Archive for September 13th, 2017

BOTs praised, UK gov’t grilled over Irma response

BOTs praised, UK gov’t grilled over Irma response

| 13/09/2017 | 78 Comments
(CNS): While the Cayman Islands and other British Overseas Territories were praised in the House of Commons Tuesday for the swift aid given to those BOTs impacted by Hurricane Irma, the British government faced criticisms about the speed of their own response as well as questions concerning long-ter [...]

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Juvenile pleads guilty to wounding

Juvenile pleads guilty to wounding

| 13/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A young person pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of wounding in an incident dating back two years. The crown offered no evidence against the other two defendants, who were then discharged. Due to the age of the minor, Justice Tim Owen placed restrictions on the press about what can be rep [...]

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Woman raped in Prospect

Woman raped in Prospect

| 13/09/2017 | 79 Comments
(CNS): In the early hours of Wednesday morning a man entered an apartment at a residential complex on Shamrock Road in Prospect and raped the woman who lived there. The suspect, whom the victim did not know, was brown-skinned and around 5’10” tall. After the rape, the man left the location in a [...]

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Medical professionals from Cayman assist Anguilla

Medical professionals from Cayman assist Anguilla

| 13/09/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The group of professionals who went to Anguilla Tuesday to offer humanitarian relief included nine medical volunteers from the Health Services Authority (HSA) and three nurses from Health City Cayman Islands, who went to provide medical care and support to the island’s main medical facility [...]

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BVI faces law and order breakdown

BVI faces law and order breakdown

| 13/09/2017 | 40 Comments
(CNS): RCIPS officers were the first policing reinforcements to get to the hurricane stricken British Virgin Islands, where in addition to all other security issues, the local police had to deal with more than 100 convicts set free by the storm on the island of Tortola. Foreign Office minister Sir A [...]

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DCFS boss says law boosted child abuse workload

DCFS boss says law boosted child abuse workload

| 13/09/2017 | 36 Comments
(CNS): The number of reported cases of children being neglected or abused and at risk in some way has increased significantly since the introduction of mandatory reporting under the children’s law. Speaking recently to the Public Accounts Committee, Felicia Robinson, the director of the Department [...]

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