Archive for September 23rd, 2016

Suspect walks free in drug conspiracy case

Suspect walks free in drug conspiracy case

| 23/09/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Canute Nairn walked free from court on Friday after a judge found him not guilty of drug conspiracy charges. Nairn was one of nine people caught up in the drug trafficking case and had been charged with conspiring to import cocaine with Alexander Adrian Ebanks (25), who recently admitted a number of serious drug […]

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Judge raises concerns over knife crime

Judge raises concerns over knife crime

| 23/09/2016 | 12 Comments

(CNS): A Grand Court judge said that knife crime was “worryingly prevalent” and raised his concerns about people claiming to carry the weapons as protection, as he handed down a sentence of five years and six months to a Jamaican man convicted of stabbing his one-time friend in the heart following a card game dispute. […]

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Government claims cost of living is falling

Government claims cost of living is falling

| 23/09/2016 | 77 Comments

(CNS): With electricity, gas and fuel still falling in price, inflation in Cayman continues to decline, according to the Economics and Statistics Office. Finance Minister Marco Archer says that this means Caymanians now have more spending power. In the latest Consumer Price Index report, which measures inflation through changes in prices for goods and services, […]

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Work steps up on airport expansion

Work steps up on airport expansion

| 23/09/2016 | 27 Comments

(CNS Business): Officials at Owen Roberts International Airport’s (ORIA) are warning passengers that work is stepping up at the facility on the renovation and expansion project. This means that travellers will see construction at both ends of the existing terminal over the next few weeks that will impact the normal flow of foot traffic around […]

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