Archive for January 25th, 2017

Child lied about abuser, mother tells court

Child lied about abuser, mother tells court

| 25/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The mother of a ten-year-old girl who claims the woman’s former boyfriend sexually abused her said she believes her daughter has lied about who the perpetrator of the abuse was. In a harrowing sexual assault case against a West Bay man, who is accused of abusing the little girl from when she was seven years old, […]

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Judge saves crown gun case despite dodgy warrant

Judge saves crown gun case despite dodgy warrant

| 25/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A Grand Court judge has ruled that an unlicensed gun and several rounds of ammunition recovered by police during a targeted operation in Savannah last year can be used as evidence in the case against Jay Ebanks (22), despite a less than perfect warrant. The Bodden Town man, who was arrested in August following […]

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Bolt loses gold medal in relay team drug scandal

Bolt loses gold medal in relay team drug scandal

| 25/01/2017 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Usain Bolt’s team mate from the 2008 Olympics 4 x 100 Jamaica relay squad, Nesta Carter, has tested positive for a banned substance after samples from the Beijing Games were re-tested. As a result, the national team has been stripped of their medals, which means that Bolt has also lost the title of ‘triple-triple’ Olympic champion. […]

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Ministry extends public discussion on culture

Ministry extends public discussion on culture

| 25/01/2017 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The premier’s ministry has extended the public consultation period on its draft National Culture and Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan. In his role as culture minister, Alden McLaughlin said he was excited about the reactions from the public so far and it was appropriate to give people even more time. “As a result of […]

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Weekend hit-and-run suspect arrested

Weekend hit-and-run suspect arrested

| 25/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have tracked down the suspect who they believe left the scene in a light-coloured Honda Pilot SUV after hitting and seriously injuring an elderly woman as she walked along the West Bay Road Saturday evening.  The 32-year-old man from Bodden Town was arrested yesterday on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident and […]

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CIG signs deal with lawyers for dump project

CIG signs deal with lawyers for dump project

| 25/01/2017 | 46 Comments

(CNS): The government is doubling down on lawyers to help it through the tendering and bidding process for the proposed Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) that it says will solve the islands’ garbage problems for decades to come. A deal was signed Tuesday with two law firms. Maples and Calder from the Cayman Islands and […]

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Young child reveals sex abuse in video

Young child reveals sex abuse in video

| 25/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A little girl who told a social worker that she was being sexually abused by her mother’s boyfriend appeared in court Tuesday via video link to give evidence against her alleged abuser but struggled to talk about what she said was “the bad touching”. The child had revealed the accusations of assault when she was […]

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