Archive for August 3rd, 2016

7MB shops blaze under investigation

7MB shops blaze under investigation

| 03/08/2016 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Firefighters were called out to a blaze at a West Bay Road shopping strip Tuesday night that claimed three premises, including a well-known café. Treats, Party Mania and the former Cayman Shoe Shop at the West Shore Plaza in the heart of the Seven Mile Beach tourist area were all badly dam [...]

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Fourth case of Zika reported in Cayman

Fourth case of Zika reported in Cayman

| 03/08/2016 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Public health officials have confirmed that the fourth case of the Zika virus in Cayman was a returning Cayman Islands resident. Acting Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez said the female patient was in a country where there has been an outbreak of the virus last month. Her [...]

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Prison conditions could be challenged through JR

Prison conditions could be challenged through JR

| 03/08/2016 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Claims by the chair of the Human Rights Commission that, due to its appalling state, HMP Northward cannot house inmates in accordance with either the Cayman Islands constitution or the European Convention on Human Rights should be pursued through a judicial review, a judge has suggested. The [...]

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Jailed man admits four-year-old burglary

Jailed man admits four-year-old burglary

| 03/08/2016 | 15 Comments
(CNS): A local man who is already serving a long sentence for a firearms conviction plus an escape from HMP Northward admitted Tuesday that he broke into Mr Arthur’s store in George Town more than four years ago. Marcus Manderson pleaded guilty to a burglary at the store in 2012, in which he stole [...]

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Lawyer seeks video in high profile sexual abuse case

Lawyer seeks video in high profile sexual abuse case

| 03/08/2016
(CNS): Errington Webster (54) made his second appearance in court Tuesday in connection with allegations of gross indecency, but the case was adjourned until 17 August as the court heard that his attorney has not yet seen the now infamous video evidence that has incriminated the one-time political h [...]

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Indecent assault case against ex-teacher’s aide stalled

Indecent assault case against ex-teacher’s aide stalled

| 03/08/2016
(CNS): A 20-year-old local man who is facing allegations that he indecently assaulted ten primary school children appeared in court Tuesday but there has been little movement in the case, which has been dragging through Summary Court for a year. The former teacher’s aide from Bodden Town, who cann [...]

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Spending stolen cash not money laundering

Spending stolen cash not money laundering

| 03/08/2016 | 53 Comments
(CNS): The director of public prosecutions has been accused of over-charging Robert Aspinall after laying money laundering charges against him when what he was doing was spending the cash he had stolen from the funds he was liquidating. Visiting judge, Justice Tim Owen found the indictment setting [...]

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