Archive for July 13th, 2016

Boris Johnson to head up Foreign Office

Boris Johnson to head up Foreign Office

| 13/07/2016 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The UK’s new prime minister, Theresa May (59), has appointed the former London mayor, Boris Johnson, who led the campaign to leave the European Union, as the foreign secretary in her first government. Johnson, who is a larger than life controversial figure, replaces Philip Hammond, who will move into No 11 Downing Street as […]

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Family dog may visit crash lawyer

Family dog may visit crash lawyer

| 13/07/2016 | 59 Comments

(CNS): The wife of a corporate attorney jailed recently for mowing down and seriously injuring two tourists in his sports car after a champagne brunch has applied to take the family dog with her when she visits HMP Northward. Prison officials have confirmed that an individual who has applied to visit an inmate has made a […]

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Traffic stop leads to drug, weapon arrests and 11 tickets

Traffic stop leads to drug, weapon arrests and 11 tickets

| 13/07/2016 | 38 Comments

(CNS): Police officers who stopped a car during a proactive traffic operation yesterday found vegetable matter resembling ganja and a machete after searching the vehicle. The officers stopped the white Honda Civic at around 10:00am on Tuesday, 12 July, on Bodden Town Road, for excessive window tinting but they then searched the car because the […]

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Brexit won’t affect right to petition ECHR

Brexit won’t affect right to petition ECHR

| 13/07/2016 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Following the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union, members of the community have been under the mistaken impression that this means the European Convention on Human Rights will no longer apply to Cayman. But Britain’s exit from the EU is unrelated to its relationship with the convention, which means that local people […]

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Cops clamp down on petty crime around pubs and clubs

Cops clamp down on petty crime around pubs and clubs

| 13/07/2016 | 29 Comments

(CNS): A teenager has been arrested for possession and consumption of ganja as part of an RCIPS clampdown on petty crime and an increase in proactive patrols around licensed premises. This weekend, neighborhood officers and other units were out in force visiting bars, nightclubs and other key locations around the island as part of the […]

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Court hears man had over 800 indecent pictures of children

Court hears man had over 800 indecent pictures of children

| 13/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 24-year-old man from George Town has been charged with possessing more than 800 pornographic images of children, distributing images via WhatsApp and also faces a charge of indecent assault. Michell Gambao-Garcia appeared in Summary Court Tuesday via video link but he has not yet answered any of the charges. He opted to have his […]

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Dart in dock over junkyard dispute

Dart in dock over junkyard dispute

| 13/07/2016 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The ongoing saga over an illegal car scrapyard at a site owned by Dart Reality (Cayman) Ltd saw the islands’ largest investor summoned to court Tuesday facing charges of failing to comply with a planning enforcement notice. However, the Summary Court heard that the case, which was brought by the Central Planning Authority, is […]

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