Archive for February 1st, 2018

Hyatt returning to Cayman as new hotel’s brand

Hyatt returning to Cayman as new hotel’s brand

| 01/02/2018 | 50 Comments
(CNS): Hyatt Hotels has revealed that its brand is coming back to Cayman after it announced a deal with Pageant Beach Hotel Ltd, which received planning permission last week for a ten-storey, 351-room hotel on the George Town waterfront site at the southern end of the West Bay Road. Although there [...]

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Premier commits to 100% local employment

Premier commits to 100% local employment

| 01/02/2018 | 106 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that he is committed to full Caymanian employment before the end of this term and that every local person “who is willing, able and qualified to work” will be given the chance to do so. Giving his annual address at the Fidelity CEO conference Thu [...]

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RCIPS opens internal probe into arrest

RCIPS opens internal probe into arrest

| 01/02/2018 | 126 Comments
(CNS): The police have confirmed that they are conducting an internal inquiry after video footage was posted on social media Thursday, in connection with an arrest on an outstanding warrant. The heavily pregnant woman posted the video on social media and it was re-posted numerous times after she acc [...]

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Social media users warned about child abuse video

Social media users warned about child abuse video

| 01/02/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is warning social media users not to share a video that is circulating locally on social media which portrays child sexual abuse. Police said they believe the video originated in Jamaica and the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), which deals with child abuse crimes, is investiga [...]

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Measles outbreak in region believed to be from Europe

Measles outbreak in region believed to be from Europe

| 01/02/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The Public Health Department is issuing an alert for travellers after at least two cases of measles were confirmed in the Caribbean and Central America that appear to have been imported from Europe. There have been no cases of measles in the Cayman Islands since 1990. Local immunisation cover [...]

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Watson ordered to hand over $900k

Watson ordered to hand over $900k

| 01/02/2018 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Canover Watson has been ordered to pay CI$925,000 to the Cayman authorities by a Grand Court judge under the Proceeds of Crime Law. Following a brief hearing on Thursday morning, the former chair of the Health Services Authority, who was convicted of fraud and corruption offences in relation [...]

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Armed masked men invade Prospect home

Armed masked men invade Prospect home

| 01/02/2018 | 57 Comments
(CNS): Two masked men armed with a knife and a crow bar entered a home on Prospect Point Road, George Town, at around 9:30pm last night and demanded cash. In an RCIPS release, police said that the men demanded money. No one was hurt but the robbers made off with an undisclosed quantity of cash and [...]

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