Archive for May 24th, 2016

Travel agent acquitted of all charges

Travel agent acquitted of all charges

| 24/05/2016 | 53 Comments
(CNS): A former travel agent who faced 29 counts of deception after more than two dozen people bought flights from her but were unable to travel because she didn’t pay the ticket bill has been found not guilty of all charges. It took a jury of four women and two men just a few hours […] [...]

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Howell bags chief’s job at home affairs

Howell bags chief’s job at home affairs

| 24/05/2016 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Veteran civil servant Wesley Howell has secured the post of chief officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs, one of the most senior positions in the Cayman Islands civil service, officials said Tuesday. Currently the deputy chief officer in that ministry, Howell will take up the post on 1 July [...]

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Year countdown begins on historic elections

Year countdown begins on historic elections

| 24/05/2016 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The first general elections to be held in Cayman under the ‘one man, one vote’ system in 19 single member constituencies is scheduled to take place exactly one year from today. Provided that the current PPM government can retain its very narrow majority, the date of the next natio [...]

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Suspect charged after 1000+ indecent images found

Suspect charged after 1000+ indecent images found

| 24/05/2016
(CNS): A 25-year-old Jamaican man has been remanded in custody to HMP Northward after he appeared in court Monday charged with possessing thousands of pornographic images of children and distributing images online. Trevorne Daley was arrested following an enquiry triggered by the US authorities whe [...]

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UK cop reveals weakness in Bridger probe

UK cop reveals weakness in Bridger probe

| 24/05/2016 | 19 Comments
(CNS): A British police officer who was part of the controversial internal police enquiry, Operation Tempura, has revealed that an investigation of its lead officer, Martin Bridger, which held up an FOI request for years, was nothing more than a “scoping exercise”. After Bridger filed a number o [...]

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Ex minister says ‘Trash ain’t treasure’

Ex minister says ‘Trash ain’t treasure’

| 24/05/2016 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Given the economies of scale, it is very difficult to generate a profit from recycling in Cayman but it is an essential part of addressing the growing waste problem and government needs to make the necessary investment, according to Former Cabinet minister Rolston Anglin, who is co-owner of J [...]

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Officials begin long road to new disability centre

Officials begin long road to new disability centre

| 24/05/2016 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Following Cabinet’s approval of the case to build a new training facility for adults with disabilities to replace the Sunrise Centre facility, a steering committee has been formed to begin the long process towards making it a reality. Education Minister Tara Rivers said there was a need for [...]

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