Archive for February 8th, 2018

Sugar glider couple escape conviction

Sugar glider couple escape conviction

| 08/02/2018 | 131 Comments
(CNS): Jimel McLean and Sabrina Walton walked away from court Thursday with a conditional discharge in relation to charges of importing a live animal. Even though they brought in a sugar glider, which is an alien species, without a licence, the crown opted to take a “pragmatic approach” [...]

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Politicians wade in on coach’s deportation

Politicians wade in on coach’s deportation

| 08/02/2018 | 74 Comments
(CNS): The opposition is calling on the government to deport former Trinidadian track star Ato Stephens, who was convicted last year of ‘sexting’ with an underage girl, as the authorities have “an obligation to send a very strong message”. The call follows a statement from the pr [...]

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Two arrested over gun after West Bay raid

Two arrested over gun after West Bay raid

| 08/02/2018
(CNS): Police have arrested a 37-year-old man from George Town and a 23-year-old woman from West Bay over a loaded firearm following two raids in Safehaven and Watercourse Road, West Bay. The man has also been arrested for possession of cocaine. Officers said they are still investigating the case, w [...]

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CPA gives nod to controversial 7MB project

CPA gives nod to controversial 7MB project

| 08/02/2018 | 67 Comments
(CNS): A controversial development on Seven Mile Beach, which opponents claim will promote ‘transient tourism’ in Cayman through websites like AirBnB, has received the green light from the Central Planning Authority. The Grove, which will provide a boost to the economy and range of welcome facil [...]

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Gunman awaits decision on life tariff in WB killing

Gunman awaits decision on life tariff in WB killing

| 08/02/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Leonard Antonio Ebanks is awaiting a decision from a Grand Court judge on the minimum term he will serve in jail for the murder of Tyrone Burrell in 2010 in what the crown said was a gang-related killing. Ebanks was given a mandatory life sentence in 2011 but made a reluctant appearance in Gr [...]

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