Archive for June 10th, 2016

Royal gong for businessman, CIFA auditor gets local badge

Royal gong for businessman, CIFA auditor gets local badge

| 10/06/2016 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Local business man Charles Wesley Watler has been awarded an MBE for services to the community for the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations this Saturday. Described as the “Father of the Immigration Board”, Watler donated countless hours of personal time over the years to meeting the isla [...]

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Police round up car thief suspect after high-speed chase

Police round up car thief suspect after high-speed chase

| 10/06/2016
(CNS): A police pursuit of what was suspected to be a rogue driver ended up with officers bagging a suspected car thief on Thursday night. Just before midnight, officers on radar patrol stopped a red Honda Civic driving along the West Bay Road using lights and siren. The driver was alone in the car [...]

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CIG-Dart deal adds $13M to duty cap

CIG-Dart deal adds $13M to duty cap

| 10/06/2016 | 30 Comments
(CNS): Government has agreed to increase the cap on duty and other concessions for Dart’s development projects falling within the so-called NRA deal by $13 million to replace the original 50% hotel accommodation tax concession. Premier Alden McLaughlin said this cap increase was preferable to [...]

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Boobies at heart of new seabird research project

Boobies at heart of new seabird research project

| 10/06/2016 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Biologists have begun an important conservation project in the Cayman Islands to study regionally and globally important seabird populations. Over the next two years, the Department of Environment, in partnership with the National Trust and seabird experts from the Universities of Liverpool a [...]

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Lawyer seeks details on officials dodging duty

Lawyer seeks details on officials dodging duty

| 10/06/2016 | 84 Comments
(CNS): A local attorney on a mission to seek out and expose senior law enforcement officials who are not meeting their obligations under the law stepped up the pressure this week with a very specific request. Peter Polack has asked the Lands and Survey Department if Attorney General Samuel Bulgin, w [...]

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‘Cealt’ complaints remain public mystery

‘Cealt’ complaints remain public mystery

| 10/06/2016 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The outcome of the spin-off enquiry of Operation Tempura, dubbed Operation Cealt, remains a public mystery but Premier Alden McLaughlin said this week that he had “never heard such a fantastical tale”, as he suggested the related enquiry had no substance. Over 60 separate individuals rec [...]

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