Archive for November 15th, 2016

Looking for a Buddhist service

Looking for a Buddhist service

| 15/11/2016
I am a Buddhist. Where can I meet other Buddhists and is there a place of worship here? Auntie’s answer: One of the nicest things about Cayman is how multicultural our little island is, with the 135 nationalities that live here belying its small size and population. There is also a variety of choi [...]

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Lawyers accuse CIG of secrecy over LPB

Lawyers accuse CIG of secrecy over LPB

| 15/11/2016
(CNS Business): Efforts by Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton to steer through legislation to govern the Cayman Islands legal profession ahead of the next Financial Action Task Force review and after 15 years of failed attempts by previous governments have been undermined by more complaints fr [...]

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Missing man acquitted in rape case

Missing man acquitted in rape case

| 15/11/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Stephen Mason, who absconded while on bail in relation to a rape allegation but was tried in his absence, was acquitted Tuesday, along with his co-accused. The two men were both accused of raping in 2012 a woman who had worked for Mason for a short period as a helper. She claimed the men [&he [...]

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Robbery fugitive was exposed as ‘grass’

Robbery fugitive was exposed as ‘grass’

| 15/11/2016 | 4 Comments
(CNS): A defence attorney representing a man convicted of a West Bay bakery store robbery said his client had skipped bail after being charged because he had been exposed as an informant in an unrelated gang-case. Dan Kelly (24) was convicted last month of robbery and possession of an unlicensed fir [...]

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WB man charged with firing gun in wake of fight

WB man charged with firing gun in wake of fight

| 15/11/2016
(CNS): A 22-year-old man from West Bay was expected in court Tuesday to face charges in relation to allegations he fired a gun during a fight in the district last Wednesday night. The man has not been charged with either possession of an unlicensed firearm or an imitation firearm with intent but wit [...]

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Suspect nabbed returning to burglary scene

Suspect nabbed returning to burglary scene

| 15/11/2016
(CNS): A suspected thief who was caught by police George Town, possibly after he returned to the of scene for a second break-in, has been charged with two counts of burglary. The man was arrested Sunday evening after a police officer on patrol along Shedden Road near Crewe Road spotted a car exiting [...]

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Still no jail for Webb as hearing postponed

Still no jail for Webb as hearing postponed

| 15/11/2016 | 15 Comments
(CNS): For the third time over the last year, the sentence hearing for Jeffrey Webb for his convictions in the FIFA scandal has been put off and the former local and regional football boss remains under a limited house arrest in Atlanta, Georgia. According to reports from the sports news website, In [...]

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Expansion plans ahead for public works

Expansion plans ahead for public works

| 15/11/2016 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The Public Works Department could be playing an even bigger role in future, according to a new strategic assessment by Project Future. The ministry of planning published three reports about several departments within its ministry designed to make them more efficient and cut the size of govern [...]

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