Archive for August 19th, 2016

Coles to chair new civilian-loaded ACC

Coles to chair new civilian-loaded ACC

| 19/08/2016 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Following changes to the law paving the way for the Anti-Corruption Commission to be made up of civilians rather than public officials, which the legislation was designed to keep in line, the governor has finally appointed a new commission. The group of lawyers and finance experts will be chaired by Richard Coles and include […]

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Senior Irish cop gets top RCIPS job

Senior Irish cop gets top RCIPS job

| 19/08/2016 | 56 Comments

(CNS): Derek Patrick Byrne, the assistant commissioner with An Garda Síochána, Ireland’s National Police Service, has landed the job as Cayman’s new police commissioner. While many were expecting a UK cop to take the helm of the RCIPS, the governor’s office released the information Friday afternoon stating that the 36-year Irish police veteran had been […]

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CIG keeping lid on immigration report

CIG keeping lid on immigration report

| 19/08/2016 | 62 Comments

(CNS): A freedom of information request made by a CNS reader for a copy of the review of government’s immigration policy and the new points system for assessing permanent residency applications has been refused as government is maintaining that the document is covered by legal privilege. Issues surrounding immigration, one of the most controversial areas […]

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Cops charge another suspect gunman

Cops charge another suspect gunman

| 19/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 34-year-old man from George Town is the latest suspect to be charged in relation to increasing local gun crime and is expected to appear in court Friday morning. Police said that the man has been charged with attempted murder, grievous bodily harm with intent, and possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with a […]

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CIG’s Honduras day-trip paves way for deals

CIG’s Honduras day-trip paves way for deals

| 19/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The government is hoping Honduras could serve as a new source of imports for the Cayman Islands and a new gateway for Cayman Airways. On a day trip to Roatan on Tuesday, the premier led a delegation to discuss future trade deals between the Central American country and Cayman. Alden McLaughlin and Deputy […]

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Woman accused of trashing car with potted plant

Woman accused of trashing car with potted plant

| 19/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A local woman appeared in Grand Court Thursday charged with throwing a plant pot at her ex-husband’s car over a custody dispute in April last year and causing damages of over CI$6,700. Ava Glasgow’s former husband, Rohan Webster, claims that she came to his home where he and his current wife their children, including Glasgow’s […]

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