Archive for July 12th, 2017

Candidates claim to fund bulk of campaigns

Candidates claim to fund bulk of campaigns

| 12/07/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Details of campaign finances for the eight weeks prior to the May 2017 General Election reveal very little about political donors but show that in most cases candidates largely funded their own campaigns. The Progressives have listed nine companies who made donations in excess of $5,000 to the party’s overall campaign, but the bulk […]

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Scammers try to lure charity with hotel con

Scammers try to lure charity with hotel con

| 12/07/2017 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit is issuing another alert to people about online scammers following a report yesterday from a charity that was almost taken in by a scam. Police said that a Cayman-based non-profit received an invitation to a legitimate conference in the US and offered free airfare. The charity was directed to […]

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Public input wanted on immigration reform

Public input wanted on immigration reform

| 12/07/2017 | 67 Comments

(CNS): The premier’s immigration ministry is calling on the public to weigh in on the government’s proposed overhaul of immigration through an online survey and a chance to submit their comments. Officials from the new ministry, which is working on the PPM campaign promise to create a National Human Resources Department, revealed that Deloitte has been […]

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Stolen car found stripped down in BT

Stolen car found stripped down in BT

| 12/07/2017 | 18 Comments

(CNS): A Silver Honda Civic that was stolen from outside an apartment complex on Keturah Street in George Town last month has turned up in Bodden Town stripped of most of its parts, police said Wednesday. The RCIPS received a report about a car that had been left in a residential area in Bodden Town yesterday. When […]

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Premier reminds British MPs of Cayman’s ties to UK

Premier reminds British MPs of Cayman’s ties to UK

| 12/07/2017 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin was once again working hard this week to remind the UK of Cayman’s close relationship with Britain in the face of an uncertain future over Brexit. During a meeting with MPs at the House of Commons he tried hard to convince British officials that the offshore sector in Cayman operates its […]

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Trillion ton iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

Trillion ton iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

| 12/07/2017 | 49 Comments

(CNS): One of the biggest icebergs ever recorded has broken away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, researchers who predicted the event have announced. The colossal iceberg weighs more than a trillion tonnes and is about 5,800 square kilometers — about the size of Delaware. Scientists from the UK’s Project MIDAS who have been observing the shelf said […]

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