Archive for March 13th, 2017

Politicians still ‘on edge’ over private eyes

Politicians still ‘on edge’ over private eyes

| 13/03/2017 | 40 Comments

(CNS): When Alva Suckoo began his debate on the controversial Legal Practitioners Bill Thursday, he raised the issue of the claims he made about being followed by private investigators hired by local law firms. Although the police have said that they were unable to substantiate the allegations, the Bodden Town opposition MLA said the police […]

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Officials to receive nominations in all 19 seats

Officials to receive nominations in all 19 seats

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Elections): Nominations for potential candidates wanting to stand for office in the 24 May General Election must be registered in their single-member constituencies on Nomination Day, 29 March. The Elections Office will receive the candidates with their two nominators between 8am and 3pm in the nineteen locations across all three islands. So far, neither […]

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MLAs press for details on prison video scandal

MLAs press for details on prison video scandal

| 13/03/2017 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Following the reinstatement of Deputy Prison Director Natalie Aduke Joseph-Caesar after a settlement with government, independent members of the Legislative Assembly demanded answers last week over what happened in the scandal at HMP Northward, when unauthorized video cameras were allegedly found in a manager’s office. With Jennifer Ahearn acting as deputy governor, the chief officer in […]

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Live-in cops planned for NS and EE

Live-in cops planned for NS and EE

| 13/03/2017 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has revealed plans to post live-in officers at the North Side and East End police stations after renovations to the two stations that have been closed or unmanned for years are completed. The independent MLAs for both districts have been calling on successive RCIPS chiefs to do something about what […]

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Message in a bottle travels over 1,000 miles from Cayman

Message in a bottle travels over 1,000 miles from Cayman

| 13/03/2017 | 18 Comments

(CNS): An American tourist who put a message in a bottle and tossed it into the sea while visiting the Cayman Islands more than a year ago never expected it to end up in the place of his birth, in Galveston Texas. The story of the message in a Tabasco bottle found by Tommy and […]

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Police investigate death of local baby

Police investigate death of local baby

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has begun an investigation into the death of a baby in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police said that the 911 Communications Centre received a call just before 3:00am Saturday, 11 March, and dispatched police and emergency personnel to a residence in West Bay, where an infant was unresponsive. The baby […]

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Fire rescue truck hits cyclist in West Bay smash

Fire rescue truck hits cyclist in West Bay smash

| 13/03/2017 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Police have confirmed that a cyclist was hit by a fire rescue truck during a collision on Birch Tree Hill Road at about 8am this morning, Monday 13 March. Police said the man had been taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The emergency vehicle was responding to a dispatch when it hit a […]

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