Archive for May 23rd, 2016

CTF relaunches green turtle release

CTF relaunches green turtle release

| 23/05/2016 | 17 Comments
(CNS): After suspending it turtle release programme for several seasons because of problems with disease and other husbandry issues at the facility, the Cayman Turtle Farm released 15 yearling green sea turtles on Saturday off Barkers Beach in West Bay. Officials said CTF had “satisfied itself thr [...]

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CUC responds to Viewpoint

CUC responds to Viewpoint

| 23/05/2016 | 18 Comments
CUC writes: We refer to the Viewpoint titled “The CORE Energy Issue”, which was carried on your news site on May 19, 2016. In this article the writer states: “As CORE output represented just a little over 1% of CUC’s general output from 2015, and any excess production would be a fraction of [...]

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More fines coming for telecoms firms

More fines coming for telecoms firms

| 23/05/2016 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The Information and Communication Authority has said that it cannot yet reveal the names of telecommunication firms that have been fined for breaches of the law and regulations surrounding the sector, but said more fines are expected as investigations continue. The minister with responsibilit [...]

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BT man robbed outside home

BT man robbed outside home

| 23/05/2016 | 12 Comments
(CNS): A Bodden Town man was robbed virtually on his doorstep early Sunday morning (22 May) by two armed men. Police said the robbery at a residential address on Hirst Road was reported at about 1:30am, just after the man had arrived home. As he was getting out of his car, he was approached by [&hel [...]

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Police round up one of three street muggers

Police round up one of three street muggers

| 23/05/2016
(CNS): A 20-year-old man from George Town who was arrested last Friday night has been charged with robbery in connection with a street mugging on Walkers Road earlier this month. The man has been accused of being one of three men who robbed a cyclist as he was riding close to Cayman Academy off Walk [...]

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GT man charged over indecent images of children

GT man charged over indecent images of children

| 23/05/2016
(CNS): A 24-year-old man from George Town is expected in court Monday for a list of child pornography charges. Following his arrest last Wednesday, the man was charged with nine counts of possessing an indecent photograph of a child and one count of distributing child pornography. The police release [...]

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CoP shortlisting ‘soon come’

CoP shortlisting ‘soon come’

| 23/05/2016 | 56 Comments
(CNS): The governor’s office has confirmed that more than 50 people have applied for the post of commissioner of police, despite claims that the circumstances surrounding the current top cop’s departure would deter candidates. Among the applicants is at least one Caymanian but officials have not [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Gabriel’s Grill

Golden Spoons Review: Gabriel’s Grill

| 23/05/2016
(CNS Foodie): Let’s switch gears here and go to a food truck for a quick and easy lunch. Today we chose to check out Gabriel’s Grill, currently parked on Dorcy Drive across from the Honda Dealership. The owners are currently waiting for approvals from Planning to move into the building that is l [...]

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Police find drugs in GT man’s car

Police find drugs in GT man’s car

| 23/05/2016
(CNS) Updated: Police have now charged a 27-year-old man arrested last week with dealing drugs. The man is due in court today (Monday 23 May) facing charges of consumption and possession of cocaine with intent to supply as well as possession and consumption of ganja. Police have not revealed the qu [...]

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Cubans and locals arrested for smuggling

Cubans and locals arrested for smuggling

| 23/05/2016
(CNS): Two men from West Bay and two Cuban nationals were arrested in East End Thursday evening after the police intercepted what they believe was a smuggling operation Thursday night. Following a report of a suspicious vessel near East End heading to shore, the Joint Marine Unit and Air Operations [...]

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$500k of jewellery still missing after 2015 robbery

$500k of jewellery still missing after 2015 robbery

| 23/05/2016 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A collection of distinctive jewellery stolen from a local designer during a robbery last November is still missing and police and the owner are appealing to the community to help find the pieces, which together are worth around half a million dollars. Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry on West Bay Road w [...]

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