Archive for November 8th, 2017

Rivers points to foreclosure conflicts

Rivers points to foreclosure conflicts

| 08/11/2017 | 99 Comments
(CNS): The financial services minister denied that government is ignoring the issue of banks foreclosing on people’s home loans and the excessive fees that some of the institutions are charging customers, as she said that she has already met with the bankers association about these issues. Tar [...]

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Appeal denied in Rum Point robbery case

Appeal denied in Rum Point robbery case

| 08/11/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): David McLaughlin-Martinez, who was convicted of robbery in connection with a Rum Point home invasion of an elderly couple last year, was this week refused leave to appeal his conviction and 11-year sentence. The Court of Appeal rejected the defendant’s arguments, put forth by attorney Jona [...]

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Premier calls on members to respect speaker’s office

Premier calls on members to respect speaker’s office

| 08/11/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin came to the defence of his long-time political adversary, McKeeva Bush, Monday, saying the Legislative Assembly meeting had not got off to the best start. Following disputes between House Speaker Bush and the opposition, McLaughlin called on members to respect the off [...]

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Woman robbed in doorstep mugging

Woman robbed in doorstep mugging

| 08/11/2017 | 25 Comments
(CNS): A woman was robbed of her purse containing an undisclosed quantity of cash as she arrived at her home in West Church Street, West Bay, at around 11:30pm last night. Police said that as the woman got out of her car in front of her home on Tuesday night, 7 November, she was confronted by a [& [...]

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Colorado man drowns off Cemetery Beach

Colorado man drowns off Cemetery Beach

| 08/11/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Police have confirmed the identity of the man who died on Saturday afternoon, 4 November, after experiencing difficulties snorkeling off Cemetery Beach. He was Rodney Lamb (64), who was visiting with friends and family from Denver, Colorado in the United States. He was pronounced dead at the [...]

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Finance minister and premier defend budget

Finance minister and premier defend budget

| 08/11/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Both Finance Minister Roy McTaggart and Premier Alden McLaughlin took aim at the opposition Monday as they defended the Unity government’s first budget in the Legislative Assembly, claiming that it would benefit many Caymanians. McTaggart defended his numbers, stating that the priority [...]

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