Archive for February 15th, 2017

Suspect allegedly offered cop $25 to let him go home

Suspect allegedly offered cop $25 to let him go home

| 15/02/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A man who was arrested by police following a disturbance at a bar in the early hours of the morning on 4 September 2015 allegedly offered the officer CI$25 to let him go home to West Bay but instead he ended up on a corruption charge. Ian Duffell appeared in court Wednesday on trial […]

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Judge throws out difficult sex abuse case

Judge throws out difficult sex abuse case

| 15/02/2017 | 25 Comments

(CNS): A 57-year-old man was acquitted by a judge Wednesday after a successful application by his defence attorney that he had no case to answer in a challenging and very sensitive case of child abuse. The man, who cannot be named because of the potential to identify the little girl, was having a relationship with […]

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No punishment for hit-and-run killer over leaving scene

No punishment for hit-and-run killer over leaving scene

| 15/02/2017 | 66 Comments

(CNS): A former immigration officer who was recently convicted of causing the death of Donnie Ray Connor in a hit-and-run collision on the Linford Pierson Highway in April 2015 was discharged by the Summary Court Tuesday for leaving the scene in connection with the case. Nicholas Tibbetts (25) was given no sentence following his admission and […]

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Courts to get power to issue sexual harm orders

Courts to get power to issue sexual harm orders

| 15/02/2017 | 8 Comments

(CNS): An amendment to the Penal Code that is expected to be debated in the final session of the Legislative Assembly before it is prorogued ahead of the elections will make provision for sexual harm prevention orders. The change to the law will allow the director of public prosecutions, after consultation with the Royal Cayman […]

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TV, radio host launches campaign for GT South

TV, radio host launches campaign for GT South

| 15/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Election): Catherine Tyson, a former TV and current radio host, is the latest newcomer to the political scene to announce her plans to run for a seat in the Legislative Assembly. She is the first candidate to formally confirm her intention to run in George Town South, where rumours are already flying regarding a […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.