Archive for May 16th, 2016
(CNS): Just as bio-scientists are releasing tens of thousands of genetically engineered Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Grand Cayman as part of a project to try and eliminate them, a group comprising public health, food safety and environmental activists in Florida is raising the alarm about the modified insects created by Oxitec. The Center for Food […]
(CNS): Two visiting foreign nationals who were rounded up by police earlier this year have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the local banking system with cloned credit cards. Adam Makdad (21) and Hakim Benomara (25), who appeared in court Friday, have been remanded in custody and are due to be sentenced on 9 June.
(CNS): A woman who worked as a personal assistant to George Town MLAs Roy McTaggart and Winston Connolly when they were both still under the C4C political grouping has denied three counts of robbery and one of possessing an imitation firearm. When she appeared in Grand Court Friday, Christine Rae Smith (36) pleaded not guilty […]
(CNS): The latest temperature figures released by NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies have revealed yet another world record in high temperatures for the Earth. The global temperature for April was 1.11 degrees Celsius above the 1951-1980 average. This crushed the previous April record set in 2010 by 0.24 degrees Celsius and marks the seventh month […]
(CNS): One man is currently in jail and another in hospital following a fight outside Welly’s Cool Spot, off Sound Way in George Town, on Saturday night, 14 May. Following a report that night at around 11:46pm to 911, a man was taken to hospital after receiving a serious stab wound to his stomach. He […]