Archive for July 12th, 2016

DVDL worker crashes car during inspection

DVDL worker crashes car during inspection

| 12/07/2016 | 76 Comments

(CNS): A vehicle inspector with the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) is under investigation by the police and his employers after he smashed a client’s car into a light pole, which then hit another vehicle, when he was testing a 1996 Toyota Supra for inspection. Police said they received the report of the […]

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Ex-chief secretary’s clerk accused of stealing $50k

Ex-chief secretary’s clerk accused of stealing $50k

| 12/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A local woman who worked in what was the chief secretary’s office has been accused of stealing $50,000 from government over a two-year period from the fees she had collected from naturalization applicants. As crown counsel Toyin Salako opened the case Tuesday against Atisa Ebanks for theft and false accounting, she said Ebanks had […]

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Cuban migrant stays behind as 12 others press on

Cuban migrant stays behind as 12 others press on

| 12/07/2016 | 5 Comments

(CNS): One Cuban migrant from a group of thirteen opted to disembark from a 20-foot wooden vessel that arrived in Cayman Brac yesterday evening at around 6:30pm, officials confirmed. The latest group of migrants to enter into local waters (nine men and four women) were met by local authorities. Twelve of the Cubans said they […]

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New auditor general to ‘help’ CIG manage public cash

New auditor general to ‘help’ CIG manage public cash

| 12/07/2016 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The new auditor general, who took up the post at the government watchdog on Friday, has said that while the office is meant to hold government to account, she also plans to help it manage public resources and deliver effective services. Sue Winspear, who succeeds Alastair Swarbrick and acting auditor Garnet Harrison, comes to […]

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Street vendors get short reprieve ahead of fines

Street vendors get short reprieve ahead of fines

| 12/07/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Local tradespeople who have been selling souvenirs, coconuts or fruit, or renting beach chairs or snorkel kits without a trade and business licence on the streets of George Town, along Seven Mile Beach and at the West Bay dock have been given one more month to comply with the law before government starts […]

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