Archive for April 6th, 2017

Human rights challenge to conditional release fails

Human rights challenge to conditional release fails

| 06/04/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): An attorney who argued that his client is receiving a longer sentence than he should be because of the impact of the Conditional Release Law being implemented between the time he carried out an offence and his sentencing failed to convince the Grand Court Thursday that he had a case. Jonathon [...]

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Insurance firm blocks cover at Health City

Insurance firm blocks cover at Health City

| 06/04/2017
(CNS Business): British Caymanian Insurance Company (BritCay) will not cover patients to attend Health City Cayman Island for any treatment unrelated to cardiac care. In a memo sent to people who are insured by the agent that represents Colonial Medical Insurance, the firm said it wanted to review a [...]

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All hit-and-run lawyer’s appeals rejected

All hit-and-run lawyer’s appeals rejected

| 06/04/2017 | 69 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has rejected all eight grounds of appeal submitted by former corporate lawyer Simon Courtney (51) in relation to his convicted of causing GBH to an elderly couple visiting Cayman in 2015 when he crashed his souped-up Mustang near the Ritz-Carlton. In a writt [...]

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Fuel bill aims to improve consumer confidence

Fuel bill aims to improve consumer confidence

| 06/04/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): The minister of planning, who has responsibility for the fuel sector, has said that legislation passed in the Legislative Assembly last month to regulate the industry is about improving consumer confidence that the price of gas is competitive and fair. “We cannot afford to be captured or ap [...]

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Gun suspect’s self-defence leads to acquittal

Gun suspect’s self-defence leads to acquittal

| 06/04/2017 | 39 Comments
(CNS): Mark Melado Llewellyn, who was accused of possessing an illegal handgun found under a stove at his North Side apartment, cleared his own name without an attorney. Llewellyn was acquitted by a jury following a trial where he defended himself against the deputy director of public prosecutions, [...]

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