Archive for April 21st, 2017

HRC backs climate education in local schools

HRC backs climate education in local schools

| 21/04/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The Human Rights Commission has stressed the importance of environmental awareness and climate change education in schools in order to foster a community that protects the environment and promotes sustainability. Marking Earth Day, which takes place on Saturday, HRC Chair James Austin-Smith [...]

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Youngest lifer given 28-year term

Youngest lifer given 28-year term

| 21/04/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Chakane Jameile “CJ” Scott, the youngest person in HMP Northward who is serving a life sentence for murder, has been given a 28 year minimum tariff under the Conditional Release Law. As he delivered his ruling Friday, Justice Alex Henderson said that because Scott was just 18 year [...]

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Premier presses party message home

Premier presses party message home

| 21/04/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS Elections): The importance of having a strong team bound by agreed and cohesive policies was a major theme in Premier Alden McLaughlin’s speech as he launched the PPM’s election campaign on Cayman Brac Thursday night. With 35 independents running in the May General Election, McLaughlin stre [...]

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East End gas station robbed at gunpoint

East End gas station robbed at gunpoint

| 21/04/2017 | 47 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for another armed robber following a hold-up at the Rubis gas station in East End on Thursday night. The suspect entered the service station store on Sea View Road at around 10:00pm with his face covered, brandishing a firearm, and demanded cash from the register. The r [...]

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Lawyer: Stupidity is not dishonesty

Lawyer: Stupidity is not dishonesty

| 21/04/2017
(CNS): A defence attorney said that his client may have been a “terrible business woman” who was reckless and irresponsible when she got herself into financial trouble with her travel agency but she is not “a thief, crook or con artist”. Nick Dixie said stupidity was not dishonesty, as he ad [...]

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