Archive for May 16th, 2016

Activists in US raise alarm over GM mosquitoes

Activists in US raise alarm over GM mosquitoes

| 16/05/2016 | 40 Comments
(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 modifie [...]

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Latest credit card cloners own up to crime

Latest credit card cloners own up to crime

| 16/05/2016 | 7 Comments
(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 b [...]

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MLAs’ ex-PA denies robbery charges

MLAs’ ex-PA denies robbery charges

| 16/05/2016
(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 Sm [...]

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Global temperature records blown away again

Global temperature records blown away again

| 16/05/2016 | 19 Comments
(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 [...]

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GT man arrested after Saturday night stabbing

GT man arrested after Saturday night stabbing

| 16/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(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. [...]

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