Archive for June 8th, 2016

Police to clamp down on weapons and crowds

Police to clamp down on weapons and crowds

| 08/06/2016 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has issued a reminder to the public and bar owners that it is illegal to carry weapons at night in bars, clubs and places of entertainment and stressed that officers would be enforcing the law. Following a weekend in which police officers encountered hostile crowds, police also said [...]

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Corporate lawyer in dock over tourist hit and run

Corporate lawyer in dock over tourist hit and run

| 08/06/2016
(CNS): Simon Courtney (50), a corporate layer with an offshore legal firm, appeared on a different side of the legal Bar on Wednesday, standing in the Grand Court dock as the crown opened its case against him for seriously injuring two tourists in a collision last year. The jury of three women and f [...]

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Back doctor arrested over secret pictures

Back doctor arrested over secret pictures

| 08/06/2016
(CNS): A chiropractor based at a George Town medical centre has been arrested as a result of allegations that he secretly took pictures of at least two of his female patients. Police did not release the 47-year-old doctor’s name but CNS has learned that he is a licensed chiropractor working out of [...]

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Zika alert was case of sexual transmission

Zika alert was case of sexual transmission

| 08/06/2016 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands remains free of the Zika virus, public health officials said, after a recent suspected case appears to be due to sexual transmission. Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, the acting medical health officer, has explained that a tourist from Amsterdam, in the Netherlands, who had vi [...]

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Premier accuses Bridger of extortion

Premier accuses Bridger of extortion

| 08/06/2016 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has accused the former head of the corruption probe into the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service of blackmail. Following two letters sent to McLaughlin by Martin Bridger, who continues to be engaged in various legal issues relating to the fallout of Operation Tempura, [...]

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Reefs need more protection, says Panton

Reefs need more protection, says Panton

| 08/06/2016 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The environment minister has warned that Cayman’s reefs are still under threat and are in need of further legal protection to halt the decline. Wayne Panton has said he is committed to steering through proposed enhancements to the marine parks in the face of the mounting threats. “The th [...]

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Anguilla police boss replaces Baines in BVI probe

Anguilla police boss replaces Baines in BVI probe

| 08/06/2016 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The former Cayman Islands commissioner of police, who had been heading up a 19-month police corruption enquiry in the British Virgin Islands, has been replaced by the police commissioner from Anguilla, Paul Morrison. In a statement to the local media, the BVI police said Morrison would take o [...]

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Cops stirred up over longer booze hours

Cops stirred up over longer booze hours

| 08/06/2016 | 44 Comments
(CNS): The acting commissioner of police, Anthony Ennis, has raised concerns over the news that bars and nightclubs will all be allowed to open longer following a decision by the liquor licensing board to offer a blanket extension to compliant licencees.  After a challenging weekend for the police [...]

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