Archive for January 16th, 2018

Equipment failure behind major power cut

Equipment failure behind major power cut

| 16/01/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): The power outage on Friday morning, which impacted 14,337 CUC customers from South Sound to East End, was caused by equipment failure, Grand Cayman’s electricity provider said Tuesday. Apologizing for the cut in supply that affected more than half their customers between 7:20am and 8:2 [...]

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Local musician critical after shooting

Local musician critical after shooting

| 16/01/2018 | 72 Comments
(CNS): Dexter Bodden, a well-known local musician, is in hospital in critical condition after he was shot by a lone gunman outside his home in George Town yesterday evening. The police said that Bodden, who is also known as the Calypso Cowboy, had arrived at his house at the junction of Avon Way and [...]

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Bodden Town robber admits list of crimes

Bodden Town robber admits list of crimes

| 16/01/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Gerado George Connolly (26) from Bodden Town has pleaded guilty to a list of crimes associated with a stick-up at a grocery store in Anton Bodden Drive last summer. Connolly admitted the robbery, in which he stole cash, phones and personal possessions from the store owner and customers. He a [...]

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Officials call for civil servants’ payoffs to be public

Officials call for civil servants’ payoffs to be public

| 16/01/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Public Accounts Committee Chair Ezzard Miller and the auditor general have both said that the amount paid to senior civil servants who are let go from government should be made public because the people are ultimately footing the bill. With unsubstantiated claims from numerous sources that th [...]

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CIG to meet EU and OECD on ‘economic substance’ issue

CIG to meet EU and OECD on ‘economic substance’ issue

| 16/01/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Officials from the financial services ministry have confirmed that Cayman has been invited to a meeting with the European Union and the OECD, along with five other jurisdictions, on the latest European grey-list. The ministry said the informal voluntary meeting was to discuss the definition [...]

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