Archive for May 9th, 2016

Court ruling raises questions for next election

Court ruling raises questions for next election

| 09/05/2016 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Elections officials say it is unlikely they will stop candidates from standing for election, even if questions are raised about their qualification, and that the onus will be on would-be politicians to ensure they meet the constitutional requirements. Since the chief justice’s ruling on the [...]

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GT man charged after pulling gun in late night bar

GT man charged after pulling gun in late night bar

| 09/05/2016
(CNS): In one of two firearms related crimes this weekend, the police have charged a 43-year-old man from George Town with possession of an imitation firearm after 911 received a report that a man had pulled a gun on other patrons during a dispute at the Rooftop Lounge and Bar on Mary Street around [...]

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Cayman fund expert arrested for money laundering

Cayman fund expert arrested for money laundering

| 09/05/2016
(CNS): Police from the Financial Crimes Unit have arrested a 37-year-old man from George Town in connection with money laundering allegations. The man had been working as a voluntary liquidator for two funds while employed with a local finance firm. During the period of his appointment an undisclose [...]

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Police seize gun following nightclub brawl

Police seize gun following nightclub brawl

| 09/05/2016
(CNS): Two men have been charged with firearms related offences following their arrest on Saturday night in the wake of a fight in a nightclub car park. Police recovered an unlicensed 9mm handgun and bullets from a car when they turned up at the parking lot of the Fete Nightclub (formerly Dreams) at [...]

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NGO challenges claims on GM mozzies

NGO challenges claims on GM mozzies

| 09/05/2016 | 38 Comments
(CNS): Claims that the release of genetically modified sterile male mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands in a pilot programme that began this week could eliminate the Aedes aegypti, the species that transmits several diseases, have been refuted by a non-governmental organisation that monitors the use of [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Karoo

Golden Spoons Review: Karoo

| 09/05/2016
(CNS Foodie): When it comes to brunch in Cayman, Karoo might not be the first place you think of. And in a place where brunch ranks high in the top 3 things to do on a Sunday, you might be looking for somewhere fancy, with a grand buffet laced with carved watermelons and petite pastries.  [… [...]

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Voter drive begins as clock ticks

Voter drive begins as clock ticks

| 09/05/2016 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The Elections Office has begun a voter driver to attract as many people as possible from the 5,000 Caymanians who are entitled to vote but not yet registered to sign up before it’s too late. If government was to call an early November election, the register is already closed for new vo [...]

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North Sider charged with attempted murder

North Sider charged with attempted murder

| 09/05/2016
(CNS): A 23-year-old man from North Side has been remanded in custody after he was charged with attempted murder Friday. Maurice David Jackson appeared in court following his arrest last week in connection with a stabbing at a yard in the district on 20 April. He is accused of trying to kill a 36-ye [...]

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Consequences of changes to pension law

Consequences of changes to pension law

| 09/05/2016 | 165 Comments
‘Equal rights for some’ writes: Want to know the true cost of this pensions raid on us, to me? To you, as an expat? I’m a real estate professional with decades of experience and whilst commonly not respected or listened to here (when is advice listened to here?) you are going to w [...]

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Key services undermined by CS health cover

Key services undermined by CS health cover

| 09/05/2016 | 30 Comments
(CNS): Essential public services in the Cayman Islands are not getting the cash they need because of government’s massive health care bill which includes the full, premium for public servants, according to Finance Minister Marco Archer. Responding to comments by the Cayman Islands Civil Service [...]

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