Archive for January 29th, 2018

Bush files US action to see BOT adviser’s emails

Bush files US action to see BOT adviser’s emails

| 29/01/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): The speaker of the Legislative Assembly is not giving up on his efforts to sue government for what he has always maintained were trumped-up charges designed to drum him out of office when he was premier. Lawyers acting for McKeeva Bush have filed an application in Florida’s Southern D [...]

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Man admits raping victim in home invasion

Man admits raping victim in home invasion

| 29/01/2018 | 56 Comments
(CNS): Okeno Nicholas Solomon (24) from Bodden Town has pleaded guilty to charges of rape, aggravated burglary and theft in connection with a home invasion in the Prospect area of George Town. Solomon admitted the violent sexual attack, at knife point, on the woman in her home in September and that [...]

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Police arrest dozens over outstanding warrants

Police arrest dozens over outstanding warrants

| 29/01/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Senior RCIPS officers are urging members of the public with outstanding warrants and unpaid fines to deal with their court business before they are arrested. The warning comes after officers made dozens of arrests last week during a warrant operation. Between 6am and 2pm on Thursday, officers [...]

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Five men charged after 700lb ganja bust

Five men charged after 700lb ganja bust

| 29/01/2018
(CNS): Five men who were intercepted by the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit in two separate boats last Thursday have been charged with various offences relating to both drug trafficking and human smuggling. Police seized more than 700lbs of ganja after tracking one of the boats to the West Bay shoreline, wh [...]

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Ex-traffic police boss admits drunken hit-and-run

Ex-traffic police boss admits drunken hit-and-run

| 29/01/2018 | 57 Comments
(CNS): The former head of the RCIPS traffic unit, Adrian Barnett (54), has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, driving while impaired and leaving the scene of an accident in connection with a smash near the junctions of Linford Pierson Highway, Crewe Road and Shamrock Road last June. A charge of mi [...]

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Car thieves make off with Honda

Car thieves make off with Honda

| 29/01/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing for help tracking down the latest stolen Honda. The 1998 Silver Integra, registration #125-885, was stolen on Saturday evening from where the owner had left it parked along the West Bay Road in the George Town area. The car was reported missing at 8:40pm, when the owner r [...]

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Ministry cuts red tape for T&B applications

Ministry cuts red tape for T&B applications

| 29/01/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): As part of a raft of changes to trade and business licence applications being introduced to make the process less onerous, government has removed the requirement for small businesses to submit proof of health insurance to qualify for the T&B incentive grant. This was designed to encourage [...]

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MLA creates district council in Newlands

MLA creates district council in Newlands

| 29/01/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): MLA Alva Suckoo has established a district council in his constituency of Newlands after, he said, a number of individuals reached out to him to volunteer, including his former competitor in the 2017 General Election, Raul Gonzales. Suckoo, the deputy opposition leader, said he is not prepar [...]

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Customs officer to face trial for drug smuggling

Customs officer to face trial for drug smuggling

| 29/01/2018
(CNS): David Lobo (32), from Bodden Town, has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to a drug smuggling conspiracy in which around 1.8kg of cocaine were smuggled into Cayman using Colombian artefacts. Lobo, who is currently suspended from his job as a customs officer on paid required leave, has den [...]

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