Archive for Aug 10th, 2016

Syed theft case postponed until New Year

Syed theft case postponed until New Year

| 10/08/2016
(CNS): The former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) who is charged with stealing more than half a million dollars from the university was granted an adjournment this week in his case, which was set to go to trial at the end of this month. Hassan Syed will now not face [...]

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CIG fills top vacancy at family services

CIG fills top vacancy at family services

| 10/08/2016 | 69 Comments
(CNS): A former director with the St Lucia government has been appointed as Cayman’s new director of Children and Family Services following an open recruitment drive, officials revealed Wednesday. Felicia Robinson, originally from Barbados, is a long-term resident of Cayman who has worked in the s [...]

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Robbery suspect blames weed for arrest

Robbery suspect blames weed for arrest

| 10/08/2016
(CNS): Giving evidence Wednesday, Dan Kelly denied robbing a grocery store in West Bay almost six years ago and pointed to weed as the reason why he became wrapped up in the case. Kelly is charged with a daylight armed robbery at the Caribbean Bakery on Mount Pleasant Road in September 2010 with ano [...]

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Premier takes aim at anti-GM activists

Premier takes aim at anti-GM activists

| 10/08/2016 | 57 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands premier has called on the local activists, led by Dwene Ebanks, who challenged the government’s decision to allow the Mosquito Research and Control Unit to release bio-engineered Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to reveal who backed the attempts to stall the project. Taking aim a [...]

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Not happy with postal service to Canada

Not happy with postal service to Canada

| 10/08/2016
Why does it take a letter from Canada less than a week to arrive in Cayman; but mail sent from Cayman to Canada often takes over two months to get to its destination in Canada? The staff at the post office in Cayman blames Canada Post. There is no disruption or strikes currently in Canada […] [...]

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