Archive for January 27th, 2017

Hospital relying on charity for key equipment

Hospital relying on charity for key equipment

| 27/01/2017 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands hospital has resumed EEG tests after a local family raised the necessary cash donation by running marathons. But CNS understands the hospital is still short of much-needed equipment. In particular, the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and the Breast Cancer Foundation are currently trying to raise half a million dollars to replace […]

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Cayman urged to vote for Brooks in online pageant

Cayman urged to vote for Brooks in online pageant

| 27/01/2017 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Like contestants from all the other small countries, Miss Cayman Islands is at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to the people’s vote in the international pageant, Miss Universe. But the whole country is being urged to go online and show their support for Monyque Brooks in the online poll. Miss Cayman has been […]

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Two more arrested in corruption probe

Two more arrested in corruption probe

| 27/01/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Two more people have been arrested in connection with the immigration corruption probe currently underway. Officials from the Anti-Corruption Commission said that their investigators, with the help of the police, have arrested a 32-year-old woman from George Town and a 44-year-old man from Spotts. The two people, who are not public officials, were arrested on suspicion  of bribing officials, […]

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Suckoo teams up with McLean in BT race

Suckoo teams up with McLean in BT race

| 27/01/2017 | 49 Comments

(CNS) Alva Suckoo has revealed that he will be joining forces with Gilbert McLean, a former health minister in the first UDP administration, in the Bodden Town race. Suckoo started his political career with the UDP, opted to run for office in his first election with the PPM, but then crossed the floor to become an […]

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Former top cop to hit the campaign trail

Former top cop to hit the campaign trail

| 27/01/2017 | 65 Comments

(CNS): Rudolph Dixon, a former deputy commissioner at the RCIPS whose career was derailed when he was caught up in the controversial internal police corruption probe, Operation Tempura, has thrown his hat into the political ring. Dixon has confirmed that he will be running as an independent candidate in the constituency of Cayman Brac East, the […]

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Public pension seeks input on new look

Public pension seeks input on new look

| 27/01/2017 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year. With around 10,000 members, including current public sector workers and those who have retired from government work, the board wants to mark the milestone including creating a new logo. While members may feel there are far more pressing problems […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library