Archive for December 14th, 2016

Selling a property without CIREBA

Selling a property without CIREBA

| 14/12/2016 | 0 Comments

My condo on Grand Cayman is listed with CIREBA. Can any CIREBA agent sell it or just the agent I listed it with? Can non-CIREBA real estate companies sell my property or am I now obligated to go through CIREBA? Can I sell it without using an agent and if so, how?

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Fleeing gunman convicted by jury

Fleeing gunman convicted by jury

| 14/12/2016 | 27 Comments

(CNS): It took a jury just over an hour to convict a 23-year-old man from Bodden Town of possession of an imitation weapon with intent to resist arrest. After hearing evidence and closing arguments from lawyers Tuesday, the jury deliberated for a brief period Wednesday morning before finding Jonathan Samuel Welcome guilty as charged. No […]

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Focus on ‘unscrupulous passengers’ in border clampdown

Focus on ‘unscrupulous passengers’ in border clampdown

| 14/12/2016 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The UK has dispatched two of its senior officers from the Border Force agency to the Cayman Islands on a scoping mission to identify areas where Britain can help local operations. Local home affairs officials noted the need to balance the focus on “unscrupulous passengers” while allowing genuine tourists smooth passage. The UK security […]

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Questions raised over Turkish suspect

Questions raised over Turkish suspect

| 14/12/2016 | 20 Comments

(CNS): Celal Kildag (58), the man who Turkish authorities claim is wanted for murder and arson in relation to alleged terrorist acts in 1988 by the Kurdish separatist group the PKK, was remanded in custody again by the courts following his second appearance Wednesday. But since his arrest on an Interpol warrant by local police on […]

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Students stir up a baker’s dozen more voters at GT bar

Students stir up a baker’s dozen more voters at GT bar

| 14/12/2016 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A group of students from the International College of the Cayman Islands (ICCI) held a voter registration drive at a George Town bar on Friday night and persuaded 13 young people to join the electoral roll. The event was held at The Office and organised by five students from the college’s public speaking class. […]

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Police say ‘threat ‘ contained at GT School

Police say ‘threat ‘ contained at GT School

| 14/12/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS stated that three police units and fire crews responded to a report of threats being made by an individual at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre Wednesday at around 8:30am. In an update, police said it was a student on campus who made the threats but they did not say what the […]

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Would-be thief chased down by ‘have-a-go-hero’

Would-be thief chased down by ‘have-a-go-hero’

| 14/12/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): An attempted theft of a phone from an employee at Crescent Point Resort on Seven Mile Beach was foiled when the woman chased down the thief and helped police net the West Bay suspect on a local bus. Police said that the 911 centre received the theft report from the woman at 4:15pm on […]

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‘UDP threw me under the bus’ says Hewitt

‘UDP threw me under the bus’ says Hewitt

| 14/12/2016 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Gordon John Hewitt told a court that he was repeatedly reassured, through attorney Steve McField, that the UDP would cover all the costs of a petition to challenge the election of Tara Rivers in 2013. But he said the party “led me down the garden path” and then “threw me under the bus”. As […]

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