Archive for June 1st, 2017

Suspect evades attempted murder charge

Suspect evades attempted murder charge

| 01/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A local man has evaded a serious charge of attempted murder following an attack on a man with a baseball bat. William Powery (23) from Bodden Town has been charged with assault causing GBH rather than attempted murder and remanded in custody after appearing in court Wednesday. Powery is accused of fracturing the skull of a […]

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Ministries to be reshaped and named next week

Ministries to be reshaped and named next week

| 01/06/2017 | 79 Comments

(CNS): With a new line-up on his front bench after a week of wrangling to form a coalition government, Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that all the details of the new Cabinet positions will be revealed next week. It is certain, however, that Roy McTaggart will take over the reins of Marco Archer’s finance and […]

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Stormier hurricane season expected, experts believe

Stormier hurricane season expected, experts believe

| 01/06/2017 | 14 Comments

(CNS): As the political storms subside in Cayman, for the time being at least, the islands now face six months in preparation for stormy weather. Since Hurricane Paloma struck Cayman Brac in 2008, the country has dodged any seasonal disasters but, as officials from Hazard Management Cayman Islands continually remind us, that should not make […]

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Ex-firefighter jailed for over 5 years in gun case

Ex-firefighter jailed for over 5 years in gun case

| 01/06/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS): A local firefighter from Bodden Town was given a five and a half year prison term this week following his conviction for the possession of an imitation firearm with intent. Fabian Thompson (34) was shot by a police Taser as he fled with a gun in his hand during a search at his home […]

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