Archive for April 11th, 2017

East End candidates conflict on GT port views

East End candidates conflict on GT port views

| 11/04/2017
(CNS Elections): John McLean Jr, who is running against the incumbent in East End and newcomer Isaac Rankine, was emphatic about his support for cruise berthing facilities, as he answered questions in the first Chamber of Commerce Forum Monday, but not for the current government plan. The independen [...]

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CIG begins search for ombudsman

CIG begins search for ombudsman

| 11/04/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The government has begun its search for a multi-talented ombudsman that has experience in police and other public sector complaints, dealing with whistleblowing protection, as well as freedom of information and data protection. Whoever gets the top civil service job could earn more than $130, [...]

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Police urge public to stay safe and secure over Easter

Police urge public to stay safe and secure over Easter

| 11/04/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): In an effort to try and keep the Easter weekend break as crime free as possible, the police are urging people to stay safe and secure by taking precautions and remaining vigilant. The RCIPS said it is important for the public to be especially careful about safety when in or around the water, [...]

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Immigration warns customers of scam email

Immigration warns customers of scam email

| 11/04/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): A scam email circulating that purports to be from the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration is loaded with malware and will harm computers, government officials have warned. The phishing attempt has been going out to various clients with the immigration suggesting there has been a change i [...]

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Robbery getaway car found and cops follow leads

Robbery getaway car found and cops follow leads

| 11/04/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Members of the public have helped the police recover the getaway car used in Saturday night’s cash van robbery at Foster’s Food Fair by the airport, and they are also following up a number of leads and tips from the community, including some originating on social media. The white [...]

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Ritch ruling could threaten FOI, says info boss

Ritch ruling could threaten FOI, says info boss

| 11/04/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Acting Information Commissioner Jan Liebaers has raised concerns that public authorities could hide behind the claim of legal privilege to block his office from controversial documents that become the subject of an appeal due to a recent legal decision. The governor’s use of the ‘nuc [...]

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Football refs strike after violent incident at match

Football refs strike after violent incident at match

| 11/04/2017 | 46 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s football referees  have “withdrawn their services” until the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) takes action to deal with violence against these officials at local games. On Saturday a referee was assaulted during the Senior Men’s FA Cup Semi-Finals Match at the [...]

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