Archive for February 13th, 2018

Killer to serve 34 years for ‘gangland execution’

Killer to serve 34 years for ‘gangland execution’

| 13/02/2018 | 45 Comments

(CNS): Leonard Antonio Ebanks (47) was handed a life tariff of 34 years Tuesday, when Justice Charles Quin delivered his decision on how long he should serve for gunning down 20-year-old Tyrone Burrell in 2010. Burrell was shot in the back of the head at point-blank range in a yard on Birch Tree Hill, West […]

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US visitor dies after Rum Point snorkelling trip

US visitor dies after Rum Point snorkelling trip

| 13/02/2018 | 47 Comments

(CNS): A 60-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States drowned off Rum Point in North Side yesterday when he got caught in a difficult current, according to police reports. The man was snorkelling with a friend in the afternoon when both men were caught in a current. As the current […]

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Realtor accused of misusing client’s cash

Realtor accused of misusing client’s cash

| 13/02/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Antonio “Toni” Paolini (77), the one-time owner of Cayman Real Estate, appeared in Grand Court Tuesday on trial for theft. The real estate agent is accused of stealing $43,000 from Dr Dirk Belfonte, who gave the cash to Paolini as a deposit for a piece of land he wanted to buy. But according to […]

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Church denied planning permission

Church denied planning permission

| 13/02/2018 | 93 Comments

(CNS): A Christian church looking to establish itself on Shamrock Road has been refused planning permission for a third time, as neighbouring residents again successfully argued that the location was unsuitable for a house of worship, with the noise and the traffic problems that it would bring. The Bethel Refuge Apostolic Church was originally denied […]

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Firefighters deny lack of talent to fill top jobs

Firefighters deny lack of talent to fill top jobs

| 13/02/2018 | 36 Comments

(CNS): A group of firefighters have said that a recent review of the service by PricewaterhouseCoopers, published last week, that painted a bleak picture over succession planning is misleading. The men and women who are on the front line of the job told CNS that there are many people in the service that have the […]

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