoga guru sex case

| 22/03/2016 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Former local attorney Minakshi “Miki” Jafa-Bodden has received more than US$7.4 million after winning a sexual harassment case in the United States against her one-time employer, yoga guru Bikram Choudhury. But Jafa-Bodden is also fugitive from Cayman justice after she failed to appear in court 12 years ago in connection with offences arising out […]

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Primary school deputy to takeover at Lighthouse

Primary school deputy to takeover at Lighthouse

| 22/03/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A local primary school deputy head will be taking over at the Lighthouse School in September when the new school year starts, ministry officials said Monday. Elroy Bryan, a Caymanian who is currently the deputy principal at Savannah Primary School (SPS), will take over from Carla MacVicar, who officially retired last September but stayed on […]

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What can be done about neighbour’s dog poop?

What can be done about neighbour’s dog poop?

| 22/03/2016 | 2 Comments

My neighbour’s dog keeps coming and taking a poop in my yard. You think it all right for me to just throw it back over there, or is that not right?

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