Archive for June 7th, 2017

Turtle hatchlings threatened by lights and fire

Turtle hatchlings threatened by lights and fire

| 07/06/2017 | 17 Comments

(CNS): As Cayman moves into the wild turtle nesting season and hopes are high that numbers will continue on the upward trend, the Department of Environment is urging people not to light fires on the beach. Not only are beach bonfires illegal without a permit, they also pose a real danger to the young hatchlings. Researchers raised […]

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Premier to take on immigration challenge

Premier to take on immigration challenge

| 07/06/2017 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin said he hoped that before the end of this year he will have been able to merge the work permit application process with a human resource agency that will deal with all employment related matters in the Cayman Islands. Fulfilling a campaign promise that he said all of the coalition partners […]

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Webster promised teen ‘everything’ if elected

Webster promised teen ‘everything’ if elected

| 07/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The teenage girl who claims Errington Webster (54) sexually assaulted her when she was just 13 years old told a jury that he had promised her “everything” once he got elected to office. After the jury was shown the video statements the girl gave when the accusations were first made to the police, she […]

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Barnes found guilty over hidden handgun

Barnes found guilty over hidden handgun

| 07/06/2017 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Andy Barnes was found guilty on Monday of possession of an unlicensed firearm, while his two co-defendants, Amber Yates and Yannick McLaughlin, were both acquitted following a jury trial last week. The .38 revolver was hidden behind a grill at the back of a microwave and discovered by police during a search at the apartment […]

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