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Archive for March 7th, 2017

Suspect in Brac crime spree faces long charge list

Suspect in Brac crime spree faces long charge list

| 07/03/2017
(CNS): Travis Ebanks (36) from George Town, who is accused of trying to steal two cars and commit burglaries on Cayman Brac, has been charged and, having returned to Grand Cayman, is due in court tomorrow, Wednesday 8 March. Ebanks has been charged with theft, unlawful use of a vehicle, damage to pr [...]

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Jail time cut for fisherman’s violent attack

Jail time cut for fisherman’s violent attack

| 07/03/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): A Honduran fisherman who was being held in Cayman on drug charges when he committed a violent, frightening and unprovoked knife attack on a woman in a jealous rage had his sentenced cut by 18 months Tuesday, following a successful appeal. Meleton Rosales Maick (59) was sentenced to six years [...]

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Convicted gunman fails in appeal

Convicted gunman fails in appeal

| 07/03/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Representing himself before the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal Tuesday, trying to get his conviction for gun possession and wounding overturned, Leighton Rankin was sent back to HMP Northward to continue serving his 13-year term when his appeal was dismissed. Rankine had argued that there wer [...]

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Ministers offer support for gender justice

Ministers offer support for gender justice

| 07/03/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Gender Affairs Minister Tara Rivers and Community Affairs Minister Osbourne Bodden have offered their support for the International Women’s Day theme this year, “Be Bold for Change”, because, they said, it called for “courageous and urgent action… to build a gender-inclusive world [...]

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Lawyers not above the law, say MLAs

Lawyers not above the law, say MLAs

| 07/03/2017 | 59 Comments
(CNS): The four independent MLAs who believe that local legal firms could be breaking the law by offering Cayman legal advice and services outside the jurisdiction through unlicensed attorneys said Monday that the professionals in the sector are not above the law, as they stood by their call for an [...]

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Flow lays off workers in team restructure

Flow lays off workers in team restructure

| 07/03/2017
(CNS Business): Local telecommunications company Flow, the brand name of Cable & Wireless, confirmed that they have laid off seven Caymanians workers and two ex-pat positions have been cut in what it described as “adjustments to how we run our business”. The job cuts come following announcem [...]

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The real commotion behind that Motion

The real commotion behind that Motion

| 07/03/2017 | 116 Comments
101 writes: The initial discussions surrounding the recent private member’s motion put forward by MLAs Winston Connolly and Arden McLean centre rightly on the seriousness of the allegations and the potential damage those allegations pose to the financial services industry and the Cayman Island [...]

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