Archive for January 20th, 2017

Premier calls last LA meeting for February

Premier calls last LA meeting for February

| 20/01/2017 | 19 Comments

(CNS): UPDATED: The current administration’s last meeting in the Legislative Assembly before the parliament is prorogued by the governor will be in February, just over four weeks before Nomination Day. A letter was sent to the sitting members of the Legislative Assembly on behalf of the speaker yesterday indicating that the meeting will be on […]

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Governor reviews extradition request

Governor reviews extradition request

| 20/01/2017 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands governor has not yet certified a request by the Turkish government to extradite a German citizen who was arrested on an Interpol warrant in Cayman when he arrived here on a cruise ship last November. Celal Kildag (58) appeared in court Friday on the eve of the legal deadline for his possible […]

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Cuban migrants deported to Havana

Cuban migrants deported to Havana

| 20/01/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The local immigration authorities confirmed yesterday that another 39 Cuban migrants (35 men and four women) were repatriated this week. The group was flown to Havana on Thursday, which involved a joint effort by staff from customs, the prison and police as well as the immigration department. This leaves 72 Cubans in Grand Cayman […]

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Employment scams con cash from job seekers

Employment scams con cash from job seekers

| 20/01/2017 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit is warning of more employment scams targeting overseas job seekers. It appears that the fraudsters are using Cayman’s dependence on overseas recruitment to create a lucrative con. Police said they were aware of two new job scams that are circulating via email falsely claiming to be recruiting staff for […]

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West Bay man charged with restaurant break-in

West Bay man charged with restaurant break-in

| 20/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 57-year-old man from West Bay has been charged with burglary and damage to property in connection with a break-in at Pappagallo’s Restaurant near Barkers in November, where nothing was stolen. Police said the man, who was due to appear in court Friday, was arrested and charged this week for the burglary in which […]

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Masked riders snatch woman’s purse

Masked riders snatch woman’s purse

| 20/01/2017 | 8 Comments

(CNS); Police are on the hunt for two tall, slim, fair-skinned, masked men who snatched a woman’s purse on Fort Street, near Centennial Park in George Town Thursday night. The woman reported the bag theft to police just after 9:30pm yesterday. She told officers she was standing at the park when two men wearing masks […]

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Ministry admits second WB teacher on leave

Ministry admits second WB teacher on leave

| 20/01/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Education officials have confirmed that a second teacher at the primary school in West Bay had been placed on required leave by the department in November over an allegation of assault on a student. The revelation came at a meeting with the press Thursday, where Education Minister Tara Rivers and her ministry team answered […]

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