Archive for August 11th, 2016

Cannabis oil legislation faces hurdles

Cannabis oil legislation faces hurdles

| 11/08/2016 | 55 Comments

(CNS): The government has said that it plans to bring three pieces of legislation to the next meeting of the country’s parliament to legalise the medicinal use of cannabis oil but there are still a number of hurdles to overcome. Premier Alden McLaughlin, who holds the health portfolio, has said that questions remain about how […]

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Cop accuses senior officer of abuse

Cop accuses senior officer of abuse

| 11/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): More than five years after PC Cardiff Robinson first accused a senior police officer of assaulting him, the young officer described in court Thursday the targeted abuse and bullying he suffered at the hands Chief Inspector Frank Owens. Giving evidence to support a civil claim he filed against Owens, Robinson related two incidents in […]

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More charges laid against back doctor

More charges laid against back doctor

| 11/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A chiropractor based in George Town who is already facing indecent assault charges in relation to female patients has been charged with two more counts after two more women came forward, police said Thursday. Jemal (Jamie) Khan (47), who is now facing 20 charges against 14 different women, was bailed to appear in court […]

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Woman charged with arson over house fire

Woman charged with arson over house fire

| 11/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 37-year-old woman has been charged with arson in connection with a house fire in Cruz Lane, George Town, last month in which three homes were understood to have been completely destroyed. The fire, which claimed the small wooden structures, impacted at least three families, who are now being supported by social services. From […]

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Job ads continue to stir up local concerns

Job ads continue to stir up local concerns

| 11/08/2016 | 201 Comments

(CNS): How bosses in Cayman go about recruiting overseas staff and what often appears to be the deliberate exclusion of local workers continues to raise concerns in the community but government seems unable to address the issue. In the latest case to attract attention, an unidentified hospitality employer was specifically seeking Canadian workers through a […]

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