Archive for August 16th, 2016

Nanny being exploited by agency

Nanny being exploited by agency

| 16/08/2016 | 0 Comments

I recently spoke to a lovely Filipino lady who is employed by an agency here. She works five days a week with a family and then on the weekends the lady who runs the agency has her working for her at her home. She does not pay any health insurance for this lady. My question […]

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Ennis refocuses on gun crime

Ennis refocuses on gun crime

| 16/08/2016 | 36 Comments

(CNS): The acting commissioner of police is turning his attention to fighting the gun crime battle and in particular the importation of firearms. Anthony Ennis said that access to illegal firearms remains a top priority for the RCIPS and he aims to close the gaps that allow weapons to get into the Cayman Islands. The […]

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Forbes was determined to run despite injury

Forbes was determined to run despite injury

| 16/08/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s 110m hurdler Ronald Forbes has spoken about his disappointment over Monday night’s result in a video interview. Explaining the battle he has had over the last three months with a serious injury, he said he was pleased to have cleared all ten hurdles. Joey Scott, his coach, said he wanted to “yank him […]

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Suspect caught throwing drugs over prison fence

Suspect caught throwing drugs over prison fence

| 16/08/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Officers from HMP Northward interrupted a drug smuggling attempt in the early hours of Tuesday morning when they caught a suspect on the perimeter of the prison trying to throw ganja over the fence surrounding the men’s jail. The prison officers called the police at 12:15am today (16 August) after they had apprehended the 22-year-old […]

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End in sight for tyre trouble saga

End in sight for tyre trouble saga

| 16/08/2016 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Following years of failed attempts by successive governments to remove the mountain of tyres from the landfill in George Town, the health ministry has finally signed a deal with a local firm, supported by overseas experts, to dispose of the unknown quantity of tyres that have accumulated at the dump site for years. After […]

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Property agent suffers serious back injury in fall

Property agent suffers serious back injury in fall

| 16/08/2016 | 19 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: One of Cayman’s most well-known real estate agents has sustained a serious back injury in a fall, his colleagues and police have confirmed. Kim Lund (59), who has been selling property in the Cayman Islands for decades with Remax, the company he co-owns with James Bovell, was injured at his Britannia home on Saturday. […]

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Judges to manage themselves under constitutional change

Judges to manage themselves under constitutional change

| 16/08/2016 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The chief justice and the president of the Court of Appeal will now be the post holders who to keep judges in line during the day-to-day running of the courts. According to the governor’s office, a minor amendment to the Cayman Islands Constitution passed this week, requested by the governor and supported by both the […]

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Bank theft case delayed over legal troubles

Bank theft case delayed over legal troubles

| 16/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A former assistant manager with Cayman National Bank who has been charged with stealing some $25,000 from customers and the bank with a variety of deceptions has still not answered the 29 charges against him relating to the theft, after his case was adjourned for the second time this month without progress as he […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.