Archive for September 6th, 2016

Illegal domestic worker gets 30 days in jail

Illegal domestic worker gets 30 days in jail

| 06/09/2016 | 45 Comments

(CNS): A Jamaican woman who admitted overstaying, working without a permit and doctoring an official stamp in her passport was jailed Tuesday for 30 days, while her unidentified local employer was reportedly “dealt with administratively”, the Summary Court heard. Dawn Ann-Marie Adams’ immigration crimes came to light after she was involved in a road crash […]

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Sea fuel transfers ring environmental alarm

Sea fuel transfers ring environmental alarm

| 06/09/2016 | 94 Comments

(CNS): Ship-to-ship transfers of fuel products just beyond the edge of Cayman waters, about 15 miles out to sea, are causing concern for some conservationists, who are worried that the unregulated activity, which is beyond the control of local authorities, could present a future environmental disaster for Cayman. Speaking at a recent National Conservation Council […]

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Two charged following Savannah drug-gun bust

Two charged following Savannah drug-gun bust

| 06/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 22-year-old man from Bodden Town has been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and 10 rounds of ammunition, as well as possession of ganja with intent to supply. A second man from the Bahamas, aged 30, has been charged with illegal landing. The charges follow the arrest of five people during a police […]

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Developers select golf course contractors

Developers select golf course contractors

| 06/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A Florida-based general contractor has been named as the developers of the much-anticipated Ironwood golf community to work on the proposed golf course and infrastructure works, officials said Monday. Described as a $1.1 billion development around an Arnold Palmer golf course, the developers have been in discussions with the current and previous government […]

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Drug addicts: a parent’s pain

Drug addicts: a parent’s pain

| 06/09/2016 | 34 Comments

Oh, sweet bleedin’ Jaysus! I don’t think I have actually ever found myself LOL. As many times a day as I use those three letters, I’m never actually doing it. I’m only usually trying to end a boring conversation … but this … I actually Laughed Out Loud at the mental image of a veritable […]

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Airline CEO defends board chair over PAC mix-up

Airline CEO defends board chair over PAC mix-up

| 06/09/2016 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The chief executive officer of Cayman Airways Ltd (CAL) has defended the chairman of the airline’s board, Phillip Rankin, after he was criticized by the Public Accounts Committee chair for failing to attend the latest meeting. Ezzard Miller claimed that the committee had rearranged the schedule to accommodate Rankin, but CAL CEO Fabian Whorms […]

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