Archive for August 18th, 2016

Witness dropped from police protection

Witness dropped from police protection

| 18/08/2016
(CNS): A crown witness whose evidence was fundamental to three convictions against a local man for murder and manslaughter has been dropped from the witness protection programme and has accused the police of supplying her with drugs in order to secure her testimony, the Court of Appeal heard Thursd [...]

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Third Zika case transmitted in George Town

Third Zika case transmitted in George Town

| 18/08/2016 | 58 Comments
(CNS): A George Town woman has become the third patient to test positive for Zika who does not have a travel history to a country where there has been an outbreak of the virus. Acting Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez said that several more patients have been tested for the viru [...]

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Liquidators on trail of fugitive for missing $4M

Liquidators on trail of fugitive for missing $4M

| 18/08/2016
(CNS Business): Joint liquidators trying to untangle the affairs of Ryan Bateman and the group of Cayman-registered companies he once owned and managed have filed another winding up petition and are on the fugitive’s trail for some $4 million of investors cash and assets that has gone astray from [...]

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Cayman to host regional marine conference

Cayman to host regional marine conference

| 18/08/2016 | 7 Comments
(CNS): As the country waits on the government to approve the expansion and enhancement of marine parks around Cayman to protect reef fish in particular, the Department of Environment has announced that it will be hosting the annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) Conference on 7-11 Nov [...]

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90’s governor berates UK bosses in final dispatch

90’s governor berates UK bosses in final dispatch

| 18/08/2016 | 32 Comments
(CNS): A dispatch sent to London 24 years ago from the outgoing governor of the Cayman Islands, which was released by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office this month, berates the colonial rulers for ignoring the overseas territories and not managing them properly. Alan Scott, who served as the govern [...]

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