Archive for September 13th, 2016

New generator keeping customers connected, says CUC

New generator keeping customers connected, says CUC

| 13/09/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Grand Cayman’s power provider, Caribbean Utilities Company, has stated that now the teething problems with its new generator have been ironed out, it is keeping customers connected. But a power outage for several hours in the Red Bay area of George Town last week, which got CNS readers hot under the collar as air […]

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Accused man alleges victim was a prostitute

Accused man alleges victim was a prostitute

| 13/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Walter Jordan McLaughlin (left) told the court Tuesday that the woman who has accused him of abducting, robbing, as well as sexually and physically assaulting her was a prostitute. Taking the witness box in his own defence, McLaughlin, who has denied all the charges said that the alleged victim was a sex worker whom […]

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Witness can’t claim self-defence over illegal gun

Witness can’t claim self-defence over illegal gun

| 13/09/2016 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A 22-year-old man from West Bay is hoping that his evidence in a murder case that helped put two killers behind bars will see him avoid a mandatory ten years in jail over the possession of an illegal gun. Justin Ebanks (left) was caught with and has admitted having a small Beretta firearm in […]

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High profile sex-crime cases move to higher court

High profile sex-crime cases move to higher court

| 13/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Sex-crime charges in two separate high-profile cases were transmitted to the Grand Court Tuesday, when chiropractor Dr Jemal Khan’s multiple charges of indecent assault and harassment with patients and former political hopeful Errington Webster’s charges of gross indecency with an underage girl were heard in Summary Court for the last time. Both men were […]

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Four more George Towners come down with Zika

Four more George Towners come down with Zika

| 13/09/2016 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Another four women with no relevant travel history have been infected with Zika as a result of local transmission, public health officials have confirmed in the latest update regarding the spread of the virus in Cayman. Another female patient, also from George Town, who tested positive in the latest batch of test results received […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Tiki Beach

Golden Spoons Review: Tiki Beach

| 13/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Oh, Tiki Beach … what happened to the once pristine, luxurious space? An enormous piece of prime real estate on 7 Mile Beach, we thought, why not go back and see what’s going on there on a beautiful day with no cruise ships in town. Well, if we had crickets on the beaches […]

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Party-politics redefined in new elections law

Party-politics redefined in new elections law

| 13/09/2016 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Government has finally published its amendment to the Elections Law, paving the way for the introduction of ‘one man, one vote’ in single member constituencies at the May 2017 General Election. While the reform of the local electoral system is at the heart of the new bill, it also places a greater emphasis on […]

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GT harbour nominated as world ‘Hope Spot’

GT harbour nominated as world ‘Hope Spot’

| 13/09/2016 | 52 Comments

(CNS): The marine environment in the George Town Harbour, which is currently at risk of being destroyed by the development of cruise berthing facilities in the capital, has been nominated and listed as a world ‘Hope Spot’ by Mission Blue after being vetted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The designation puts the […]

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West Bay store robbed at gunpoint

West Bay store robbed at gunpoint

| 13/09/2016 | 18 Comments

(CNS): in the fifth firearm related incident in as many days, a store clerk was robbed at gunpoint on Monday night at a small shop in West Bay. Police said the lone man entered the grocery store at Leda’s Plaza, Watercourse Road, around 8pm, brandishing his loaded firearm. He demanded cash from the 38-year-old local […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library