Archive for September 28th, 2017

Driver flees scene after causing crash

Driver flees scene after causing crash

| 28/09/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the lookout for the driver of a silver Honda that collided with a red Ford Explorer near the Butterfield Roundabout last night. The Honda did not stop and left the scene before police arrived. Traffic police and the emergency services were called to the location just before 11:0 [...]

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Dan Scott takes helm of new education board

Dan Scott takes helm of new education board

| 28/09/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Dan Scott, managing partner at Ernst and Young, has been appointed to lead the new Cayman Islands Education Council, according to the latest edition of the government’s Gazette. Scott, who has served, and continues to serve, on numerous other government boards, is the first private sect [...]

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Visiting student dodges jail over ‘souvenir’ bullet

Visiting student dodges jail over ‘souvenir’ bullet

| 28/09/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): A 19-year-old visiting student from Honduras, who had been arrested at the Grand Cayman airport, was fined $800 when she appeared in court earlier this week. The young woman had been in the Cayman Islands visiting relatives who live and work here, but said she had inadvertently carried a bull [...]

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ESO to start autumn labour count

ESO to start autumn labour count

| 28/09/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): In order to maintain a high level of accurate data on the local workforce in the Cayman Islands, the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) will begin the 2017 autumn Labour Force Survey on Sunday. Trained interviewers from the office will visit 1,500 randomly selected sample households in the [...]

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LLB doctored minutes in ‘Peanuts’ fiasco

LLB doctored minutes in ‘Peanuts’ fiasco

| 28/09/2017 | 116 Comments
(CNS): The former Liquor Licensing Board (LLB), chaired by Woody DaCosta, doctored the minutes of a March board meeting, made up policy and took decisions outside its remit, but government officials nevertheless concluded the members at the time acted in good faith regarding a disputed booze licence [...]

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Blogger undeterred by ex-minister’s jail threat

Blogger undeterred by ex-minister’s jail threat

| 28/09/2017
(CNS): Sandra Hill (nee Catron), a well known local activist who recently created a blog called Cayman Marl Road, has said that she will “fight to the bitter end” in her battle with the former financial services minister in the courts, regardless of the jail threat hanging over her head. Marco A [...]

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