Archive for November 24th, 2017

CIG delegation heads to UK for JMC

CIG delegation heads to UK for JMC

| 24/11/2017 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin and a team of six local officials left for London Friday to attend what could turn out to be an important Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council meeting of the leaders of the British territories and UK Officials. Topics on the agenda include tax transparency, [...]

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Kids kick off ‘Gimistory’ ahead of star-packed event

Kids kick off ‘Gimistory’ ahead of star-packed event

| 24/11/2017
(CNS): Cayman’s youngest storytellers will be kicking off one of the islands’ most popular festivals on Saturday night (25 November), when ‘Gimistory’ opens at Dart Park on South Church Street. The annual event will run for seven days and features an impressive and talented [...]

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Suspect charged following rape aboard a boat

Suspect charged following rape aboard a boat

| 24/11/2017
(CNS): Police have charged a 44-year-old man from George Town with rape following his arrest in connection with an allegation of rape on a boat Tuesday night. Police said the man, who has not been named, was both arrested and charged Friday and is expected to appear in court Monday morning, 27 Novem [...]

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Police looking for teenage runaways

Police looking for teenage runaways

| 24/11/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Two teenage girls were reported missing after they failed to turn up at their pick-up locations after school yesterday. Both girls are understood to be resident at the Francis Bodden Girls Home and one of them has runaway three times over the last few months. Moteshia Mothen (15) and Ukelia [...]

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Honda SUV thieves strike again

Honda SUV thieves strike again

| 24/11/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Police received two reports Friday morning of another two Honda cars stolen from separate locations. One of them is a Honda CR-V SUV, the fourth vehicle of this make and model stolen over the last week, two of which have been recovered. Police say that shortly after midnight this morning, the [...]

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Bridger says allegations were vindictive

Bridger says allegations were vindictive

| 24/11/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Martin Bridger, the senior investigation officer of Operation Tempura, claims that allegations made against him amid the fallout of the discredited police corruption probe were vindictive. Yesterday’s announcement that the case against him had been closed and that there would be no cha [...]

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Garbage collection hit by truck trouble

Garbage collection hit by truck trouble

| 24/11/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Delays in garbage collection around the George Town area over the last week are due to the “unavailability of some of the garbage collection trucks”, according to the Department of Environmental Health. Officials did not explain what caused this but said the department is going to [...]

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Judge’s DUI case in hands of DPP

Judge’s DUI case in hands of DPP

| 24/11/2017
(CNS): Following the arrest in early September of Ingrid Mangatal (52), a Cayman Islands Grand Court judge, the police have confirmed that the case is now in the hands of the director of public prosecutions for a ruling. Justice Mangatal, who works largely in the court’s financial division, w [...]

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Rental car probably not stolen, say police

Rental car probably not stolen, say police

| 24/11/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Following a report earlier this week which indicated a rental car had been stolen, the police said yesterday that the white Hyundai Grand i10 has been located, and said that “at this time it appears that the vehicle was not stolen”. Details about the potential theft in the origina [...]

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Budget depends on accurate forecasts

Budget depends on accurate forecasts

| 24/11/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Following the passage of the government’s first two-year budget in the Legislative Assembly last week the administration can now get down to spending the cash and implementing its policies. But the more than $1.45 billion revenue government expects to fund the expenditure, pay down debt [...]

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