Archive for June 17th, 2016

Bean counter charged with 14 fraud offences

Bean counter charged with 14 fraud offences

| 17/06/2016
(CNS): An offshore finance expert has been charged with a catalogue of financial crimes, including theft, forgery, false accounting, transferring, converting and using criminal property. Robert Neil Aspinall (37) from George Town, who was arrested last month in connection with the disappearance of h [...]

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Lawyer guilty of GBH, reckless driving

Lawyer guilty of GBH, reckless driving

| 17/06/2016 | 135 Comments
(CNS): A jury took just a few hours to find corporate lawyer Simon Courtney (50) guilty of GBH and reckless driving in connection with a car crash in January 2015 outside the Villas of the Galleon. Courtney lost control of his special edition 633HP Ford Mustang sports car as he was leaving the Ritz- [...]

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Victim critical after stabbing at GT bar

Victim critical after stabbing at GT bar

| 17/06/2016
(CNS) UPDATED: One man is in a critical condition at the George Town hospital after receiving multiple stab wounds and a second man has now been charged with attempted murder. Police said that the victim was stabbed at the Dencle Bar on Mary Street at around 11pm on Thursday night. When officers res [...]

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Growing Humans

Growing Humans

| 17/06/2016 | 34 Comments
MM writes: Dear Caymanian Parents, We need to do better. Yes, we need to do better, each and every one of us. It has nothing to do with whether we are already great parents or not; it does not matter if our children already display signs of being a well-molded citizen – there is always […] [...]

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Pure tobacco cigarettes, made in Cayman

Pure tobacco cigarettes, made in Cayman

| 17/06/2016
(CNS Business): A young Caymanian entrepreneur has begun manufacturing and selling cigarettes locally using pure tobacco imported from Kentucky with no additives. Cordell Gutierrez (23), who grew up on Cayman Brac, began selling his cigarette packages in December last year under the brand name Black [...]

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Free HIV tests offered as part of awareness campaign

Free HIV tests offered as part of awareness campaign

| 17/06/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Members of the public are being encourage to take advantage of free HIV tests next week as the local health authority joins forces with the Cayman AIDS Foundation and the Cayman Islands Red Cross to mark HIV Testing week from 20 to 25 June, which includes the Regional HIV Testing Day (RTD) on [...]

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DEH boss says he’s on top of garbage

DEH boss says he’s on top of garbage

| 17/06/2016 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The director of the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has outlined what he said were numerous improvements at the George Town landfill that have led to much better management of the dump and a reduction in fires and leaching. Roydell Carter told Finance Committee Thursday evening that [...]

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Community policing works, says Ennis

Community policing works, says Ennis

| 17/06/2016 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Acting Commissioner of Police Anthony Ennis has told legislatures that he is committed to developing community policing in the RCIPS as he believes it is an effective way of dealing with the perception of crime as well deterring criminals. The senior officer, who is standing in the top boots [...]

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Immigration collects $365k in WP fines

Immigration collects $365k in WP fines

| 17/06/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): The acting chief immigration officer has revealed that his enforcement team collected almost $365,000 in administrative fines from just over $372,000 that was imposed during this fiscal year, most of it for work permit infractions. Bruce Smith said 537 people were brought into the immigration [...]

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