Archive for December 13th, 2016

Suspect claims mistaken identity in gun chase

Suspect claims mistaken identity in gun chase

| 13/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 23-year-old man from Bodden Town has denied that he was the man police say pointed a gun at them and members of the community in April, when he fled after being stopped by armed officers. When he appeared in the dock Tuesday, Jonathan Welcome told a jury he was not the man that […]

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LGBT activists ask who is minister for rights

LGBT activists ask who is minister for rights

| 13/12/2016 | 106 Comments

(CNS): A local organisation standing up for the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Cayman has asked the governor to identify who, if not Gender Affairs Minister Tara Rivers, is responsible for human rights. Having receiving no response from Governor Helen Kilpatrick to their enquiries about a request that the UK minister […]

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Police management bound by law over convicted cops

Police management bound by law over convicted cops

| 13/12/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS issued another short statement Monday evening in response to public concerns that three convicted cops have not been fired but placed on suspension in accordance with the police law. The three officers, all convicted of assault after the court found they used excessive force during arrests, will be receiving full pay and […]

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Hewitts: UDP committed to pay challenge

Hewitts: UDP committed to pay challenge

| 13/12/2016 | 75 Comments

(CNS): John Gordon Hewitt faces bankruptcy today because of hefty costs the court ordered him to pay following an unsuccessful challenge and appeal against the election of Tara Rivers to a West Bay seat in the 2013 election. But he, his wife and an attorney have all sworn that the UDP had committed to picking up […]

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Cayman listed as 2nd worst tax haven

Cayman listed as 2nd worst tax haven

| 13/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands has been named as one of the worst corporate tax havens in the world in a new report examining the impact that tax-dodging corporations have on the world’s poorest people. The report, by the international charity Oxfam, lists Cayman in second place behind Bermuda because of the zero-rated corporate income […]

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