Archive for November 13th, 2017

Inquest finds police killing of suspect lawful

Inquest finds police killing of suspect lawful

| 13/11/2017 | 32 Comments

(CNS): A Coroners Court jury returned a verdict of lawful killing Friday in the 6 January 2017 shooting death by police of Norval Maconia Barrett (34), who was in Cayman illegally and suspected of involvement in a series of armed robberies. The shooting occurred when police went to a Windsor Park residence with a warrant […]

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No budget for CIFA as troubles roll on

No budget for CIFA as troubles roll on

| 13/11/2017 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The minister with responsibility for sports has confirmed that the Cayman Islands Football Association is still not receiving any money from government as the financial scandal surrounding the local sports organisation continues. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly told the Finance Committee that CIFA was going through another forensic audit, and following the results of that government would […]

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Traffic flow changes accommodate work on LPH

Traffic flow changes accommodate work on LPH

| 13/11/2017 | 13 Comments

(CNS): As government continues with its road works programme in George Town, the next phase of work on the upgrade of Linford Pierson Highway to four lanes will see traffic flow changes in the area. The National Roads Authority said that from this week, east bound motorists will be diverted onto the new highway, and […]

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Ministry and service club launch reading initiative

Ministry and service club launch reading initiative

| 13/11/2017 | 9 Comments

(CNS): As the new Unity government comes under increasing pressure to invest more money in education and address what people still perceive as poor literacy and numeracy standards of government school graduates, the education ministry and Rotary Sunrise have launched a programme they describe as an internationally recognised and highly effective short-term literacy intervention for […]

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Downtown club scene of double-trouble

Downtown club scene of double-trouble

| 13/11/2017 | 88 Comments

(CNS): Police dealt with two separate and serious crimes at a downtown nightclub Friday, an assault and a shooting, but the suspects in both cases evaded arrest. Just before midnight a 19-year-old man from George Town was inside Margaritaville nightclub in George Town when he was hit in the face with a bottle. The victim […]

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